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Town council hosting virtual talent show to bring ‘light relief’ during crisis

PUBLISHED: 08:32 08 May 2020 | UPDATED: 10:08 12 May 2020

Downham Market Town Council is hosting a virtual talent show competition - Downham Market's Got Talent. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Downham Market Town Council is hosting a virtual talent show competition - Downham Market's Got Talent. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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A Norfolk town council is hosting a virtual talent show to help spread ‘light relief’ during the coronavirus pandemic.

Downham Market Town Council is hosting a virtual talent show competition - Downham Market's Got Talent. Picture: Sarah HussainDownham Market Town Council is hosting a virtual talent show competition - Downham Market's Got Talent. Picture: Sarah Hussain

Downham Market Town council are hosting their very own ‘Downham Market’s Got Talent’ for residents of the town and the surrounding area.

The competition is taking place virtually and the council is asking members of the public to send in videos for judging.

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Elaine Oliver, town clerk, said: “It’s getting going and we’re excited about it.
“We thought it would give a little light relief for people to participate in during this time.
“We’re hoping for the final we can show clips to the public.”

Selected entries from each category will be shared for a public vote and the winners of each category will be given the chance to perform at the next Downham Market Live music festival.

The closing date for entries has been extended to 9pm on Sunday, May 24.

To enter, upload a video on the Downham Market’s Got Talent tab on www.downhammarkettowncouncil.org.uk


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