Cropredy lines up top acts for festival

There will be thousands of people going along to Fairport's Cropredy Convention and you have the chance to join them.

The Banbury Guardian has teamed up with the event organisers to offer a family pack for the entire three day festival running from Thursday August 11 to Saturday August 13.

The package includes two three-day adult tickets plus up to three under 12s child tickets plus camping for one vehicle and up to five occupants.

Madness will headline the festival on Thursday with The Bootleg Beatles the headline act on Friday.

The Saturday night headline performance from host band Fairport Convention will be preceded by a solo set from Ralph McTell.

Legendary British band Madness is stronger than ever and their headlining Cropredy set will delight the crowd with hit after hit from their career lasting nearly four decades.

The Bootleg Beatles are a revival of the fab four’s music and will be bringing 60’s grooves to the festival.

Ralph McTell is a favourite of the Cropredy crowd. He is one of Britain’s best loved singer-songwriters.

Fairport Convention will close the festival on Saturday.

Steeleye Span, Maia, CoCo and the Butterfields Hayseed Dixie are also in the line up with more than 30 hours of live music.

To be in with a chance of winning answer the following question act. What is name of the headline act on Thursday?

To enter people please send an email to [email protected]. The subject line must contain the word Cropredy plus Banbury.

The body of the email must contain the correct answer to the question, the entrant’s full name, a postal address and a phone number.

The deadline for entries will be midnight on Thursday July 21 and the winners will be contacted the following day.

The judges decision is final and no correspondance will be entered into.

There is no cash equivalent available..

Tickets are available from Fairport’s website, where more information is available, or the ticket phone line on 0900 637 1644,

As in previous years, one-day, two-day and three-day tickets are available.

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