2017 Programme

The Programme Index showing class times, dates, and venues for the 2017 Festival can be seen below.

Festival 2017 Programme Index

No. Class Name Venue Date Time
1 Junior Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - Year 4 & below Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 09:30
2 Junior Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - Year 6 & below Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 14:00
3 Junior Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - Year 8 & below Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 11:00
4 Junior Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - 19 years & under Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 15:30
6 Junior Novice Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - 19 years & under Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 11:50
7 Junior Choirs - Boys, Girls or Mixed - Year 2 & below Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 11:00
13 Community Choir - Any non-auditioned choir whose members are drawn from the local community Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 18:00
15 Choral Groups - any choral ensemble including Madrigal Groups of 3-20 voices Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 18:00
16 Open Choral - any Choral ensemble including Opera and Oratorio Corn Exchange 04/03/2017 19:30
29 Duet Singing - Year 8 & under Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 16:20
36 Solo Singing - Girls or Boys - Year 3 & under Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 09:30
37 Solo Singing - Girls or Boys - Year 4 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 09:30
38 Solo Singing - Boys Year 5-6 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 09:50
39 Solo Singing - Trebles (boys' voices, unbroken) Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 16:20
40 Solo Singing - Girls Year 5 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 09:50
41 Solo Singing - Girls Year 6 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 10:30
42 Solo Singing - Girls Year 7 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 11:00
43 Solo Singing - Girls Year 8 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 11:40
44 Solo Singing - Girls Year 9 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 19:00
45 Solo Singing - Girls Year 10 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 11:40
46 Solo Singing - Girls Year 11 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 19:00
47 A Song in any living language other than English - Year 11 & under Harpur Suite 11/03/2017 09:30
48 Junior Folk Song - Year 8 & under Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 12:10
49 Junior Folk Song - Year 9-11 Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 12:10
50 Chorister - Boy or Girl - Year 9 & under Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 16:20
51A Musical Theatre - Year 7 & under - Solo or Duet Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 14:00
51B Musical Theatre - Year 8-9 - Solo or Duet Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 15:30
51C Musical Theatre - Year 10-11 - Solo or Duet Harpur Suite 10/03/2017 18:00
54 Solo Singing - Victorian or Edwardian Ballad - any voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 10:40
55 Solo Singing - Girls 16-17 years Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 10:40
56A Solo Singing - any female voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 10:00
56B Solo Singing - any male voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 10:00
60 Opera & Light Opera - Men or Women - 16 years and over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 11:10
61 Oratorio - Men and Women - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 11:50
64 Baroque Aria - any voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 11:50
66 Musical Theatre - 16 years & over - Solo or Duet Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 14:00
67 Vocal Recital - any voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 11/03/2017 11:00
68 British Composer - any voice - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 11/03/2017 11:00
73 A Song in any living language other than English - 16 years & over Harpur Suite 11/03/2017 10:15
74A Men or Women - 50-69 years of age Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 15:30
74B Men or Women - 70 years of age & over Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 15:30
78A Piano Solo - pre-Grade 1 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 12:05
78B Piano Solo - pre-Grade 1 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 09:15
78C Piano Solo - pre-Grade 1 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 14:00
79 Piano Solo - Grade 1 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 10:05
80 Piano Solo - Grade 2 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 11:05
81 Piano Solo - Grade 3 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 14:50
82 Piano Solo - Grade 4 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 09:30
83 Piano Solo - Grade 5 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 09:30
84 Piano Solo - Grade 6 Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 09:30
85 Piano Solo - Grade 7 Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 10:30
86 Piano Solo - Grade 8 & above Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 14:00
87 Pre-1800 Piano - Beginner to Grade 3 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 15:40
88 Pre-1800 Piano - Grade 4-5 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 10:30
89 Pre-1800 Piano - Grade 6-7 Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 10:30
90 Pre-1800 Piano - Grade 8 & above Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 14:00
91 19th Century Piano - Beginner to Grade 3 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 15:40
92 19th Century Piano - Grade 4-5 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 10:30
93 19th Century Piano - Grade 6-7 Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 11:30
94 19th Century Piano - Grade 8 & above Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 15:00
95 20th/21st Century Piano - Beginner to Grade 3 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 16:10
