Eckington entertainers prove they’ve got talent

Competitors at Eckington's Got Talent.
Competitors at Eckington's Got Talent.

Skilful showmen, women and children have battled it out on stage during an annual talent contest.

Nineteen acts in total entered the 2014 Eckington’s Got Talent competition to entertain crowds with their tuneful singing voices, impressive dance moves and funny one-liners.

Eckingtons got talent. U 10's winners. yet another sucessful event with 19 contestants and not an empty seat in the house. We raised �864.21 which will be donated to Thornberry animal sanctury. The winners of the under 10's were Winner Loretta Mercurio Runner up Violet Harvey'under 16's Winner Chloe Sheedy Runner up Emily Fern'Dance Winners Diamonds, Kate, Katie, Elennor and Elicia'Runner up Ashton Coe'!7 + Winner Emily Bourne Runner up Jaegon Joel

Eckingtons got talent. U 10's winners. yet another sucessful event with 19 contestants and not an empty seat in the house. We raised �864.21 which will be donated to Thornberry animal sanctury. The winners of the under 10's were Winner Loretta Mercurio Runner up Violet Harvey'under 16's Winner Chloe Sheedy Runner up Emily Fern'Dance Winners Diamonds, Kate, Katie, Elennor and Elicia'Runner up Ashton Coe'!7 + Winner Emily Bourne Runner up Jaegon Joel

This year’s event split entrants into three age categories - ten and under, 11 to 16-year-olds, and 17-plus - for judging by the panel.

Young Loretta Mercurio was crowned the under tens winner while Violet Harvey came runner-up.

The under 16 title was taken by Chloe Sheedy with Emily Fern in second place.

Emily Bourne came first in the adult category, followed by Jaegon Joel.

Group Diamonds were named best dancers and Ashton Coe was runner-up.

The sell-out event, held at Eckington’s Civic Centre, raised £864 which will be donated to Thornberry Animal Sanctuary.