Picture gallery: Talented pupils take part in two-night festival of music and performing arts at Royal & Derngate

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009
Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009

Pupils from more than 30 schools in Northamptonshire took part in a festival of art performances during an event at Royal & Derngate.

Youngsters performed an evening of music, dance and drama at the Northampton theatre on June 18 and 19.

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009

The event is run by Karen Bailey and Anna Carter of 4 Learning Associates working in partnership with the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust.

The festival was compered by Lings Primary School headteacher, Leigh Wolmarans.

Organiser Anna Carter said: “These performances represent inclusive work from many creative contexts including the curriculum, after-school clubs and extra-curricular activities.

“It is a glorious example of local agencies working in partnership to support the arts in the county.”

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from schools from all over the county. NNL-150618-100543009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival'full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from school sfrom all over the county. NNL-150618-100745009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival'full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from school sfrom all over the county. NNL-150618-100745009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival'full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from school sfrom all over the county. NNL-150618-101003009

Royal & Derngate, Northampton, rehearsal of The Festival'full finale rehearsal at Royal And Derngate, Northampton for The Festival which is a show consisting of youngsters from school sfrom all over the county. NNL-150618-101003009