Dance Music

Dates for 2020

We are delighted to be able to announce the dates for the Festival in 2020. The Music Festival will take place on Sunday the 29th March in the Swinburne Hall at Colchester Institute. The Dance Festival will take place over two weekends in June: the 20th & 21st and the Read more…


Fabulous Festival

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Festival over the past two weekends. It was a fabulous festival with so many stunning performances. We’ve created a gallery of some of the photographs which you can get to by clicking on the Dance button on the front page. So far all Read more…


Dance Festival Timetable

The timetable for the Dance Festival is now available. Click on the DANCE button on the front page to get to the DANCE TIMETABLE button. You should have recieved a timetable via email this week. There wil be a revised versio coming out shortly following some minor changes and corrections. Read more…


Music Festival Timetable

Sun, 24 March 2019 Colchester Institute Swinburne Hall Adjudicator: Richard Deering 10:00 am    1            Classical Solo Piano 11:00 am    3            Classical Solo Brass 11:24 am    7            Classical Trio (any combination of instruments or voice) 11:34 am    19          Jazz Solo Instrument 11:50 am    2            Classical Solo Woodwind 13:00 am                  Musician of Read more…


Music Registration Extended

We are delighted to announce that following several requests, we have been able to extend the deadline for Music Registrations to the 8th of February.   Thank you to everyone who has registered. We have some very exciting looking classes to look forward to. Choirs: There is room in the Read more…


Music Entries

There are only two weeks to go for entries to the Music Festival. The most popular class so far is the Musical Theatre Solo Voice and second most popular is the Pop/Rock Solo Voice. Now is the time to get your entries in!


Music Festival Update

We are off to a great start on the Music Festival registrations and it is good to see lots of traffic on the website. A number of questions have come in about when classes are likely to take place over the weekend. While it isn’t possible to be very specific Read more…


Dance Festival

We are very pleased to announce that we have held our fees at the 2018 level. Our adjudicator for 2019 is Geoff Lucas. The Dance Festival will take place over two weekends in June:  the 15th & 16th June and the 22nd & 23rd June 2019.  We have added new Read more…