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

HandbookEligibility to the Festival Weekend and to the appropriate classes will be determined by the performer’s age on 2 February 2024. Performers will receive further and more specific details of the timetable, procedures etc., after the final date of the receipt of the Entry Form. Winners of classes in the 2023 Festival are not eligible to enter the SAME class in 2024 unless moving to a different age category. Performers in the Singers’ Platform are not eligible to enter this part of the Festival. Similarly, any 1st study singer aged either between 19 and 28 years studying at conservatoire or university, or between 14 and 19 years at a specialist music school or junior conservatoire, will only be eligible for the Singers’ Platform section of the Festival.

Venues for The Festival

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

2024 Festival Weekend Handbook