About Us

Mark performing at Goring Unplugged


When not performing with The Close Knit Band, Mark can often be found rehearsing or performing with one of the local drama or amateur operatic societies. He is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist playing 6 and 12 string guitar, ukulele, mandolin, octave mandola and banjo.


Jenny and Elaine enjoying tea and cake after a gig at the Millstream Day Centre, Benson


Elaine sings and plays ukulele, percussion and kazoo! She has been performing with the well respected a capella harmony group Cats Chorus for many years and is also a member of the Wallingford Tuneless Choir.


Jenny sings and plays treble and descant recorders. She is also a member of Cats Chorus, plays with a Reading Recorder Group, enjoys weight-lifting and organises the annual La Misa Campesina in Blackfriars Church, Oxford.


Harry is our well behaved Bedlington Terrier. He comes with us to gigs if invited but doesn’t sing or play any instruments!