Fairport Convention: Cropredy – August 7-9th, 2008

Posted: January 12, 2012 in 2008, Cropredy, Fairport Convention
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Why: I love Fairport Convention, but I don’t love festivals. That said, friends liked camping and had two young children, one of whom was my god daughter, and asked if I wanted to join them. I packed a load of weed, and join them I did.

High: Not Fairport. Given that it rained, stormed and blew for 90% of the weekend we couldn’t stick out their 3 hour set (and missed Robert Plant coming on at the end). That said, the first night, sitting on camp chairs, smoking fat joints and drinking while watching Supergrass storm through a Diamond Hoo Haa set was awesome.

Drinking: An absolutely wonderful real ale they had. Wish I could remember it’s name…

Thinking: This is why I don’t sleep under canvas….

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