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Our dates vary slightly from year to year, but the festival usually falls in March, though some years it might extend into February and/or April. 


Dates for the 2018 Festival

This year, we plan to hold all classes at South Street Baptist Church.
It is just possible that these dates may change slightly so please do not depend on them until confirmed.

Instrumental Music: Monday 5th March, Tuesday 6th March, Wednesday 7th March
Singing: Thursday 8th March, Friday 9th March, Saturday 10th March (Adult Choirs)
Speech & Drama: Wednesday 14th March, Thursday 15th March, Friday 16th March.
Piano & Other Keyboard: Monday 19th march, Tuesday 20th March
Gala Concert: Thursday 22nd March, 7pm.

Final Date for all Entries: Sunday 14th January 2018

Provisional Dates for the 2019 Festival

Monday 4th March 2019 – Saturday 16th March 2019.

Speech & Drama: Monday 4th March – Friday 8th March
Instrumental Music: Monday 11th March & Tuesday 12th March
Piano & Other Keyboard: Wednesday 13th March
Singing: Thursday 14th March – Saturday 16th March (Adult Choirs)

In addition, Saturday 9th March is reserved as a possible ‘overflow’ day for Instrumental and Piano music.

Gala Concert: Thursday 21st March, 7pm