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Fairport will be playing the Costa Del Sol Folk Festival in Benalmadena in Spain and a run of Danish dates in march.
Full details on our gigs page.
Fairport By Fairport is a comprehensive and fully illustrated book about Fairport Convention which would make a great Christmas present.
The publishers are now offering a special Christmas discount of 33 per cent if you order the book before 8 December - that makes it just £19.99 which is real snip.
More details on the publisher's website here.
Fairport Convention are sad to hear the news of the death of their friend John Shaw.
John was a Radio DJ and Presenter (and regular in the musicians X1 cricket team with Richard Thompson) who later turned his attention to cricket commentary for BBC Sport Online and BBC Radio Leicester.
There is a fine tribute here from The Leicester Mercury.
Ric Sanders, Vo Fletcher, Mike Gregory and Catherine Howe have recorded a Christmas song (written by Vo).
You can have a look at the video (shot in Malvern) right here!