65th Festival Of The Arts gets underway today
65th annual Festival Of The Arts gets underway in Burnham-On-Sea
(Wednesday, February 29th).
Hundreds of talented youngsters from the ages of three upwards
will be competing at The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre until
will be featured in the first competition classes, with dozens
of entries covering ballet, tap, modern, contemporary, cabaret
and Greek to follow.
and Drama will also take centre stage with poetry, prose, choral
and speech being performed on stage before singing and instrumental
music take over for the final part of the festival.
Phillips, the festival's General Secretary told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It promises to be another superb festival. This year is
very special because it will be our big 65th anniversary year."
of the public are welcome to attend the daily sessions, which
start at 9.30am and approximately 2pm. Refreshments will be available.
festival originated in Highbridge in 1948 and has been held for
many years at The Princess.