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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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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Rafters Well And Truly Raised!

The Great Hall at the lovely old Sir John Moore School, Appleby Magna with its lofty ceiling and high windows proved an excellent venue for ROOTS Community Singers latest harmony singing workshop. Forty participants flocked from local and not so local choirs to combine their talents in a superb day of uplifting songs under the leadership […]

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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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