Author Archives: Mark Fry

Folk Weekend On Tour: Faringdon – Sat 9th Oct 2021

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

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Horspath Festival, 29th August 2021

Sunday 29th August, 2021 Horspath Village Green From 1pm. We are performing at 3pm & 4pm.

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Cholsey Village Show 2021 – 28th Aug

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)

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The Road To Daventry

Another schottisch, another tune from a signalbox…

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The Second Wave & Maudlin Bridge

Here are two slower tunes, of a slightly lugubrious nature, that might do well for step-hop dances.

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The May Jigs – King Alfred’s & Chawton Woods

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.

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Folk Weekend Oxford 2021 – Live on-line!

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.

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25th Anniversary

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 thenĀ  – until 2020! The difficulties and … Continue reading

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Concert in Bournemouth, 16th Nov 2019

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.

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John Kirkpatrick at Cholsey Pavilion

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

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