Appeal For Acts For Rossendale’s Got Talent Online

As a way of boosting community spirit and showcasing the amazing talent that exists in Rossendale, The Rossendale Community Support Network are to hold a ‘Rossendale’s Got Talent Online’ competition to provide a showcase for that talent and raise much needed funds for the Rossendale Hospice

The competition will be open to all non-professional acts and will be run through social media and will require entrants to submit a 3 minute (max) video of their performance. Each will be judged, and a shortlist drawn up from which the public will vote for a winner. There will be prizes for the top three, but more important, exposure to the public. So If you have a talent that you would like to share. Music, dance, comedy or something more unusual and you are aged 5 or over, then please submit a video to

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YOU CAN NOW SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY (Closes Fri. 19th June 12 midday)

 To donate:

 BEFORE you send your video in please read & accept the rules below.

 Recent videos only: Please only submit a video filmed since you’ve been stuck at home. It doesn’t matter if it’s a bit ‘rough and ready’ – judges will take this into consideration so don’t worry. No professional videos.

 One, short video: Please submit one video, something less than 3 minutes long (if possible). This should be plenty for the judges to get a good measure of your talents! Please introduce yourself at the start and provide your name, age. A contact email & phone No. will be required separately.

 Only submit your own entry: Please don’t submit an entry for another person – with the exception of a child or in instances where they are not able to upload the video themselves. Please request their permission in doing so beforehand though.

 No entry fee: There is no entry fee… but the sole purpose of this competition is to raise money for Rossendale Hospice. If you submit an entry, like someone’s video, or just feel generous, please DONATE via the following link. You choose the amount!
 You will see it’s for the Hospice when you go on this page.

Submitting entries: Please submit your entry via the below Dropbox link. It will request name details when doing so – this is used purely for act identification purposes and for display if they appear on our Facebook page. The email address entered is not conveyed to ourselves by Dropbox.

Keep it legal, clean and safe: Please don’t carry out acts that could cause harm or break any laws (including current lockdown advice).

 Please don’t mind us showing off your skills: During the competition we’ll show the rest of Facebook some of the amazing videos you’ve sent in.

 Entry submission dates: Entries can be submitted between Monday 1st June to Friday 19th June 12 midday inclusive (strict cut off). The final rounds will then follow in the next 2 weeks so please check back to the Facebook page for details.

 Use of videos: Once entries are submitted, their only use will be for judging purposes, displaying on social channels, or by external media organisations in relation to covering this competition. Obviously any videos/names entered & placed on social media instantly enter the public domain. Please consider this when sending entries in.
 Keep it clean and let’s see YOUR talent: Absolutely no profanity, political or insensitive subject matter will be permitted. No lip-syncing or TikTok mashup videos.
 Any talent is wanted: In true ‘Got Talent’ spirit we want acts of all ages and types. Please don’t hesitate to send – there are so many different talents to be appreciated.
 Submission of entries will automatically assume your permissions for the organisers to use in any promotion / publicity at any time.
 The Judges decisions will be final.

Best of luck everyone!!!!

About Rossendale 60's Festival

The Rossendale 60's Festival is Rossendale Valley wide and includes events in Rawtenstall, Bacup, Haslingden and Whitworth. The Festival’s main aim is to attract and expose visitors to the beauty, heritage and culture of Rossendale. What better way than to create a Festival with a theme that young and old can relate to
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