Wickham Festival News

December 2020 Update

With the good news on vaccines it looks much more likely that festivals and other outdoor events will be able to take place as planned next summer.  Our own plans are well-advanced. 53 of the 55 main stage artists booked for 2020 are now confirmed for 2021 and we’ve added Lindisfarne and Scottish fiddle ace Duncan Chisholm to our 2021 line-up which can be viewed here.

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Wickham Festival – COVID-19 UPDATE Monday 1st June, 2020

With the sun shining, lockdown easing, open-air markets & other venues opening, we thought you might like an update on this year’s Wickham Festival.

First & foremost, the health & safety of all our artists, audience, staff & suppliers along with our local Wickham community must come first. Our Festival can only go-ahead if it’s felt safe for it do so in 10 weeks time.

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Wickham Festival – COVID-19 UPDATE

Hello! The Prime Minister has announced the closure of all public entertainment venues for the foreseeable future. Assuming this ban is relaxed at some point before early August the Wickham Festival will be ON. Given our August dates are still 20 weeks away we hope the peak of the pandemic will be over by then and you will be able to leave your homes and enjoy yourselves again listening to the likes of Van Morrison, The Waterboys and many more.

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More artists announced for 2020

Over this weekend we’ve updated our website with another batch of artists within our Line Up section. There’s some great new additions we’re excited to welcome to Wickham Festival 2020. As ever there will be several debut performances as well as those that have entertained us before. We believe this is probably the strongest line-up in depth of any celtic / folk / roots / blues / rock festival this summer. What’s more, if you buy your tickets now we continue to be cheaper than Cambridge Folk Festival, Cornbury, Larmer Tree and Beautiful Days amongst others.

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    Wow! We've just reached 25,000 page 'Likes' and 26,600 'Followers' Thank you one and all. To celebrate, here's an amusing new video feat. Sharon Shannon who'll be at this year's Wickham Festival on Sunday 7th August.
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    Can't wait to see Sharon Shannon again - introduced to her music at Wickham a few years ago!

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    Six weeks today on Sunday 7th August The Waterboys will be at this year's Wickham Festival with The Sharon Shannon Trio; The Men They Couldn't Hang; Cut Capers; The Trouble Notes; The Slambovian Circus of Dreams & many more. Day & Weekend tickets selling fast. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets
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    Just seen the Waterboys at Glastonbury. Wickham festival is in for a treat!!

    Looking forward to The Men They Couldn't Hang. Hoping it will be third time lucky and I will get to see The Waterboys at last. And praying no clashes for my favourites!

    So excited. 😎

    Can’t wait.

    Vic Turnbull Sharp

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    In just 6 weeks from today, Levellers will headline the Saturday night at this year's Wickham Festival supported by The Undertones; Ferocious Dog; The Dhol Foundation & more. Day & Weekend tickets selling fast www.wickhamfestival.co.uk
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    Yaaay! I knew it was on, then completely forgot about it! Xx

    Eeeeeeeeeeeek 😆 6 weeks! #excited 😊

    Clare Everett

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    In just 6 weeks from today on Friday 5th August, top Irish band The Saw Doctors will play their only UK Festival show this summer (and their 1st UK Festival Show for 5 years) at our Wickham Festival. Tickets selling fast. See the full Friday line-up here: www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up/Friday ... See MoreSee Less

    In just 6 weeks from today on Friday 5th August, top Irish band The Saw Doctors will play their only UK Festival show this summer (and their 1st UK Festival Show for 5 years) at our Wickham Festival.  Tickets selling fast.  See the full Friday line-up here:  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up/Friday

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    Looking forward to this so much! Best line-up of any festival!

    Have my ticket, looking forward to it even though it will be the first time without my husband.

    Looking forward to seeing them!

    Looking forward to it 👏👏👏

    Oops - I also meant to say The Saw Doctors will be great!

    Havent seem them for long time, can't wait for the festival. X

    This will be amazing 😎

    Bring it on!!😊😊😊

    Love them, so looking forward to seeing them

    Get that wasp off my sandwich!

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