Still time to enter our Instant Star competition

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ENTRIES have already started coming in for our Instant Star competition.

We’re looking for the best new talent in our area to win the chance to perform in The Children in Need gala show at the Kings Theatre in Southsea on November 9, switching on of the city centre lights, and The Guide awards show.

Entrants can be of any age and we’ll consider any kind of variety act – singing, dancing, magic, comedy, or anything else – but it has to be suitable for a family audience.

To register for Instant Star, e-mail with your name, address, age and contact numbers plus a brief description of your act. Put INSTANT STAR in the subject field.

Auditions take place at the Cellars in Eastney on Wednesday, October 8. Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday, October 2. Full details at