Wickham Festival News

Festival Stage Times

With only 3 weeks until the music starts we’ve just updated our line up section with stage times for our two main stages.  We’ve also added a new profiles pages for Hattie Hatstar and Nick Tann.

We won’t be posting stage times for The Quay West Cave and The Acoustic stage for now.  Here are the Stage times for both our main stages.

Artists appearing on Main Stage 1 - The Valley Stage

Thursday 2nd AugustSteve Harley & Cockney Rebel21.45 - 23.00
The South20.00 - 21.15
Imar19.00 - 19.45
Les Barker18.00 - 18.45
Jim Malcolm17.00 - 17.45
Alistair Russell16.30 - 17.00
Friday 3rd AugustShow of Hands21.45 - 23.00
Kate Rusby20.00 - 21.15
Martyn Joseph18.30 - 19.30
Boo Hewerdine17.15 - 18.15
Tim Edey16.15 - 17.00
Roy Bailey15.00 - 16.00
Ryan Young14.00 - 14.45
The Emily Askew Band13.00 - 13.45
Nick Tann12.00 - 12.45
Saturday 4th AugustSqueeze21.30 - 23.00
John Illsley of Dire Straits19.45 - 21.00
Tom Robinson & Band18.00 - 19.15
Pierce Brothers16.30 - 17.30
Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys 15.00 - 16.00
Findlay Napier14.00 - 14.45
Ryan Young13.00 - 13.45
Alistair Russell12.00 - 12.45
Sunday 5th AugustJon Boden & The Remnant Kings21.45 - 23.00
Richard Thompson Electric Trio20.00 - 21.15
Mary Coughlan18.30 - 19.30
Flook17.15 - 18.15
Drever McCusker Woomble16.00 - 17.00
The East Pointers15.00 - 15.45
Reg Meuross14.00 - 14.45
The Gerry Colvin Band13.00 - 13.45
Bella Gaffney & Polly Bolton12.00 - 12.45

Artists appearing on Main Stage 2 - The Village Stage

Thursday 2nd AugustThe Dhol Foundation21.30 - 22.45
Mad Dog Mcrea19.45 - 21.00
Vishten18.15 - 19.30
Gibb Todd17.30 - 18.00
Friday 3rd AugustSkipinnish21.45 - 23.00
Police Dog Hogan20.15 - 21.15
Talisk19.00 - 20.00
Daoirí Farrell17.45 - 18.45
Black Kat Boppers16.30 - 17.30
Hò-rò15.00 - 16.15
Hattie Hatstar14.00 - 14.45
Sound of the Sirens13.00 - 13.45
Gibb Todd12.00 - 12.45
Saturday 4th AugustFerocious Dog21.30 - 23.00
Gaz Brookfield & The Company of Thieves20.00 - 21.00
Merry Hell18.30 - 19.30
Saltfishforty17.00 - 18.00
The Electric Swing Circus16.00 - 16.45
The Outcast Band15.00 - 15.45
Shanty Singers14.00 - 14.45
Shanty Singers13.00 - 13.45
Shanty Singers12.00 - 12.45
Sunday 5th AugustThe Undertones22.00 - 23.00
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers20.30 - 21.30
Tankus The Henge19.00 - 20.00
The Blues Band17.30 - 18.40
Roger Chapman Family & Friends16.10 - 17.10
Maggie Bell & Dave Kelly15.00 - 15.50
The Gary Fletcher Band14.00 - 14.45
Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers & Bobby Valentino of ‘The Men They Couldn’t Hang’13.00 - 13.45
Allan Yn Y Fan12.00 - 12.45

In other news work has started on improving access to our fields to prevent any repeat of last year’s access problems. And we’ve double the amount of temporary roadway booked. Not that it’s going to rain of course … but if it does we’ll be well-prepared.  We can confirm there will be mixed camping facilities for those in campervans wanting to be with those in tentsCampsites will open at 12 noon Wednesday and don’t forget there’ll be a an extra free concert at 7.30pm on Wednesday at the nearby Wickham Community Centre.  All are welcome to join us!

The Wickham Centre is situated in a beautiful rural setting in the heart of Hampshire

Artists appearing on Wednesday 1st August at The Wickham Community Centre

We’ve organised an extra free concert at The Wickham Centre on Wednesday evening.

Fake Thackray22.00 - 23.00
Jim Malcolm21.00 - 21.45
Les Barker20.00 - 20.45
Alistair Russell19.30 - 20.00

Don’t forget Wickham Community Centre also provide a breakfast option for our campers along with all the other places serving breakfast.  Visiting historic Wickham Square and all the local shops is a great way to start your day before the music starts.

By popular request, after a couple of years break Big Rory and Ochie the dog will be back at Wickham this year. Lots of other walkabout characters will also be providing entertainment around our Festival site.

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    Presenting our official Wickham Festival 2022 video produced by Tim Bearder. Enjoy! 😃 www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8MRJHri1tw ... See MoreSee Less

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    It was great ! but it is now so big it needs a real open air stage !! was cramed into those marqee,s watching bands !! real stage next years PLEASE !!

    Scott Doonican You made it into the video ... 🙂 Thanks, Wickham Festival team, it was a blast, cannot wait till next year ... ❤

    A week on and still buzzing! Discovered the The Saw Doctors and can’t get the N17 ear worm outta my head 😂😂

    Helen Coppock

    Cracking short video but Wickham Festival you are so much more than this!! A taster but you have to be there to feel the unique vibe!!

    Just back from dog friendly Cropredy .Guess what not a single person was killed by dog. Cmon Wickham you know dogs are better than people !!

