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Cropredy goes Greener!!
Added 2008-06-16 12:06:57

This year, Fairport's Cropredy Convention is teaming up with Cherwell District Council and our long-time festival contractor, Grundon Waste Management, in order to recycle as much of the litter as possible.

For some time we have been keen to reduce the environmental impact of our event and this year turned to Cherwell DC and Grundon for advice.

Cherwell DC will provide us with 24 mixed recycle bottle banks which will be placed on the campsites and within the concert arena itself. Cherwell will also provide a collection service so that glass bottles and jars can also be recycled. More...

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Big Screen for Cropredy 2008!!
Added 2008-06-21 16:25:07

Many of you have been asking us whether or not we will be having the same screen which proved so popular at Cropredy 2007.

The answer is - NO - we are getting an even better screen!

We shall be using a large LED screen, which will be placed, as last year, upstage of the musicians. More...

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Cropredy Interview on!
Added 2008-07-01 11:14:53 was established in 1999 and has become one of the UK's foremost online folk music resources designed to support the folk community.

Last weekend the team journeyed to the new Fairport office in Oxfordshire to talk to Gareth Williams about the organisation of this year's festival.
You can hear this in depth interview by clicking here.

Our Pat gets a Gong!!
Added 2008-06-26 12:18:24

One of the Cropredy Festival's most familiar faces has received an award in the Queen's Birthday Honours List!

Congratulations to Pat Brittain, who has been awarded an MBE in recognition of her voluntary work for her village community.

Pat lives in Deddington and has been involved with a carer's group for the past ten years. She also runs regular coffee mornings and sells merchandise at local craft fairs in aid of Katherine House Hospice. In total, Pat has raised £100,000 for Katherine House Hospice; an incredible achievement and duly recognised. More...