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Last chance to save £40 on Earlybird tickets!

We’ve just added more artists to our line up section. On Friday 3rd August we’ll be welcoming Show of Hands and The Emily Askew Band. The ever-popular Show of Hands performed last year when they treated us to a slowed down version of the Don Henley classic “The Boys of Summer”.

We’re delighted to announce that John Illsley of Dire Straits will be bringing his all-star band (with Robbie McIntosh on lead) to the 2018 Wickham Festival, performing classic Dire Straits hits and more on Saturday 4th August.

Another act for Saturday 4th August is Merry Hell. They last appeared at Wickham in 2016. We’re also pleased to say Pierce Brothers from Australia, who ‘wowed’ the Cropredy Festival in 2016 & 2017, will be at Wickham on Saturday.  Check out the “didgeridoo cam” at 1:40!

Several people have asked for a bit more blues music and Sunday is shaping up to deliver on those requests. The Blues Band are one of the best live blues bands around and will be at the 2018 Wickham Festival on Sunday 5th August.

Legendary rock & blues singer Maggie Bell will perform a special set with Blues Band guitar maestro Dave Kelly.

Just in case that wasn’t enough blues, we’re delighted to announce that the wonderful jazz and blues singer Mary Coughlan will be flying in with her band from Ireland for Sunday too!

There’s only a few more days to save £40 on weekend Earlybird tickets. Prices will increase after 31st December so don’t miss out on this great saving! We’ll also have day tickets available from the 1st January 2018. We wish everyone a Happy New Year and hope that 2018 will be a great year for you.

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    Many thanks to our Festival Patron, Johnny Kalsi of The Dhol Foundation, for this great video of their stunning performance at Wickham 2021. In response to numerous requests we hope to have The Dhol Foundation back at Wickham next summer.
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    They are absolutely wonderful! They should definitely be there every year 😍🤩😍

    When Johnny came back on for the drum off with Show of Hands was also a special moment

    I swear he's the happiest man in music. It's the one thing you enjoy being contagious. 😁

    Loved every moment. Brilliant.

    Love them. Got to be a Wickham constant 🙏

    When are we going to get our 2022 replacement tickets?

    Absolutely Amazing 🥰🌹🌹🌹🥰

    They’re excellent!! 👌🏻

    Love it !

    Best thing there!!

    The Best 👏👍❤

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    Great photo of Lindisfarne's Rod Clements performing at this year's Wickham Festival. Have you any photos of artists at this year's event? Please feel free to share them. ... See MoreSee Less

    Great photo of Lindisfarnes Rod Clements performing at this years Wickham Festival.  Have you any photos of artists at this years event?  Please feel free to share them.

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    'Earlybird' season tickets for Wickham 2022 selling fast. Buy B4 the end of September for just £37.50 a day with no added booking fees. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

    Not an artist, but Van Morrison's roadie making the Man a cuppa, midway during his set. Not sure what's in the bottle though.

    The fella who fiddles, what a performance by Steve Wickham, Liam and Peter 💚

    The very talented Fugitive Orchestra.

    The genius that is Mr Wood ☺

    The great Cregan & Co.

    Not to mention Mr Simpson

    The amazing Seth Lakeman

    Harrison Rhys Music on the acoustic stage

    when are the first artists being announced ?

    The litterpickers and mud.

    Van the Man

    We posted a cheque but no email as yet!

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