Oswestry Youth Music Festival

2017 was yet again a record breaking year for the Youth Music Festival with over 425 competitors taking part. The Festival is now well established in the County Music Calendar and entries are attracted from Shropshire, Cheshire, Wrexham and North and Mid Wales.

This year also enjoyed many new schools and colleges taking part so its reputation and reach is growing. Thank you to everyone who took part and supported the event. It was great to see packed venues enjoying wonderful performances.

Oswestry Music Festival goes from strength to strength. It dates back to the Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations of 1977, it now well established in the County Music Calendar and entries are attracted from Shropshire, