The committee wish to thank Tesco for their support of the Festival for 2019 through the Bags of Help scheme.

The following cash prizes will be awarded in 2019

Coral Gould Award: £50 to be awarded to the most promising singer in the age group 16 years and under.

George Finney Award: Youth Choral, Songs from the Shows, 19 years and under:  Each competing choir will receive

a  bursary of £100.

Barracks Trust Award: Adult Choir of any category, Own Choice:  1st, 2nd and 3rd placed choirs will be awarded cash prizes of £250, £150 and £100 respectively, donated by The Barracks Trust.



Access to Music Performance 129 (non-competitive) –

This is a new class intended to provide a performing opportunity for people who have not previously found a class to suit them.

Pop VC169 – This is a new Open Vocal Solo class.

Ensemble EN151a – An extra class has been created in response to requests from previous entrants wishing to enter a small ensemble group in addition to the full ensemble.