Wickham Festival News

Check out all our stage times in one handy place!

We’ve just uploaded all our stage times here on Clashfinder to help plan your visit.  This is a printable timetable where you can see what is happening on all stages at the same time.  You can highlight acts you’re interested in seeing and much more.  Instructions are provided here.  As many of you know you’ll always leave Wickham Festival having discovered new artists, often from the local area.  We’ve even added stage times for The Twisted Tearooms so you really have everything all in one place 🙂

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Festival site map

We’ve just added a site map page illustrating the new layout for Wickham Festival 2018.  Please note we have TWO main stages this year. Main Stage 1 has been re-named The Valley Stage as it’s closest to the Meon Valley. Our new enlarged Main Stage 2 has been named The Village Stage as it’s closer to Wickham village.

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Explore Wickham village, a rural delight steeped in history and culture

A real feature for our festival is the picturesque setting right on our doorstep. For city dwellers venturing out and visitors travelling from afar, Wickham village is a must see to make the most of your weekend and get involved with the local community. There will be a festival shuttle bus service every 15 minutes from 8.30am to 5.30pm each day between our festival campsites and Wickham Square.

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Last chance to save £30 on Earlybird tickets!

This week we’ve added a few more artists for our Friday line up. First off we have Tim Edey who has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music. Tim, now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world’s finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today!

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Roll Up! Roll Up! The circus is coming to Wickham Festival!

Among the many exciting new attractions at this year’s festival we have Fit Up, a fabulously fantastic popup touring theatre circus company. Thea-cus! Fit Up performers are Natasha McGhie and Corey Pickett. Natasha has worked in circus and theatre since a child including Big Fun, No Fit State community and Bassline Circus. Corey is a polished all-round international performer with a background in theatre. He combines circus, music and physical theatre to create an energetic and eccentric performance. From 5 ball juggling to a 5 foot unicycle, you can guarantee Corey will enthral and entertain.

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Roger Chapman Family & Friends joins our Sunday Wickham Festival line up

We’ve added a few more artists to our line up section in the last month.  First off one of Britain’s most distinctive rock vocalists, Roger Chapman of ‘Family’, is confirmed for an appearance on Sunday 5th August.  He’ll be joining Richard Thompson, The Undertones, and The Blues Band amongst many others to make our final day a memorable one.

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Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel to headline Wickham Festival on Thursday

In response to many requests we’re delighted to say that Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel will be back at Wickham Festival following their storming set in 2015.  Along with our other opening night headliners, The South, Thursday is looking like a great start to this year’s event. Here they are performing “Here Comes The Sun” in 2015 at Wickham…

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The South (Formerly the Beautiful South) to perform on Thursday night

Another great live band confirmed for Wickham Festival 2018 is The South who will be performing on Thursday 2nd August. They last played at Wickham in 2015. They have a string of top 20 singles including their No. 1 single A Little Time as well as Don’t Marry Her, Rotterdam, Song For Whoever, Old Redeyes and Perfect 10…

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    Just topped 18,000 page 'Likes'. What a great way to start the week. Thank you one and all. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    Just topped 18,000 page Likes.  What a great way to start the week.  Thank you one and all.  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

     

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    Ann Gordon know what you mean! Its the same at all festivals these days!

    Have you got your ticket yet Janet Knightjanet x

    Brilliant festival, looking forward to this August. Booked the tickets as soon as got home from last year's festival and love how the tickets arrived in a Christmas card. Thank you Wickham Music Festival!

    Stephanie Loveridge this ones got a great line up. I think I may be getting me a ticket xx

    I for one ❤ Wickham Festival in every possible way! 😁 Congratulations on the page likes! Well deserved!

    Think I might get it tomorrow when I get paid xx will check my account xx

    Fantastic festival, wonderful music and so brilliantly inclusive - families, children, all ages and abilities and those unable to stand for long periods for whatever reason! Thank you Wickham, you’ve got it just right!

    It's a great smallish festival, but really needs to be renamed 'Chairfest' 🤪🤣

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    Wickham Festival: Thursday 1st August: The Proclaimers + Graham Nash + Judy Collins + Matthew Southern Comfort + Steve Knightley + Skinny Lister & more. Day & Weekend tickets now onsale from www.wickhamfestival.co.uk www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy9GmieAEaQOfficial video of The Proclaimers performing Letter From America from the album This Is The Story. Letter From America is available on 'The Very Best Of The ... ... See MoreSee Less

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    Caitlin Collins THE PROCLAIMERS 😎

    Bex Granger

    Eddie McManus

    The Proclaimers. A local band for local people!

    Stephanie Wickham will you and Rob be there? xx

    Bill Bain

    Leah Pybus I meant this one....

    Really hope you bring back the amazing Levellers soon

    Sunshine on Leath is always spine tingling.....

    Louisa do you want to go with me. Xx

    And us, Shirley Knot

    Carol Leigh

    Any times yet?

    The Proclaimers have put me off. Talentless, tuneless bastards.

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    Wickham Festival: Friday 2nd August: Level 42 + Gordon Haskell + Stanley Jordan + Dreadzone + Baka Beyond + 3 Daft Monkeys & many more. Day & Weekend tickets now onsale from www.wickhamfestival.co.uk www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Mnd-7fi1s8Recorded at the Indigo O2 Arena in London on the 5th September 2015 as part of the Sirens tour, the concert features amazing live renditions of all Level 42'... ... See MoreSee Less

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    Booked, Bought and paid for!! Bring it on!!! X

    Mark Hughes. Level 42 playing near pompey 😊👍

    Michelle Smith

    Kiefer!!

    Sue Ruff

    Andy Lee

    Went last year....

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    'Music is the celebration of life'. It's a privilege to book world-class artists and bring the finest live music experiences to our annual Wickham Festival. We hope you'll join us. 1st-4th August 2019. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up ... See MoreSee Less

    Music is the celebration of life.   Its a privilege to book world-class artists and bring the finest live music experiences to our annual Wickham Festival.  We hope youll join us.  1st-4th August 2019.  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up

     

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    Amen to that. Thank you for organising the festival. Its fantastic

    Love this - and love the Wickham Festival!

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