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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Pasty Faced Singers? Certainly Not!

Taking a break from rehearsing our latest harmonies, Roots Community Singers held a half term fuddle/social evening which included a pasty making challenge! Proving that singing and cooking go hand in hand we had a fantastic entry of savoury pasties which gave the hard pressed judges a difficult time in deciding a winner.  The honours […]

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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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