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The Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival is a competitive festival held annually in Eastbourne, and was originally founded in 1961. The aims of the festival are to help to promote and encourage the study and practice of the Arts of Music, Dance, Speech and Drama in all their branches. On this site you will find up to date information about the festival, its organisation, and details of each year's festival activities as they are released.

The 2019 Festival - our 59th - took place in February at the Causeway School in Eastbourne.

 

This competitive festival is affiliated to The British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, of which HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN is Patron. Registered Charity Number 278903

 

President:

THE WORSHIPFUL, THE MAYOR OF EASTBOURNE

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Chairman                                         Beverley Potter

  • Vice-Chairman                                Angela Hughes

  • Administration Secretary               Pam Freeman

  • Minutes Secretary                          Diane Lindop

  • Treasurer                                        Brian Fillery

  • Entry Co-ordinator                         Carolyn Auger

  • Music Entry Secretary                    Debbie Morris

  • Speech Entry Secretary                 Eloise Morris

  • Dance Entry Secretary                   Kath Clarke

  • Trophy Secretary                            Kirsty Long

  • Chief Steward                                 Brenda Pearson-Woodd

  • Friends Co-ordinator                     Maria Bayne

  • Safeguarding Lead                        Sophie Gurney

  • Publicity & Social Media                Maria Bayne

  • Social Secretary                            Jane Pendry

ADVISORY PANEL

Elizabeth Buckland

Chris Stanley

Robert Connelly

Anne Ford

Alison Gordon

Richard Haslam

Jackie Larkin

Zoe Pennington

Rebecca Robinson

Chris Stanley

Lisa Wigmore

Jane Wilkinson

Tony White

Susan Wood

Trustees: John Crawshaw, Ian Coombs, Spencer Freeman MBE

 

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