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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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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