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 […]

Noon Column Walks – A Jolly Good Walk With A Difference!

During the summer of 2017 ROOTS Community Singers took their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. These walks are now available as electronic downloads for everyone to enjoy! There are six walks in the series ranging from easy to moderate and […]

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WINTER SOLSTICE WALK!

Ho! Ho! Ho!  It is almost that time of year again which means our annual Solstice Walk will once again take place on the shortest day in an effort to postpone the apocalyptic effect of the sun dropping off the edge of the world! If you would like to join our jolly company and help […]

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WINTER SOLSTICE/CHRISTMAS PARTY!

It’s the turning of the year and from now on the days will get steadily longer.  Well that’s not quite true as the winter solstice this year falls on the 22nd December, but I’m otherwise engaged on that date so we’re celebrating a little early! WHERE & WHEN Newbold Primary School Mobile Annex, School Lane, […]

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Great Start For Folk On The Farm Choir!

Our new community choir got off to a great start when we launched last night with numbers exceeding our modest expectations.  Fourteen songsters were put through their paces by choir master, Willow Songsmith, with more expected to join our ranks over the next few weeks. Beginning with physical and vocal warm ups we continued with […]

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TALE SPINNING THANKS

Story telling for adults isn’t something most people know a lot about so we weren’t sure how well supported our Halloween – Samhain tale spinning event would be.  It was a pleasant surprise therefore to find almost thirty people prepared to swap their own firesides for the flickering candles, grinning pumpkins and creepy fiddler guisers […]

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FOLK ON THE FARM CHOIR IS GOOD TO GO!

After three Summer Sing Out, “taster sessions,” our acappella folk choir launches on a regular basis in the village school at Newbold, Coleorton. The first practice session takes place on Tuesday, 8th November, 7.00 pm – 9 pm and will consist of a 7 week block leading up to our Solstice party where we will […]

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