Posts Tagged ‘Wickham Festival 2016’

Toyah @ Wickham Festival 2016: Newsy Bits

August 8th, 2016

wickham16aHampshire Chronicle: Chas & Dave and more at Wickham Festival: Thousands of people have enjoyed the likes of Tony Hadley, Chas & Dave and the SAS Band featuring Toyah Willcox and Queen’s Roger Taylor at the Wickham Festival. The four-day event, voted the best festival with a capacity of under 15,000, will be closed today by folk legends Lindisfarne and Steeleye Span – Continue reading…

• Chichester Observer: Review: SAS Band and Trevor Horn Band at the Wickham Festival: I’m just back from the Wickham Festival where I’ve seen so many singers and musicians playing so many well-known hits, I’ve forgotten who I’ve seen and who I haven’t. Matt Cardle singing I’m Not In Love? Yes. Toyah Willcox doing It’s A Mystery? Yes. Fish singing Kayleigh? Roger Taylor with It’s A Kind of Magic? Yep, that too – Continue reading…

Southern Daily Echo: Photos: Crowds enjoy Tony Hadley, Chas & Dave and more at Wickham Festival: Headliners were the SAS Band featuring Roger Taylor of Queen, Fish, Madeleine Bell and Toyah Willcox – Continue reading…

Wickham Festival News: Roger Taylor of Queen joins Fish, Madeline Bell and Toyah Willcox on stage at Wickham Festival: It was a Kind of Magic as Roger Taylor of Queen brought the third day of the Wickham Festival to a fantastic finish. The rock legend provided guest vocals for the SAS Band at the end of a rousing set which saw Toyah Willcox, Fish and Madeline Bell perform their own and others’ hits – Continue reading…

Wickham Festival News: Picture Gallery from Wickham Festival: Check out our pictures from the 2016 Wickham Festival… see if you can spot yourself! – Continue reading…

Toyah @ Wickham Festival 2016: Toyah and The SAS Band performing David Bowie’s Suffragette City – Watch at You Tube… Toyah and The SAS Band performing I Want To Be Free – Watch at You Tube…

• Browse all of Dreamscape’s “Toyah @ Wickham Festival 2016” here.

AudioBoom: Wickham Festival meets Toyah Willcox

August 8th, 2016

Toyah talks returning to Wickham Festival 2016, playing with The SAS Band, performing a David Bowie song, the new musical Crime and Punishment, and much more in an interview at the festival… Toyah Willcox returned to Wickham Festival in 2016 to perform with SAS Band.

Toyah Performs David Bowie’s ‘Suffragette City’ @ Wickham

August 8th, 2016

Toyah and The SAS Band perform a great version of David Bowie’s Suffragette City on Saturday at Wickham Festival. The first time Toyah has sang a Bowie song onstage! (Thanks to Colin Noller)

Daily Echo: SAS Band’s Wickham Salute to the Stars

August 5th, 2016

wickham16cThe SAS Band hope to crown their headline appearance at the Wickham Festival this weekend with a special tribute to the music stars who have died in 2016.

Already this year fans have mourned the passing of David Bowie, Prince and Maurice White from Earth, Wind and Fire among others. Spike’s All Star Band is made up of varying big name artists who play their own and other musicians’ hits for a great party atmosphere and Madeline Bell, pictured, who will be appearing with them tomorrow night, is planning a fitting send-off.

One of the great joys of playing festivals for Bell – and for Fish who will also be part of the SAS line-up at Wickham – is the chance to meet up with old friends in a happy environment.

The pair will be joined at Wickham by Toyah Willcox and Queen drummer Roger Taylor for what is sure to be a magical night.

• Continue reading at the Southern Daily Echo. NB: Toyah was rehearsing with The SAS Band this week and tweeted that she will be performing a David Bowie song.

Petersfield Post: Wickham Festival 2016

July 29th, 2016

wickham16dThe Stranglers, Tony Hadley, Toyah and more at Wickham Festival

Music lovers are in for a treat with a cracking line-up of top acts covering all genres at the annual four-day Wickham Festival. The award-winning family friendly event taking place from Thursday, August 4, to Sunday, August 7, sees perennial punksters The Stranglers, velvet-voiced Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley, and folk favourites Lindisfarne take to the main stage.

The legendary Roger Taylor of Queen is also performing at the festival site at Wickham, near Fareham, and there are other musical icons in Spike’s All Star Band –?Fish of hard rockers Marillion, and 1980s punk princess Toyah included.

• Continue reading at the Petersfield Post.

