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Hastings Musical Festival

Festival 2021

We just wanted to let you all know that planning for the 2021 Festival is in full swing! We hope to be 'Covid Free' by next March but whatever happens we will definitely be holding a Hastings Musical Festival in 2021.  We will keep you up to date with all our plans.

Thanks to all our wonderful competitors, volunteers, funders and white rock staff! We had a fabulous 2020 Festival with a wonderful Festival Finale Concert and you can see some of the photos in our gallery. 

 We are not going to the Festival office at all at the moment so please keep in touch by Facebook or by email info@hastingsmf.org.uk.

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2021 Festival will open for entries on 1st October 2020

Hastings Musical Festival 2020

About the Event

Hastings Musical Festival takes place at the White Rock Theatre over 2 weeks in March each year. Dancers, singers, musicians and actors of all ages perform in classes which are marked by an adjudicator who is a specialist and an expert in the field. Feedback is given to everyone and the winners of each class are announced. In many classes a trophy is also awarded.

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Molly Townson

Molly Townson Bursary Fund

In Honour of our long-term Chairman, Molly Townson, who passed away in May, Hastings Musical Festival have set up The Molly Townson Bursary for young people intending to pursue a career in the performing arts. To donate in Molly's memory please send a cheque, or donate by BACS . Cheques should be made payable to Hastings Musical Festival.

Molly Townson Service of Thanksgiving speech