Young performers prepare for stage festival

February 27 2015

HELD every year since 1903, the Bristol Festival of Music, Speech and Drama - formerly known as Bristol Eisteddfod - is gearing up its annual event featuring a wide range of instrumental and vocal classes.

HELD every year since 1903, the Bristol Festival of Music, Speech and Drama - formerly known as Bristol Eisteddfod - is gearing up its annual event featuring a wide range of instrumental and vocal classes.

The festival, open for all ages, with some participating as young as four-years-old, provides entrants with the opportunity to perform before an audience.

Classes are judged by professional adjudicators who will provide verbal and written assessments to help the entrants further develop their talents.

The event, held at various nearby venues, will take place over three weekends, beginning March 14.

Venues include Red Maids’ School, St Peter’s Hospice in Henleaze, and Newman Hall and the Chapel of St Monica’s in in Westbury-on-Trym.

Organisers are seeking people to help with selling tickets and refreshments, and looking after audiences or adjudicators.

The instrumental and recorder sections of the event are in need a new secretary, and the festival itself is seeking a new general secretary.

Anyone interested can see full details and contacts at: www.bristolfestival.co.uk.

Performer at Bristol Festival of Music