YOUNG artists will get the chance to play in front of thousands of people at Witney Music Festival after winning two talent shows.

Sophie Atkinson, 14, won the Ox Factor competition at Nortons Bar in Witney last month.

The singer/songwriter, stage name Sofie Elyse, will sing on the two-day festival's main stage on Friday, June 14.

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Playing on the main stage that same evening will be Oxford band The White Lakes, who won the festival's Battle of the Bands final last Wednesday.

They beat four other acts to triumph at the event at Rocket bar, Witney.