Folk Weekend: Oxford, 22nd – 24th April 2022

FWO returns to live performances after 2 years as a virtual festival. Three Pressed Men have 2 appearances this year, on Fri evening and Sunday afternoon. Continue reading

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Aston & Cote Village Hall, Sat 9th April 2022

Sadly, we’ve been hit by Covid-19 again. Just as Mark has recovered, Dick has gone down with it. This means we won’t be able to play at Aston & Cote Village Hall on Sat 9th April.

However, the evening of musical entertainment in aid of Aston & Cote Village Hall will go ahead. The various performers booked for the first half will expand their sets to fill the whole programme. Continue reading

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NOTE New Date: The Carpenters Arms, Miserden, 29th June 2022

We’re very sorry we had to postpone this gig after Mark tested positive for Covid, but delighted to be invited back in June for another evening of music and song in the convivial surroundings of The Carpenters Arms in rural Gloucestershire. Admission is free and if you arrive in good time you can eat dinner beforehand. Continue reading

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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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