The Ore Stage Festival, held at the Izzard Theatre, Bexhill had over 1,200 entries.
Organiser Wendy Dyer welcomed back West End star Carol Ball as adjudicator. Wendy said: “I thank secretary Alexandra Burt and all the volunteers, without whom the festival would not take place. Special thanks to Bexhill Rotary and Lions clubs for their generous donations totalling £500 which went towards bursaries and prize money.”
Around 60 youngsters entered the under 5 groups (pictured).