A summer of song is in store for local people thanks to a series of performances involving Keighley and South Craven people.

Young lead performers from Keighley Amateurs performance Footloose star in a night of showtunes entitled One Day More.

And the Upstagers Theatre Company -- which has several Keighley members -- forms the School Edition of it musical Miss Saigon.

One Day More sees Fiona Spencer and Brogan Hollindrake farming with Sally Holmes and Nigel Passey at Guiseley Theatre.

Fiona and Brogan played major roles in the Amateurs' last musical Footloose as follows been principal boy and girl in pantomime Robinson Crusoe.

The show will feature songs from shows such as Evita, Chess, Joseph, Beauty & the Beast, Les Miserables, My Fair Lady, Mack and Mabel and Sister Act.

The show is presented by the CarpetBaggers Theatre Group, whose chairman, Keighley director/actor Steven Clark, aims to raise funds for future productions.

Steven said: “It’s going to be a great evening to showcase the voices of my leading ladies; and my fantastic leading man, has recently managed to gain a recording contract.

"CarpetBaggers was set up to encourage local talent and channel it into our productions to bring a new audience to amateur theatre."

"CarpetBaggers have a superb year ahead of them with Robin Hood and His Men in Tights, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Annie Get Your Gun."

Steven is also producing a concert of show and film tunes, Some Enchanted Evening, as an outdoor picnic performance on July 7 in Oldfield, in aid of Help For Heroes.

Upstagers has become one of the first groups in the country to stage the musical Miss Saigon School Edition, an July 11-14 in Ilkley.

The cast will include Dalton Wood, from Keighley, who will play the best friend of one of the two lead characters.

Miss Saigon is a love story featuring a 17-year-old Vietnamese orphan girl and an American GI who meet in Saigon in 1975 during the Vietnam war.

The pair meet in a nightclub, fall in love, and Chris promises to take Kim back to the USA -- but as Saigon begins to fall apart the Americans are ordered to evacuate.

The show follows Upstagers' successful productions of West Side Story, Billy Elliot and Summer Holiday.

Members of Skipton's Rock Up and Sing! choir will join members of fellow Rock Up groups across Yorkshire in Songs from the Movies in July 7/8.

The concert in Harrogate will feature 400 voices and the songs will span 70 years of film-making. The show will support Martin House Children’s Hospice.

* One Day More, Guiseley Theatre, July 20/21, 7.15pm, contact 0113 250 9774 or carpetbaggers@live.co.uk; Some Enchanted Evening, Oldfield House, July 7, 4pm-11pm, tickets from Stables Butchers, Skipton Road, Keighley, or contact 01535 670354 or sclarkproductions@yahoo.co.uk; Miss Saigon School Edition, King's Hall, Ilkley, July 11-14, 7.15pm, plus Saturday 2.15pm, phone 01943 607944; Songs from the Movies, Harrogate International Centre, July 7/8, 7.30pm, phone 01423 502116.