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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    Steve Harley was an audience favourite at Wickham Festival, and a delight to work with. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

    Steve Harley: Cockney Rebel singer dies at 73

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-68590846

    The Saw Doctors would like to say a Big Thanks to everybody who has bought or streamed ‘All We Love’ today —the new single is Number 3 in Ireland and No. 23 in the UK. Here’s the link to buy or stream ‘All We Love’   
    https://orcd.co/allwelove

    Wonderfully evocative and typically catchy song from our old friends @sawdoctors ready for #StPatricksDay
    Would love to hear them do this at #wickhamfesival one day. Great stuff!

    Our new line-up inc. Curtis Stigers with a few more artists inc. Jerry Douglas to add. We hope to unveil last confirmed artists inc. one more headliner soon. Day & Tier 4 Weekend tickets selling fast. Save £50 on every 4-day weekend ticket. Book now. http://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

    We're delighted to announce that 16-times GRAMMY Award winner Jerry Douglas, one of the world's finest dobro & lap steel guitar players, will be at this year's Wickham Music Festival on Sat. 3rd Aug. Day & Weekend tickets selling fast!

    After announcing the great American singer Curtis Stigers for the Wickham Music Festival yesterday we'll be announcing another great American musician this evening (Tuesday). A clue. He's a 14-times Grammy Award winner. Any guesses?