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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The Last Wolf In England

A brand new production based on the Lady Jane Grey story, the luckless queen of only nine days.  This original work features Steve Cartwright, Debbie Morse and Simon Myhill with support from Jenny Bell on lute. It takes place at the White Horse, Seagrave on Thursday, 19th February, 8.00 pm.  Tickets £7.00 in advance, £6 […]

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Folk At St Joseph’s

Performers, listeners, instruments or not, songs, tunes, stories or poems all are welcome at St Joseph’s tea-rooms for a relaxed afternoon amongst like minded folk. Start time 2pm, finish 4.30pm with a cuppa at half time. There is a charge of £1 each towards the heating costs plus £1 if you would like tea or […]

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New Singing Sessions Starting Now!

It’s the start of a New Year which means ROOTS Community Singers will begin rehearsing a whole new repertoire of songs for the various projects and performances which are already beginning to take shape during the coming months. ROOTS resumes its practice sessions on Tuesday, 6th January so If you’ve ever thought about joining a […]

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A Rooting Good Christmas & A Jolly Wassail!

The run up to Christmas proved a hectic and varied experience for ROOTS Community Singers when they were invited to take part in a range of widely differing gigs.  Never ones to back down from a challenge, the choir stepped up to the mark and turned in some sterling performances.  This was in spite of […]

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Mumming Heck – They’re Hamming It Up At The Shoulder!

A contingent of singers from the folk choir,  ROOTS Community Singers will be show casing their thespian skills, or more likely lack of them at the Shoulder Of Mutton pub, Oakthorpe this Christmas Eve. The merry band will be performing a new mummers play specially written for the season which features some good old folk […]

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