Talented Northamptonshire youngsters take part in two-night Festival show

The Festival in NorthamptonThe Festival in Northampton
The Festival in Northampton
Young people from schools all over the county and Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust are putting on a special show called The Festival for two nights at Royal & Derngate in Northampton.

The event showcases the county’s young musical, dancing and acting talent on June 17 and 18.

Performances from dance, drama, music and combined arts from over 30 settings including primary, secondary, special schools, and NMPAT will be on display. The event will also feature a finale song including all of the performers from the evening. Youngsters have been rehearsing their parts in a number of settings including within the curriculum, after-school clubs and extra-curricular activities.

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The Festival is run by Karen Bailey and Anna Carter of 4 Learning Associates working in partnership with the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust. Anna said: “It is a glorious example of local agencies working in partnership to support the Arts in the county.”

Tickets are on sale now at £9 each and are available in person at the box office or online at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton.