Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2023

Fairport CoCo

Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th August 2023
various venues, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PJ, England MAP
£160 for 3 days, camping £50 extra
Daily capacity: 20,000
Last updated: Tue 15th Aug 2023

An annual well attended festival of folk and rock music held on the edge of the village of Cropredy, and run by Fairport Convention. The 2021 festival will take place from Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th August 2023.

As is traditional, Fairport Convention will play on Thursday with a short welcoming set by the band's semi-acoustic line-up to open the festival with a marathon performance to close the festival on Saturday. 


acts include Solstice ; Nile Rogers & Chic (Thursday);  Merry Hell ; Wilson & Wakeman ; Toyah & Robert Fripp ; Joshua Burnell ; Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri ; Peat and Diesel ; Strawbs (farewell show) ; Fisherman's Friends ; Richard Digance ; Morganway; Beans on Toast ; The Young'Uns ; Gilbert O'Sullivan; 10CC, and many more.

for the details as available please see the line-up page.


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Tickets are on sale, priced as follows:-
3-days (Thurs / Fri / Sat) adult entry-only: £160
3-days (Thurs / Fri / Sat) teen (12-17) entry-only: £75
Camping (per-vehicle, NOT per-person):- £50
Two-day tickets (Friday and Saturday) are priced at £130, and day tickets are priced at £80.

Camping is charged per vehicle (up to five occupants). For convenience and security, tents are erected next to the camping party's vehicle.


The festival runs from 4pm - 11pm Thursday, Noon - midnight Friday and Saturday. Camp sites open 9am Thursday.

It's a very friendly festival with great ales, no sell-out out to rampant commercialism, and no huge ticket prices.

Getting there

There is a regular service to and from the festival from both the bus and train stations.


Unlike many other festivals, here you can park your vehicle next to your tent. You MUST have a concert ticket for the day you arrive to camp or caravan. Space on the campsites is for concert goers only. If you wish to camp with friends or family you must meet up somewhere off-site and arrive together as spaces cannot be saved.

Click HERE for information about all aspects of Fairport's Cropredy Convention.

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