Thanet Music and Drama Festival

The festival is entirely self-funding and receives no public financial support

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This year's Thanet Music and Drama Festival begins now! Please do come along and support the entrants... revel in the amazing talent Thanet has to offer, and learn from the insight of the adjudicators. All classes are open to the public, and entry costs only £3 for an entire day! Or consider becoming a 'Friend' for even better value. All details can be found in the Festival programme available at any of the venues, or contact us by email for one.

The Thanet Music and Drama Festival was founded as a charity in 1921, and each year offers a platform for hundreds of amateur musicians, actors and dancers in and around the Thanet area to perform in front of an audience and gain expert critical advice.

The festival consists of five sections (Instrumental, Speech & Drama, Piano, Dance, Vocal & Choral) and is held in February to March every year, culminating in an Award Ceremony & Gala Concert featuring some of the best performances from all sections.

The dates and venues for the 2014 festival are as shown below (the 'map' links also offer directions for finding the shortest route to each venue):

Speech & Drama Thursday 27th- Feb - Sunday 2nd March Sarah Memorial Theatre, Hilderstone College, Broadstairs map
Piano Saturday 8th March Canterbury Christ Church University map
Vocal & Choral Thursday 13th - Saturday 15th March St Philip's Church, Palm Bay map
Dance Saturday/Sunday 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th March Birchington Village Centre map
Instrumental Saturday 22nd March Roberts Hall, St, Lawrence College, Ramsgate map
Prizegiving / Concert Friday 4th April at 7pm Sarah Memorial Theatre, Hilderstone College, Broadstairs map

2013 programme and 2014 syllabus available as a download now..


Entry form 2014



Syllabus 2014



Solo Instrument Supplement Syllabus



2013 Festival Photos

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