Youngsters prove they have X Factor

Talented: One of the 2011 finalists of Search for a Star
Talented: One of the 2011 finalists of Search for a Star

Talented youngsters showed they had the X Factor after reaching the final of South Ribble’s annual Search for a Star competition.

The group of 10, which included singers, dancers and musicians, will form the line-up for the glittering final of the contest, taking place at South Ribble Banqueting Suite on Friday, April 15.

The young performers beat off stiff competition to get to the final, but there can be only one winner.

The top act will walk away with a £200 cash prize as well as the prestigious honour of being crowned the 2011 winner.

The star acts are: Alfie Ashall, Kaitlin Bannister, Jordao Bassa, Emily Butterfield, Olivia Currie, Kingsley Judd, Chloe McLaughlan, Anya Simpson, Amber McCrystal, and duo Phil Turner and David Gibbons.

All proceeds from tickets sales will go to the Mayor of South Ribble’s charity fund which supports good causes locally.

For tickets to the watch the grand final contact Lynda Mears in the Mayor’s Office on 01772 625542.