Only Remembered A Great Success!

The Only Remembered tribute concert to those who served in the Great War by Roots Community Singers proved a huge success with the Charles Booth centre at Thringstone packed to capacity. The choir put on an anti-war show paying tribute to the men, women and animals that served and died in the First World War […]

Only Remembered First World War Tribute Concert

Roots Community Singers mark the 100 year Armistice of the First World War this November with a unique tribute concert consisting of songs from the folk tradition, story telling and poetry all set to a back drop of evocative images reflecting the times and events of a conflict which left few unscathed and which had […]

Fabulous Young ‘Uns Workshop!

We laughed a lot, we learnt a lot! What an amazing day we had with The Young ‘Uns at Thringstone Community Centre. In spite of the awful wintery weather which still gripped the country after a week of icy blasts over 60 workshop participants braved the conditions for what turned out to be a superb […]

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ROOTS Carol Tour

After a very busy run up to Christmas we still managed a fine turn out of members for our last festive gig, the annual pub carol tour! We visited the New Inn, Peggs Green, the Bull’s Head, Worthington, the Waggon & Horses, Griffy Dam, the Cross Keys, Newbold and finished up at the Gelsmoor for […]

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When We Went A Wassailing!

The beautiful, historic hall of the Sir John Moore School, Appleby Magna was the venue for ROOTS Community Singers Winter Wassail and a more fitting place you would be hard put to find! The oak panelled hall, complete with minstrels’ gallery and winter greenery provided a superb acoustic and medieval setting for our programme of […]

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Be A GEM for a Day

Be a GEM for a Day January 25th, 2014 Willesthorpe Community School, Long Eaton NG10 4WT   The packed day includes: learning a 4 part harmony song from scratch and performing within the day developing techniques to produce a rich and consistent sound identifying your place in the 4 part harmony  Making new friends that […]

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And Did Those Feet!

The first airing of our Christmas songs went down a treat at Coleorton W.I.’s Christmas party.  The choir was on top form and our new soloists performed really well. Vanessa performed a beautiful, Christmassy sole, accompanying herself on guitar and Jane, Sandra and Madeleine treated us to a lovely performance of the Field Mice Carol.  […]

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Sing Around!

An informal sing around, play around takes place at St. Joseph’s Tea-rooms, Whitwick on the last Wednesday of each month. Sing, play, recite poetry or just come and listen. We often start with a walk so meet in the car park at 11.00 pm. Lunch can be had in the tea rooms and the sing […]

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