Online entry is now closed for this year.  Late entries may be accepted subject to availability - please contact the relevant section secretary for advice. 



Saturday April 29th, Sunday April 30th, Monday May 1st

Royal Spa Centre, Newbold Terrace

Championship, Competitive, Group and Interpretation sections from Baby through to Senior. 

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Several sections have new classes this year …

Harps – A new solo class (320) with trophy to the winner, for repertoire by a living composer.

Suggested work: Five Bagatelles by Edward Watson, any one movement

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Strings: ’Cello – A new beginners class (213) for pre-grade 1 players

Pianoforte - There are two new classes, one for a sonata post 1830 (147) and the other is an Adult duet class (148 ) for the student to play with the teacher.

Also some of the pieces for the set piece classes (113 - 117) have changed, see individual classes for details.

Stage Dancing – this section will run in 2017, however we are still negotiating for a venue and dates.

Further information will be published as soon as it is known so please bear with us


Note: If you cannot see a new class in the entries section keep scrolling down, some of the new classes have been added at the end of the list


Dates and locations for the sections are as follows.

Stage Dancing - TO BE CONFIRMED



Woodwind & Brass4 June, Kingsley school

Pianoforte10,11 & 25 June, Kingsley school

(see Enter the Festival section for individual class dates)

Strings - 17 & 18 June, Kingsley school

Harps - 25 June, The Sydni Centre

Pipe Organ - 28 June, Holy Trinity Church

Classical Guitar - 30 June & 1 July, Dale St Methodist Church


Schools - 23 June, Holy Trinity Church

Speech & Drama - 10 June, Dale St Methodist Church

Vocal - 

Adults: 10 & 17 June Dale St Methodist Church Hall

Juniors: 24 June Dale St Methodist Church Hall

(see Enter the Festival section for individual class dates)



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