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Local girl Dawn lends her voice to Allencap's Y Factor

A LOCAL singer is set to take part in a talent show in aid of charity.

Dawn PattonLisburn girl Dawn Patton is one of the budding contestants in 'The Y Factor' - a fundraising talent competition being run by and in aid of Mencap, the leading learning disability charity and features

Advertising Account Director by day, Dawn is a Diva by night and will be taking centre stage in Bar Seven at the Odyssey on January 29 to raise vital funds for the charity.

Dawn discovered her passion for music and dance at a young age.

Classically trained in singing and dance, she's often spotted treading the boards of the Grand Opera House and various other venues across Northern Ireland, including taking on lead roles with Lisburn's own Lisnagarvey Operatic Society.

Dawn commented: "I am extremely excited about the Y Factor event and supporting Mencap and would like to take this opportunity to wish all the contestants the best of luck! I would encourage everyone that knows me to help me out by visiting"

With a high profile judging panel which features Maurice Jay of U105, Brenda Buckley of Business Eye, Jason Shankey and Cathy Martin, the showcase event will be a winning mix of live entertainment, pre-event drinks & nibbles and the opportunity to view our own take on the 'X Factor. For more information or tickets please contact Suzy Mcllveen on 9069 0151 or email

Visit the website for further information.


Ulster Star