Fairport Convention

Five Fascinating Things About the Town of Wimbledon

As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today (June 24, 2013), it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find …

Five British Rockers Who Have Their Own Beer

And by “have their own beer” I don’t mean they’re tight-fisted when it comes to getting a round in (although you know what they say about lead singers). These five musical performers are so fussy about their …

Five Great Inventive British Guitar Heroes

Before we start: I just wanted to say that yes, there have been far more than five astonishing British guitarists in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. And we could argue all day about who they are, and whether Jimi Hendrix could …