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Wickham Festival 2018 line up pages updated with Squeeze to headline on Saturday 4th

As planned we’ve updated all our line up pages before Xmas to show the current list of artists appearing at Wickham Festival 2018. We’ve many more to come including our Thursday and Friday headliners. Our Saturday headliner will be The Ivor Novello Award winning Squeeze

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The day the music starts – for those travelling in today…

 

The rain finally relented at around 3am and the forecast for today and the rest of the weekend is much improved.  We should hit a dizzying height of 20°C.  Today will be windy but we’re hoping that will help dry out the ground.  The tented campsites are in good condition. We’re planning to open the mixed camping field at 10am which is also in good condition. The entrance for mixed camping is located at the Junction of Blind Lane, Frith Lane and Pricketts Hill.

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This time next week – Saturday 5th August 2017

It’s incredible to think that this time next week we’ll be in full flow meeting familiar faces and spending time with like-minded folk. We also know this year there are many new visitors to Wickham.  We’ve sold tickets in America, Argentina, Australia, Scandinavia and of course all corners of Britain.   Wickham is a quaint English village set in the Hampshire’s Meon valley full of history, providing the perfect setting for a break to soak up some culture.

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This time next week – Friday 4th August 2017

Next Friday Wickham Festival 2017 will be well underway with the first full day line up of music. As I write this post at 9.30pm, in precisely 7 days we would have just enjoyed Seth Lakeman. To celebrate our 10th festival at Wickham we wanted to return to our roots with a very strong folk line up, which had to include Seth…

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    Delighted to say that, after many requests, singer-songwriter Beans on Toast will make his Wickham Festival debut in 2020. www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVxHiKzoinI ... See MoreSee Less

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    Beans on Toast produces some great videos as well as writing great songs. Here's one that's particularly relevant right now: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD1dE6e0vPU

    Dom Martin please. He’s European Blues Awards Solo Acoustic Blues artist of the year. en-gb.facebook.com/MusicDomMartin/

    Aaaaaaaaaaa....Justin Capps!!! When I didnt think I could love Wickham Music Festival any more! You guys have made my week.

    Yay Jay at Wickham.... fantastic

    Whoop! Jenny Collins...you know you want to really!

    Excellent!

    Yes!

    Glen Bryant honeymoon at Wickham?

    🎉🎉🎉

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    We're delighted to announce that The South will be back at Wickham in 2020 www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sbWXyaXm4o ... See MoreSee Less

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    P.S. Don't forget Wickham season tickets make great Christmas presents. You can save £50 on every 4-day adult season ticket if you book now. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

    Saw the wonderful Skinny Lister at the Wedgewood rooms last night, loved their set at Wickham last year... Well worth bringing back for 2020!

    Just back from seeing Skinny Lister in Aldershot, they were awesome all over again, please.... if they're touring, get them to swing by 😍🌡

    Hope they play during the weekend.

    Hmm, not a fan, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time! 🤗 But I agree, Tom Robinson was just fantastic, one of those unforgettable moments. Can we persuade him to come back next year? 😉 🎶 x

    Omg can’t wait to see these again they played the first time we came to wickham festival xxxx

    Megson would be a great booking

    Maybe it's just me, but as good as all the musicians you've announced are, Wickham doesn't appear to be putting anything much new or different on the bill. A lot of repetition from other years, which is a shame as it has been a festival I've really enjoyed.

    Fabulous! !!!!

    In the interest of equality can we also have ‘The North’ ‘The East’ and The West’ ? Or is that being too Equalitarian ? Whatever, I thought Graham Nash this year was the icing on the friggin’ cake. Just superb !

    So excited they were amazing when I last saw them!

    Yay, they were fab last time they were there!

    With the line-up so far we won’t want to work next year 😁 Please can we be near the stage again 😉

    Wow, looking forward to this!

    Brill, love them - thanks

    Brilliant last time

    Great. Love them.

    Excellent!

    Love these!! Good news

    Hoorah!

    Hooray!

    Brilliant

    Viv fingers crossed they're on the weekend!

    Tom Robinson please

    Jim Irvine, I am a happy bunny 👍👏

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    Confirmed today! The multi-award-winning Scottish band Talisk will be back at Wickham in 2020. www.youtube.com/watch?v=2432sMhkNuU&feature=youtu.be ... See MoreSee Less

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    So many of Scotland's finest singers & musicians booked for the 2020 Wickham Music Festival - Capercaillie; Talisk; Eddi Reader; The Peatbog Faeries; Manran; Old Blind Dogs; Peat & Diesel... and more to come!

    This is such good news. One of my absolute favourites ❤️

    They are fantastic - Can't wait to see them!🎶

    Saw them at the Ashcroft Centre a couple weeks ago and they were great to listen to with fun banter too. 👍👍

    Fantastic news especially as you have sneaked 'the Doggies' in as well 👍👍👍

    Great news. Can’t wait!

    Hurray hurray!!!!

    Any news about Los Pacominos?

    Just gets better and better.....

    Kat Percy Rattler Ben Millier

    Good news. How about Anxo Lorenzo who is playing London in January

    Jim Irvine ❤️

    Jonathan Coppock

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    Another great live band confirmed. The East Pointers from Prince Edward Island will be back at Wickham in 2020. www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiuU3e-3_uo ... See MoreSee Less

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    They look good! When were they last at Wickham, Peter?

    Fantastic news. Absolutely loved them a couple of years ago. Brilliant. 👏🎶

    We saw this band in Oz last year..Amazing..

    Loved them last time. Made me want to do a trip to the PEI Festival!

    Wonderful! They are my first confirmed gig of 2020 so far, and it will be great to see them again at Wickham. WTG Peter....another fabulous line-up taking shape.....Trials of Cato would be another good addition!

    They were fab!

    Saw them last year, they are fantastic!!

    awesome love them ☺

    These are fantastic Emma Capps

    Brilliant

    Yeahhh love em!

    Lidia Matusiak :)

    Excellent, they were fab last time...

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    Another great booking for Wickham 2020. The wonderful Eliza Carthy and the Restitute Band will be performing on Saturday 8th August 2020. Save £50 on 'earlybird' 4-day weekend season tickets if you book now via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets ... See MoreSee Less

    Another great booking for Wickham 2020.  The wonderful Eliza Carthy and the Restitute Band will be performing on Saturday 8th August 2020.  Save £50 on earlybird 4-day weekend season tickets if you book now via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

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    I see Sharon Shannon has been booked for the Cropredy Festival. Given that she's in the country then, PLEASE try and book her for Wickham - she'd be brilliant (oh & how about Richard Thompson too!).

    Can't wait! 🌿

    Well done Wickham! This is amazing news.

    Could you give us a list of all acts booked so far. Pretty please

    Brilliant news! The acts booked so far are excellent. Well done!

    Whoop whoop whoop ... 🎶💃🎶 brilliant news, counting down the days already 😀😀😀

    That’s a great guest! Excited already.

    Another great booking - it's already looking like a superb line up (so glad I got my early ticket)!!

    That's a great booking.

    Another great choice.

    This is great!

    Can’t wait

    Whooohooo

    Woo hoo!!!!

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