Singing Folk At Ashby Arts Festival

For the second year running ROOTS Community Singers were invited to take part in the Ashby Arts Festival. Performing their first spot at the arts competition winners presentation ceremony at Ivanhoe College the group were in fine form singing a wide range of English and world folk songs taken from their current repertoire. These included two brand […]

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A Revelling Good May Day!

Maypole and morris dancing, a very accomplished community choir singing a range of beautiful harmonies, great company and a delicious BBQ featuring locally sourced burgers … what’s not to like about May Day? Alright the weather might have been a bit warmer, but it kept dry and a cheerful blaze held back the cold. Once […]

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Rafters Well And Truly Raised!

The Great Hall at the lovely old Sir John Moore School, Appleby Magna with its lofty ceiling and high windows proved an excellent venue for ROOTS Community Singers latest harmony singing workshop. Forty participants flocked from local and not so local choirs to combine their talents in a superb day of uplifting songs under the leadership […]

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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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New Singing Sessions Starting Now!

It’s the start of a New Year which means ROOTS Community Singers will begin rehearsing a whole new repertoire of songs for the various projects and performances which are already beginning to take shape during the coming months. ROOTS resumes its practice sessions on Tuesday, 6th January so If you’ve ever thought about joining a […]

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