King’s Arms May Day Revels

once we finally had a lovely afternoon for our May Day Revels.  The weather was mainly sunny and fairly warm which made a change from preceding years when we have usually been frozen stiff or blown away. Held at the King’s Arms, this lovely old pub on Coleorton moor provided a fitting venue for a […]

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Rollickin’ Rollin’ Shanties!

Roots Community Singers’ Shanty evening proved one of the most successful events in the choir’s history with tickets selling out almost two weeks ahead of the event! More importantly the evening proved great fun for both the choir and guests who were able to exercise their vocal cords on a wide range of watery songs […]

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Wayfarers All!

It took almost two years to come to fruition, but the long awaited Wayfarers All CD of original music and song celebrating the National Forest’s long distance footpath finally launched at two local events beginning with the Swadlincote Food Festival. This very popular festival drew a large crowd many of which took the time to […]

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Travelling Folk At Swannington

Swannington Village Hall is the venue for a fun evening of folk music and song when it hosts The Travelling People on Saturday, 21st November. Tickets are £10 with proceeds aiding the Coleorton Volunteer group which maintains the local nature reserves.   For more information please contact Vera McDonald 01530 223456

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Pasty Faced Singers? Certainly Not!

Taking a break from rehearsing our latest harmonies, Roots Community Singers held a half term fuddle/social evening which included a pasty making challenge! Proving that singing and cooking go hand in hand we had a fantastic entry of savoury pasties which gave the hard pressed judges a difficult time in deciding a winner.  The honours […]

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