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 […]

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

During the summer of 2017 ROOTS Community Singers took their songs and music into the great outdoors to celebrate the history, folklore and the lovely countryside of the National Forest. These walks are now available as electronic downloads for everyone to enjoy! There are six walks in the series ranging from easy to moderate and […]

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 […]

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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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Singing Folk At Ashby Arts Festival

For the second year running ROOTS Community Singers were invited to take part in the Ashby Arts Festival. Performing their first spot at the arts competition winners presentation ceremony at Ivanhoe College the group were in fine form singing a wide range of English and world folk songs taken from their current repertoire. These included two brand […]

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A Revelling Good May Day!

Maypole and morris dancing, a very accomplished community choir singing a range of beautiful harmonies, great company and a delicious BBQ featuring locally sourced burgers … what’s not to like about May Day? Alright the weather might have been a bit warmer, but it kept dry and a cheerful blaze held back the cold. Once […]

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Come & Dance The May – Morris Workshop

Here’s your big chance to have a go at our National dance!  We’re running a one-off Border morris dancing session which will teach an easy to learn dance for any number of participants – in fact the more the merrier! You don’t need any experience as we’ll be teaching the dance from scratch under the […]

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