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 […]

Harmony Singing Workshop With The Young ‘Uns

Come and join Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes, BBC Folk award winners on this one day workshop at Thringstone Community Centre, The Green, Thringstone, Leicestershire. LE67 8NR. This laid back singing workshop is open to everyone irrespective of whether you think you can sing or not! As well as being superb musicians, the Young […]

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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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Super Scarecrow Supper!

  What a great evening the Scarecrow Harvest Supper turned out to be!  The room was packed, the audience appreciative and performances top O!  Held in Newbold Primary school, the event marked the end of the week long village scarecrow festival and was a joint venture between ROOTS Community Singers and the village primary school […]

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Guardians Of The Corn!

Scarecrows appear in one form or another all over the world and have been around for thousands of years.  Simple effigies made of wood and old clothes stuffed with straw, they were once known as the “guardians of the corn” and entrusted with the job of scaring away thieving crows and other birds with an […]

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