Skegness Talent Contest heating up

So You Want To Be A Star talent contest heat begins next week
So You Want To Be A Star talent contest heat begins next week

So You Want To Be A Star Skegness heats are kicking off next week, with the Skegness Carnival next weekend.

The talent contest entries were originally supposed to be in by August 1, but the deadline has been extended to August 6, so there is still time to enter for this year’s contest.

There are three categories per age group including dance, song and general entertainment aimed at pre-teens, teens and 20-plus. Prizes of up to £1,000 are on offer for first, second and third place of each category, and there is an additional overall winners prize of £1,000.

The Grosvenor House Hotel, Skegness is hosting the heats next Monday to Thursday and for full terms and conditions, and to find out timings visit:

There is no entry fee, but an admission ticket to the venue costs £5 for adults, and £2.50 for under 18s.

The overall winner also gets the opportunity to appear at the Carnival Dinner this Sunday.

The dinner is to be held in the Imperial Ballroom at the Grosvenor Hotel from 8pm and the winning act will perform alongside UK number one Take That tribute band, Fake That.

Tickets for the dinner are £25 for adults and £12.50 for under 12s and includes three course meal, live performances and disco.

Tickets are avaiable from The Grosvenor House Hotel, The Links Hotel, Mickleton Hotel and Savoy Hotel receptions or for more information contact Russell on 01754 763376,