Only Remembered A Great Success!

The Only Remembered tribute concert to those who served in the Great War by Roots Community Singers proved a huge success with the Charles Booth centre at Thringstone packed to capacity. The choir put on an anti-war show paying tribute to the men, women and animals that served and died in the First World War […]

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 […]

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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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