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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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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British Egg Week

Did you know we’re slap bang in the middle of British Egg Week?  Thought not so to set the record straight it runs from the 10 – 16 October. In support, some of our top chefs have donated recipes to publicise the week which is vitally important for several reasons.  Not only are eggs very, […]

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Samhain-Halloween Tale Spinning

Friday 28th October, 7 pm – 10 pm Newbold School, Coleorton Join us for an evening of storytelling, poetry and music celebrating the end of the Celtic year when our rural ancestors prepared to move from the light to the dark time of winter. It was also a time when the veil between the worlds […]

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