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15 year old conjures up winning performance to become next big thing 2018

Table magic using a banana, a bandana and a pack of cards has seen 15-year-old Giles Beaumont become the Next Big Thing 2018. The Young Magician of Mann honorary member was competing against 13 other acts at the Gaiety Theatre on Saturday February 3 in the grand finale of talent competition for 10 to 18-year-olds […]

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Twelve-year-old Amy wins The Next Big Thing 2017

  Amy Gravestock’s rendition of the Whitney Houston classic “I Have Nothing” has won her the title Next Big Thing 2017. The 12-year-old was one of 14 acts competing at Manx charity Junior Achievement’s talent contest for 10 to 18-year-olds at the Gaiety Theatre on Saturday February 4. For achieving first place the Bemahague School […]

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Electrifying performance wins Next Big Thing 2016

Tabitha Templer has become the Next Big Thing 2016, after her virtuoso performance playing the electric violin to a packed house at the Gaiety Theatre thrilled the judges and audience in the grand final of Manx charity Junior Achievement’s talent contest for 10 to 18-year olds. 14-year-old Tabitha, who has been playing the violin since […]

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Jenny Hill wins The Next Big Thing 2015

Singer Jenny Hill has become the 2015 Next Big Thing, Manx charity Junior Achievement’s annual talent contest for 10 to 17-year-olds. Performing Wishing You Were Somehow Here from Phantom of the Opera the 13-year-old was voted by the judging panel – Renée Caley, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Dean Helm, Paragon Recruitment and guest […]

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Mae Challis is The Next Big Thing 2014

The 15-year-old singer songwriter took the title in the final of Junior Achievement’s talent contest for 10 to 17-year-olds at the Gaiety Theatre on Saturday January 25th, playing guitar and keyboard and singing one of her own compositions. Mae, a member of Douglas Soundcheck, won £500 sponsored by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. […]

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