The Taste of Wickham Festival is a fantastic free day out, with family entertainment, local produce, street food, handmade crafts and gifts, food demonstrations, history talks, community stalls, craft bars, buskers, dancing and live music.


Amazing stalls

Over 75 stalls selling lovely local foods, handmade crafts and delicious street food, alongside community organisations and our craft bars.

Children's zone

Families will enjoy giant bubble shows, free arts and crafts activities, storytelling, face painting, small fair rides and more! 

Live music & dancing

The main stage will host performers, bands and dance sessions throughout the day, alongside buskers around The Square. Dancing is encouraged!

Demonstrations and talks

Discover something new in the demonstration, talks and lifestyle marquee.

Local shops, pubs and cafés

Take a stroll around the village and visit a wonderful variety of shops, bars restaurants and cafés.

The French Zone

To celebrate our twin village of Villers-sur-Mer in Normandy, the cobbles will be transformed with a bit of ooh la la!

Alice in Wonderland Trail

Families can enjoy a free Alice themed adventure trail around the village. Can you find all the wonderful objects? (With thanks to Confiserie Verdonk)

Big tombola tumble

Win amazing prizes in our tombola. Visit the Information Tent on the day to spin the drum.

For general enquiries, please email

With thanks to our sponsors and supporters