Celebrating Talent
Performing Arts Competition Since 1908

2023 COMPETITION: Entries for 2023 will open on 1st September 2022

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Sarah Kowitz DL -

Born and educated in London, Sarah worked in journalism as a reporter and editor before raising a family In New York and then East Sussex. She lived and worked in Asia and America for a number of years and since returning to the UK has been an active supporter of not for profit arts, education and horticulture organisations.

She is a trustee of Hastings Musical Festival, Hastings Contemporary, Hastings International Piano and the Fairlight Arts Trust. A Patron Governor of Ark Schools and a Founder director of Bridgepoint, Rye. She is a Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex, an Honorary Doctor of the University of East Anglia, and a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society. Sarah’s children all took part in Hastings Musical Festival.

Entry to the 2023 Festival

Entry to the 2023 Festival will open on 1st September 2022