This festival has been postponed until 2021. Organiser's statement.
The dates for 2020 are confirmed as from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th August.
The family-friendly Wickham 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.
Expect four music stages and other attractions including comedy, cartoon cinema, storytelling, puppet theatre and make ‘n’ take crafts tent.
Acts announced so far include Van Morrison, The Waterboys, Seth Lakeman, Capercaillie, The SAS Band - Spike's All-Stars (featuring Spike Edney [Queen] and guest vocalists Graham Gouldman [10cc]; Steve Harley [Cockney Rebel]; Tom Robinson; Toyah; Madeline Bell [Blue Mink] and an all-star band), Dhol Foundation, Leo Sayer, Eliza Carthy & The Restitute Band, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, The South, Martin Simpson, Beans on Toast, Eddi Reader, Show of Hands, The Young'Uns, Manran, Gaz Brookfield and The Company of Thieves, Hattie Hatstar, Will Pound, The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Lil' Jimmy Reed and The A Team, Stanley Jordan, and more. There's more to come.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced at £160 for adults (camping not included), £80 under-16s with children aged under 10 years able to attend for free.
Camping tickets are priced at £30 per tent or caravan (not per-person).
Other attractions for festival goers include more late night comedy; more street theatre; film screenings of classic festival movies from Glastonbury and other legendary music festivals; a new cabaret and circus skills stage, exotic foods fayre, real ale bars, and more.
Campsite open from noon until 9pm on the Wednesday and from 10am on the Thursday.
Festival arena open from 3pm on the Thursday and 8am other days.
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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