Standing ovation at show

THERE wasn t a seat spare in Dunmow s Foakes Hall for a classical concert in aid of the Mayor s Charity Community Fund on Friday night. Topping the bill was vocal duo Imagine Jack who performed several sets of well-known classical hits. Lauren Headley, a

THERE wasn't a seat spare in Dunmow's Foakes Hall for a classical concert in aid of the Mayor's Charity Community Fund on Friday night.

Topping the bill was vocal duo Imagine Jack who performed several sets of well-known classical hits.

Lauren Headley, a student at the Helena Romanes School, performed twice between the sets of the headlining act.

Great Dunmow mayor Cllr Frank Silver, said: "It was a wonderful evening and I was bowled over by the high quality of both of the acts.


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"I thought it was as good as anything I have done in the past, it was pure quality."

Throughout the evening the audience was enthralled, most of them finding it difficult not to start to sing along.

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At the end of the evening, the crowd of more than 100 people gave the performers

a standing ovation - something Cllr Silver says he has rarely seen.

He was particularly impressed by the vocal talents of Miss Headley who sang a variety of show tunes and light-listening numbers.

"Although she is still quite young, there is no doubt that she has an amazing amount of talent and I am sure that if she carries on she will be a great success," he said.

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