Withycombe's stomping to Birmingham

PUBLISHED: 12:30 04 July 2016 | UPDATED: 13:21 05 July 2016

Withycombe Raleigh primary school's percussion band Stomp are pictured performing in front of their peers, teachers and families this week to help raise funds for their forth coming visit to the Music For Youth National Festival in Birmingham. Ref exe 25-16SH 9554. Picture: Simon Horn.

Withycombe Raleigh primary school's percussion band Stomp are pictured performing in front of their peers, teachers and families this week to help raise funds for their forth coming visit to the Music For Youth National Festival in Birmingham. Ref exe 25-16SH 9554. Picture: Simon Horn.

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An Exmouth primary school’s stomp band has performed for teachers and parents as they gear up for a national festival.

Withycombe Raleigh Primary School year six pupils put on the show, raising £300 for their trip to Birmingham next week.

This year’s group will be attending the National Music for Youth Festival on Tuesday (July 5).

The youngsters warmed up by performing songs and poems, composed by the children themselves, in the school playground.

Gill Chalkley said the children and staff are all really excited to perform in Birmingham.

Withycombe’s band is the only one to have been asked to attend for the tenth year running and follows their success at a regional festival in Taunton.

They took inspiration from the Exmouth Shanty Men.

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