The family-friendly Wickham Festival (formerly known as the Eastleigh Festival) offers live music and entertainment for all ages with camping in a relaxed folk festival setting, and will be held in the Hampshire village of Wickham just east of Eastleigh and just north of Fareham.
This four-day event happens from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2013. Expect three music stages in 2013 plus an open stage and other attractions including street theatre, a solar-powered cinema tent, circus tent, digital funfair, storytelling tent, crafts fayre and Real Ale Festival.
The latest additions are Wilko Johnson, Public Service Broadcasting, The Deborah Bonham Blues Band, Sarah Savoy and the Francadians, Shamus O'Blivion & the Megadeath Morrismen, Neverland, The Courtiers, and The Doghouse Boat Boys.
They join The Waterboys, Dexys, 10cc, Rolf Harris, Seth Lakeman, Show of Hands, Lau, KAN, Ahab, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, The Blockheads, Shooglenifty, Martyn Joseph, Spiers & Boden, Le Vent du Nord, The Spooky Mens Chorale, Lucy Ward, Merry Hell, Moulettes, Peatbog Faeries, Eliza Carthy, Bella Hardy, Lucy Farrell & Kate Young, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Jess Morgan, Rory McLeod, Slim Chance, O'Hooley & Tidow, Tim Edey & Brendan Power, The Cathy Jordan Trio, and Exmouth Shanty Men, with many more to be confirmed.
For the line-up details as available please click here.
4-day weekend season tickets are on sale priced at £135 for an adult weekend ticket, with under-16s being half-price and under-10s free - a saving of £35 on every adult ticket (£17.50 on under-16 tickets). Camping tickets are priced at £25 per tent or caravan for the whole weekend, and day tickets also being on sale with prices from £25 adult, £12.50 under-16s. Under-10s are free throughout.
To buy tickets, click here.
Other attractions for festival goers include The Groovy Movie Solar-Powered Cinema, storytelling, theatre, children's entertainers, unsigned bands stage, Punch & Judy, dance displays, healing area, campsite 'Posh Wash' showers, craft fayre, exotic foods fayre, and real ale bars.
Wickham is easily reached by road, rail, coach, bus and air. If coming by road, Wickham is just two miles north of the M27 (junction 10) near Fareham and is less than 10 miles from both the M3 and A3. Alternatively, for a scenic route, take the A32 from Alton and head south through the beautiful Meon valley.
There will be more information here when it becomes available.
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