Wickham Festival News

Our 2021 site build has begun!

With less than a week to go it’s nearly time to welcome you all back to Wickham Festival 2021. We’ll have great music and comedy, bars and food stalls, crafts, workshops and classes … it’s going to be a great year. We can’t wait!!!

Our festival site was a hive of activity this Thursday evening as our build got going. We’re so looking forward to enjoying great live music in the safe outdoors again.  Please keep up to date with our site build progress across our social channels as we’ll be adding new photos every day as things takes shape.

The site build begins! Stand-by for the best ever Wickham Festival.

We’ve also now added performance times across all 4 stages in our line up section.  To help you plan your weekend, check out our page on Clashfinder.  There are some fantastic artists to discover on The Quay West Cave and Acoustic Stages such as Justin Capps and The Cavaliers with their Americana-tinged Acoustic Indie-Folk with Soul.  They will be are headlining The Quay West Cave on Friday, 6th August.  Every year we get great feedback about bands you’ve discovered and we’re passionate about supporting our local artists.

We’d also like to thank The Guitar Store Southampton who are kindly sponsoring The Acoustic Stage this year.  They have generously donated a guitar, and not just any guitar … a Fender CD60 V3 Dreadnought!  This will be signed by artists appearing at the festival, before being raffled for the fantastic George’s Rockstars CharityClick here to enter the raffle.

All proceeds (minus transaction fee) go to George’s Rockstars (charity no# 1188730) which provides music therapy for children in hospital, currently at Queen Alexandra hospital, Portsmouth and very soon at Southampton Children’s Hospital.

George’s Rockstars are running a body percussion workshop at the Acoustic Stage on Saturday 7th (morning time tbc) with their music therapist Cathy.  They will also have a stall with musical instrument craft activities for the kids.  Please visit their stall and show your support for Helping Kids Rock by providing music therapy for children in hospital.

We look forward to welcoming you all this time next week.
The (very busy) Wickham Festival Team

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    Newly confirmed. The Trouble Notes will be at Wickham on Sunday 7th Aug. 2022 (They were due to be with us in 2021 but Covid prevented international travel). Great band!
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    Excellent news!!!

    More than a hint of Black Violin about them

    Pleased to confirm FitUp will be back at Wickham in August with their outdoor circus & cabaret shows plus hugely popular circus skills workshops ... See MoreSee Less

    Pleased to confirm FitUp will be back at Wickham in August with their outdoor circus & cabaret shows plus hugely popular circus skills workshops

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    Day & Weekend Tickets available and selling fast. You can still save £50 on 4-day adult weekend season tickets if you book now via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

    Can you get the 3 Daft Monkeys too??

    When I went, the music was sooo excellent!!! However, there should deffo be less people sat on their arse in chairs🙄😑

    Think it would be great if the solar cinema came back or something similar it was great for a bit of chill time with the children

    Are the Sniffer Dogs coming?

    Any chance big country?

    Joanna Dovey x

    Would love to see Bleeding Hearts here!

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    A great video from Fit Up circus skills performers. See if you can spot the segments from Wickham last summer (A clue - watch out for the mud!). www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2loB4pyJ10 ... See MoreSee Less

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    We were pitched next to these guys - brilliant entertainment & so much fun

    We love fit up ☺️

    Newly confirmed for the 2022 Wickham Festival. The English Fiddle Ensemble and singer-songwriter Maz O'Connor www.youtube.com/watch?v=668ulQO1D1A ... See MoreSee Less

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