Category Archives: Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention – The Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare

This was our seventh year in a row seeing Fairport, and the fourth at Weston-Super-Mare. Support came from Roger Davies, and as usual Fairport Convention joined him on stage for the last song before doing two sets of their own. … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention – The Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare

If it’s February, it must be Fairport Convention time. Support tonight came from the uncommonly tall Rosie Carson, and the rather more normal sized Kevin Dempsey. They played for 25 minutes or so before, as is usual, Fairport joined them … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention, The Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare

Our fifth consecutive year seeing Fairport Convention on their Wintour, this could become something of a habit. Support tonight came from Edwina Hayes who was pretty good. As normal she was joined on stage for her last song by Fairport … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention – The Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare

The fourth year running we’ve gone to see Fairport Convention on their Wintour, only this year they weren’t playing in Swindon so we had to head west to Weston-Super-Mare. Support came from John Watterson in the guise of Fake Thackray … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

It’s that Wintour time of year again, so we made the annual pilgrimage to Swindon to see Fairport Convention. Support tonight came from Kieran Goss who chatted and played songs for 20 minutes or so before being joined on stage … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

It’s spring, so it must be time for the annual Fairport Convention Wintour. As with last year we headed up to Swindon early to partake of a meal in the venue first, and yet again the food was superb. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

An early departure for Swindon to ensure we’d be in time for a meal in the restaurant before the 7:30 start. The support act, Dark Horses were good, and were joined on stage by Fairport for a rendition of Si … Continue reading

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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2009 – Cropredy

This year we did the full three-days at Cropredy, heading up on the Thursday morning for the 4pm start. The weather was a lot better this year, sunny on Thursday and Saturday, and overcast on the Friday. Due to this … Continue reading

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The Battle Of Evermore

Fairport Convention with Robert Plant and Kristina Donahue, Cropredy 2008

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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention

We only went for two of the three days so missed seeing Supergrass on Thursday. The weather for days we were there couldn’t have been any more different. Friday I needed sun cream, then at one point on Saturday I … Continue reading

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