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With now less than a month until Wickham Festival 2017 our whole team is really getting into gear to bring you our best event yet.  As a festival organiser those weather reports are becoming ever more of interest.  C’mon Carol Kirkwood … give us all some good news!

We’d like to thank Erin Gracie for officially becoming our youngest ever performer at 8 years old.  She’ll be opening The Quay West Studio Stage on Friday 4th August 2017 at midday.  One day you could be boasting you saw her first ever festival appearance so please come and make it a packed audience to give her the “Wickham Welcome” she deserves.  We pride our festival on being a family occasion, young Erin is bravely proving that…

As ever in our news section we’ll point out some recent updates to our website since your last visit.  The following artist pages have been added in the last week:

https://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/artist/alistair-goodwin/

https://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/artist/threefold/

https://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/artist/mark-handley/

Under our line up section there is a new comedy page here detailing the schedule for the all new new late night comedy tent.

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    We're sorry to report that London Irish band Neck will no longer be appearing at Wickham following the sad death of their frontman Leeson O'Keeffe from pancreatic cancer. 😢

    Steve Harley was an audience favourite at Wickham Festival, and a delight to work with. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

    Steve Harley: Cockney Rebel singer dies at 73

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-68590846

    The Saw Doctors would like to say a Big Thanks to everybody who has bought or streamed ‘All We Love’ today —the new single is Number 3 in Ireland and No. 23 in the UK. Here’s the link to buy or stream ‘All We Love’   
    https://orcd.co/allwelove

    Wonderfully evocative and typically catchy song from our old friends @sawdoctors ready for #StPatricksDay
    Would love to hear them do this at #wickhamfesival one day. Great stuff!

    Our new line-up inc. Curtis Stigers with a few more artists inc. Jerry Douglas to add. We hope to unveil last confirmed artists inc. one more headliner soon. Day & Tier 4 Weekend tickets selling fast. Save £50 on every 4-day weekend ticket. Book now. http://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk