Southampton Festival of Music and Drama was established in 1926, and has been providing a wide range of competitive music classes for both children and adults ever since. It has inspired the careers of many musicians and music teachers throughout the years and is a key landmark in the UK Festival Scene. Taking part in March at Thornden School, it attracts entrants from a wide area. Outstanding performances are selected for the Festival Concert which is held in Thornden Hall on a suitable date after the Festival is complete.

Entry to this year's online Festival is now live via the 'Enter the Festival' link above. Please find the 2021 Syllabus below. The format is the submission of videos of competitors for adjudication. This worked well last year and we are happy to still be running the Festival this year under these circumstances! Entries close on March 31st 2021.

Roll of Honour 2020 - please download the PDF below to see the winners of 2020!




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