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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Happy Solstice Happy Christmas!

Due to a variety of circumstances we celebrated the winter Solstice a day early this year which was a bit unfortunate as there was absolutely no sun all day so not a glimmer of a sunset! Not to worry, other years have made up for it and it is nice to know that the year […]

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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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