Aughton’s Got Talent – Saturday the 27th October

Saturday the 27th October 2012 sees Aughton get its very own talent show.
Jump to: The Acts, The Judges, Tickets

Aughtons Got Talent is a special charity event to raise money for Help the Heroes and McMillan Cancer Support.


The event is being organised by Dr David Gallagher in-conjunction with Aughton Community Together and hosted at Aughton Village Hall.

The Talent

Amongst the performers confirmed are:

Singers & Solo Artisits

Cole Emsley
Winner of Newburgh’s Got Talent 2011 and Kirkby’s Got Talent 2011
Sophie Whittle
Performing: Skinny Love (Birdy) & Safe and Sound (Taylor Swift)
Elly Grice
Performing: Picking up the pieces (Skyscraper) (Read all about it / Dance with my Father)
Gabi Ofuya
Performing: She said (Plan B) & Sparks (Cover Drive)

<Bradley Stockton, Don’t Stop Believin’ (Journey), Marry You (Bruno Mars)

Richard Bradshaw
Will play guitar: will play Heart of Gold (Neil Young) & Lovin’ Thing (Richard Bradshaw)
Andrew Dixon
Alyssa Collins
My heart will go on (Celine Dion) & The Edge of Glory (Lady Gaga)
Thomas Wharton
Suspicious Minds
Brown Eyed Girl
David Gallagher
Moon River (Mancini/Mercer) & The Good Life (J. Reardon – S. Distel)
Jenny Lee
Peforming: O mio babbino Caro (Puccini) & Ave Maria (Caccini)
Dennis Doggett
Recondita Armonia (G. Puccini) from Tosca & Nessun Dorma (G. Puccini) – from Turandot.

Eunice Woof MBE will accompany other guest artists including Marie Williams and Alice Williams on the piano.

The Bands

The evening will feature four bands:

The Bombers
(Dominic Coggon, Aaron Jutla, Aaron Ormesher, Tom Lloyd) will perform Rolling in the Deep (Adele), Sweet Child O’ Mine (Guns and Roses)

Performing: Trust me, please (Wilson+Foulds), Save yourself! (Wilson+Foulds)
another band has Joe Scott Guitar, Jacob McCann, Trumpet & Bass and Mark Jump, who will perform a South African Jive Tune by Tom Hark, Kiera McDonough Vocals, Joe Peacock Guitar, Ben Peacock, Charlotte Gornall Vocals, Aaron Ormesher and Mark Jump will play Summertime Blues by Eddie Cochran.

The Judges

With all the X Factor Judges busy we have recruited a selection of local experts to judge the talent:

  • Ian McCardle
  • Anne Dickenson
  • George Holland
  • Eunice Woof MBE

In Support Of:

MacMillan Cancer Support and Help the Heroes.

David has chosen charities close to him:

My nephew Luke McCulloch was fatally injured in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Luke McCulloch from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment was killed in action following a contact with Taliban forces in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan on Wednesday 6 September 2006.
My friend Professor Terence McLaughlin, who was a Fellow of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge died of leukaemia in 2006.

Source: David Gallagher

The Advertiser

The event has seen a sizeable mention in the Ormskirk advertiser:
Read the article from the Ormskirk Advertiser


The event will take place in the Oakleaf Suite.

Doors will open at 7pm with the acts starting from 7:30pm


A licensed bar is available serving a variety of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Please be aware that the bar operates a Challenge 21 policy and if you think you may look under 21 then ID will be required.

Aughton Village Hall doesn’t permit people to bring there own drinks without prior permission, please contact the hall at before the event.


  • Adults: £7.50
  • Children: £3.75

More Information


For more information on the event and for tickets please contact Dr Gallagher on:

Phone: 01695 421-158

E-mail: Dr Gallagher


The information we have received was sourced from:


Retrieved on Monday 22nd of October. We are simply making the information available and cannot verify it. For full details please contact the event organiser directly via email or phone (01695) 421-158

Martyn, Aughton Village Hall Website