96 20th/21st Century Piano - Grade 4-5 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 10:30
97 20th/21st Century Piano - Grade 6-7 Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 11:30
98 20th/21st Century Piano - Grade 8 & above Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 15:00
102 Piano Accompaniment - Any age Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 20:30
104 Piano Recital Corn Exchange 06/03/2017 18:00
105 The Raymond Banning Class Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 19:50
107 Piano Duets - Year 7 & under Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 18:30
108 Piano Duets - Year 10 & under Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 19:00
109 Piano Duets - Any age Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 19:00
110 Six hands - one piano - any standard Harpur Suite 05/03/2017 19:00
111 Piano Solo - Age 11 & under Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 15:50
112 Piano Solo - Age 16 & under Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 11:30
113 Piano Solo - Age 17 & over Corn Exchange 05/03/2017 15:50
120 Harp Solo - Year 11 & under Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 14:00
122A Guitar Solo - Grade 1-4 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 18:45
122B Guitar Solo - Grade 5 & above Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 18:45
123 Electric Guitar Solo Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 18:30
125A Any Bowed Instrument - Pre-Grade 1 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 09:30
125B Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 1 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 10:10
126A Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 2 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 10:50
126B Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 3 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 10:50
127A Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 4 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 14:20
127B Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 5 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 14:20
129A Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 6 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 16:00
129B Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 7 Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 16:00
130 Any Bowed Instrument - Grade 8 & above Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 19:30
131 String Recital - any age Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 19:30
136 String Duets - any age Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 11:50
150 Grade 1 Class - Any age, instrument or voice Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 18:00
154 Concerto Harpur Suite 09/03/2017 11:50
155 Composition - GCSE, A, AS and IB Level Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 11:30
156 Anniversary Class - Any age, instrument or Voice -Solo, Duet or Group Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 19:00
157 Versatility Class -any two instruments including voice - any age or standard Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 10:30
158 Music Groups - Year 4 & below Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 09:30
159 Music Groups - Years 5 to 8 Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 09:30
161 Celebration of Music, Speech and Drama from Schools King's House 09/03/2017 10:00
162 Miscellaneous Ensembles - any age Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 13:45
169 Jazz or Dance Band - Any Age Bedford School 08/03/2017 13:00
170 Music Group - Family Class Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 10:30
175 Orchestras - Any age Bedford School 08/03/2017 13:00
176 Wind Bands - 12 years & under/Year 8 & below Bedford School 08/03/2017 13:00
179 Brass Ensemble - Any age Bedford School 08/03/2017 13:00
190 Wind Duets - Year 4 & below Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 13:45
201 Woodwind Solo - Beginners to Grade 1 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 09:30
202 Woodwind Solo - Grade 2 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 09:30
203 Woodwind Solo - Grade 3 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 09:30
204 Woodwind Solo - Grade 4 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 10:30
205 Woodwind solo - Grade 5 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 11:30
206 Woodwind Solo - Grade 6 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 11:30
207 Woodwind Solo - Grade 7 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 18:00
208 Woodwind Solo - Grade 8 & above Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 18:00
210 Wind and Brass Solo - Recital Class Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 19:15
211 Flute or Piccolo Solo Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 16:30
212 Oboe or Cor Anglais Solo Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 16:30
216 Brass Solo - Beginner to Grade 3 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 14:30
217 Brass Solo - Grade 4-5 Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 14:30
218 Brass Solo - Grade 6 & above Corn Exchange 07/03/2017 15:15
219A Asian Music – Any Age – Vocal Solo Level 1 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 18:30
219B Asian Music – Any Age – Vocal Solo Level 2 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 18:30
219C Asian Music – Any Age – Vocal Solo Level 3 Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 18:30
220 Asian Music - Any age - Group Harpur Suite 06/03/2017 18:30
297 Verse Speaking Solo - Year R Howard Room 06/03/2017 09:30
298 Verse Speaking Solo - Year 1 Howard Room 06/03/2017 09:45
299 Verse Speaking Solo - Year 2 Howard Room 05/03/2017 09:30
300A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 3 Howard Room 05/03/2017 10:10
300B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 3 Howard Room 07/03/2017 14:00
300C Verse Speaking Solo - Year 3 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 13:00
301A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 4 Howard Room 06/03/2017 10:25
301B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 4 Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 09:30
