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Deadline looms for final audition of Kent School Games Cultural Celebration

Kent’s talented young musicians, dancers and comedians have until Friday, June 6 to put their names forward for the final audition of a county-wide contest.

Big cash prizes could be ahead for youngsters who enter the highly prestigious Kent School Games Cultural Celebration.

A new audition date, just announced, is on Thursday, June 19 at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells.

Finalists, Herne Bay Boys' Dance Co
Finalists, Herne Bay Boys' Dance Co

The deadline for competitors to submit their three-minute, filmed online entries via www.kentschoolgames.com is now Friday, June 6.

The Grand Final on Sunday, September 7, is at The Tunbridge Wells Assembly Halls.

Finalists have the chance of winning some of the £1,750 of prize money on offer to the three best performers.

The first round of auditions took place in Canterbury at the end of April.

Liz Moran, Artistic Director at the Gulbenkian, who sat on the judging panel, said, “This Talent Show supports Gulbenkian’s commitment to empowering young people. I never fail to be inspired by young artists and there are some really, really inspiring young people here for the Cultural Celebrations’ first audition.”

Acts already confirmed through to the finals include six-part band Hey Wires from The Canterbury Academy at The Canterbury High School (TCHS).

Also through to the final are Herne Bay Boys’ Dance Co and cheerleaders Vista Twisters from Dover Girls Grammar School and St Edmunds Catholic School.

How to enter – Deadline Friday, June 6.

• Visit the website link: www.kentschoolgames.com/news/16122/join-the-


• Fill in the entry form

• Submit a short film of your act lasting no longer than three minutes

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