Half-term talent shows in Mansfield

AN exciting set of showcase performances are to take place at the Palace theatre Mansfield in half term.

The Mansfield and Ashfield Dance event, an evening of high energy dance performances from school and community groups from across Mansfield and Ashfield takes place on Monday.

The event is in partnership with Dance4 and ABC Arts and is the first event in Mansfield which is part of the national U Dance scheme.

Street dance, contemporary and breakdance styles will be on show for what promises to be a brilliant event.

On Tuesday and Wednesdat SHINE (showcase 2011) will take place .This is an open event where groups from across the whole of Nottinghamshire will converge in a mix of rock bands, singers, rappers, dance ,drama, percussion and carnival acts. Over 40 groups from all parts of the county have applied to take part over two nights.

Over 350 young people are planning to take part over the three nights in what promises to be a packed event.

Tickets for all three nights, which begins at 7pm, are just £3.50 and £2 and available from the Palace theatre Box office on 01623 633133 and online.