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Wickham Festival Gallery 2019

It’s that time of year again when you can try and can spot yourself in our new Wickham Festival 2019 Gallery. As the days are getting shorter it all seems a long while ago we were enjoying the summer so we hope they’ll stir some fond memories of this year’s event. Thanks again to Guy Reece of Striking Faces fame and all our team of photographers for snapping some brilliant pictures to help us reminisce. If you see Guy next year remember to give him a Wickham “W” pose…

Happy times at Wickham Festival 1st – 4th August 2019. Thank you to everyone that attended and being such a friendly bunch … it was a fantastic weekend!

If you’re viewing the gallery on a desktop or laptop you can share an image by hovering / clicking an image and clicking on the heart in the top right hand side. In case you’re not following all our line up announcements on Facebook and Twitter here is a quick recap of artists we’ve already booked for 2020. No headliners yet but we have some exciting announcements coming soon.

In response to many requests we’re delighted to confirm that the amazing American guitarist Stanley Jordan will be returning to Wickham in 2020. He’ll be performing a special ‘Stanley plays Jim’ Hendrix set with his trio to recreate Jimi’s legendary performances at Woodstock and, 50 years on, his final show at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970.

Stanley Jordan performing at Wickham in 2019. He’ll be back in the summer with some friends with a special Hendrix performance recreating Jimi’s legendary Woodstock performance.

We’ll be welcoming Britain’s top acoustic duo Show of Hands who’ve just released their new album ‘Battlefield Dance Floor’. Other artists include Tankus the Henge, Gaz Brookfield & The Company of Thieves, The Goat Roper Rodeo Band, Scottish songstress Eddi Reader, Flutatious, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, Mànran, Teesside trio The Young’Uns, American blues legend Lil’ Jimmy Reed, The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Hattie Hatstar, Old Blind Dogs and finally Wickham favourites Edward II to get you on your feet.

In other news once again we’re donating £5,000 from tickets, t-shirts & programme sales to the Two Saints charity who do great work helping the homeless in our local area.  They offer good quality homeless services including accommodation with support and resettlement, in Berkshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Southampton and Portsmouth.

Kiefer Sutherland supporting ‘Two Saints’ at this year’s Festival.

Don’t forget if you want to make a massive £50 saving for 2020 please visit our tickets page. The sooner you buy tickets the more you save!

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    By popular request! Bugbeats Silent Disco will be back at Wickham in 2020 ... See MoreSee Less

    By popular request!  Bugbeats Silent Disco will be back at Wickham in 2020

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    Was so good last year x

    In the words of jaws... Your gonna need a bigger tent 😉

    This was bloody brilliant last year! Well done Wickham! I'd come just for that!! 😂

    Great news, we loved it!

    Fun for all the family it’s a proper giggle!

    Yay, this was such good fun x

    This makes me the happiest person! Loveliest staff and greatest laugh of the festival (and it had a lot of competition).

    Fab news. it was such fun this year x

    Yay!!! They were ace, and great for us let of some steam after a long day 🕺🏻😬

    This was amazing when i had free time of from working

    It's hilarious to watch too

    Shelley Shaw we absolutely will Karl Jevons what do you reckon!! You dancing to Barbie burl was EPIC!!!

    "silent"?! Happy that everyone there enjoyed it, but please put it next to the carpark, not the camping.

    I saw the tent but didn't see them running all weekend. Must have missed it. So much to do at Festi these days!

    Karl Jevons Andy Whittingham ooo look... You can go AGAIN 😂

    Can you site this away from the campers please. Only the music is silent, those with the headphones on were belting out the words very loudly.

    Caroline Marks

    Be great if they had an indie/rock channel as well! Joe Ridley

    Matt Freemantle

    Tim Pigott

    Mandy Moo

    Dean Bryant Anne Stringer Lu Lu Harris hoorah !! Heidi Sheppard

    Tammy Kent 😂😂 woop woop hahaha

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    From Glastonbury to Wickham. India Electric Co. will be making their Wickham debut in 2020. “Two of the most extraordinary musicians, a phenomenal duo” - BBC Radio 2, **** “Bursting with invention and full of surprises.” - The Telegraph. See them here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxREjHFnEQg ... See MoreSee Less

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    We really like this track: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmM0kMgO9cs

    These 2 guys are so talented.Seen them supporting Midge Ure and also in his band.ps get Midge Ure to Wickham👍🏻

    I saw these guys at the Ashcroft Centre a while back. Excellent news!

    Good booking, saw them recently at Forest Arts Centre in New Milton very talented guys.

    Brilliant! They are talented guys. Saw them earlier this year. Love playing their album in the car. 👏👏

    Fantastic choose!! 😀😀😀

    Excellent...

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    Great video of Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland giving an impromptu performance at the Naomi House Childrens Hospice prior to his Wickham Festival appearance in August. Top man! www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH0qPDaERIM ... See MoreSee Less

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    This is amazing, get in touch if there is anything we can do to help! 🌿✂️💚

    Kerri Sullivan This is what I was telling you about

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    Pleased to say The Magic Teapot will be back at Wickham in 2020. www.facebook.com/magicteapotvenue/videos/434183467179307/ ... See MoreSee Less

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    Worth a ticket just to spend the weekend in here❤️

    One of the best features of the festival and The Twisted Tea Garden.🤗🎶🌋

    My absolute favourite feature of the festival 😄

    It was a highlight of the festival for us! Looking forward to the heat and song already.

    Yay! Loved the teapot 😊

    The Magic Teapot was a great little venue.

    Woohoo, looking forward to dancing on some benches and singing Crazy in the best ever coffee place.

    Was looking at that this afternoon .xx

    Brilliant news ... it was fantastic this year! ... loved playing the tambourine!!

    Fantastic news!

    Many a happy hour spent in here! Still loving my tea towel 😍

    Looking forward to it already!

    Great news 👍

    Just love the dancing man in the background!

    Great news

    Best news!!!

    Yessss!

    Yay!!!

    Rachel Hazzard Sian Forfar Jeremy Hazzard Theresa Bundred memories xxx

    That was so good in there they were all nuts it was great !

    Wendy Ledger

    Jacqueline Cook

    Yeay 😁😁

    Sue Hall

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    Great new preview video from John Jones and the Reluctant Ramblers, Walking to Wickham www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNfHuL-pRsA&feature=youtu.be ... See MoreSee Less

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    See also the 'Folk on Foot' Facebook page and give them a 'Like' www.facebook.com/folkonfoot/

    Going to see The Oyster Band next week at Union Chapel. Can't wait.

    Me to from the Campervan field a mile away! I thought Folk This ! 😂🌋

    Misschien moeten we toch eens meewandelen, Arnold Madderom 😉

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