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Last 400 Season Tickets on sale

Thank you to everyone who’s already bought tickets for this year’s Wickham Festival. We really appreciate your support. We now have less than 400 weekend season tickets still to sell. Day tickets are also selling fast. If you’ve yet to buy yours, please don’t leave it too late.  You can still save £40 on every adult weekend ticket if you buy now via our tickets page.

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Wickham Festival presents: An Evening with Breabach – Tuesday 16th February

The award-winning Scottish folk band Breabach, current holders of the Album of the Year award, will become the first band from Scotland to embark upon a virtual tour in 2021, covering some of their favourite venues and festivals in the UK – including Wickham. Supported by grant funding from Creative Scotland, they have teamed up with BAFTA winning animator Cat Bruce to create a unique performance for a virtual tour between 11th February and 6th March 2021. Each of the five band members has written brand new music, which has been set to a new animation – Dùsgadh – specifically created for the tour.

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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.

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Wickham Festival – COVID-19 UPDATE Monday 1st June, 2020

With the sun shining, lockdown easing, open-air markets & other venues opening, we thought you might like an update on this year’s Wickham Festival.

First & foremost, the health & safety of all our artists, audience, staff & suppliers along with our local Wickham community must come first. Our Festival can only go-ahead if it’s felt safe for it do so in 10 weeks time.

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Wickham Festival – COVID-19 UPDATE

Hello! The Prime Minister has announced the closure of all public entertainment venues for the foreseeable future. Assuming this ban is relaxed at some point before early August the Wickham Festival will be ON. Given our August dates are still 20 weeks away we hope the peak of the pandemic will be over by then and you will be able to leave your homes and enjoy yourselves again listening to the likes of Van Morrison, The Waterboys and many more.

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    Just seven weeks to the start of this year's Wickham Festival feat. Van Morrison; The Waterboys; Lindisfarne; Seth Lakeman; The Dhol Foundation; Show of Hands; Nick Lowe; The South; Eliza Carthy; Capercaillie; Eddi Reader; The Peatbog Faeries & so many more. Aug. 5-8. Last few tickets onsale now www.wickhamfestival.co.uk
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    Can't wait to be working at this event this year after such a miserable time for every one. Not many tickets left guys n gals so let's get this party started. See you there 💕

    🤞🤞it's not going to be cancelled

    Wickham from the air! Can you spot our Festival fields near the top of the photo? Arena, day parking & tented camping fields to the right of the airplane wing. Caravans & motorhomes camping to the left. Photo credit Alistair Ritchie last weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

    Wickham from the air!  Can you spot our Festival fields near the top of the photo?  Arena, day parking & tented camping fields to the right of the airplane wing.  Caravans & motorhomes camping to the left.  Photo credit Alistair Ritchie last weekend.

    Food, glorious food. We're delighted to say that all our favourite food stalls will be back at Wickham in August including the wonderful Waffaholic. What are your taste buds looking forward to? Waffaholic UK ... See MoreSee Less

    Food, glorious food.  Were delighted to say that all our favourite food stalls will be back at Wickham in August including the wonderful Waffaholic.  What are your taste buds looking forward to?  https://www.facebook.com/waffaholicuk

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    It will be our first time so very interested to know what food stalls you all recommend

    Yay paella. What about Cheesy Vinyl?

    Paella; Bunny chow; Bowman Swift One. 😋

    Bunny chow & churros 😋

    Cheese on toast . Yummy.

    Bowman s

    The crepe van !!! Anything gluten free this year ????

    Paella man

    Cheesy Vinyl Tartiflette please 😋 Accompanied by a nice drop of festival red if you don’t mind 🍷🍷

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