Author Archives: Mark Fry
12:55 – 1:40pm The Bell, The Marketplace, Faringdon Fancy a lunchtime drink and some music? You’re in luck. Those nice people at Folk Weekend are organising a one-day folk festival in the town of Faringdon, Oxfordshire, on Saturday 9th Oct … Continue reading
Sunday 29th August, 2021 Horspath Village Green From 1pm. We are performing at 3pm & 4pm.
Saturday 28 August, 2021 The Recreation Ground, Station Road, Cholsey. From midday Three Pressed Men perform at 1:30pm & 4:10pm (NB not 3:10 as previously planned)
Another schottisch, another tune from a signalbox…
Here are two slower tunes, of a slightly lugubrious nature, that might do well for step-hop dances.
Here are a couple of jigs that I came up with at the start of May 2021. They were prompted by playing Philippe Plard’s wonderful jig, Zelda, which was tune of the week for the Tunesday Tuesdays group on Facebook.
FWO21 is going ahead on April 16th-18th, despite the pandemic. As in 2020, the festival will be live on-line, only this year they’ve had rather more time to plan. Catch us at 10am on Sunday Morning.
Three Pressed Men was formed in 1995. Our first gig was on Fri 4th August at The Coach & Horses, East Challow (now sadly closed). We’ve played a few gigs every year since then – until 2020! The difficulties and … Continue reading
Ah, the joys of an English seaside town out of season. No tourists to spoil the beaches and jam up the roads. The best time of year to visit. Once again we are the guests of the Bournemouth Bach Choir.
Sat 26th Oct 2019 [Post updated Thu 24th Oct] Cholsey Concerts are heartily disappointed to tell you that John Kirkpatrick is unwell and cannot appear on Saturday 26th Oct. However, the organisers will press ahead with the concert. Three Pressed … Continue reading