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Book lovers flock to Chippy for The Archers, Richard and Judy and much more!

Last weekend saw town full of book-lovers and writers for the fourth Chipping Norton Literary Festival (ChipLitFest). This was the last festival to be run by Chippy’s Clare Mackintosh – currently enjoying her own literary success as author of psychological … Continue reading

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Is Brad Pitt filming in Chippy?

Rumours are abounding that Brad Pitt is in Chippy this weekend… or rather, that scenes for his new movie are being filmed here. Fury, a World War Two drama scheduled for release next year, finished filming scenes in Watlington last … Continue reading

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Are the Beckhams going to move to Chippy?

The national newspapers were abuzz this weekend with rumours that David and Victoria Beckham are planning to buy a second home in the Cotswolds. Of course, this has given rise to the usual “Chipping Norton Set” mentions, with the Daily … Continue reading

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Is Chippy the third crappiest town in Britain?

It is, according to the creators of Crap Towns. Chippy has been listed as third in their new Crap Towns list, behind London and Bradford but ahead of such gems as Coventry and Nuneaton. There are flaws with the list; … Continue reading

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