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Meet our heat finalist… Katie O’Connor

Finalist Katie O’Connor popped in for a chat ahead of Bunn Leisure’s Got Talent live finals on November 25 where she will be joined by this years talent finalists to compete in front of our LIVE audience and judges, including guest judge Sinitta, for a huge cash prize.


Q: What is your name?

A: Katie O’Connor


Q: How old are you?

A: 10


Q: Where is your home town?

A: I come from Basingstoke, Hampshire


Q: What school do you attend?

A: Kempshott Junior School


Q: Do you own a caravan at Bunn Leisure? If so, how long have you/your family been owners?

A: No, we are not caravan owners – we came to Bunn Leisure on a holiday


Q: How many times have you visited Bunn Leisure?

A: 3 times


Q: What is your favourite colour? 

A: Red


Q: What is your favourite food?

A: Chicken nuggets


Q: What are your top three favourite things to do at Bunn Leisure?

A: Bunn Leisure’s Got Talent, swimming and the arcades


Q: When did you win your Bunn Leisure’s Got Talent heat?

A: May half-term


Q: How did it feel when they announced your name as the winner of your heat?

A: Excited, surprised and amazed  


Q: For those who haven’t seen your act yet, what is it you do and what can we all expect for the final? 

A: Modern solo dance, energetic, funky and fast


Q: How long have you been performing?

A: Since I was 3 years old


Q: How often are you rehearsing your act for the final?

A: Every other week


Q: Is your performance created by you or did you have help – if so, who helped you?

A: My dance teacher Jenna


Q: Who inspires you and why?

A: My sister – I copied her dancing and wanted to be just like her


Q: Who is your biggest supporter?

A: My family


Q: How are you feeling about performing for up to 2000 people at the live finals in November? 

A: Nervous and excited


Q: If you win the final, what will you do with the £1,000 prize money?

A: I plan on donating some of the money to my brother’s charity


Q: How old is your brother and what is his charity?

A: Frankie is 4 years old. He has pontocerebella hypoplasia, a rare genetic brain condition that has left him severely disabled. Frankie’s charity is Naomi House – where he spends respite time.


Q: Do you have any ambitions for using your talent further in the future?

A: Yes – I’d love to travel around the world on a cruise ship as a dancer


Q: What would you like to say to all your fans and supporters right now?

A: Thank you for supporting me and letting me have this amazing opportunity


Best of luck to Katie! To see Katie O’Connor in our LIVE grand final, featuring Sinitta, on Nov 25th 2017 head to bunnleisure.co.uk or call 01243 606080 



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