to Highbridge's 66th Festival Of The Arts gets underway
countdown to the start of Highbridge's 66th annual Festival Of
The Arts in Burnham-On-Sea has begun.
Hundreds of talented youngsters from the ages of three upwards
will be competing at The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre from
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. There has been
lots of interest from competitors in the many classes."
of the public are welcome to attend the daily sessions, which
start at 10am and approximately 2pm. Refreshments will be available.
festival originated in Highbridge in 1948 and has been held for
many years at The Princess.