1. ITV Report

Children take to the stage

Children take to the stage at the Sage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Thousands of children have taken to the stage at the Sage on Tyneside to put on one of the year's biggest shows.

It's been organised by Gateshead Council to encourage youngsters to express their creativity.

They were dancing to No. 1 singles throughout the decades Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Over 70 schools took part Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Over two thousand children took to the stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
The have spent many weeks rehearsing their routines Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
The children say they loved their time on stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
They performed to a capacity audience at the Sage in Gateshead Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Children of all ages took part in the show Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
It was their time to shine on stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Great costumes and dance routines Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
The event takes place on Tyneside over two days Credit: ITV Tyne Tees