Wickham Festival News

1st Acts for Wickham 2015

We’re delighted to announce the first confirmed artists for our 2015 Wickham Festival (August 6th – 9th, 2015):

  • The Proclaimers
  • 10cc
  • Billy Bragg
  • The South
  • Seth Lakeman
  • Eliza Carthy Big Band
  • Kathryn Tickell & The Side
  • Show of Hands
  • Edward II
  • Martin Carthy
  • Huw Williams & Maartin Allcock
  • The Spooky Mens Chorale
  • The Askew Sisters

With many more to come!

Earlybird season tickets are now on sale. You can save £20 on every 4-day adult ticket by booking before the end of March. Please download a booking form from our Festival homepage.

Luxury Camping at Wickham

Fancy some luxury camping at Wickham?  For 2014 we’ve teamed-up again with the lovely people at Festival Glamping to offer you the chance to camp in luxury Touareg Canvas tents that sleep up to four people, have large doors, full head room, netted ventilation flaps and come equipped with airbeds, rugs, solar lights and other little luxuries that make them so much more comfortable than camping on rock hard ground.  Have a look at their website www.festivalglamping.com for booking details and prices.  If you’ve already paid £25 for a camping ticket at Wickham, Festival Glamping will give you a £25 discount if you upgrade to a luxury Touareg Canvas tent.  Plus… everyone booking Festival Glamping will also receive exclusive backstage VIP tickets for the whole Festival giving access to the exclusive backstage VIP bar, side-of-stage VIP viewing area and, most important, luxury loos!  And the Glamping Field will have its own ‘Posh Wash’ Showers and Luxury Loos with washing facilities in 2014.

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    Dawn over Wickham. Not long now... www.wickhamfestival.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    Dawn over Wickham.  Not long now... www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

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    See you tomorrow ….one more sleep 💤 - ridiculously excited 😆

    We drove down yesterday. A five hour drive. This is what it looked like on arrival😀

    Really excited for this weekend ♥️

    See you tomorrow. Really looking forward to it. Great picture ❤️

    Happy, happy days. Let's let the good times roll

    It looks very spaced out, lots of room well done Pete and everyone for this

    Stupidly excited to be coming back. Safe travels everyone and thank you Peter and team for creating this for us xx

    Tomorrow tea time xx see you there xx

    Fantastic line up

    Making the trip tomorrow…. Our first Time

    And us! See you tomorrow! 😊

    See you tomorrow!

    See you later today 😀😀👌👌Pasta U Like

    See you Tomorrow 🎪🎸🎻😷🥳😍

    Wickham Music Festival my printer is kaput. Is it ok to bring tickets on my phone? I have ID to prove I’m me.

    looking bloody good…..

    🙌

    See you tomorrow.😀

    Who’s travelling more than 100 miles to the festival ?

    See you Thursday 🙂

    Going to walk down tomorrow

    Excited! 😊

    Getting excited

    Tent is now at alert 5

    Woo hoo!!!!!

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    Samba time! We're looking forward to Swan Samba bringing their Brazilian beats to our Festival on Sunday morning. The drumming/dancing band performs a fusion of samba styles including Samba Reggae, Funk, Maracatu, Ijexa, Batucada, Ragga and more. www.swansamba.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    Samba time!  Were looking forward to Swan Samba bringing their Brazilian beats to our Festival on Sunday morning. The drumming/dancing band performs a fusion of samba styles including Samba Reggae, Funk, Maracatu, Ijexa, Batucada, Ragga and more. www.swansamba.co.uk

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    Ooo, hope it is nice and early! might I suggest they parade around the camping fields for the listening pleasure of those who may have forgotten to pack alarm clocks and might otherwise miss the glory of a Hampshire dawn......

    Can anyone please tell me if I need to print my tickets? Help!

    What time on Thursday will the ticket office be open please?

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    Most excited!!! 🎶🎶🎶

    We are so so looking forward to this. First gig in 18 months!

    Time for some bag packing & swopping & adding & changing back again😆

    Can't wait 😊

    Woo hoo will be reading and offering spirit board readings for groups xxx

    Can’t wait!

    Sooo glad you’ve held out and are going ahead! Best way imaginable to celebrate Wendy Carter’s 60th birthday.🙂

    Getting excited. So looking forward to it

    Well done for your hard work. So looking forward to a brilliant weekend.

    Just done 10 days volunteering at Ventnor Fringe 2021 ! Looking forward to relaxing at Wickham. X

    Enjoy your big day Wendy Carter 🎂🎉wish l could be with you.. Sounds like it is a great gig 😘

    Really looking forward to our first Wickham festival

    I feel like I'm cheating on Cambridge (we've been seeing each other now since 1987) but I'm very much looking forward to Wickham.

    Really excited for this!

    I need to talk to someone about a change in circumstances which means I may need to swap tickets any chance of a reply before Wednesday because I have emailed twice and not had a reply.

    Who is on at the community centre on Wednesday?

    How do we book parking? Is it free with tickets or do we need to pay? Wickham Music Festival

    We're heading down from Cumbria on Wednesday. Is there a map of the festival site please?

    Where can I see Thursday line up?

    We have full festival tickets but cannot arrive until Friday. Will we struggle for camping space?

    When is it happening?

    Beth Justbeth Calderbank

    Jun Kershaw

    Elaine Puddicombe you going this year?

    Soooooooo excited 😆 Just been at the pub, planning with our Wickham newbie friends 😁😁😁 #faintoboblogymrubyddyndod

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    Be sure to catch Nick Parker & The False Alarms on Saturday 7th August, 15.00 on our Big Top Stage. And if you can't wait until then, watch this excellent lockdown video www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM4uNYnMc8A&t=34s ... See MoreSee Less

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    If you haven't seen Nick Parker Music do yourself a favour and check him out. We saw him in 2019 and he's been a firm favourite in our household ever since. 💕

    Great band and fine fellow!!

    He’s fab!

    Can i transfer my tickets to someone else if i cant make it?

    Yay! Will be awesome 😎 🎶

    Brilliant, they sound great!

    Can’t wait.

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    Great News! Steve Wickham for Wickham! Although The Waterboys have had to postpone to 2022, Waterboys' fiddle player Steve Wickham has confirmed he's still coming to Wickham and will join Liam O'Maonlai & Peter O'Toole of 'Hothouse Flowers' in a special set next Sunday afternoon. 😃
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    I'll not be the only Wickham in Wickham, then! Ruth Birse

    Great news

    Yay!

    Such a talented fiddle player.

    ❤️

    Nikki Birch Caroline Honnor joining hothouse flowers..brilliant 😁

    The amazing Steve Whickham

    Sean Rushton

    Fran El

    Richard Beechey 😄

    Can i transfer my tickets to someone else if i cant make it?

    Vanessa Sherlock

    What a blast Steve 👏 Have fun 👍

    Excellent!

    Brilliant!

    Looking good!

    Best news of 2021! I can't wait! 🎻💚

    Worth the ticket money by itself

    SO HAPPY!! Excellent!!

    When are they performing?

    Jon Brown x

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