Young stars in Daventry area wow judges with Talent Quest competition

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Talented performers from Daventry wowed judges at a competition for rising young stars.

Talent Quest was staged by Service Six and was led by Hayley Brown, Rhiannon Maple and Alison Mitchell.

The event took place in Northampton and attracted more than 40 young people aged 8-18

Organisers said young people worked hard over recent months with Service Six workers to brave their biggest fears and present their talent to an excited audience.

The talents ranged from singing and dancing to magic and batton twirling, gymnastic and live music were also featured.

The judges sat on stage to support young people and judge overall winners of the four categories; under 16 girls, under 16 boys, under 16 groups and over 16s.

Guests described the event as “entertaining from start to finish” particularly pointing out the “amazing talents, dedication and resilience of the amazing young people”.

Winners of the evening were Kim Clare, who performed a contemporary dance piece telling the story of domestic abuse, Morgan Finn (Morgan the Magician) who led the audience and judges to believe in magic, The Sing Tings (Katelynne Sinclair, Sophie White, Briony Kerr, Sophie Parker, Morgan Justice, Tilly Long, Lauren Blamire and Amy Jones) who performed a well rehearsed singing piece and ‘LGBTQ’ who performed an inspirational drama performance tackling discrimination against same sex relationships and transgender.

Art work was featured throughout the venue and judges selected two winning art piece from Emilie Slabon and Lewis Dixon.