Wickham Festival News

Sea Shanty Saturday

Ahoy there! Climb aboard for our Mini Sea Shanty festival on Saturday from noon.

RX Shanty men

It starts with the RX Shantymen from Hastings followed by…

Shirley Knott from Southampton
Spinnaker Shanty from Hampshire
Alternate Quay from Bristol & Portsmouth
Portsmouth Shantymen
RX Shantymen from Hastings
Graeme Knights from London
The Wilsons
The above have sung all over the world, many have sailed and sung on the tall ships in Amsterdam, Bristol, Hull, Liverpool, Portsmouth and Australia.
Graeme Knights was invited Down Under last year and also toured the USA where he sang in the famous maritime festival.

The Wickham Festival is again hosting a sea shanty celebration
The Shanty songs, are working songs that helped sailors haul up the masts and sails on tall ships.
This event will be a real treat for those who love this rousing form of song so make sure you catch it in one of the tents at the bottom end of the festival.

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    Pleased to say the wonderful singer-songwriter Grace Petrie will be at our 2022 Wickham Festival on Thursday 4th August, 2022.
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    More artists being announced throughout this week. 😊

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    Ooh La La! Another top-class band confirmed. The late, great Ronnie Lane's band Slim Chance will be at the 2022 Wickham Festival on Friday 5th August 2022. www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmYX-RDr8Ok ... See MoreSee Less

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    I can't believe it was 2016! Delighted they'll be at Wickham again.

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    Another great one to the line up πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Delighted to announce that The Spooky Mens Chorale will be back at Wickham in 2022. Concert & Singing Workshop on Friday 6th August 2022. www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAbx3kSWA48 ... See MoreSee Less

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    Line up getting better and better. They’re not a men’s group 🀣

    Really fabulous news! This has made my day!

    Cheered up this cold winters day!! Can't wait xx

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    Will the bar stewards be back I really hope so

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    Another great live band confirmed for Wickham 2022. Skinny Lister will be back at Wickham on Friday 5th August 2022. Day & weekend tickets now onsale via www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets
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    That makes me very happy! Thankyou.

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    Another band confirmed for Wickham 2022. Accordion maestro Luke Daniels and The Cobhers will be making their Wickham debut on Sunday 7th August 2022.
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    Not seen Luke in ages that will be very good πŸ‘Œ

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