Beginners Platform

The Beginners Platform planned for Saturday 9 July 2022 has been postponed.

All current applicants will be advised and informed about a future date when this has been arranged. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you will continue to keep singing.

Showcase Concert

Saturday 9 July | 7.30pm | St Andrew's Church, Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8YL

Festival Winners from 2022 in concert with the City of Sheffield Teachers' Choir. Tickets: £10 adult. £5 under 18s available at the door by cash / card.

Festival Weekend

The object is not to defeat a rival, but to pace each other on the road to excellence
H. Walford Davies

FlyerEligibility to the Festival Weekend and to the appropriate classes will be determined by the performer’s age on 4 February 2022. Performers will receive further and more specific details of the timetable, procedures etc., after the final date of the receipt of the Entry Form. Performers in the Singers’ Platform are not eligible to enter this part of the Festival, similarly any 1st study singer aged 19-28 studying at conservatoire or university will only be eligible for the Singers’ Platform section of the Festival.

The Festival is sponsored and administered by The City of Sheffield Teachers' Choir and is affiliated to the British & International Federation of Festivals.

Venues for The Festival

Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, Totley Brook Road, Sheffield, S17 3QS
Tapton Hall, Shore Lane, Sheffield, S10 3BU

New for 2022

Age Groups

Please note that the age groups for some of the non-recital classes for singers aged 18 years and under have changed. Please check carefully the age limits for each class for 2022 entries.

Songs from the Shows, Films and Musicals and Opera and Light Opera classes

Please note that Songs from the Shows and Light Opera are categorised in more detail for 2022:

  • Light opera songs composed before 1920 are now included in the Opera and Light Opera Class (formerly the ‘Opera’ class)
  • Songs from the Shows classes are now divided into 2:
    • songs composed before 1960
    • those composed after 1960

This gives 3 new classes for performers in 2022.