SOME of the area's top young music, drama and dance performers showcased their talents at a gala evening.

The Taunton Festival of the Arts annual gala was held at Queen's College, Taunton, on Sunday (June 12).

The event enabled some of the best performers at this year's Taunton Festival of the Arts to entertain a good-sized audience of parents, friends and supporters.

Around 70 children and young people from the Taunton area took part.