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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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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What The English Don’t know About St George

Well the date for one!  A recent poll resulted in the surprising conclusion that the majority of English people are unable to correctly name the feast day of our patron saint.  (23rd April). Having just danced out with my morris side to celebrate the old warrior’s exploits here are a few interesting facts about our […]

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Big Summer Sing

It’s going to be a glorious summer whatever the weather and we’re celebrating with a BIG SUMMER SING! Top Australian harmony band, Salvation Jane Reunited will top the bill with support from local choirs including ROOTS Community Singers and Concordia with other choirs expected to join in over the coming weeks. The Big Summer Sing […]

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