Entering the festival

The festival has five sections: choral, vocal, piano, instrumental and speech & drama. Conditions of entry are set out in the syllabus (click on the "Downloadable files" link on the left of this page to download it and the entry forms). Entry forms should be submitted to the relevant section secretary together with a stamped addressed envelope and the entry fee by 5th October.

Please note that entry to the Woking Young Musician of the Year competition is by invitation from the committee in consultation with the section adjudicators shortly after the Festival.

The awards of Most Promising Young Singer, Junior Musicians of the Year, Most Promising Young Actor of the Year and Chamber Music Award are similarly made by the committee on the adjudicators' recommendations in the light of performances during the Festival.

Please note the policies regarding child protection and vulnerable persons, and health and safety. These can be downloaded from the link on the left of this page.