Wickham Festival News

This weekend is your last chance to save £20 for a weekend ticket!

Wow it’s just over a month until this year’s festival gets going and we can’t wait to get welcome you all to Wickham Festival 2019.  It promises to be our best ever event with so many incredible artists to look forward to and what we hope you’ll agree are improvements everywhere to make your experience better than ever before.

If you’ve yet to buy tickets to this year’s Wickham Festival you can still save £20 on every adult weekend season ticket if you book this weekend … but please hurry!  Season ticket prices rise on Monday 1st July.

As ever we always listen to feedback via our Facebook and Twitter channels and there’s some exciting changes this year.  We have a bigger 2nd Stage Big Top so we now have TWO main stages, each housed in a 44m x 44m Big Top. Our Valley Stage Big Top will continue to have seated and ‘standing only’ areas. However our newly-enlarged Village Stage Big Top will be standing only – most of the livelier bands will perform here.  We’re working through our stage times and will post these soon on our line up page.

There will be big video screens each side of the stage in both our main stage Big Tops to enhance your concert experience and allow everyone a good view of what’s happening on stage.

We have more toilets, more ‘Posh Wash’ showers, more luxury loos on campsites – plus new environmentally-friendly, single cubicle, vacuum loos in our Backstage VIP Areas.

There’s an extra 28 acres of grassed camping fields meaning everyone can camp on grass for the first time whether in tents, caravans, campervans or motorhomes … no more camping on stubble! Our new camping fields also have a tarmac access road along their entire length meaning easy access whatever the weather.

There will be a breakfast bar & late-night drinks & snacks venue on our new camping fields with 8am opening for the arena Friday to Sunday for weekend season ticket holders (11am for day ticket holders).  There’s an extended programme of morning workshops, yoga, healing massage, ‘Meet the Artist’ sessions etc.

There’ll be a late-night silent disco as well as our popular late-night comedy & cabaret plus our new ‘Magic Teapot’ sessions venue, plus an even wider choice of food outlets including a carvery and a ‘Cheesy Vinyl’ bar and sit-down restaurant.

But of course above anything else we’re looking forward to the great music.  A late addition to our line-up and by popular request, Holy Moly and the Crackers will appear on Saturday 3rd August!

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    Wickham Festival on TV. Sunday, 9pm, E4. An hour-long 'Don't Tell The Bride' filmed at this year's Wickham Festival. ... See MoreSee Less

    Wickham Festival on TV.  Sunday, 9pm, E4.  An hour-long Dont Tell The Bride filmed at this years Wickham Festival.

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    we were pitched basically next to them might get some fame!!😀

    We eat there wedding cake !!!

    Oh that's who we saw being filmed. Maybe we might see ourselves in the background!

    We had the bridal party camping next to us-what an eye opener 😂😂

    Oh that’s brilliant!!!

    I'm ready for my close up! Lol

    We were there

    Too many gins at the moose bar I didn't see 😅😅

    Claire Light moo might be interested to see if she can see her self in the background.

    Skyline Drifter, Mike Birkbeck, Daz Harris, Sean Murphy, Rhona Birkbeck let's see if we can spot ourselves 🤣

    I thought they were the festival entertainers at first.

    Ash Biginton Emily Keep Ryan Pike Vicky Wright Josh Pannell - we might be famous 😉

    We saw them dragging their suitcases across the field one day 1 😂🤣

    The groom dropped the weed cake at the venue!!!! And gave us what’s left of it to us !!!! Then film them giving the cake to him !! And there wedding was in our field !!

    Anna Hughes you will have to watch it on catch up! X

    Sarah Billingham

    Lucy Burt have a look you may see yourself! X

    Anna Bryony Graham we didn't see them

    Katie Rachel Sawdon

    Tom Ridley

    Viv Wildey

    Veronika Amos i can wait to see Jax Fry on tv 😘

    Colin Lacey Paul Ratcliffe Paul Fowler William Paul Scovell

    Richard Storer

    James Clowes!

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    Another band confirmed. The Goat Roper Rodeo Band will be at Wickham 2020 Click on the pic for their video www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=16&v=30_TS89fekw ... See MoreSee Less

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    Really pleased with this announcement, stunning band. I recommend the 1st two albums.

    Yay hope I'm getting tickets for 2020

    Great news, loved them when they played a few years ago 😀😀😀

    Love these guys

    🙌 thank you!

    That'll do me ! Ta

    What about Kitty Macfarlane? She is brilliant! Villagers?

    Stuart Ilikeeverything Lovibond Alix King Connor Wornham Emily-Louise Walton

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    Once again we're donating £5,000 from guest tickets, t-shirts & programme sales to the 'Two Saints' charity who do great work helping the homeless. Photo shows Kiefer Sutherland supporting 'Two Saints' at this year's Festival. ... See MoreSee Less

    Once again were donating £5,000 from guest tickets, t-shirts & programme sales to the Two Saints charity who do great work helping the homeless.  Photo shows Kiefer Sutherland supporting Two Saints at this years Festival.

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    Well done Peter

    Well done.

    An excellent cause 👍

    Top knotch charity

    Emma Robbins need to do this 😘

    Gemma Nicola

    Nikki Parker for Jacob

    The homeless in Gosport in Fareham show no thanks for this great work. It appears that there are more and more taking these people for granted and abusing the system. Sorry I've lost sympathy now.

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    By popular request. Tankus the Henge will be back at Wickham in 2020. 😃 www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-1FQO1y_SM ... See MoreSee Less

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    Brilliant. I live Tankus. Hopefully since I have a new knee I can work next year.

    Yes!!! So pleased. It just wasn’t the same without them last year. Anyone else is a bonus now. Thanks WMF x

    It's looking set to be another great festival!

    Yessss yessss yesssss thank you Wickham fest. Made my day

    Brilliant! Really good entertainment and I know lots of their songs!

    Love a bit of Tankus 👍

    You have just made my Friday (& very possibly my weekend!) 😀😀😀😀

    Brilliant, missed them being there this year 😁

    Excellent news, Peter! 🌟

    They were missed this year - great to have them back

    Brilliant can’t wait

    🙌🙌🙌🙌 thank you!

    Whoop whoop whoop ... 😀🎶😀🎶😀 saw them last night in Cardiff ... great to see them again next year 👍👍👍

    BRILLIANT !

    I am so happy😀

    Awesome news!!

    Brilliant news!!

    Yay - brilliant 😃😃😃

    SUCH a brilliant band

    Most excellent news...

    Worth getting tickets for this alone!

    Brilliant

    Just in case anybody needs a reminder 😏 @tankusthehenge last night in Clwb Ifor Bach 🎶🎷🎺💃

    Great news .. love Tankus! 😁😁 x John Luckett

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