Performers showcase talent at festival of arts

PUBLISHED: 21:00 15 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:17 16 March 2018

Dancers competing at the Highbridge Festival of Arts.

Dancers competing at the Highbridge Festival of Arts.


Hundreds of performers are showcasing their talent at a festival of art in Highbridge.

Dancers preparing for their performance.Dancers preparing for their performance.

Dancers, musicians, thespians and speakers are taking to the stage at venues around the town to show off their skills.

The Highbridge Festival of Arts is in its 71st year and it gives individuals and groups the chance to perform in front of audiences.

This year’s event opened with two days of speech and drama classes at The Princess Theatre in Burnham. Dancers and musicians are now enjoying their time in the limelight.

When the event comes to a close on Saturday, audiences will have enjoyed more than 2,000 performances in speech, drama, dance and music.

One of the acts at the festival.One of the acts at the festival.

Festival spokesman Clare Catcheside said: “It’s going very well. There have been lots of performances and audiences have really enjoyed everything.”

For details of performances, visit

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