Tom Kitching Busk England

Leading traditional fiddle player, Tom Kitching, will be performing a very personal concert of music and spoken word charting his 15 month busking trip around England. From Berwick to Deal, Penzance to Carlisle, Tom has been performing on the streets of England, getting to know his own country better through its own music. Finding streets […]

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 […]

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ROOTING FOR HOSPICE HOPE!

Folk On The Farm’s community choir, Roots, was out in force during a pre-Christmas carol tour which resulted in £171.43 being raised for local charity, Hospice Hope. Sixteen members and friends visited local pubs in the area singing a mixture of harmony folk carols and established favourites which encouraged audience participation. The choir, which meets […]

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CHRISTMAS SING OUTS

Our pre-Christmas sing outs proved to be hugely successful with some great feed back coming from our various audiences so well done everyone who took part and joined in with the various activities. Swannington Windmill Our festive voices got into gear at Swannington Windmill Victorian market when a small team of singers were asked to […]

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THE DAY THE SUN STANDS STILL

Without wishing to cause offence, I find it somewhat astonishing that huge swathes of the population happily embark on an orgy of self –centred excess in honour of a child whose existence has little historical proof and birth date no foundation in fact while ignoring an event which is not only grounded in science, but […]

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When The Crowman Came

Few people knew what to expect when storyteller, Tom Philips donned the Crowman’s mantle at Folk On The Farm’s latest Halloween storytelling event, except it promised to be a somewhat scary evening of chilling tales featuring Halloween, the Celtic festival of Samhain and the end of harvest. Basing his tales on traditional folklore and some […]

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SING CHRISTMAS!

Our new community choir sessions begin Tuesday, 6th November when we’ll be learning a whole raft of seasonal songs and carols celebrating the Yuletide season in preparation for our sing outs at various gigs around the locality. We’ll be learning some of the Sheffield folk carols as well as new material specially arranged for us […]

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