Tom Kitching Busk England

Leading traditional fiddle player, Tom Kitching, will be performing a very personal concert of music and spoken word charting his 15 month busking trip around England. From Berwick to Deal, Penzance to Carlisle, Tom has been performing on the streets of England, getting to know his own country better through its own music. Finding streets […]

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 […]

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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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Super Supper For Scarecrows!

The Newbold village Scarecrow festival was a huge success for everyone who took part.  The Friends of Newbold School organised a trail of scarecrows and provided a delicious hot supper fit for a king never mind scarecrows! The village’s community singers, ROOTS provided a superb evening of entertainment singing collectively and as individuals with many […]

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Travelling Folk At Swannington

Swannington Village Hall is the venue for a fun evening of folk music and song when it hosts The Travelling People on Saturday, 21st November. Tickets are £10 with proceeds aiding the Coleorton Volunteer group which maintains the local nature reserves.   For more information please contact Vera McDonald 01530 223456

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Soulful Songs And Summer Sunshine

Both sunshine and uplifting songs were in abundance at ROOTS Community Singers, Singing For The Soul workshop. Twenty-four enthusiastic singers joined voices in a shady garden for a day long workshop of inspiring songs and rounds under the leadership of Musical Director, Willow Songsmith. The beautiful weather enabled the whole workshop to remain outside with […]

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