City of Plymouth Festival

City of Plymouth Festival

2016 Festival of Dance, Speech & Drama, and Music.

City of Plymouth Festival

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City of Plymouth Festival

The City of Plymouth Festival of Music, Dance, Speech & Drama was founded in 1914 and is affiliated to the National Federation of Festivals. It is a charity run by volunteers who work hard to ensure children from across the city and neighbouring areas have an opportunity to take part in a celebration of music, dance and speech and drama. Young performers have fun, gain invaluable performing experience receiving constructive feedback from a professional within their field.

The closing date for both the Music Festival and the Speech & Drama Festival paper and online entries is 30th September 2016. The Dance Festival deadline has now passed.


The Plymouth Festival is a member of the British and International Federation of Festivals of which Her Majesty The Queen is Patron.

The City of Plymouth Festival has completed the implementation of BIFF’S new approach to safeguarding and have earned the right to display the Blue Safeguarding Flag awarded by the SafeNetwork and NSPCC.

The City of Plymouth Festival is a Registered Charity No. 1040360
Patron: The Lord Mayor of Plymouth