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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What You Didn’t Know About The Summer Solstice And Mid Summer

Once again it’s that time of year when one of the major festivals in our rural calendar passes without notice by the vast majority of the population who have no idea that the Summer Solstice and Midsummer mark the culmination of the growing season when nature is rich and verdant and at its blooming best […]

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Sing The Solstice!

Irrespective of what the weather is doing, summer-is-a-here and is definitely worth singing about which is why we’re looking for as many people as possible to join our brand new, Folk On The Farm Community Choir! We’re launching with a series of three monthly sessions beginning with Sing The Solstice.  This great sing out will […]

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Sue’s BIG(ish) Session! & Bar-Be-Que

Celebrating the publication of … (vegetarians look away now …) LAMBS FOR THE FREEZER! Saturday, 4th June, 2011 5.00 p.m. onwards Bring your … Music, Songs, Voices, Poems, Stories, Jokes And DRINKS! Please Note:  All Melodeon Workshop particpants are welcome to join us! EVERYONE ELSE – invitiation only!    

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May Day Turn Out Time

Unless you are a radical Marxist, most people equate May Day with maypole and morris dancing, flowers, greenery and the coming of summer.  These things are indeed evocative of May Day, but are only part of what was once a major festival not just in Britain, but world wide and thankfully, is still practiced in […]

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Mint Sauce At The Ready! Folk On The Farm Writer Launches New Book

Taking a break from the folk arts, Sue Kendrick, one of Folk On The Farm’s main writers has put her knowledge of sheep farming to good use in a new book. Lambs For The Freezer is due to be published by Crowood Press early June.  It is a comprehensive account of breeding, rearing and managing […]

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