Noon Column Walks – A Jolly Good Walk With A Difference!

This summer ROOTS Community Singers will be taking their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. The group has planned a series of easy to moderate walks around the unique Noon Columns which mark the 6 main areas of the National Forest. […]

King’s Arms May Day Revels

once we finally had a lovely afternoon for our May Day Revels.  The weather was mainly sunny and fairly warm which made a change from preceding years when we have usually been frozen stiff or blown away. Held at the King’s Arms, this lovely old pub on Coleorton moor provided a fitting venue for a […]

Festive Folk & Other Seasonal Jollys

The run up to Christmas saw Roots Community Singers out and about in the district performing at a wide variety of gigs and events. Starting with a bang the group performed twice in one evening beginning with the Christmas lights switch on at The King’s Arms Coleorton and then moving on to the Sir John […]

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Wayfarers All!

It took almost two years to come to fruition, but the long awaited Wayfarers All CD of original music and song celebrating the National Forest’s long distance footpath finally launched at two local events beginning with the Swadlincote Food Festival. This very popular festival drew a large crowd many of which took the time to […]

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Sing With Us!

After the summer break, Roots Community Singers recommenced their weekly singing sessions in Newbold, Coleorton primary school. Old and new members were welcomed back for another series of lively evening sings which will see the group learning a new batch of seasonal folk songs and carols and revisiting old favourites to celebrate the harvest and […]

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A Rooting Sizzler Of Summer Gigs For Roots Community Singers

2016 has proved to be one of our busiest performance summers since our inception five years ago. We took part in a wide range of very enjoyable gigs around the locality each of which was well supported by choir members. The new sound equipment we purchased with the aid of a grant from NWLDC community […]

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Fabulous Fun At Community Choir Festival

For the first time ever, ROOTS Community Singers took part in the very popular Community Choirs Festival at Stratford upon Avon.  The choir, many of which sported the new t-shirts, joined 21 other choirs the combined total of singers amounting to 500 which made a wonderful sound in the Levi Fox hall of the local grammar […]

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Christmas Round Up!

Roots Community Singers were out and about celebrating the festive season with  a varied and eclectic mix of gigs beginning in November with two very wet and cold performances at Coalville and Ashby lights switch on. These were followed by a much warmer carol singing session at the King’s Arms pub, Coleorton on the 5th […]

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