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 […]

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 […]

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Harvest Home Summer Sing Out

We’re celebrating the harvest with an a capella Summer Sing Out.  Led by Keith Kendrick from the Derby Traditional Music Club, we’ll be singing suitably harvest type songs and rounds. You don’t need the voice of angel, just the ability to have some fun! We’re following up with a communal picnic and a Harvest Bring […]

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Calling Time – Live At The Railway Inn Moira

They’ve played at our events, they’ve played at the Ashby Arts Festival and now they are playing at the Railway Inn, 31 Ashby Road, Moira, Derbyshire.  Tel: 01283 217453 Calling Time are one of three acts heading up a pre Moira Furnace Folk Festival event on Thursday, 18th August, 7.30 pm.  Singing a mix of […]

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Another Glorious, Summer Sing Out – Lammas Ale

Folk on the Farm celebrating Lammas with a Summer Sing Out of harvest songs

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COME TO OUR LAMMAS ALE AND CELEBRATE THE START OF HARVEST!

Everyone knows about harvest festivals which celebrate the end of harvest, but did you know that not too long ago our ancestors celebrated the beginning of harvest by baking bread from the reapings of the first corn and having a bit of a knees up? If like me you think the ancients had the right […]

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A Pleasurable Start To Folk On The Farm Choir

Around twenty singers took part in the first of our Summer Sing Outs which are being run as taster sessions to gauge interest in more regular sessions taking place in the village school. Led by Keith Kendrick from Derby Traditional Music Club, our main song was a three part harmony of Abroad For Pleasure or […]

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