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All-singing, all-dancing first musical at Islington’s Toffee Park adventure playground

PUBLISHED: 12:25 13 September 2017

Children perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show. Picture: Polly Hancock

Children perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show. Picture: Polly Hancock

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It was an all-singing, all-dancing affair for the Toffee Park Adventure Playground’s first ever talent show.

Children perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show. Picture: Polly HancockChildren perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show. Picture: Polly Hancock

The Ironmonger Row playground, run by Islington Play Association, was awash with colour and song as children performed solos and group songs they’d picked themselves.

Highlights of the September 1 show included a performance of the Pharrell Williams hit single Happy.

All the songs were accompanied by a machine blowing out bubbles, much to the children’s delight.

Toffee Park deputy manager Ryan Connor said: “The children worked very hard to make a musical for their parents, to show off their talents and to make this first-ever production happen at Toffee Park.

Children perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show on September 1. Picture: Polly HancockChildren perform at the Toffee Park Adventure Playground Talent Show on September 1. Picture: Polly Hancock

“It was a unique event which expressed what children can do when they put they mind to a project with little resources.”

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