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Britain's Got Talent is in Weston super Mare today

Britain's Got Talent could be looking for you ! Credit: BGT

The search for performers for next year's series of Britain's Got Talent is already under way and today the production team will be at Weston-super-Mare's Grand Pier from midday.

So if you reckon you have got a special talent that others should see why not go along ?

Anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian with them before they can perform.

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Bath Abbey buskers prompt social media backlash

Bath Abbey service abandoned because of loud buskers

The choral service of Evensong in Bath Abbey was abandoned yesterday because clergy said they could no longer compete with the noise of buskers outside the building. Rector Edward Mason halted Evensong mid-service, asking choir and congregation to leave.

A busker with amplified voice and guitar played and sung in the square before and during the Evensong service outside the Roman Baths adjacent to the Abbey. It is the first time that the noise of buskers outside has led to the abandonment of the centuries old tradition.

Bath Abbey Credit: PA

I feel like weeping for a city ruined by the clamour of music and weeping for an Abbey that has had a superb ministry of peace, healing and quiet for hundreds of years and which is being subject to the violence of noise.

– Rector Edward Mason, speaking to Classic FM

Weston-super-Mare Pier gets the X Factor

This week Weston-super-Mare was visited by boy band, Overload. The boys wowed the X Factor judges with their performance at the weekend.

The young five-piece are one of the favourites to make it through to the live finals. They have embarked on a tour of the country to try and show off what they can do.

The band is aged between 17 and 20. Ollie Garland, who comes from Bristol, says the band were ecstatic to have received positive comments from Simon Cowell - but need to assure him they are not trying to copy anyone else.

Ollie, along with other band mates Joey, Andy, Jordi and Ryan, got a standing ovation from the audience in last week's episode. Mel B even said they are the best boy band the judges have seen this year.

After making it through the live auditions at Wembley the boys are preparing for the next stage of the competition; Bootcamp.

The X Factor Wembley Arena auditions continue on ITV on Saturday, September 20, 8:00pm.

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Boy Band Overload wow X Factor judges

Overload were a a huge hit with the judges on ITV talent show the X Factor.

Bristol boy Ollie Garland and the other band members sailed into the next round.

The band performed their own song, called No, No, No. Judges said they were one of the best boy bands in the competition with Louis saying the song could be a hit.

Overload is made up of Ollie, Joey, Andy, Jordi, and Ryan.

Overload performing at Weston-super-Mare Credit: ITV

Agatha Christie's grandson tells us his memories

For millions of her fans Agatha Christie was the pioneer of the murder mystery novel - with an uncanny ability to keep readers hooked with her amazing story telling.

But behind the author - what was she like as a woman? For the second part of our series on Agatha Christie - We've been speaking to her grandson about his memories - and been given exclusive access to the secret family archive.

Poirot solves it again

The detective created by Devon author Agatha Christie has been resurrected in a new novel.

It's what fans of the who-dunnit will be talking about this week at the International Agatha Christie Festival in Torquay.

Novelist Sophie Hannah has released The Monogram Murders - the first ever official Agatha Christie continuation novel.

Aardman favourites help children learn English

Aardman have teamed up with the British Council to create educational films for children Credit: Aardman Animations

Bristol-based Aardman animation's well-loved characters Shaun the Sheep and Timmy are to help children across the globe learn English.

The British Council has teamed up with the animators to create stories and films for children under six-years-old. They'll start being used in Singapore and Chile later this year.

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