Wickham Festival News

Travel & Camping for Wickham Festival 2019

Campsites open from 12 noon Wednesday and from 10am Thursday. We have an extra 28 acres of wonderful grassed fields this year so all camping is on grass… none
on stubble. All campsites will be well signposted so please follow the signs on arrival.

Sat Nav – PO17 5HD

If travelling on Wednesday, please note there are road works with 3-way traffic lights at the junction of the A32 (from the M27 junction 11) and the A334 with some delays. The road works are being suspended from Thursday for the duration of the Festival.

There’s an extra free concert for early arrivals on Wednesday evening at Wickham Community Centre in Mill Lane, Wickham featuring Alistair Russell, Alan Burke, Rachel Newton and The Godel Trio. Doors from 7pm, music from 7.30pm – 11pm. Free entry with food and drink available.

We have a Canadian food outlet on our new camping fields which will be open on Wednesday evening. There are also some excellent pubs, bistros and restaurants in
The Square, Wickham serving food until late on Wednesday evening. Please note food won’t be available in our arena on Wednesday, the arena opens on Thursday afternoon.

On arrival, please have your camping tickets available for inspection. You can set-up camp before swapping your tickets for wristbands from the Festival Box Office on
Thursday. Programmes will be on sale Wednesday afternoon on our campsites and from the Box Office by the arena entrance on Thursday.

We have divided our camping fields into areas for ‘Caravans & Motorhomes’, ‘Tented Camping’, ‘Disabled Camping’, ‘Quiet Camping’ etc. We also have a ‘Mixed Camping’ area where groups wishing to camp in a mix of tents and vehicles can camp together. Please ensure whoever arrives first saves enough room for those arriving later.

You’ll be handed a letter on arrival with a few tips on camping and the Festival generally. Please read it! The letter also contains a 24/7 Emergency Phone Number. On the back is a booking form for ‘earlybird’ tickets for next year. You can save a whopping Β£80 on every adult ticket for 2020 if you book before leaving this year’s Festival.

Please note it’s a little further to walk from our new camping fields to the arena. We hope the grass instead of stubble makes this worthwhile. You do have to cross
the main Winchester Road but we will have a pedestrian crossing point with temporary traffic lights from Thursday to Sunday, manned by professional traffic marshals from
8am to 2am daily. There’s then a pedestrian ‘short-cut’ to our arena entrance. You do NOT need to walk along the main road to Blind Lane unless heading for the village.

From Thursday to Sunday we will have a free shuttle bus service linking all campsites with the Festival arena, Wickham Community Centre and the village centre.
The buses will run at 15 minute intervals from 8.30am to 5pm daily.

Lastly, if you’ve to buy tickets but are thinking of travelling, day and weekend tickets are still on sale from our website and will be available on the gate except for Sunday
day tickets which are now completely sold-out.

We look forward to seeing you and hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend of magical music in beautiful scenic surroundings. Safe journey.

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    Great News! Thanks to the Govt. saying they intend to allow festivals from June 21 with no restrictions, this year's Wickham Festival will go-ahead as planned. Book now and save Β£60 on every 4-day adult season ticket. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets ... See MoreSee Less

    Great News!  Thanks to the Govt. saying they intend to allow festivals from June 21 with no restrictions, this years Wickham Festival will go-ahead as planned.  Book now and save Β£60 on every 4-day adult season ticket.  www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets

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    Alex Edwards

    Alan Hinton

    Darren Taylor

    Hooray! Rolled over my tickets from last year, just booked hotel for the 3 nights! Now I have to hope Jelly Belly Bean shop in Wickham is still trading!

    How do you get information on having a trade stand?

    That's a bloody good line-up

    Best news this yr. Have so missed live music. Have my tickets from last yr safely put away.

    Can we roll over to next year if we can't go?

    Have you got covid safety restrictions in place? X

    Best news ive heard since last march, πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽΆ

    Looks amazing...what a lineup!

    Spent most of last march and April in hospital with covid and have been isolating ever since. You have no idea how much I am looking forward to this.

    Fantastic news ........if Leo Sayer can’t make it .......maybe worth asking The Undertones or The Members to replace him .

    Can I start packing my bags now - very excited! πŸŽΌπŸŽ΅πŸŽΆπŸ˜ƒ

    Brilliant, I love Show of Hands and Liza Carthy.

    Is Leo Sayer not playing now?

    Is it £60 off the advertised price or is already deducted?

    Yippppoeeeee the government must have heard me asking yous if it’s going ahead

    Excellent news! Bought tickets last year and have been keeping fingers crossed that it goes ahead. Can’t wait to see the SAS band again 😁

    I really hope this goes ahead - been waiting so long & such a fantastic line-up!

    Is there any way of upgrading a day ticket to the full weekend?

    Love Eddi Reader, which day will she be there?

    To get the saving to buy the 4 day adult season ticket do I click on tier 3 weekend plus Thursday plus Friday as I can’t see the season ticket as a one off. Am I being thick?

    All booked...thank you!😎🎡🌼

    Got our tickets and can't wait πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

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    Cracking new video from Edward II. Their album 'Dancing Tunes' is being released on March 12. Edward II will be appearing at Wickham on Sunday 8th August 2021.
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    Thanks for posting Peter ... I hope your festival goers will share this link with their friends ... See you in August

    Jayne MW 😍

    Pre-orders for the new album from www.edwardii.co.uk

    A great new song & video from Oysterband. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less

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    Simon Wootton

    Debbie Lyall

    That's so lovely!

    Lovely photographs to accompany the song too

    You've done it again Oysterband, a song for our times πŸ’š xx

    Brilliant

    Tania try here!

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    Tonight (Tuesday, 16th) at 8pm. Our live-streamed concert and multi-media event featuring top Scottish band Breabach and BAFTA winning animator Cat Bruce. Tickets via this link: myplayer.uk/dusgadh ... See MoreSee Less

    Tonight (Tuesday, 16th) at 8pm.  Our live-streamed concert and multi-media event featuring top Scottish band Breabach and BAFTA winning animator Cat Bruce.  Tickets via this link: https://myplayer.uk/dusgadh

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    Really enjoyed watching this tonight. Thank you Wickham and Breabach! Our kids loved it too.

    Absolutely fantastic! Thank you

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