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Father-and-son duo to perform in Autism’s Got Talent 2017 Roadshow

Posted on - 6th October, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - People, Preston News, What's On in Preston

Father-and-son duo Matthew and Callum Bennett

Father-and-son duo, from Preston, who performed in Autism’s Got Talent 2017, will be returning for a performance in the Autism’s Got Talent 2017 Roadshow.

Matthew and Callum Bennett, who also go by the name FMA + 12 Gage, discovered their passion for rapping after messing around with different rap songs, inspiring them to write songs themselves.

Matthew was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome in 2015, and found that rapping was a fun and creative way to express himself.

The pair then started to perform their songs to audiences at various gigs, and received great reactions, leading them to perform in London at Autism’s Got Talent 2017 alongside many talented people and celebrities.

They have also recently performed at venues in Preston, such as Ships and Giggles.

They will now perform in the Roadshow event which will be taking place on 14 October in Basildon.

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Autism’s Got Talent was a charity event set up  by Anna Kennedy to showcase talent from those that are on the autistic spectrum.

Matthew Bennett said: “On the 14th of October, the Autism’s Got Talent 2017 Roadshow will be taking place in Basildon where we will be performing once again.

“I was diagnosed with autism in 2015.

“I had always suffered from issues interacting with people and the diagnosis made my life finally make a lot of sense.

“We will be performing a birthday rap that I wrote for Callum’s 18th birthday.”

You can watch the pairs performance at Autism’s Got Talent 2017 here.

Have you seen FMA + 12 Gage perform? Did you watch Autism’s Got Talent 2017? Let us know in the comments below

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