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Things to do: historic sites
Fairford is a small town in Gloucestershire, England. The town lies in the Cotswolds on the River Coln, about 6mi east of Cirencester, 4mi west of Lechlade and 9mi north of Swindon. Nearby are RAF Fairford and the Cotswold Water Park.GovernanceAn electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward extends northwards from Fairford to Quenington. The total ward population taken at the 2011 census was 4,031.SchoolsThe town's secondary school is Farmor's School, an 11-18 co-educational Academy. The school is judged to be of outstanding standard, having achieved grade 1 in its Ofsted inspection in 2010. There is also a primary school, Fairford Primary, and a playgroup.EventsThere is for 3 days every year RAF Fairford which hosts the world's largest military air show – the Royal International Air Tattoo. The event brings a boost to the economy of the town and surrounding areas.In March 2003 "Flowers to Fairford" was held as a protest against the use of USAF Fairford as the base for the 14 B-52 bombers aircraft which were used to bomb Iraq. Several thousand people attended and there was a large police presence, but the event passed off peacefully and without incident.
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