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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Super Supper For Scarecrows!

The Newbold village Scarecrow festival was a huge success for everyone who took part.  The Friends of Newbold School organised a trail of scarecrows and provided a delicious hot supper fit for a king never mind scarecrows! The village’s community singers, ROOTS provided a superb evening of entertainment singing collectively and as individuals with many […]

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Travelling Folk At Swannington

Swannington Village Hall is the venue for a fun evening of folk music and song when it hosts The Travelling People on Saturday, 21st November. Tickets are £10 with proceeds aiding the Coleorton Volunteer group which maintains the local nature reserves.   For more information please contact Vera McDonald 01530 223456

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Soulful Songs And Summer Sunshine

Both sunshine and uplifting songs were in abundance at ROOTS Community Singers, Singing For The Soul workshop. Twenty-four enthusiastic singers joined voices in a shady garden for a day long workshop of inspiring songs and rounds under the leadership of Musical Director, Willow Songsmith. The beautiful weather enabled the whole workshop to remain outside with […]

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Singing For The Soul Harmony Workshop

Summer time and the living is easy so what better way of spending it than singing its praises in the company of like minded individuals. This laid back singing workshop takes place in a lovely Leicestershire garden surrounded by the fruits and flowers of the natural world at its seasonal best. Led by the Musical […]

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Wayfarers All – Walking Down The Sun!

ROOTS Community Singers will be taking their music to the by-ways of the Midlands this summer in support of an exciting new initiative to celebrate the momentous achievement which is the National Forest. Wayfarers All is the title of an album of original music and song which is in the process of being compiled by Mark […]

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