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Trophies, Awards & Bursaries

In addition, we have various awards and bursaries attached to specific classes.

In Musical Competition, the idea is not to beat each other but to pace each other on the road to excellence."

Sir H Walford Davis

Whitehaven Musical Festival

The 66th Whitehaven Musical Festival will take place from Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th May 2016, inclusive.

We have now moved to the Marchon Club for the Festival week on the corner of Flatt Walks and Coach  Road in Whitehaven.

The last two years have seen the introduction of new classes which proved to be very popular - X Factor, Glee, Electronic Keyboards and Guitar, Self Accompanied Solo/Duet Junior and Adult, Open Drum Kit Solo and Open Drum Band classes.

NEW FOR 2016 - storybook reading 10 to under 12 yrs, under 12 X Factor, over 18 Disney Song classes and under 18 instrumentalists can now use backing tracks.

Have a look at the other classes on offer for speech and drama, singing and instrumental. Download the 2016 syllabus here.


Speech & Drama Adjudicator

Val Chicken

Marchon Club, Whitehaven

Corner of Flatt Walks and Coach Road.

Free parking underneath.

Music Adjudicator

Lynne Rodgers

Singing Classes

Junior and Adult





Junior and Adult




Band and Orchestra

Speech & Drama

Junior and Adult



TV Newsreader

Bible Readings


Is affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals of Music, Dance and Speech of which Her Majesty the Queen is a Patron.

Federation Website

Whitehaven Musical Festival


Ticket prices:

Morning sessions £1.50 each (concession £1), Afternoon sessions £1.50 each (concession £1)

Evening sessions £3 (concession £2), Season Ticket £10 (entry to all sessions)

Programmes £1 available on the door

Whitehaven Musical Festival 2017 details to follow

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