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Fairport at Compton Verney!
Added 2014-05-30 16:52:40

As part of Compton Verney's celebration, we were been asked to help break the world record for the longest festive bunting string. So this afternoon, we dropped in and we did!

All five of us (plus our festival and touring teams including Roxy!) have hand-crafting pennants which will be incorporated in a seven-mile length of bunting. 

In August, we'll be inviting everyone at Cropredy to contribute to the bunting world record too. A team from Compton Verney will have a stall at the festival where you can individually decorate bunting pennants. There'll be craft materials - pencils, crayons and paints - supplied for you to use. We'll also be cajoling musicians from this year's line-up to have a go. More...

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The Mischa Macpherson Trio win the Young Folk Awards 2014!!
Added 2014-02-20 12:20:55

Pic: Louise Bichan

We are delighted to see that one of our favourite acts from the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards semi-finals in Kendal has won the final - The Mischa Macpherson Trio.

Mischa (Clarsach and Vocals), Innes (Guitar) and Conal (Pipes and Whistles) blew the judges away with their fabulous performance.

Each year, as part of their prize, the winners are given a slot at Fairport's Cropredy Convention. More...

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Download the 2014 Cropredy Poster!
Added 2014-02-14 17:12:10

You can download the new Cropredy 2014 Poster right now from our downloads page.

This year, our wonderful artist - Mick Toole - has employed the skills of Roxy to guide you through the weekend.

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Cropredy 2013 on WBBC!!
Added 2014-02-14 14:36:55

Highlights from last year's fabulous Croprdy Festival will shortly be appearing on 'Whispering' Bob Harris OBE's website and YouTube channel from Wednesday 19 February.

Each Wednesday, one live performance from each band will be put on line. Fantastic artists like The Dunwells, Mediaeval Baebes, and Danny & the Champions of the World will be amongst the first few to be featured. Simply subscribe to the WBBC YouTube channel, WhisperingBob.tv to see them all! You can do that here.

The full length documentary will then follow and will feature a different performance from artists already featured with a highlight video, along with any other artists who weren't featured. More...