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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Singing The 60s – Great Stuff!

What a great afternoon we had!  For those who made it, well done, I thought we made an excellent job of the Sloop John B and the Tom Paxton song, Last Thing On My Mind. Shame we ran out of time which meant we couldn’t do the Dylan song justice, but the good news is […]

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Calling All 60s Folk!

It was the age of flower power, free love, bell-bottoms, mini-skirts, John Lennon specs, happenings and acid trips.  We were against war, capitalism, materialism, totalitarianism and probably everything else that ended in ism! The times indeed were a-changing which is probably why so much great music came out of the sixties and is the reason […]

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Sing The Sixties

Join us for an afternoon of SIXTIES REVIVALISM! We'll be tackling some of the  iconic songs of the decade NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! All songs are taught by ear so no mystifying dots to worry about (supplied for those who wish it). Saturday,14th April 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Bushwell House, 7 Melbourne Road, Newbold, Coleorton, […]

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Much Better Than A Smoochy Candlelit Dinner!

Why would you want to spend the evening gazing doe eyed at your Significant Other over a plate of scampi and chips when you could be at our Kiss & Tell Valentine event? Why indeed and those that did forego a night of passion in favour our eclectic mix of music storytelling, poetry and the […]

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The Truth About Valentine’s Day!

If you think Valentine’s Day honour’s a pious saint, martyred upon the altar of love, then think again!  You have been beguiled by the cellulose gee-gaws of the great god Consumer who has turned the 14th February into what must be the cheesiest celebration of the year and obliterated some of the world’s most important […]

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