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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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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Helping The Heroes

The British Legion and Help For Heroes both benefitted from the Armistice Day tribute concert stage by ROOTS Community Singers. Approximately £140 was shared between the two organisations which exist to help injured and ex-service men resume normal civilian lives. The concert consisted of songs, music, stories and poems performed by the choir and individuals […]

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Flying Donkeys Merge With Storytellers Of Nottingham

For those of you that haven’t yet picked up the news, Flying Donkeys, the Derby storytelling club, and the Storytellers of Nottingham have merged, and a new “super” club has been formed! They are now “Tales from Two Cities” – which will operate in Derby and Nottingham. They are still at the Voicebox on Forman […]

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Come All Ye Folk Fanatics – It’s That Time Of The Month!

It’s the last Wednesday of the month so St Joseph’s Tea Room, Abbey Grange Oaks Road, Whitwick, LE67 5UP once again plays host to an eclectic round of music, song, storytelling and poetry.

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