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Great News for Cider Drinkers!
Some of our Cropredy visitors find the Wadworth 6X just a tad too heavy on a hot summers day and prefer to quaff a refreshing lager or, more recently, a pint of cider.
Well, those kindly folk at Wadworth, who run our Cropredy Bar - with the help of our 'Cuttsy's Crew' from North Yorkshire - have taken note of this trend and will be increasing their cider capacity by up to 30% for 2008!
Along with the variety of beers, lagers, wines and spirits, the bar will be offering Westons "Bounds Brand" this year, a traditional still, clear cider from Much Marcle in Herefordshire. More...
Julie Fowlis on Radio 2!
Julie Fowlis wll be performing on BBC Radio 2 this Friday evening (13 June).
Recorded at LSO St Lukes in London, PAUL GAMBACCINI presents the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA - Conductor GAVIN SUTHERLAND.
With guests, Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year - JULIE FOWLIS (pictured here, collecting her award from KT Tunstall) , THE DIAMOND DIVAS and PHILIP MARTIN (Piano).
Tickets 1 & 2 sell for £270.20!!
Ticket numbers 1 & 2 were recently auctioned on eBay in support of Dave Trivett's 'Adderbury Party in the Park' which raises money for local charities such as Katherine House Hospice.
The tickets raised a magnificent £270.20, a full £96.20 more than their face value.
This year's event is on Saturday, 12 July so please go along if you can. It really is a terrific day out and you will CERTAINLY see some familiar faces! For further details, please click here. More...
NEW!! 'Fairport @ Forty' sampler clip!
We've produced a mini-documentary about Fairport's Cropredy Convention with help from TV director Mike Rowbottom.
It captures the unique atmosphere of our festival through interviews and music clips. The footage was shot on the campsites, concert field and backstage.
If you haven't been to Cropredy before, you can see what it's like by watching the nine-minute video on the Cropredy section of our website here.