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    The Slambovian Circus of Dreams. One of the most popular bands at this year's Wickham Festival. Thanks to Stuart Barry for a great live video.
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    My new favourite band! Saw them at Cropredy this weekend too. I then bumped into Sharkey and RJ on the field yesterday, they were enjoying the festval, and they spoke very highly of their experience at Wickham too.

    My discovery of the festival. They are absolutely brilliant, totally got me (and the lady wife!).

    Not even heard of this band, but am now following them,great performance ,definately one of my highlights x

    Absolutely brilliant. Hill Billy Pink Floyd. Please invite them back.

    Great band, one of many highlights 👍🤘

    I couldn't decide what I made of them I initially. Then after three or four songs I think I decided I liked them. They were perplexing 😁. But overall, yeah..... pretty good. I'd definitely watch them again 👍

    Tans Slambovian bio polar express 😀

    Brilliant really loved their sound

    Loved them at Wickham. Once I find out where Slambovia is I'm going to pay a visit 😉

    Enjoyed their set but it was loud!

    Great band

    They were fantastic 👍

    Love them xx

    Matt John these are the guys I was telling you about 😁

    Vanessa Sherlock x

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    Don't forget you can save a whopping £100 on every 4-day adult weekend season ticket for Wickham 2023 by printing the form below and returning it with cash or cheque to the address on the form. 2023 tickets also onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets ... See MoreSee Less

    Dont forget you can save a whopping £100 on every 4-day adult weekend season ticket for Wickham 2023 by printing the form below and returning it with cash or cheque to the address on the form.  2023 tickets also onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

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    Purchased ours this eve online. Last time we were there was in 2015 when Billy Bragg and the Proclaimers were there. Loved every minute of it. So excited for 2023 🤗

    We managed to find a cheque book!! Sent ours off already!! Can’t wait!!

    What's a cheque? I know a few Poles and a Ukrainian but not these cheques? I can PayPal or Google pay

    Found my cheque book, the last cheque I wrote was also for Wickham. And the one previous!

    Bought before we left the site!

    Ours is in the post

    Got mine before I left. Can’t wait!

    Who has a cheque book these days and I certainly wouldn’t post cash. Shame 😞

    Posted ours off already!

    Sent ours off yesterday 😉

    Posted ours 👍

    Sent ours off pronto 💚👏👏👏🎶

    Sent mine off yesterday.

    Mine is in the post

    Cheque on way!

    Sandy Gunton please xx

    Michael Tindal-Vincent Not bad considering your just around the corner 😉

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    And we're off! Site completely cleared in 4 days. Now back to its natural state of very parched grass. But, oh, what wonderful memories we have of our best-ever Wickham Festival. Thank you one and all. We'll do it all again next year, Aug. 3-6. 'Earlybird' tickets now onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets ... See MoreSee Less

    And were off!  Site completely cleared in 4 days. Now back to its natural state of very parched grass.  But, oh, what wonderful memories we have of our best-ever Wickham Festival.  Thank you one and all.  Well do it all again next year, Aug. 3-6.  Earlybird tickets now onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/ticketsImage attachmentImage attachment

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    Should add that not a speck of litter was left behind thanks to Smudger's amazing litter-picking crew.

    It was fantastic and no trouble at all and I live right across from it! Well done to all of you, look forward to next year x

    I walked past yesterday. We love having such a great festival within walking distance of our house and also nice to see it back to normal.

    Thanks for all the effort you put in. Much appreciated 🙏 it wouldn't be here without your good self taking the time to stage it. Great times and memories. Fortunate to see both sides of the festival

    Was great fun. Thank you. Tickets bought for next year already.

    Really enjoyed and have purchased my early bird tickets for 2023 👌👌

    Well done Wickham gang!!! At least you don't have to contend with discarded tents etc as per Glastonbury!

    Thank you for another brilliant festival,have already purchased tickets for next year. xx

    Was great thanks to all who make this festival work so well

    Absolutely loved it. First time we've been. Great bands, especially the Saw Doctors, but I'm a little biased, and everything was so well organised, including the weather 😆

    A wonderful weekend, thank you everyone so much. You were all amazing.

    Amazing weekend thanks for the fun, laughter and music

    Thanks to all involved. Loved our tent neighbours who were litter pickers from aardvark. Cheque in post for 2023. I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!

    The breakdown is the hard bit - adrenaline doesn't pump in quite the same way as on build-up. But four days.... wow!!! Get some serious Zzzzs.

    It was brilliant, saw lots of old friends and made more new one,see you next year.

    Thanks so much everyone who made Wickham Festival a fantastic Event to attend see you all next year ! x

    What a fantastic festival - looking forward to next year with Claire Hartt-Palmer, Paul Jerome, Alison Jerome, Deanna Gaze, Mark Gaze and many others!

    Thank you Wickham, thank you artistes, See you next year

    Brilliant! Well done to everyone - it was an amazing weekend! Do you have a list of any ‘left behind’ items? One of my friends lost a bunch of keys and would love to be reunited with them!!

    Great festival. Thanks for all your hard work.

    Fabulous festival, thanks very much! 👏👏👏 Look forward to it next year! 😀😀😀

    So much happiness right there ❤️ Next year…

    Very impressed with the infrastructure of the show. Such hard work by all. If I have one complaint, it's that the portaloos in the campervan field weren't replenished with paper and sanitizer as often as I was told. I had my own facilities but occasionally used the public ones and took my own supplies. Just a thought.

    Thank you for another fab weekend 😊

    One word…… AMAZING…. Booked for next year!!

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