Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music & Dance.

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Thank you to all who helped, in any way, with the 2018 Music Festival

Dates for the 2019 Festival

7 and 8 June


Westholme Croston Theatre
Westholme Upper School
Meins Road
The junior choirs and instrumental groups date is
Friday, June 7th 2018
 To be held at Revidge Fold United Reform Church, Shear Brow, Blackburn
Music Secretary: Mrs Debbie Northin, 8 Hippings Way. Clitheroe BB7 2PQ
01200 443981
BACS payments to: 01-00-85 04242890 using your surname/school as reference

Cheques and Postal orders should be made payable to 'Blackburn Festival' and should be accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope. Where age is stipulated this should be given on the entry form. Acknowledgement of entry will be given by competitor's ticket only, which will be sent to each competitor or group. Performers should report for the class 20 minutes before the stated time. (see Reg. 6)

Closing date for entries -  24th March 2019

Own Choice Music - (see Reg. 4)

Copies for the Accompanist - (see Reg. 4)

Copies for the Accompanist should be sent to the Music Secretaries with the entry form by 

Copies for the Adjudicator should be brought to the competition

Photocopying - When an 'Own Choice' piece is selected from a publication containing several different works, and the piece is not published separately, one copy may be made for the use of the Adjudicator at the Festival, provided that the competitor has already purchased his/her own copy and that the photocopy made is retained, and destroyed by the Administrator of the Festival at the end of the competition.

Copies should be clear and properly assembled not stapled together


The amount to be paid is for the age 18 years & over group of the class not that of the competitor.


A syllabus and entry form are now available from the secretary



Due to circumstances beyond our control we are no longer able to provide catering at our Festival, except for hot and cold drinks and a limited number of snacks.  Probably best to bring your own packed lunch/tea as there are no shops within handy walking distance.


Sorry but the syllabus and entry forms are not downloadable.  Please email or phone the secretaty for a copy.






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The Festival is affiliated to the
for Music, Dance & Speech
Registered Charity No 222789

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