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Wickham Festival – COVID-19 UPDATE

Hello! The Prime Minister has announced the closure of all public entertainment venues for the foreseeable future. Assuming this ban is relaxed at some point before early August the Wickham Festival will be ON. Given our August dates are still 20 weeks away we hope the peak of the pandemic will be over by then and you will be able to leave your homes and enjoy yourselves again listening to the likes of Van Morrison, The Waterboys and many more.

Even if the ever-changing circumstances forced us to postpone to next year, your ticket money is safe. All who’ve bought tickets would be able to carry their tickets forward, or seek a refund if Government policy or the ongoing pandemic forced us to cancel. But we hope that won’t happen!

If you’ve yet to buy tickets you can do so here. You can still save Β£30 on every adult 4-day season ticket if you book before the end of May. We rely on ticket sales to cover our costs of keeping the Festival going so do please support us.

Many events taking place earlier this summer are having to cancel but we still hope to give you the best Festival possible in five months time. We’ll be providing additional resources such as free hand sanitiser and lockers where you can not only re-charge laptops & phones but also sanitise them at the same time.

An artist we’ve tried to book over the years is John Prine. John was critically ill on a ventilator and sadly he has passed away.

In these uncertain & worrying times we wish you well and hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.

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    Good to see the wonderful Eliza Carthy in the Daily Mail with a brilliant story about her rooster (!). Eliza is booked to appear at Wickham next summer. We've yet to book the rooster. www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8880469/Community-rallies-Lady-rowdy-rooster-council-complains-o...

    Community rallies behind 'Lady' the rooster after council complains
    Lady, who was named so after being mistaken for a hen, is a loud rooster whose owner Eliza Carthy from Robin Hood's Bay received a noise complaint on account of his crowing.
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    I'm shocked that Wickham Festival read the D***y M**l! But I suppose it came through on a news feed. At least the article's not on The T***s or T*******h and behind a pay wall.πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰

    Sorry guys. Love Wickham but ‘Stop Funding Hate’ is still the message.

    Looking forward to seeing Mummers again at Wickham 2021. What are you most looking forward to seeing at our Festival next August? ... See MoreSee Less

    Looking forward to seeing Mummers again at Wickham 2021.  What are you most looking forward to seeing at our Festival next August?

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    Oh crikey, I gotta buy a new chair, the last one collapsed under the weight of pure joy πŸ₯°

    Maybe The Undertones or The Members

    Armaleggan 😊

    Peter Courts I can see you in that costume pete lol

    Whitefake live...

    Looking forward to everything, seeing old friends, fixing our ‘regulars’, new friends & folk to help, surrounded by fab music & a brilliant vibe πŸ™ 🀞for normality

    Sitting outside listening to music. Lockdown has meant we have missed live music.

    Looking forward to meeting all my friends I only get to see once a year as we spend the weekend volunteering as Stewards 😁😁

    Me ! I’m looking forward to seeing Me at your fabulous festival next year xxx

    Really looking forward to live music, the atmosphere and just being there.

    Live music, friends, a festival and carefree happy people .

    Just want there to be a festival - I’ll be there whatever the line up!

    All of it as we have never been before x

    You have the most amazing line up, and I think breakfast wine is also something I particularly enjoy at Wickham ;-)

    Other like minded folks!

    People enjoying themselves!!

    Just being there 🌞🍷🎢🎡πŸŽͺ

    Dhol foundation 🎢

    The amazing crew that make it happen πŸ₯°

    Big Rory and Ochie for me x

    Sunshine, freedom and memories of days gone by!

    SAS Band πŸ‘

    The hole festival, but mainly of course the morris dancers, ❀❀✌🏻

    The Scottish wolfhound and The Hobbits.

    Beardy folk festival took place in Sept with limited numbers and spacing.

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    We're very sorry to hear that Gordon Haskell who performed at our 2019 Wickham Festival has sadly passed away. R.I.P. Gordon. www.facebook.com/GordonHaskellOfficial/posts/1733222096829629It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gordon, a great musician and a wonderful person who will be sadly missed by so many. ... See MoreSee Less

    Were very sorry to hear that Gordon Haskell who performed at our 2019 Wickham Festival has sadly passed away.  R.I.P. Gordon.  https://www.facebook.com/GordonHaskellOfficial/posts/1733222096829629

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    Jai ho!!!! I’m shantihi shantihi shantihi...

    Very sad - am glad to have had the pleasure of seeing him last year at the festival x

    RIP Gordon, great to see you at Wickham last year.. sad times.

    Raise a glass in ‘Harry’s Bars’ everywhere πŸ₯ƒπŸ˜₯

    Sad news. He have us some great music.

    Very sorry to hear this. God bless.

    Sad news, RIP Mr Haskell πŸ’œ

    Such Sad news, loved his gravelly voice and humor πŸ˜₯

    Very sad RIP.

    Sad news. Enjoyed his set at Wickham very much.

    Sad news .RIP Gordon

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    Sad news, he was fabulous last year at Wickham

    R I P Cheers Great Guy Privaledge to hear you live at Wickham

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    If you missed the live stream concert by our Wickham Festival compere Alistair Russell on Thursday night, you can watch it over the next few days via this link: m.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR0oqt8NFsqm-0LUdEtF6MoUhss8orvozATUAs-vxHVUN-ecMQBq13pR09M&feature=... ... See MoreSee Less

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    Our Main Stage compere Alistair Russell has his first ever live online concert tonight Thursday October 15th from 7.30pm!

    Tune in to the livestream event by clicking on the concert link:
    www.youtube.com/user/Tulip0852/live...

    If the live show timing is inconvenient for you, an edited version will come available soon after the event by following falconaudiovisualarts.co.uk.

    Considerable investment of time and money is involved in this, so please contribute what you can to Alistair via this link, which will also appear on screen: paypal.me/tulip0852 (no paypal account required).

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JRlPeG_SGA
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    Alistair has and is, such a great asset to Wickham Festival. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸŽΆ

    When and where is the next Wickham Fest?

    Please visit the live stream for the next 48 hours by fillowing this link: www.facebook.com/alistair.russell.31/posts/4047387655274866

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