Wickham Festival News

Thank you to all our supporters!

We should have been enjoying the first evening at Wickham Festival 2020 right now with Spike’s All-Stars about to take to the stage as our opening headliners. Just to rub it in we’re forecast a glorious weekend of sunshine over this weekend.

Rather than dwell on what could have been we’d like to thank all the wonderful people that have supported us, both by attending our festival over the years and especially over the last few weeks via our Crowdfunder campaign. Reading your messages of support and seeing the total continue to increase gives us huge motivation and a feeling of pride. At time of writing a whopping £21,560 has been raised!

We are so, so grateful for all your support. The Crowdfunder is still open – we’re now hoping to hit our stretch target of £30k which will help secure the future of our Festival for many years to come. There are some fantastic rewards for all who contribute ranging from festival goodies to your own bar or luxury loo at next year’s Festival.

Wonderful people enjoying the sunset at Wickham Festival 2018.

Thank you also to all of you who have chosen to rollover your 2020 tickets to 2021. That too is a huge help to us at this difficult time. To those of you who have sought a refund, please bear with us. We have already processed around 50% of the refund requests but it’s a big task for one volunteer so please be patient. We hope to process all remaining refund requests within the next 7-10 days.

We’re delighted to say that almost all our 2020 artists are now confirmed for 2021. Our 2021 dates are Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th August 2021. The full line-up can be viewed here. Day & Weekend Season Tickets are now on sale at bargain 2020 prices for a limited time.

We know via our Facebook page that some of you are even staging your own garden based *Stay-at-Wick-home* festival. We hope you all have a fabulous weekend, stay safe, stay positive … and we’ll see you this time next year!

© 2020 Ulrike Paschel – Very cool picture from Ulrike’s garden. Not what we expected Wickham Festival 2020 to look like but one fine effort we loved in the current circumstances. Danke!

Finally over the last few months we’ve been posting some videos from Wickham Festival 2019 so please check out our YouTube channel.

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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. 😊

    Wonderful artist, with a great new album out.

    Really great news 🙏🎶💜🎶

    Great line up emerging

    Another thumbs up!

    Excellent.

    Oh wow - can things get any better? 😊

    Sue Hall Richard Hall 👏👏👏

    She is awful

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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.

    This has just made my day - thank you!

    Another great one to the line up 👏👏

    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

    Best news EVER!

    Fabulous news

    Will the bar stewards be back I really hope so

    Wooohooo! It gets better!

    Most excellent 🎶♥️

    Great.

    Woohoo 🤩

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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.

    Great news.😀

    Brilliant news 😄

    Excellent 🎶🎶🎶

    Fabulous 😊…..

    Brilliant 👏

    Ooooooooh

    Fabulous 🤩

    Kerry Dye Shall we?

    Yes😍

    Richard Laurie fancy this?

    Yes!

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    Tammy Scott Joe 👀

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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 👌

    Liking this very much 👍😉

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