Wickham Festival News

Frank Turner and our Wickham Festival history buffs … the perfect match

This really couldn’t get any better in the build up to Wickham Festival 2019. As many of you know each year our friends at Wickham History Society arrange history walks around Wickham village, but guess who is a self-professed massive history nerd? Only our main headliner, Frank Turner!!! Check out his podcasts launching this July just in time for Wickham Festival…

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This weekend is your last chance to save £20 for a weekend ticket!

Wow it’s just over a month until this year’s festival gets going and we can’t wait to get welcome you all to Wickham Festival 2019.  It promises to be our best ever event with so many incredible artists to look forward to and what we hope you’ll agree are improvements everywhere to make your experience better than ever before.

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Our Festival camping just got a whole lot better

Great News! We’ve secured an extra 28 acres of well-drained, grassed fields with excellent access via a tarmac road running the entire length of the fields meaning that, for the first time, everyone can camp on grass at this year’s Wickham Festival whether you’re in a tent, caravan, camper van, motorhome or any combination of them all. No more stubble! No more mud, hooray!

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Thursday daytime walk on the beautiful South Downs before the festival starts

Please join us for a Thursday daytime walk on the beautiful South Downs prior to the opening of Wickham Festival 2019. It will be led by John Jones and the Reluctant Ramblers before they play a set later that evening. John Jones is the charismatic lead singer of the award-winning Oysterband who last performed at Wickham in 2017. What a great way to kick off our weekend!

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Wickham Festival wins “Best Festival” category in The Portsmouth News Guide Awards, Hampshire!

What an incredible night we had at The Portsmouth News Culture Guide Awards winning the “Best Festival” category supported by the ever popular Victorious Festival. The Culture Guide Awards is the night that The Portsmouth News honour the best in local entertainment, from bands to artists and actors to films.

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    Great new video of 2019 highlights added to our Wickham YouTube channel today. Thanks to Stuart Barry. Click on the link below to enjoy. www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMq9zp96SJc ... See MoreSee Less

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    A reminder of our line-up so far for Wickham 2020. Click on the photo to enlarge.

    Wickham Music Festival, when will we know who the remaining headliners are please as family waiting to buy day tickets

    Andrew Rowland, amazing atmosphere and music you will love on one stage or another. xx.

    Couldn't spot us in the video from last year James Cross 😁. (Spotted you though Scott Doonican) 👍

    Seen it and shared to some other motorhome websites.

    Any chance of John Moreland this year ? 😀

    Dale Wesley Calderbank, see if you can spot Steve.

    Have you seen this Noels, Ras Folkster? x

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    It's on days like today that one looks forward to summer. 😀 2020 Wickham Festival 6th-9th Aug. 2020. Have you got your tickets yet? Line-up so far here: www.wickhamfestival.co.uk inc. The Waterboys & Nick Lowe with more headliners to come. Enjoy last summer's video by clicking on the link below: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERnNnkFHPWI ... See MoreSee Less

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    Completely agree, roll on summer & Wickham Festival 2020.. have got the IOW Festival first however! 😉✌🏻

    Great line-up, at the moment it looks more fun and stronger quality than the Somerset based effort.

    Excellent line-up! Anybody else would be a bonus...

    Can’t come soon enough!!!! ☀️☀️☀️

    Can’t wait

    Can't wait!

    How about Fun Lovin Criminals as Thursday headliners? Their vibe would suit Wickham perfectly.

    Oh, and my guesses for forthcoming announcements are either Big Country (please) or Supergrass - just a thought 😀😀- 179 days 😂😂

    Only if I can see Black Smoke Rebellion again

    Can't wait for Justin Capps and the Cavaliers 😊🤠🥂😘 x x

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    Delighted to announce The Waterboys will headline on Sunday 9th August. Day & Weekend tickets now onsale via this link: www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UrXRbMYzD8 ... See MoreSee Less

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    Our line-up so far with more headliners to come

    Fabulous! What another superb booking Wickham! Just bag Mary Chapin Carpenter next and I'll be on top of the world ;)

    I’m over the moon - waited so long to see these!!

