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Shake it Out!

Level 1:

Schools have the opportunity to perform as 'an opening act' at their intra school events happening across the borough.


Level 2:

Schools and competition host sites can introduce 'an opening act' or performance group to perform at their inter school event.

Schools participating in or competing in local dance/music/drama festivals have the opportunity to perform at the London Youth Games, part of School Games events by completing a simple application process.


Level 3:


Welcome to Shake it Out!

Think your act has what it takes? The way only way in, is to enter! 

What is it?

The Shake it Out! Competition is an opportunity for young people of all talents from across London to get their acts viewed by thousands, and stand a chance to perform at the London Youth Games! 

Who is it for?

Applicants must be aged 7 – 18 years and go to school/college in London. 

How do you get in?

Two application deadlines are available:

7th February

16th May

There will only be TWO performance opportunities at the Spring Opening Ceremony. However, applications received in the spring will still be carried over for a chance to be short listed in the summer where more opportunities are available to perform.

Download the application form and information pack at or download the information on the top right hand side of this webpage.

Selection process?

Primary school applicants will be shortlisted and winner selected by a judging panel in both the spring and summer. 

Secondary school applicants will be shortlisted by the same panel with the winner also being selected by the judging panel in spring. In the summer the shortlisted applicants will be opened to public vote on our Facebook page to find a winner!


Please download the information pack and application form on the right hand side of this webpage to get started! If you have any questions please contact with 'Festival 2014' as your subject title.


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