65th Festival Of The Arts now underway
65th annual Festival Of The Arts opened in Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday
morning (February 29th).
of talented youngsters from the ages of three upwards are competing
for top awards over the course of the week-long festival at The
Princess Theatre and Arts Centre.
is being 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. The festival runs until
Zoe Loveridge was one of the first medal winners during Wednesday's