Dates, Venues and Entry Fees


Dates for 2020 festival:

  • Choral Singing, Orchestras, Bands, Organ: 11 February 2020
  • Speech & Drama: 18 February 2020
  • Solo & Ensemble Singing: 17, 18 & 19 February 2020
  • Piano: 17, 18, 19 & 20 February 2020
  • Instrumental Classes: 19, 20 & 21 February 2020
  • Millennium Competitions: 21 February 2020
  • Concerto: 20 February 2020
  • Recorders: 21 February 2020
  • Young Musician of the Year: 22 February 2020

Time: Competitions generally start at 10 am each day but please check your tickets.

Please Note: The Festival Committee reserves the right to alter the dates if it is found to be necessary.

Note to trophy holders: Please return your trophy/ies in good time, before 10 January 20120, so that the 2020 winners may have their own award on the day.

Last date for receipt of entries:

20 December 2019



Choral Singing, Orchestras & Bands competitions:

St Mary’s Parish Church, High Road, South Woodford, London, E18 2PA


Nearest Underground station:

Central Line to South Woodford then walk or take 179 bus.


All other competitions:

Forest School, College Place, Snaresbrook, London, E17 3PY


Nearest Underground stations:

  • Central Line to Snaresbrook, then walk or taxi.
  • Victoria Line to Walthamstow Central then taxi or 20 bus (heading to Loughton/Debden).


The location of your competition will be printed on your ticket. This will be sent to you at least ten days before the competitions start.

Please Note: The Festival Committee reserves the right to alter the venues if it is found to be necessary.


Entry Fees



Special Fees

  • The Millennium Competition classes 991, 992 and 993 have special entry and accompaniment fees

Age Limits

  • Where these apply, they refer to the competitor’s age on 1st September 2019.
  • For a group/duet/ensemble, give the age of the oldest performer. The fee is determined by the age of the oldest performer, except for open classes.