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  • Co-op community fundHooray For The CO-OP!
    We’re absolutely delighted to report that we have been accepted into the CO-OP community grant scheme, only one of three in our area. The way this works is CO-OP members login into their CO-OP account, (or join if they don’t have one), select our cause … ‘Roots Community Singers’ and each time purchases are made 2p is added to our fund. This may not seem very much, but the scheme runs for a whole year and the more people who select us as their cause the more our […]
  • Christmas craft workshopChristmas Crafts Workshops
    Christmas Crafts Workshops Saturday, 13th November 10.00 am – 2.00 pm Rag wreath, felt robin broach and origami tree decorations are all on offer in this Christmas craft workshop. Expert tuition comes from our crafty leaders, Julie Cooper, Jane Mack and Jane Reynolds. The inner artisan is not forgotten either as a Christmassy lunch of mulled wine, turkey rolls & accompaniments followed by mince pies, tea or coffee are included. Cost: £30. To book please complete the form. Please tell […]
  • Roots community singersFirst Small Step Back To Real Time Singing!
    Roots at Stratoford choir festival On Tuesday, 11th May, Roots will take its first small step back to group singing by organising a series of ‘garden bubbles.’   These will see a maximum of six singers taking part in the weekly practice and singing together for the first time since last summer. Musical Director Willow Songsmith and Rowan Songsmith will still be leading via the Zoom video conferencing platform, but it is hoped that as many choir members as possible will use the […]
  • Greetings from my hedgeGreetings From My Hedge – Christmas Concert
    It’s Christmas … It’s Folk and it’s Greetings From My Hedge … A Wonderful Concert of Seasonal Songs, Music & Stories Join Roots Community Singers at the Century Theatre, Coalville, on Tuesday, 17th December for a feast of seasonal songs, music and stories celebrating the festive season. This wonderful evening has all the ingredients of a joyful Christmas treat with all the entertainment drawn from the rural tradition featuring a wide range of folk carols plus some new material steeped in […]
  • Teacup Trio At The Lyric Rooms
    BOOK TICKETS: The Teacup Trio In Concert Saturday, 4th May, 7.30 pm – The Lyric Rooms,  Tickets £10 Ashby Tourist Information Centre Ring Sue 07981 356388 Online payment: As part of the 2019 Ashby Arts Festival the award winning folk a cappella group the Teacup Trio will be performing in concert at the town’s Lyric Rooms on Saturday, 4th May, 7.30 pm. This highly acclaimed harmony group has created a storm across the UK festival circuit with their close and sympathetic harmonies. In […]