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This time next week – Friday 4th August 2017

Next Friday Wickham Festival 2017 will be well underway with the first full day line up of music. As I write this post at 9.30pm, in precisely 7 days we would have just enjoyed Seth Lakeman. To celebrate our 10th festival at Wickham we wanted to return to our roots with a very strong folk line up, which had to include Seth…

We would next be looking forward to the headliners of either Show of Hands on The All Time Grates Stage or Edward II on The Hapi Festival Stage. This is a tough one, who will you choose?

At the start of the day Amy Goddard would have opened The All Time Grates Stage at midday. Her vocals offer a pure and almost fragile sound that has been compared to Sandy Denny and Joni Mitchell. Amy’s songs cover history, personal matters and legend and as well as current social comment…

Later in the afternoon Wizz Jones would have performed at 3pm on The All Time Grates Stage. We’ve probably all seen Alan Whicker interview him and wondered how times have changed. If you like social documentary, you’ll appreciate this artist.  Men with long hair … outrageous!!!  What would 1960s BBC make of Wickham Festival 2017?  Wizz discussed the interview some years later and continues to entertain us … a true legend of British folk music…

There’s a lot to look forward to and of course a whole host of other artists and entertainment throughout Friday, including comedy and even our first yoga session at 10am for weekend ticket holders. Day tickets are still available.  Not long to go now, see you in 6 days!!!

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    Stephanie Loveridge this ones got a great line up. I think I may be getting me a ticket xx

    I for one ❤ Wickham Festival in every possible way! 😁 Congratulations on the page likes! Well deserved!

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    Fantastic festival, wonderful music and so brilliantly inclusive - families, children, all ages and abilities and those unable to stand for long periods for whatever reason! Thank you Wickham, you’ve got it just right!

    It's a great smallish festival, but really needs to be renamed 'Chairfest' 🤪🤣

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    Wickham Festival: Thursday 1st August: The Proclaimers + Graham Nash + Judy Collins + Matthew Southern Comfort + Steve Knightley + Skinny Lister & more. Day & Weekend tickets now onsale from www.wickhamfestival.co.uk www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy9GmieAEaQOfficial video of The Proclaimers performing Letter From America from the album This Is The Story. Letter From America is available on 'The Very Best Of The ... ... See MoreSee Less

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    Caitlin Collins THE PROCLAIMERS 😎

    Bex Granger

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    The Proclaimers. A local band for local people!

    Stephanie Wickham will you and Rob be there? xx

    Bill Bain

    Leah Pybus I meant this one....

    Really hope you bring back the amazing Levellers soon

    Sunshine on Leath is always spine tingling.....

    Louisa do you want to go with me. Xx

    And us, Shirley Knot

    Carol Leigh

    Any times yet?

    The Proclaimers have put me off. Talentless, tuneless bastards.

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    Wickham Festival: Friday 2nd August: Level 42 + Gordon Haskell + Stanley Jordan + Dreadzone + Baka Beyond + 3 Daft Monkeys & many more. Day & Weekend tickets now onsale from www.wickhamfestival.co.uk www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Mnd-7fi1s8Recorded at the Indigo O2 Arena in London on the 5th September 2015 as part of the Sirens tour, the concert features amazing live renditions of all Level 42'... ... See MoreSee Less

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    Booked, Bought and paid for!! Bring it on!!! X

    Mark Hughes. Level 42 playing near pompey 😊👍

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    Went last year....

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    'Music is the celebration of life'. It's a privilege to book world-class artists and bring the finest live music experiences to our annual Wickham Festival. We hope you'll join us. 1st-4th August 2019. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up ... See MoreSee Less

    Music is the celebration of life.   Its a privilege to book world-class artists and bring the finest live music experiences to our annual Wickham Festival.  We hope youll join us.  1st-4th August 2019.  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/line-up

     

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    Amen to that. Thank you for organising the festival. Its fantastic

    Love this - and love the Wickham Festival!

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