    Brilliant, just brilliant, just when you thought it couldn't get much better you pull this one out of the bag! Thank you!

    Whoop whoop whoop ... that is a great addition. It's been such a long time since I have seen them! 💃🎶💖🤩

    Absolutely fantabulous! This is the one I've really been hoping for <3

    So looking forward to the festival again this year and super excited about The Waterboys - such a great live band. Brilliant line-up as always Peter!

    Excellent choice Wickham ❤ Thank you ❤

    Oh brilliant - this years line up just gets better and better 🎵🎵

    Brilliant, Wickham the gift that keeps on Giving 😀

    The Waterboys were amazing at a festival we were playing in France! Can't wait to see them again!

    Omg it gets better. They are amazing !

    Now that is great news. Thanks for confirming Peter.

    Fantastic, brilliant last time I saw them there, thank you

    Looking forward already!! Brilliant!

    Brilliant!!! Cannot wait,going to be a fantastic four days

    This is brilliant- just keeps getting better and better!!- buy that Man a drink!!! 😀😀

    Fantastic! Well done 😀😀😀

    Brilliant haven't seen them for yrs.

    Already got tickets - line up gets better every day x

    Woo hoo fabulous!!☺

    Adam Couchman, Kelly Couchman I need to change my holiday dates. This line up is getting better and better!

    Wonderful news. They were so good last time 👍

    Cat Stevens is at Cambridge and Glasgow, he might like a sidetrip to Wickham?

    Looks like you'll need a weekend ticket x

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    Major Sunday night headliner announcement. Great festival band. Thanks for all the guesses earlier. We can now announce The Waterboys will be headlining Wickham on the Sunday night, 9th August. ... See MoreSee Less

    Major Sunday night headliner announcement.  Great festival band.  Thanks for all the guesses earlier.  We can now announce The Waterboys will be headlining Wickham on the Sunday night, 9th August.

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    Fantastic. How Long Will I Love You was our wedding song 😍

    Well Mike Scott has announced so guessing The Waterboys 👍

    The Waterboys.. 🙂

    Announced 9 years to the day since we saw this... so pleased we were only looking at tickets for Guildford 😊

    I do hope it’s not 10cc again, or The Proclaimers ........I’ve got my fingers crossed for Stiff Little Fingers, The Members,or The Undertones.

    If it is the Waterboys put it in the contract that they must play All Of The Moon. They headlined Larmer Tree in 2002 and refused to play it the muppets! A couple of years later Dexys refused to play Come On Eileen. What's the matter with these guys? These are the songs that made them successful and rich and that punters want to hear. Hope it is the Waterboys and they're over the ego problem now 🥴

    I've seen the announcement on their FB page! Sooooooooo excited!!! Well done Wickham Festival! 🙂

    Fantastic! And announced an hour after booking our tickets. I think you should expect a rush. (Is it a too early to get our place in the crowd?)

    Yes that's what I said Fi. Brilliant line up and the Waterboys.🤩x

    The Waterboys! Very excited about that! 😊

    I had to double check the name of the Goat Roper Rodeo Band as it’s a bit hard to squint at on my phone! What a great lineup.

    Yippee! Have to come now. Thanks Peter - best booking ever....

    Already seen on their website, amazing! ♥️

    Can’t believe you have got them back again. Brilliant. On the down side I will probably have to bring my wife on Sunday now 😂

    Oh no Linda Maunder!, it looks as if we'll just going to have to go again this year! 😁x

    Brilliant news!

    The phrase 'From Strength to Strength' springs to mind Peter. Great line-up!!

    Looks amazing must start saving x

    Waterboys levellers bluebells.

    One of the above three!!!

    It's deffo the Waterboys

    Is that all the headliners announced now?

    Will Pursey another great line up

    Get in there!

    Julia - this is better xx

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