Lakes, Cakes And Mountains!

  All three were in abundance during ROOTS Community Singers’ weekend visit to the southern lakes.  In fact our camp site was situated on the top of an under ground reservoir with lovely views of Morcombe bay in one direction and brooding, cloud topped Ingleborough hill in another. Arriving on Friday night we were lucky […]

ROOTS Community Singers New Sessions

After taking a break over the summer, ROOTS Community Singers restart practice sessions on Tuesday, 2nd September, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm at Newbold, Coleorton primary school. The choir regularly attracts up to 30 members a session, sings a wide ranging repertoire consisting of English and world folk songs most of which are sung in […]

Shepshed Folk Club Re-Opens

Shepshed Folk Club will be re-starting monthly singarounds  at its previous venue, the Black Swan, Loughborough Road, Shepshed, LE12 9DL, on Friday 15 August, then (hopefully) the 3rd Friday of every month. Gather from around 8:00 pm for 8:30 start. Contact details – Peter Soar – phone 01509 828340 or e-mail

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Bare Bones Nees You!

Bored with the gym?  Fed up with your diet?  Looking for some fun and good company?  You need to try morris dancing!  Bare Bones women’s border morris side is looking for new members.  With this aim in mind a series of two, free workshops is being scheduled to get you off to a flying start. […]

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Barn Dance & Ploughman’s Supper

Swadlincote Rotary Club are staging a barn dance and ploughman’s supper on the 27th September at Blackfordby Village Hall.  Featuring the fabulous Derbyshire Ranters and caller Jayne Squire, the evening starts at 7.30 pm and will include a ploughman’s supper. Post expires at 10:13am on Monday September 29th, 2014

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Lakes, Cakes And Mountains!

  All three were in abundance during ROOTS Community Singers’ weekend visit to the southern lakes.  In fact our camp site was situated on the top of an under ground reservoir with lovely views of Morcombe bay in one direction and brooding, cloud topped Ingleborough hill in another. Arriving on Friday night we were lucky […]

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ROOTS Community Singers New Sessions

After taking a break over the summer, ROOTS Community Singers restart practice sessions on Tuesday, 2nd September, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm at Newbold, Coleorton primary school. The choir regularly attracts up to 30 members a session, sings a wide ranging repertoire consisting of English and world folk songs most of which are sung in […]

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Sing After Supper!

There’s a quirky little pub called the New Inn at Peggs Green which does hearty, wholesome meals at a reasonable price every Monday evening.  This just happens to coincide with the resident folk club’s monthly sing-around so a great opportunity to tuck in and then reach for the high notes afterwards! It is a very […]

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