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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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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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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