As part of the ST. George’s Day celebrations, inSwindon BID company want to recognise the best talent Swindon has got to offer!

inSwindon BID Company are inviting all dancers, singers, actors, illusionists, comedians, bands, contortionists, musicians and even jugglers to submit and showcase their skills for the annual talent competition, where 8 finalists will battle it out on the main stage in front of our panel of judges and the audience on St George’s Day, Sunday 23 April.

The winner of the competition will be chosen by the talent spotting judges and will receive a fantastic prize – the chance to perform at this year’s Swindon Town Centre Christmas Lights Switch On – attended by over 10,000 people. Plus, you could WIN £250 worth of shopping vouchers to spend in the town centre. 

Last year, Phoebe Maddison was crowned the winner with her stunning rendition of Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’. Phoebe is also set to return for a special performance to open the competition this year. 

Di Powell, inSwindon BID Manager, said: “We are thrilled the ‘Best of Swindon’ talent show is back as part of the day’s activities. Last year’s winner Phoebe was incredible and we can’t wait for her to open the competition for 2017.

“This is an ideal opportunity for the people of Swindon to showcase their talents and gain stage experience. The competition has seen contestants go on to national competitions”

It’s simple to enter – all entries must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 31 March. All you need to do is upload your entry performance via youtube or Vimeo and send us the link via our online entry form … GOOD LUCK!

All the entries will be viewed by our panel of judges and shortlisted to 7 finalists and the 8th finalist will be chosen by you through the inSwindon BID Company’s Facebook page.  The act with the most likes will join the other seven finalists live on stage on 23 April.

To enter please visit inSwindon BID website:

Good luck Everyone!