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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Wedded Bliss!

Roots, Folk On The Farm’s very own community choir performed at it’s first wedding recently when members were asked to sing at the nuptials of the son of two of its members. Set on the Kendrick’s farm, the choir sang a range of songs from its current repertoire including a specially arranged version of Lavender’s […]

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The Big Summer Sing – Oh What Perfect Day!

Very occasionally a perfect day comes along when everything seems to fall into place and all is well with the world!   The Big Summer Sing was one such day.  The sun shone from a cloudless sky, 65 singers joined in the bluegrass, gospel workshop and Australian harmony singers, Salvation Jane Reunited lead three local choirs […]

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Singers Flock to Bluegrass Singing Workshop

To be held at the historic manor house at Donnington le Heath, the bluegrass harmony singing workshop is proving a huge success with over 40 singers already signed up to take part in the event. Led by Australian harmony singers Salvation Jane Reunited, the workshop takes place on Saturday, 6 July at 2 pm. It […]

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The Fun And Frolics Of May!

We had a huge turn out for our May Day celebrations.  With Bare Bones morris dancers joining us for the first time with a fine display of border morris which is done with sticks and great gusto!  The maypole did sterling service with both adults and children joining in the fun and our community choir, […]

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The Big Summer Sing

What could be better than a warm summer evening sitting in the grounds of an ancient manor house listening to an eclectic mix of good music and wonderful harmony singing? We can’t guarantee the warmth, but we can assure you of a great evening’s entertainment when three local community choirs come together to support top […]

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