Celebrating Talent
Performing Arts Competition Since 1908

2024 COMPETITION: Entries for 2024 Competition are now closed

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As a charity we offer grants to young people who wish to go on to study the performing arts and enter the profession.

You can help a young person at the start of their career by contributing to our Grants Fund.

You can donate by

BACS – Sort code 60-10-15 Account number 60720689 – Please put your name as a reference

CHEQUE – made payable to Hastings Musical Festival Ltd and send it to Festival Office, White Rock Theatre, Hastings, TN34 1JX


If you are a UK taxpayer you can Gift Aid your donations and the taxman will give an extra 25% to Hastings Musical Festival at no extra cost to yourself. (Higher rate tax payers can claim back more via their tax return).

Click here to download a Gift Aid form

Entry to the 2024 Festival

Entries for 2024 Festival are now closed