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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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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Roots Community Choir – New Sessions

Sad to say, summer is nearly over, but on the positive side, the onset of autumn means our choir sessions restart! Hopefully, all our old members will be back and plenty of new ones too!  If you would like to join us or just come along to see what we are about, get yourself down […]

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Thanks From Salvation Jane Reunited!

Having settled back into ‘Life after Tour’ we are keen to impress upon you our immense thanks -for everything! From booking us sight unseen, to organizational issues such as promotion, travel directions and time estimates(!), billet accommodation….. the myriad of other issues big and small, we are very grateful to you all. We were fortunate […]

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