Wickham Festival News

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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More artists announced for 2020

Over this weekend we’ve updated our website with another batch of artists within our Line Up section. There’s some great new additions we’re excited to welcome to Wickham Festival 2020. As ever there will be several debut performances as well as those that have entertained us before. We believe this is probably the strongest line-up in depth of any celtic / folk / roots / blues / rock festival this summer. What’s more, if you buy your tickets now we continue to be cheaper than Cambridge Folk Festival, Cornbury, Larmer Tree and Beautiful Days amongst others.

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Wickham Festival 2020 artists announced so far

We hope you’ve all had a fanatics Christmas and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  We have just updated our website to include the listings for our 2020 line up so far.  This is just the start as we have many more announcements to make in the coming months including our main headliners.  Some notable acts include Leo Sayer, The South, and Jim Cregan.

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    2021 Wickham t-shirts! We'd had many people asking for one of our limited edition 2021 Festival t-shirts. If we order some more and sell them for £20 inc. p&p, would you buy one? ... See MoreSee Less

    2021 Wickham t-shirts!  Wed had many people asking for one of our limited edition 2021 Festival t-shirts.  If we order some more and sell them for £20 inc. p&p, would you buy one?Image attachment

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    Would love to buy but in conscience would normally only do if I came to the gig otherwise it feels a bit fake.... looks like a great line up and hope you guys do get to host it this year 👍

    Cassie Estell

    🤞🏻 I hope it goes ahead this year. Only missed it once before last year. Couldn’t do 2 years in a row. Looking forward to Wickham fun time shenanigans again. And buying the T-shirt

    Yay!!! The Dhol Foundation are on the t-shirt! Yes, I will buy one x

    Yes. I am also really hoping to come!

    Hopefully they’re not Chinese cotton T-shirts?

    Yes please

    Yes I’d buy one 😃

    You should do a pre-order campaign so you dont end up with sitting stock

    Yes xx

    Definitely NO

    Definitely

    Yes. One each for us.

    Yes!

    I would if my name was on it. Just saying...

    Yes, I Would love one 😀

    Yes

    Would love one ...!

    Any chance of ordering some women’s fit ones?

    Yes

    Yes

    Absolutely. :)

    Yes 👍🏻

    Yes, definitely.🎼🎻🎺🎸🎷🪘🥁

    Katie Rachel Sawdon

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    Free Prize Draw! Last Chance to Win! Everyone who buys a 2021 day or weekend ticket by midnight tonight (Sunday) is entered in our free Prize Draw with 30 great prizes: 10 x 2021 Wickham Festival t-shirts; 10 x 2021 Wickham Festival calendars; 10 x copies of our compere Ali Russell's new book 'Can't Do This On My Own - A life in minority music and other stories'. Ticket details here: www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets ... See MoreSee Less

    Free Prize Draw!  Last Chance to Win!  Everyone who buys a 2021 day or weekend ticket by midnight tonight (Sunday) is entered in our free Prize Draw with 30 great prizes: 10 x 2021 Wickham Festival t-shirts; 10 x 2021 Wickham Festival calendars; 10 x copies of our compere Ali Russells new book Cant Do This On My Own - A life in minority music and other stories.  Ticket details here: www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/ticketsImage attachmentImage attachment

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    P.S. All who've already bought tickets or rolled-over 2020 tickets to 2021 will also be included in the Draw. It's our way of thanking you for your continued support.

    Looking forward to the festival so much.

    I received my t shirt which is stunning! Are you selling any yet?

    Can't wait for this year's festival. 😊😊

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