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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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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Barley Jack

Scarecrows have a long and ancient lineage and originally had a more esotoric purpose than merely frightening birds!  There are strong connections to the John Barley Corn and the corn king stories which involve, the age old cycle of scarifice, death and reserection. Our scarecrow, Barley Jack is helping to advertise our storytelling event, Tales […]

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The Crowman Cometh!

After the summer break, ROOTS will be back in action supporting professional storyteller, Tom Phillips when he shows off his shape shifting skills by becoming The Crowman!  Heading up an evening of storytelling, music and song based on Halloween, Samhain and Harvest Home, Tom’s stories are drawn from the myth and legends of British and […]

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Tales From The Crowman

Email Sue or telephone 07981 356388 to book tickets or crowmanflyersmall

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