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We'll be reporting daily on the Cropredy build on facebook and twitter to keep those appetites whetted!
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News in from Katharine House Hospice
All prizes have been claimed except for the Jar of Quality Street chocolates if that person can ring our fundraising department on 01295 812161 to claim - Chocolates Allan Green 401 AQ67VO4K
Lesley from Swindon was delighted with Chris Leslie's mandolin as was Eithina Houldsworth from Falmouth who won the signed guitar.
Thank you everyone for your support we made £4462 from the raffle and £1747 making a total of £6209 for the Hospice. Look forward to seeing you again next year
Banbury to Cropredy Bus Timetable!
Stagecoach have given us the new bus timetable for Banbury - Cropredy - Banbury.
To go to our downloads page, please click here.
Alice Cooper, Mediaeval Baebes & FC Cropredy Interview!!
Read Nick Robinson's Cropredy Interview with Alice Cooper, Mediaeval Baebes and Fairport Convention - (Courtesy of Oxford Mail/Times)
"Fairport's Cropredy Convention is widely acclaimed as the ultimate celebration of folk-rock. Yet, increasingly, the tens of thousands of music-loving folkies who invade the normally tranquil village of Cropredy in North Oxfordshire for three days each August, are treated to a more eclectic range of quality music. Festival founders and folk-rock originators Fairport Convention are still the principal Cropredy headliners, but the bill this year includes several distinctly non-folk performers such as 10cc, Levellers and Nik Kershaw.
Plus, amazingly, the original shock-rocker Alice Cooper will also be there this year to terrify regular Cropredy-goers with his stunning horror-fuelled stage-act on the opening night. At the other end of the spectrum are the classical chart-topping Mediaeval Baebes with their beautifully evocative musical adaptations of medieval writing sung in a variety of languages, all prettily accompanied by antique English instruments. More...