Win tickets to see Fairport Convention in concert

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

FOLK rock favourites Fairport Convention will be playing their toe-tapping tunes in Weston later this month.The innovators of the English folk rock style, recipients of a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio 2, celebrate 40 years together in 2007.Since forming in 1967, the band has released numerous albums and been on many tours throughout Europe and the USA.The Weston performance will include some old favourites along with some material from their latest album Sense of Occasion.Fairport Convention will be on stage at The Playhouse, Weston, on February 27.Tickets, priced £16.50, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer one lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question: In which year did Fairport Convention form?* Closes: 9am on February 15. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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