Aughton Has Got Talent

So its clear Aughton Has Talent.
The evening of Saturday, 27th of October 2012, saw the fabulous Aughton’s Got Talent event at Aughton Village Hall to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Research and Help for Heroes.

The Awards

Medals for first, second and third places were awarded as follows:

Young Contestants

1st Place: Group B
  • Kiera McDonough (Vocals)
  • Joe Peacock (Guitar)
  • Ben Peacock (Guitar)
  • Charlotte Gornall (Vocals)
  • Aaron Ormesher (Guitar)
  • Mark Jump (Drums)

Performing “Summertime Blues” (Eddie Cochran)

2nd Place: Cole Emsley
What I Did for Love (Hamlisch, Kleban) & We Are Young (Fun)
3rd Place: Amy Wilkinson
Use Somebody (Kings of Leon) & Never Forget You (The Noisettes)

Older contestants

1st Place: Gabbi Ofuya<
She said (Plan B) & Sparks (Cover Drive)
2nd Place: Group A
  • Joe Scott (Guitar)
  • Jacob McCann (Trumpet & Bass)
  • Mark Jump (Drums & Trumpet) for Tom Hark (South African Township Jive Tune)
3rd Place: Richard Bradshaw for Heart of Gold (Neil Young) & Lovin’ Thing (Richard Bradshaw)

David Gallagher:

There were just so many great performances tonight as highlighted in the accompanying evening programme. This was a thoroughly enjoyable event was had by all and all other contestants were awarded consolation prizes and certificates.

A great thanks go to all those who got involved to make the evening what it was.

The full programme is available online

With Great Thanks

  • Eunice Woof MBE
  • David Gallagher
  • Julia Woolgar
  • Mark Gibbons
  • Marg Johnson
  • Gail Craig
  • Caroline Darbyshire
  • Ian McCardle
  • Anne Dickenson
  • George Holland
Special thanks to the staff from Aughton Village Hall
  • Steve Moorcroft (Caretaker)
  • Martyn Bristow (Bar Manager) and the rest of the Bar team
  • Alan Bristow (Village Hall Committee)
  • Sue Watkinson (Village Hall Committee)

and all the members of the Village Hall committee

Also thanks to
  • Eileen Gallagher
  • Richard Bamber
  • Jane Davies
  • Stephen Cooke
  • Carole


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