2024 Festival - thanking performers, audiences, sponsors, adjudicators and the wonderful team of helpers. The 2024 festival was a tremendous success. Over 5000 performances, over 120 classes, 5 workshops, five concerts and a showcase. The full review of the festival and the results lists are now here on the website; just click on the find out more button on the 2024 page below.  

2024 festival photographs are now in the gallery too!!

2025 syllabus will appear soon!! 


The Festival 2024
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Huddersfield Mrs Sunderland Festival is one of the largest festivals in the country, attracting well over 4000 performers during its eleven day event in Huddersfield Town Hall with many hundreds more in audiences. Instrumental, vocal, choirs, musical theatre, speech and drama classes for all ages and abilities are complemented by a series of workshops for adult singers, special needs schools, key stage two schools, music for the brain and toddler workshops. The annual Young Musician of the Year competition is held during the festival, it is open to those aspiring to be professional musicians from all over the country and carries prizes of £1000, £500 and £300. Our Festival Dance showcase celebrates dance traditions practiced locally from around the world. Audiences are welcome throughout the festival and there are three showcase concerts to enjoy; the culmination of a days singing at the adult choral workshop, a glimpse of some of the performances at the key stage two workshop and the Last Night of the Festival Concert which showcases some of the best performances of the festival along with the adult choir final class and set off with a performance by the successful Young Musician of the Year.


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