First finalists for Mansfield's Got Talent are revealed

Fundraisers Richard Newton and Dane Franklin are helping #MGT raise for the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.
Fundraisers Richard Newton and Dane Franklin are helping #MGT raise for the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.

It's not too late to compete in this year's Mansfield's Got Talent competition for a £1,000 prize!

The first seven finalists in the Heats of Mansfield's Got Talent have been revealed, including

Why don't you join in the competition?

Why don't you join in the competition?

The competition, run by Carol Newton and Ron Fazey in aid of the Air Ambulance, is seeing dozens of performers take to stages around the area to compete for a spot at the Grand Final, set for May 5 at the Forest Town Arena.

So far the winners going through are:

Heat 1: Simon Crofts & Louise Clough (Vocals)
Heat 2: Aimee Smith .(Vocals)
Heat 3: Tara Lee-Ferguson (Guitar & Vocals) ..
Heat 4: Daniel Payne & Millie Harrison (Tap Dancers)
(and jointly) River Hopkins (Guitar & Vocals)
Heat 5: Niall-Blaize Riley
(and jointly) Sonya Newton (Vocalist)

Organiser, Carol Newton, said: We are desperately in need of more acts to enter, with all ages and abilities in singing, dancing, musicians, bands, groups - and amateurs only please.

Heats are still open for the competition.

Heats are still open for the competition.

"I do not know of any other local organisation or competition that offers £1000 in prize money to amateur entrants to raise money for charity."

Prize money is raised seperately to donations, by selling Football Scratch Card tickets at the venues.

Co-organiser Ron Fazey, said: "So far we've raised £2,011 from bucket collections at the Stags and entry fees to take part in the heats.

"People can still join the heats to compete in this year's competition - heat number 6 is on Saturday."

Anyone can join in, from children to pensioners

Anyone can join in, from children to pensioners

To enter simply turn up to the heats, £5 entree fee per act (not per person) is donated to the Notts and Lincs Air Ambulance.

Heats for Mansfield's Got Talent are still open!

HEAT 7…………….SATURDAY 1 st APRIL

SIR JOHN COCKLE 8pm

Sutton Road MANSFIELD NG18 5EU 01623 623459

HEAT 8..……………TUESDAY 4 th APRIL

JUG AND GLASS 7.30pm

2 Leeming Lane North MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE NG19 9DU

HEAT 9...………….SATURDAY 8 th APRIL

WILLIAM 1V 8pm

210 Stockwell Gate MANSFIELD NG18 1EB 01623 232481

HEAT 10…………..…..FRIDAY 14 th APRIL

FOREST TOWN ARENA 8pm

Clipstone Road West FOREST TOWN Mansfield NG19 0EE 01623 624678

HEAT 11…………..SATURDAY 15 th APRIL

ODDFELLOWS 8.30pm

Mansfield Road SUTTON-In- ASHFIELD Notts NG17 4HH 01623 441772

HEAT 12................ EASTER MONDAY 17 th APRIL

BADGER BOX 8pm

Derby Road ANNESLEY Notts NG17 9BX 01623 752243

HEAT 13 ……………..THURSDAY 20 th APRIL

THE CORNER HOUSE 7.30pm

37-39 Church Street MANSFIELD NG18 1AF

HEAT 14 …………..SATURDAY 22 nd APRIL

THE DAVY LAMP 7pm

TheTriangle ILKESTON Derbys DE7 4AP 01159 323137

HEAT 15 SUNDAY 23 rd APRIL

THE GREEN DRAGON 2pm

Watnall Road HUCKNALL Notts NG15 7JW 01159 640941

HEAT 16……………SATURDAY 29 th APRIL

THE VENUE 7.30pm

Kirklington Road RAINWORTH NG21 0JR 01623 797975

HEAT 17 …………..SUNDAY 30 th APRIL

DEBDALE PARK SPORTS & RECREATIONAL CLUB 7pm

Debdale Lane Mansfield NG19 7NS 01623 631747

HEAT 18…………..BANK HOL MON MAY 1 st

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