3 results for month: 08/2011


BirdFair 2011

It’s an international event, attracting birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists from every part of the world to share their knowledge and experiences. Although it’s called Birdfair it’s fast becoming known as the international wildlife event of the year and is not just for birders but for anyone with an interest in preserving the beauties of the natural world. Each year, the Birdfair supports a particular conservation project and for the next 3 years it will be supporting BirdLife’s Flyways Programme. This year it is working to protect the migratory routes, breeding grounds and wintering areas of birds in the European-Afri...

Cropredy Conventioners Raffle 2011

The raffle prizes of a ukulele, a guitar, a violin, photos, cd’s and posters, all signed by the artistes, were obtained throughout the year by our Cropredy Fundraiser Yvonne Bennett. Thanks Yvonne for all your hours of attending gigs and meeting with the artistes on behalf of Fair Mobility. We are grateful to the Music Room for the brand new ukulele, which was signed by all the Fairport Convention band members and came complete with the words and music of ‘Ukelele Central’, also signed by Chris Leslie and Ric Sanders.  More information about the Music Room can be found on www.themusicroom-online.co.uk  Guitarist Rod Willmott kindly gave ...

Cropredy 2011

The perfect weather helped of course, and seeing some great acts on stage (Home Service, UB40, Blockheads, the Horslips, Lau, Seasick Steve and many many more, plus the legendary Fairport Convention themselves) between shifts was a bonus - but the best bit for me was having such a dedicated team of volunteers, all pulling together to look after our customers’ needs and raising much needed funds at the same time. Thankyou so much to all in ‘Team A Plus’ (in no particular order) - Barry, Sam, John, Kate, Martin, Kim, Ian, Yvonne, Pete, Cath, Sue, Graham and Emma, not forgetting our Junior Volunteers Maisy and Charlie – you all did a great job ...