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Check out all our stage times in one handy place!

We’ve just uploaded all our stage times here on Clashfinder to help plan your visit.  This is a printable timetable where you can see what is happening on all stages at the same time.  You can highlight acts you’re interested in seeing and much more.  Instructions are provided here.  As many of you know you’ll always leave Wickham Festival having discovered new artists, often from the local area.  We’ve even added stage times for The Twisted Tearooms so you really have everything all in one place 🙂

Please head on over to Clashfinder and get planning!  To give you a taste of what to expect this year, here are some acts to watch out for in The Quay West Cave…

Marmalade Moonshine are a Rock & Roll band originating from Portsmouth that are a force against commercial pop music with their Britpop influenced music.  Their music is all original and heavily inspired by sounds from Oasis, Arctic Monkeys and The Beatles. Although not a fan of the phrase they’re often labelled as “Indie Rock”, but in their own words just think “Liam Gallagher style!”

Richard Morris is a nomadic surf instructor who grew up learning to surf and play guitar on the Isle of Wight. His rugged blend of gritty rock and soulful pop hooks form the addictive sound he is known for. His 2017 ‘Stay Alive’ EP propelled him into the limelight and he was crowned “BBC Introducing Artist of the week” shortly followed by “Best Unsigned Male” in the 2017 Best of British Unsigned Music Awards. His music has been aired on all 40 BBC radio stations and his healthy south-coast fan base have championed his success selling out venues across the UK. Appearing at major festivals and venues across the UK his crowd pleasing performances have seen him open for some of the UK’s top touring bands such as Little Comets, Rationale, Flyte and Guvna B.

The Collision are a young Indie Pop/Rock band from Portsmouth, UK that formed in 2016. They released their debut EP Never Gone in November 2017 to rave reviews and have a strong local following that have allowed them to play headline sell out shows at The Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth and The Joiners in Southampton as well as festivals such as Common People and Victorious on the South Coast.

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    We're pleased to say the Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting will be at Wickham. Please visit their stall and support their campaign to stop people killing wild animals in the name of 'sport'. ... See MoreSee Less

    Were pleased to say the Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting will be at Wickham.  Please visit their stall and support their campaign to stop people killing wild animals in the name of sport.

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    The Campaign has been in all the national newspapers this week. There's a great article by Lorraine Kelly in today's Sun.

    It’s hard to look at pictures of these senseless killings, and so easy to walk past a stall such as this when enjoying our musical freedoms at your wonderful festival. But these beautiful creatures now have no freedom and we applaud your stance on trying to do something to stop this appalling animal trophy tourism. Wickham will always be our favourite festival. 👏

    We'll be visiting the stall. Excellent, thank you Wickham xxx

    Well done wickham

    We will definitely be visiting the stall!

    Even putting cruelty, suffering and animal loss to one side. Is this now morally acceptable behaviour? No, it isn’t. We are but guests on this planet and will be gone eventually but while we are here is this really how we should be treating the only home we have?

    We'll see you there... this is despicable

    Great cause. Take a look at this recent senseless killing of a magnificent elephant that we are trying raise awareness of too: Desert Elephants & Friends Voortrekker the Desert Elephant

    Will do.

    Baffles me how beastly people can hold down a relationship and I cant ...I don't even kill animals then gloat lovingly over their lifeless corpses... maybe I'm going about things wrong...!

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    Aug. 1st-4th. Less than two weeks to go. Have a peep at our website www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up to see who's playing when. Both main stages + Quay West Cave + Acoustic Stage timings all now added. Hope you've got your tickets - they're selling fast. ... See MoreSee Less

    Aug. 1st-4th.  Less than two weeks to go.  Have a peep at our website www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up to see whos playing when.  Both main stages + Quay West Cave + Acoustic Stage timings all now added.  Hope youve got your tickets - theyre selling fast.

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    Can’t wait as love this festival, one thing I would ask is have you sorted the issue of entrances and exits to the stages/ tents being blocked by camping chairs as last year was an accident waiting to happen.

    Looking forward to our fourth consecutive year this year 👍. We've had torrential rain and mud (2017 or was it 2016?) and we've had scorching sunshine (2018). Whatever the weather we'll be there and having a fabulous time ⛺️☂️😎🌞🍹🍻🎹🎸🎪

    Fingers crossed the weather improves! We'll still have fun anyway, but come on the sunshine!

    See you there! 😎

    Found it eventually on a link to Clashfinder right at the bottom of the page.

    Keifer and lindesfarne overlapping, what shall I do

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    One of the world's finest photographers of football and festivals, Stuart Clarke, has a new book out 'The Game Revisited'. Stuart will be at Wickham on Saturday 3rd August giving an illustrated talk on his 30 year career photographing the British love of football. ... See MoreSee Less

    One of the worlds finest photographers of football and festivals, Stuart Clarke, has a new book out The Game Revisited.  Stuart will be at Wickham on Saturday 3rd August giving an illustrated talk on his 30 year career photographing the British love of football.

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    Richard Hall

    Helen Haigh this is a must!

    Andy Whittingham

    Do you have a time and venue please ⚽ ♥ 🎶 ♥

    Bet Helen can’t wait!

    Elizabeth Bailey ?

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