Music talent battle

PUBLISHED: 10:27 30 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:36 25 August 2010

TALENT show finalists are set top battle it out at a summer music festival.

TALENT show finalists are set top battle it out at a summer music festival.

Judges on the T Factor, a talent show organised by Trust Thamesmead, have short-listed six acts from 35 to compete for best Thamesmead act of 2009.

Solo singers Jerusha Frimpong, Becky Downes, Stephen Ayayi Brown and Dennese Manyasi, and dancers Leonie Banya and Young Generation will next compete at the Trust Thamesmead Summer Festival 2009 on July 11.

Competition organiser Julia Hickson said: "Every year we are overwhelmed by the talent we unearth in Thamesmead and we weren't disappointed this year."

The overall winner will win a recording session at Abbey Music Studios as well as support the festival's head-line act.

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