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.

Wickham Festival tickets make great Christmas presents and we’ve ‘frozen’ prices at 2020 rates – you can save £60 on the full price of an adult season ticket if you buy now (just £160 for the full 4 days instead of £220).

For those camping in a caravan or motor-home we’ve added the option of an electric hook-up for the first time. Spaces are limited – first come, first served. You can buy Festival tickets and electric hook-ups on our tickets page.

Our Wickham compere, Alistair Russell, has written a book! It’s a light-hearted look at life on the road as a travelling musician & sound engineer. It’s received rave reviews from the critics and makes a great Xmas present. Copies can be ordered online here with despatch in time for Xmas:

https://www.alistairrussell.co.uk/shop/

Learn a few songs, pack up your guitar and see the world as a touring musician!

‘…crammed full of beautifully recounted, mostly hilarious, tales from tour and beyond. A must read for everyone who loves traveling & loves music….. in fact, a must read for everyone!’
Kate Rusby

Thank you once again to everyone who donated to our CrowdFunder – we really appreciated your support. We’re in the process of contacting everyone who booked a ‘Reward’. You should hear from us shortly. 2021 calendars & T-Shirts are being mailed out in the coming week and details of how to claim other rewards will follow soon afterwards.

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    Pleased to say the wonderful singer-songwriter Grace Petrie will be at our 2022 Wickham Festival on Thursday 4th August, 2022.
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    More artists being announced throughout this week. 😊

    Wonderful artist, with a great new album out.

    Really great news 🙏🎶💜🎶

    Great line up emerging

    Another thumbs up!

    Excellent.

    Oh wow - can things get any better? 😊

    Sue Hall Richard Hall 👏👏👏

    She is awful

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    Ooh La La! Another top-class band confirmed. The late, great Ronnie Lane's band Slim Chance will be at the 2022 Wickham Festival on Friday 5th August 2022. www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmYX-RDr8Ok ... See MoreSee Less

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    I can't believe it was 2016! Delighted they'll be at Wickham again.

    This has just made my day - thank you!

    Another great one to the line up 👏👏

    Delighted to announce that The Spooky Mens Chorale will be back at Wickham in 2022. Concert & Singing Workshop on Friday 6th August 2022. www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAbx3kSWA48 ... See MoreSee Less

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    Line up getting better and better. They’re not a men’s group 🤣

    Really fabulous news! This has made my day!

    Cheered up this cold winters day!! Can't wait xx

    Best news EVER!

    Fabulous news

    Will the bar stewards be back I really hope so

    Wooohooo! It gets better!

    Most excellent 🎶♥️

    Great.

    Woohoo 🤩

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    Another great live band confirmed for Wickham 2022. Skinny Lister will be back at Wickham on Friday 5th August 2022. Day & weekend tickets now onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets
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    That makes me very happy! Thankyou.

    Great news.😀

    Brilliant news 😄

    Excellent 🎶🎶🎶

    Fabulous 😊…..

    Brilliant 👏

    Ooooooooh

    Fabulous 🤩

    Kerry Dye Shall we?

    Yes😍

    Richard Laurie fancy this?

    Yes!

    Pamela Horrigan

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    Tammy Scott Joe 👀

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    Another band confirmed for Wickham 2022. Accordion maestro Luke Daniels and The Cobhers will be making their Wickham debut on Sunday 7th August 2022.
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    Not seen Luke in ages that will be very good 👌

    Liking this very much 👍😉

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