Important Dates


 For a calendar of Festival dates which you can include in your own online calendars, click here.
February 15 CSMFA Annual General Meeting – 3.45pm Avonhead School.
February 16 Application for schools choirs open. Click here for application form
February 20 Applications for Representative Groups open online.
March 10 Applications close for School Choirs to participate in the Festival. Late entries CANNOT be accepted so make sure that your school’s application is made in good time.
April 14 Applications close for Representative Groups. Late entries CANNOT be accepted so make sure that your application is made in good time.
May 10 Teachers’ Demonstration Meeting – 3.45pm @ Avonhead School
  Applicants for Representative Groups notified of audition details
May 22 Auditions for Representative Group applicants commence.
June 4 Auditions for Representative Groups conclude.
June 14 Vocal Workshop for Choir Teachers – Avon Head School, 3.45pm
June 16 Festival Poster Competition entries close
June 25 Representative Group audition results posted and e-mailed to schools and individuals.
July 7 Deadline for acceptance of Representative Group places
August 12 Weekend rehearsals commence for Representative Groups – see schedule
Sept 4 “Programme details” are due by this day from each school participating.
Sept 11, 12 & 13 Massed Rehearsals – schools attend one
October 2, 3 & 4 Compulsory Holiday Course for all Representative Group members
October 24 Dress rehearsal for all members of Representative Groups ONLY
Oct 25 – Oct 27 Performance Nights of the Festival – Horncastle Arena. Schools performing MUST attend a rehearsal in the Horncastle Arena in the morning.