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 […]

Noon Column Walks – A Jolly Good Walk With A Difference!

During the summer of 2017 ROOTS Community Singers took their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. These walks are now available as electronic downloads for everyone to enjoy! There are six walks in the series ranging from easy to moderate and […]

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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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Newbold Village Scarecrow Festival

Newbold’s very first Scarecrow Festival is shaping up to be a great day out for all the family. Opening on Saturday, 26th October a trail of scarecrows will lead visitors around the village highlighting some of the many interesting features to be found in this normally sleepy village which lies just outside the historic market […]

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