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 2021. 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) Continue reading

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The Road To Daventry

Another schottisch, another tune from a signalbox… Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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The May Jigs – King Alfred’s & Chawton Woods

King Alfred’s statue in Winchester

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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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 then  – until 2020! The difficulties and restrictions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic put paid to everything we had in our diary. However, we couldn’t let this milestone pass unmarked. 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. Continue reading

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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 Men will perform 2 sets, and various other
musicians will be present, so we’ll treat it like a folk club.
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