Hampshire-Life: The Best Hampshire Festivals in 2016

July 24th, 2016

hampshirelife16aWickham Festival – This relaxed, family-friendly, festival returns with a Live UK Music Business award under its belt for ‘Best Festival (Under 15,000) 2015’. The historic village of Wickham will welcome Spandau Ballet frontman, Tony Hadley, The Stranglers, Lindisfarne and SAS Band (aka Spike’s All Stars) which features Fish, Toyah and Roger Taylor of Queen.

• When? Thursday 4 August – Sunday 7 August

• How much? Adults, £160, Under 16s, £80 for the whole weekend. Or £60 for the day, £30 for under 16s. Evening only tickets are priced at £40 for adults and £20 for under 16s. Under 10s go free.

• Continue reading at Hampshire-Life. Visit the Wickham Festival 2016 website by clicking below. Toyah is guest vocalist at the festival with The SAS Band on Saturday 6th August.


The Breeze: Win Wickham Festival Tickets

July 16th, 2016

wickham16aWin tickets to the Wickham Festival taking place from 4th – 7th August off Blind Lane.

The Breeze will be there to enjoy live music from The Stranglers, The SAS Band featuring Toyah and Roger Taylor from Queen, Lindisfarne and the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.

It’s a fun filled weekend for the whole family in the Hampshire countryside with activities including a solar powered cinema, storytelling and a laser arena.

• Continue reading/Enter competition at The Breeze.

The News: Wickham Festival Reveals its Star-Studded Line-Up

April 27th, 2016

portsnews16aTony Hadley, The Stranglers, Lindisfarne and the SAS Band with Roger Taylor of Queen have been confirmed as headliners for this year’s Wickham Festival.

The Spandau Ballet frontman Tony tops the bill on the opening night on August 4, with The Stranglers and Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam as the main attractions the next day.

Spike’s All Stars Band with a line-up including Queen drummer Roger Taylor, Marillion lead singer Fish, Madeleine Bell and solo artist/actress Toyah Willcox will appear on Saturday. They will be supported by the Trevor Horn Band. Also on the bill are the Oysterband plus Chas & Dave.

Lindisfarne close the four-day event on Sunday with back-up from Steeleye Span, Hayseed Dixie and the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.

Festival organiser Peter Chegwyn said: “We are thrilled with this year’s line-up which has something for everyone. It reflects our rapidly-growing reputation locally, nationally and internationally with fans coming from the USA, Canada and Australia. We have a fantastic array of bands who will provide fantastic entertainment.”

• Continue reading at The Portsmouth News. Check out all of Toyah’s confirmed festival appearances for 2016, plus her other upcoming live dates, at

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

April 26th, 2016

wickham16aSouthern Daily Echo: All Star Line-Up Confirmed For Wickham Festival: Spike’s All Stars Band with a line-up which will include Queen drummer Roger Taylor, Marillion lead singer Fish, Madeleine Bell and solo artist/actress Toyah Willcox with a chance of other top names also making a guest appearance – Continue reading…

Virgin Media: Shakespeare in pop: It’s 400 years since Shakespeare died! Yes, a rum anniversary (23 April 1616), but one which allows us to celebrate his input towards music culture… The Tempest: You would think with something like The Tempest, that the goths would be all over that, but no: only the Deftones and not-that-spooky-just-a-bit-darkish Pendulum have co-opted it for a title. One of Toyah’s pre-pop jobs was a role as Miranda in Derek Jarman’s interesting film version from 1979 – Continue reading…

Vodzilla: Shakespeare 400: BFI brings the Bard’s films to VOD: With Saturday 23rd April marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the UK is going into overdrive celebrating the Bard, and the British Film Institute is no exception. This month, the BFI presents Shakespeare on Film, a UK-wide series of 300 special screenings and events celebrating the enormous impact the playwright’s life, work and legacy has had on cinema – Continue reading…

Flickering Myth: Aaaaaaaah! Still: Toyah Willcox as Barbara – Continue reading…

Lou Reviews: Shakespeare 400 in images: Heathcote Williams as Prospero and Toyah as Miranda in the 1979 film of ‘The Tempest’ – Continue reading…

Live 2016: Wickham Festival 2016

April 7th, 2016

wickham16aLatest artists announced for Wickham Festival 2016

We’ve just updated our website with another 10 artists including the incredible SAS Band, Spike’s All-Stars, featuring Fish, Toyah and Roger Taylor of ‘Queen’ who’ll be headlining on Saturday. One of the world’s top Celtic music groups, the Grammy Award nominated, all-female, traditional Irish-American band Cherish The Ladies will be apprearing on Sunday. Beautiful vocals, superb musicianship and stunning step dancing. We’ve added artist profiles for each so follow the links below to find out more and watch videos of their performances.

• Continue reading at Check out all of Toyah’s forthcoming gigs and appearances at

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