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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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    Great to have Bug Beats at Wickham presenting the world's first socially-distanced Silent Disco with full 'COVID-Secure' measures in place ... See MoreSee Less

    Great to have Bug Beats at Wickham presenting the worlds first socially-distanced Silent Disco with full COVID-Secure measures in place

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    Ooooooooo mmmmmmm ggggggggg. I was just thinking tonight about silent disco. Fiona Morgans Russell Martin Maureen Clapson .....I'll be here.....hope you'll be here too πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

    Alice Turner!

    Dawn over Wickham. Not long now... www.wickhamfestival.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    Dawn over Wickham.  Not long now... www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

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    See you tomorrow ….one more sleep πŸ’€ - ridiculously excited πŸ˜†

    We drove down yesterday. A five hour drive. This is what it looked like on arrivalπŸ˜€

    Really excited for this weekend ♥️

    See you tomorrow. Really looking forward to it. Great picture ❀️

    It looks very spaced out, lots of room well done Pete and everyone for this

    Happy, happy days. Let's let the good times roll

    Stupidly excited to be coming back. Safe travels everyone and thank you Peter and team for creating this for us xx

    Tomorrow tea time xx see you there xx

    Fantastic line up

    Making the trip tomorrow…. Our first Time

    And us! See you tomorrow! 😊

    See you tomorrow!

    See you Tomorrow πŸŽͺ🎸🎻😷πŸ₯³πŸ˜

    See you later today πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒPasta U Like

    looking bloody good…..

    Woo hoo!!!!!

    See you tomorrow β›Ί

    Hey guys, first time at Wickham, sooo excited. What time can we (the punters) get on to the site on Thursday? And more importantly, when does the bar open? πŸ™πŸΊ

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    See you tomorrow.πŸ˜€

    Who’s travelling more than 100 miles to the festival ?

    See you Thursday πŸ™‚

    Going to walk down tomorrow

    See you all tomorrow 🀘🎸🎢🍻

    Excited! 😊

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    Samba time! We're looking forward to Swan Samba bringing their Brazilian beats to our Festival on Sunday morning. The drumming/dancing band performs a fusion of samba styles including Samba Reggae, Funk, Maracatu, Ijexa, Batucada, Ragga and more. www.swansamba.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

    Samba time!  Were looking forward to Swan Samba bringing their Brazilian beats to our Festival on Sunday morning. The drumming/dancing band performs a fusion of samba styles including Samba Reggae, Funk, Maracatu, Ijexa, Batucada, Ragga and more. www.swansamba.co.uk

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    Ooo, hope it is nice and early! might I suggest they parade around the camping fields for the listening pleasure of those who may have forgotten to pack alarm clocks and might otherwise miss the glory of a Hampshire dawn......

    Can anyone please tell me if I need to print my tickets? Help!

    What time on Thursday will the ticket office be open please?

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    Most excited!!! 🎢🎢🎢

    We are so so looking forward to this. First gig in 18 months!

    Time for some bag packing & swopping & adding & changing back againπŸ˜†

    Can't wait 😊

    Woo hoo will be reading and offering spirit board readings for groups xxx

    Can’t wait!

    Getting excited. So looking forward to it

    Sooo glad you’ve held out and are going ahead! Best way imaginable to celebrate Wendy Carter’s 60th birthday.πŸ™‚

    Well done for your hard work. So looking forward to a brilliant weekend.

    Just done 10 days volunteering at Ventnor Fringe 2021 ! Looking forward to relaxing at Wickham. X

    Enjoy your big day Wendy Carter πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰wish l could be with you.. Sounds like it is a great gig 😘

    Really looking forward to our first Wickham festival

    I feel like I'm cheating on Cambridge (we've been seeing each other now since 1987) but I'm very much looking forward to Wickham.

    Really excited for this!

    I need to talk to someone about a change in circumstances which means I may need to swap tickets any chance of a reply before Wednesday because I have emailed twice and not had a reply.

    Who is on at the community centre on Wednesday?

    How do we book parking? Is it free with tickets or do we need to pay? Wickham Music Festival

    We're heading down from Cumbria on Wednesday. Is there a map of the festival site please?

    Where can I see Thursday line up?

    We have full festival tickets but cannot arrive until Friday. Will we struggle for camping space?

    Beth Justbeth Calderbank

    When is it happening?

    Jun Kershaw

    Elaine Puddicombe you going this year?

    Soooooooo excited πŸ˜† Just been at the pub, planning with our Wickham newbie friends 😁😁😁 #faintoboblogymrubyddyndod

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    Be sure to catch Nick Parker & The False Alarms on Saturday 7th August, 15.00 on our Big Top Stage. And if you can't wait until then, watch this excellent lockdown video www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM4uNYnMc8A&t=34s ... See MoreSee Less

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    If you haven't seen Nick Parker Music do yourself a favour and check him out. We saw him in 2019 and he's been a firm favourite in our household ever since. πŸ’•

    Great band and fine fellow!!

    He’s fab!

    Can i transfer my tickets to someone else if i cant make it?

    Yay! Will be awesome 😎 🎢

    Brilliant, they sound great!

    Can’t wait.

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