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Students Celebrate Creative Talent At End Of Year Festival

Talented students are set to celebrate their outstanding achievement at an eye-catching End of Year Festival.

Students from South Cheshire College's Creative and Service Industries faculty are joining forces to stage events showcasing art, media, dance, drama, music, sport, hospitality and catering and much more.

The activities will take place over a three week period and the Visual Arts and Media Exhibitions are the centrepiece of the festival which get underway on Thursday 12th June (5.45pm-9pm) and continue until Friday 20th June.

Curriculum areas within the Creative and Services Industries faculty include Visual Arts and Media, Performing Arts, Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies, Hospitality and Catering and Sports and Public Services.

The End of Year Festival, kindly sponsored by Crewe companies Hybrid and UV Creative, will begin with two evening dance shows in the College’s Centre Stage Theatre on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th June (7.15pm).

Students will light up the stage and show off a range of dance styles including jazz, contemporary, ballet, tap and urban and the performances will feature student choreographed and tutor led ensemble pieces.

There will then be a Music Performance in the Centre Stage Theatre on Thursday 5th June (6.30pm) featuring a selection of the best performances including song writing and technical talents from student bands and performance groups.

Performing Arts students will also be strutting their stuff in the College’s Centre Stage Theatre at a Performing Arts showcase on Tuesday 10th June (6.45pm).

Meanwhile on Thursday 12th June, hospitality and catering students will be turning up the heat in the final of the South Cheshire College Masterchef competition 2014.

Students have designed a main course for two people and six students have been shortlisted to cook and serve up their creations in a race against the clock before an overall Masterchef winner is crowned.

On the same night, Sports and Public Services students are showing off their sporting prowess in the College’s Sports Arena by carrying out sports fitness testing exercises along with team and individual sports.

The Visual Arts exhibition, which is being displayed throughout the second floor of the College’s North building, opens on Thursday 12th June and student awards will be handed out to top performers that night.

A Media Cinema Awards event and a showcase of films, videos and TV programmes will celebrate the work of media A-Level and vocational students on the same night.

Phil Farrington, Head of Faculty for Creative and Services Industries, said: “This year’s festival promises to be an amazing celebration and will be bigger and better than ever before.

“Many areas of the faculty are staging their own performances and exhibitions which demonstrate the enormous depth of student talent from all corners of the faculty.

“We hope that staff, students and members of the public will come along and support the events and see the outstanding work that students have produced throughout the year.”



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