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Are you a bellringer?

It’s the 250th Anniversary of the Wickham Church Bells this year. Wickham Bellringers would like to invite any Wickham Festival bellringers to join them for a bell ringing session on Saturday 5th August from 10.30-12.00 at St Nicholas Church.

“We have a peal of six bells and welcome the chance to ring from Call Changes to Methods to suit your level of experience .There is a ladder to the Tower so not for those with restricted mobility. You are also welcome to join us to ring for our Sunday Service on Sunday 6th August – gather at 9.25am at the Church. If you would like to attend either or both of these just email wickham.ringers@hotmail.co.uk or sign up at the Wickham Village table at the Festival. We are a friendly bunch and would love to see (and hear) you!”

“We practice on Thursdays, so anyone coming down early before the festival begins would be welcome to come along on the Thursday evening. Please visit http://www.wickhamringers.co.uk/ for further information.”

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    Just 2 weeks to go! 5th-8th Aug. Van Morrison; Deacon Blue; Fairport Convention; Show of Hands; Capercaillie; Eddi Reader; Nine Below Zero; The South; Lindisfarne & so many more. Soon we'll be together again. 😊 Tickets www.wickhamfestival.co.uk www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQXRZio0yoM ... See MoreSee Less

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    Wickham is going ahead because although Peter was risking losing money he was prepared to go the extra mile(S) to give us a weekend of pure joy, we will be forever grateful.

    Looking forward to being with you on the Saturday and Sunday!

    My 1st festival, be gentle with me but let me dance like I don't have a care in the world πŸ™†‍β™‚οΈπŸ»πŸŽΆπŸŽ΅

    Looking forward to making noise on Friday!!!

    Francesca Fi 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁

    Fashion from Vintage will be there again! And we can’t wait xx

    Only 2 weeks to Wickham Jane Stockdale !

    Wickham Music Festival are Skerryvore playing at the festival?

    Why is this still on but Cropedy is cancelled.

    Two weeks to go Alex Alexsandrea Hunter Elly Lucas πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

    Looking forward to seeing Merry Hell at Grayshott Folk Club on Friday 6th August 2021 @ 7.30pm. It too is in Hampshire by a full 25 yards.....Call 01428 607096 for info and tickets.

    Can't wait!

    Yey... can't wait πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜Š

    Can’t wait!!! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸŽΆπŸŽΆπŸ»πŸ»

    No news for two days! Don’t get me worried!

    Jenny Lovell x

    Claire Rose Steele xx

    As the main stage is outdoors this year, will beach tents be allowed in the arena as shelter from the sun or rain?

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    Wickham memories. A previously unseen video of the great Wilko Johnson from 2013. Video courtesy of Stuart Barry. www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-gbDGt3J5w&list=RDo-gbDGt3J5w&start_radio=1 ... See MoreSee Less

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    Saw this advertised a few weeks - some great acts - next year definitelyπŸ‘

    I was in the crowd, he was superb. Never forget that set. Norman Watt Roy on bass too, brilliant!

    Remember wondering at the time if it may be the last time he ever performed. Amazing strength and character

    It was great to be there

    Steve Rawlings 🎸😎

    Pamela Horrigan

    Ebony Calderbank, remember this? And you were right at the front!

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    This year's Wickham Festival is ON! 5th-8th Aug. Wickham, Hampshire. Outdoors, in the fresh air, with plenty of space. Safe, relaxed & friendly with great live music in a glorious rural setting. Day & Weekend tickets available. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    This years Wickham Festival is ON!  5th-8th Aug. Wickham, Hampshire.  Outdoors, in the fresh air, with plenty of space.  Safe, relaxed & friendly with great live music in a glorious rural setting.  Day & Weekend tickets available.  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

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    A huge thank you to all you lovely hardworking passionate people involved in getting this festival underway. X

    Amazing line up. So excited to be going to our first live festival after all this time. Thank you so much for your hard work

    Well done Wickham πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ really looking forward to this 🀞🀞🀞

    I have to say that Wickham Music Festival have pulled off an absolutely astonishing lineupπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Well done to all concerned, it must have been a logistical nightmare, but you seem to have gone above and beyond expectations. Love and respect to you all!

    So Looking Forward to this 😍 last gig March 2020 ☹️ Looking Forward to Visiting the Beautiful Town of Wickham and the Area πŸ˜€

    So now you have DB I really need to be there...wonder if I can swing some time off work :)

    Woohooo Go The Goat Roper’zzzz πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

    Final lineup for Wickham. Best ever, even without overseas guests? Looking forward to this.

    Steve times are open website for anyone who is looking for them

    Just booked and can’t wait πŸ˜€

    Can’t wait to join you. Thank you for all your efforts and putting on such a wonderful line up

    Hi, I still have his hits c d ,also old enough to remember the here comes the night from The band Them.

    Kevin Pickles

    Were the Waterboys coming x

    Back in time to Uni days! Wonderful - wish we could get there.

    Seb Sebastian Lansdowne something you could a few days at????

    John Riddock off to see deacon blue, you could have come doon for this mate?

    Kevin Tilyard Marc James…. Saw this and thought of you…. Deacon Blue!

    Vanessa Barrow Saturday night?

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    Julie Sexton Simmonds

    We are really pleased to be chosen as one of the new caterers for this amazing festival, see you all soon “Pasta U Like” πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

    We just cannot wait to be there - thank you Wickham for all your hard work to bring it all together πŸ₯°

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    Another amazing headliner! Top Scottish band Deacon Blue will appear at the Wickham Festival on Saturday 7th August. Day & weekend tickets available via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk or The Square Cow in Wickham Square.
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    Happy with that, not a bad second (!!!!!) To del Amitri! It'll be a great show - it always is with Deacon Blue!

    One of my all time favourite bands. Used to see Ricky Ross solo at Ronnie Scott’s in Birmingham. Bloody nice bloke too.

    What a top booking Wickham Music Festival πŸ‘πŸŽΆπŸ€˜

    Oh wow! Saw Deacon Blue at the Hammersmith back in the day, probably 30 years ago or there abouts Long time ago, but Brilliant!

    Fantastic. A ship called dignity is one of my favourite songs of all time! πŸ˜ƒ

    John Otway, Van Morrison, The South and now Deacon Blue. Things couldn’t get much better!

    Nick Hancock they are brilliant live!!! I hope you're going on the Saturday night?

    Had tickets to see them last year rolled forward to this Nov Now also in Wickham - awesome!!

    Wow! Wickham just gets better & better.

    Deacon Blue...saw them in Portsmouth a few years ago...absolutely brilliant gig!

    Looks like I'm waiting another year for Steps then....... I can wait x But seriously, great signing! Can't wait!

    Jason Rowland Lisa Rowland Lisa - well done!! Fantastic Band!!

    Love Deacon Blue. They’re great live too!!

    Yay!!! That goes a long way to making up for the disappointment of no Waterboys this year! SO excited for this 😁

    Crikey-going to be some Saturday...

    Could I love you any more Wickham Music Festival ? Thank you for this πŸ’œβ­οΈ

    Oh yes got tickets for this! 😝

    Great band , only tender love and rain town my all time favourite from them

    Wow- this has made my day soo looking forward !

    Yes!! Even more excited now.

    Omg I am so looking forward to Saturday night now πŸ₯°πŸ’–

    Amazing, Makes up for Waterboys not being able to be there this Year πŸ‘πŸ˜Ž


    Rob Waite

    We’re delighted!!! But please confirm they’re not on at the same time as Van MorrisonπŸ€”

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