301C Verse Speaking Solo - Year 4 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 16:15
302A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 5 Howard Room 08/03/2017 14:00
302B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 5 Howard Room 09/03/2017 09:30
302C Verse Speaking Solo - Year 5 Howard Room 09/03/2017 15:10
302D Verse Speaking Solo - Year 5 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 14:00
303A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 6 Howard Room 09/03/2017 11:10
303B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 6 Howard Room 09/03/2017 14:00
304A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 7 Howard Room 08/03/2017 18:00
304B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 7 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 18:40
305A Verse Speaking Solo - Year 8 Howard Room 07/03/2017 11:25
305B Verse Speaking Solo - Year 8 Howard Room 09/03/2017 19:10
306 Verse Speaking Solo - Year 9 Howard Room 07/03/2017 18:35
307 Verse Speaking Solo - Year 10 Howard Room 08/03/2017 19:05
308 Verse Speaking Solo - Year 11 & over Howard Room 07/03/2017 15:00
309 Verse Speaking Solo - any age Howard Room 05/03/2017 12:35
310 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 4 & under Howard Room 05/03/2017 12:05
311 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 5 Howard Room 09/03/2017 12:15
312 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 6 Howard Room 09/03/2017 10:30
313 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 7 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 18:00
314 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 8 Howard Room 06/03/2017 18:00
316 Verse Speaking Duet - Year 11 & over Howard Room 07/03/2017 18:00
318 Dramatic Solo - Year 5-6 Howard Room 05/03/2017 14:00
319 Dramatic Solo - Year 7-8 Howard Room 06/03/2017 18:40
320A Dramatic Solo - Year 9-10 Howard Room 08/03/2017 09:30
320B Dramatic Solo - Year 9-10 Corn Exchange 10/03/2017 18:00
321A Dramatic Solo - Year 11 & over Corn Exchange 10/03/2017 09:30
321B Dramatic Solo - Year 11 & over Corn Exchange 10/03/2017 14:00
322 Duologues - Year 5-6 Howard Room 08/03/2017 11:25
323A Duologues - Year 7-8 Howard Room 04/03/2017 18:00
323B Duologues - Year 7-8 Corn Exchange 10/03/2017 11:00
323C Duologues - Year 7-8 Corn Exchange 10/03/2017 15:30
324 Duologues - Year 9-10 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 14:00
325 Duologues - Year 11 & over Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 14:00
326 Duologues - Any combination of ages Howard Room 08/03/2017 11:00
327 Dramatic Scene - Year 5-7 Howard Room 05/03/2017 14:30
328 Dramatic Scene - Year 8-10 Howard Room 05/03/2017 15:35
330 Shakespeare Solo - Year 8-10 Howard Room 06/03/2017 11:25
331 Shakespeare Solo - Year 11 & over Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 10:25
332 Shakespeare Duologue - Year 10 & over Howard Room 05/03/2017 19:00
333 Mime - Solo - any age Howard Room 06/03/2017 12:10
334 Mime - Duet - any age Howard Room 06/03/2017 12:35
335 Mime - Group - any age Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 15:25
340 Creative Performance - Year 7 & under Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 14:00
341 Creative Performance - Year 8-10 Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 15:00
342 Creative Performance - Year 11 & over Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 09:30
346 Group Poem - Year 4 & under Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 09:30
347 Group Poem - Year 5-6 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 10:20
348 Group Poem - Year 7-8 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 11:10
349 Group Poem - Year 9-10 Corn Exchange 09/03/2017 12:00
350 Group Poem - Year 11 & over Corn Exchange 11/03/2017 10:15
351 Presentation - Year 5-8 Harpur Suite 04/03/2017 14:00
352 Presentation - Year 9 & over Harpur Suite 04/03/2017 14:25
353 Write and Speak a Poem - Year 4-6 Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 12:25
354 Write and Speak a Poem - Year 7-8 Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 11:45
356 Write and Speak a Poem - Year 11 & over Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 12:25
357 Write and Read a Story - Year 3-4 Howard Room 07/03/2017 10:25
358 Write and Read a Story - Year 5-6 Howard Room 07/03/2017 10:40
359 Write and Read a Story - Year 7-8 Howard Room 08/03/2017 15:15
360 Write and Read a Story - Year 9-11 Howard Room 08/03/2017 15:35
361 Prepared Reading - Year 2 & under Howard Room 06/03/2017 14:00
362 Prepared Reading - Year 3 Howard Room 07/03/2017 10:50
363A Prepared Reading - Year 4 Harpur Suite 04/03/2017 15:15
363B Prepared Reading - Year 4 Harpur Suite 08/03/2017 10:30
364 Prepared Reading - Year 5 Howard Room 07/03/2017 09:30
365 Prepared Reading - Year 6 Harpur Suite 07/03/2017 15:20
366 Prepared Reading - Year 7 Howard Room 06/03/2017 16:20
367 Prepared Reading - Year 8 Howard Room 09/03/2017 18:00
368 Prepared Reading - Year 9 Howard Room 08/03/2017 16:00
369 Prepared Reading - Year 10-11 Howard Room 07/03/2017 16:15
370 Prepared Reading - Year 12 & over Howard Room 05/03/2017 18:20
372 Reading from the The Bible or Religious Text - Year 7 & under Howard Room 05/03/2017 11:15
373 Reading from The Bible or Religious Text - Year 8 & over Howard Room 05/03/2017 11:50
374 Prose Reading Duet - Year 6 & under Howard Room 06/03/2017 15:00
375 Prose Reading Duet - Year 7-8 Howard Room 05/03/2017 18:35
376 Prose Reading Duet - Year 9-10 Howard Room 07/03/2017 12:35
379 Prose Reading Group - any number of performers - any age Howard Room 08/03/2017 12:25
381 Themed Verse and Prose Reading - Solo - Any Age Howard Room 07/03/2017 18:20
410 Radio Play - Any age - Group Harpur Suite 04/03/2017 14:50
420 Scene from Musical Theatre - Year 6-8 - Solo Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 18:15
422 Scene from Musical Theatre - Year 6-8 - Group Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 18:00
423 Scene from Musical Theatre - Year 9-11 - Solo Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 18:50
426 Scene from Musical Theatre - Year 12 & over - Solo Corn Exchange 08/03/2017 18:35
435 Write a Dramatic Monologue - Year 10 & over Howard Room 05/03/2017 18:00