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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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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Fancy A Good Squeeze?

Then join us for a day long melodeon workshop! Bryan Dawson from dance band Double Capers leads us so we'll be in good hands.  Aimed at beginners and improvers the workshop takes place on Saturday, 4th June, 10.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Cost is £25 including a light lunch. See here for details: Melodeon Workshop

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It’s All Right Ma, I’m Only Bleedin’ – Bad, Bad mothers!

Mothering Sunday or Mothers Day as it is more commonly known is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent which in 2015 falls on the 15th March.  (In the UK that is, other countries celebrate it in May). Traditionally it is a time when children, no matter what their age, remember the one that introduced […]

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FoF Get’s A New Website!

Folk On The Farm open new site to other folk art practictioners for folk news and folk events listings.

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