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Win a chance to perform at our Family Fun Day

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Published: 26/04/2013

X-plode streetdancers, featuring cousins among their family connection, join singing sisters Stacey and Tradena along with a family folk group called Ellomellopea from Warmley, Chipping Sodbury and Yate. Dan Rees, Acting Deputy Head Teacher at Christ the King Primary School in Thornbury plays in The Midnite Blues Band alongside his brother Jon who is also a Deputy Head Teacher in Bristol. And finally, The Blush are three brothers pedalling up-beat, choppy guitar pop with a funky dance twist.

You can hear all our competition entries on our Facebook page along with videos of their performances. And if you would like to enter, the closing date is fast approaching on Wednesday 1 May.

To enter,simply email the name of your group to along with a brief description of your family connection, the style of your act, where in South Gloucestershire you are from and a photograph. You should also include a link to a website with clips of your performances, Myspace, Youtube, or Soundcloud for example. For further details visit

After the competition closes there will be an opportunity to vote for your favourite act to play at our family event in Kingswood Park on Wednesday 29 May alongside several leading acts and musicians from the area. Our popular event runs from 10.30am to 4pm on May 29 at Kingswood Park, High Street, Kingswood. We have a variety of entertainment for families from across South Gloucestershire to enjoy including a selection of live music acts, face painting, street art displays and food stalls.

There will also be a variety of stalls with information about what services the council and its partner organisations such as the NHS provide to families in South Gloucestershire and where to go to receive further advice and support.

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