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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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    Newly confirmed for 2021. American blues maestro Lil' Jimmy Reed will be back at Wickham next year on Sunday 8th August 2021.
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    Fantastic! His show last year was a Wickham highlight.

    He was brilliant last year 👍

    Massive success last year !

    Wonderful 👍💜

    Another 2020 band confirmed for 2021. The India Electric Co. will be at Wickham on Saturday 7th August 2021. www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV9CpT984ok ... See MoreSee Less

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    Yes, I enjoyed seeing them at Ashcroft Arts a while back.

    That is excellent news, they were on my hit list for this year 👍

    They're fabulous too 🤩🎶🤩

    Sounds intriguing ... 🎶🤩

    They sound fab 😁

    They are brilliant and so talented.

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    The Pink Milk Float and their colourful hand-produced posters will be back at Wickham in 2021. They proved very popular in 2019 when festival-goers could design & print their own posters. ... See MoreSee Less

    The Pink Milk Float and their colourful hand-produced posters will be back at Wickham in 2021.  They proved very popular in 2019 when festival-goers could design & print their own posters.

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    Great song by the brilliant Talking Heads.

    This poster suits now! 😝

    Another great live band confirmed for 2021. Edward II will appear on Sunday 8th August next year. 2021 day & weekend season tickets now onsale at 2020 prices via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyC5P_aZ-Kw ... See MoreSee Less

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    Love these beauties, gutted to miss them at Bristol and Wickham this year.

    Absolutely love Edward II 🎶❤️🎶 My Wickham play list 2020 is going to be a real corker 🎻🍻🎪

    Will 2020 tickets be valid for 2021 ?

    Woo hoo

    Matthew Backhouse Alan Golding Debi Golding 👍

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    Another great band confirmed for 2021. The Peatbog Faeries will be back at Wickham on Thursday 5th August 2021 for a great celtic double header with Tidelines on our village stage. www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmS5xhkCwdM ... See MoreSee Less

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    Most definitely worth the wait. Tide Lines and Peatbog Faeries - we will be blessed to see them same night.

    A very, very good live band.

    My favourite

    Wow. Definitely a night off to watch them. My favourites

    It's going to be a stonker

    The best news! Harriet Mary Edward Coppock Helen Coppock

    Any chance of los Pacaminos?

    Looking forward to 2021 😊

    how can you apply to play?

    Thea Gilmore?

    Snoops Taylor

    Lu Harris

    Whoop whoop!!

    Fabulous news.....hope my old Peatbog Faeries tee shirt still fits 😳 Love this photo from 2009 when I 'found' them in a pub before a gig 😆

    Next year is looking Good! Sian Forfar. Angela Carpenter. X

    Andy Hawkins Colin Lacey Ruth Mackintosh Paul Ratcliffe kits on a Thursday 😱

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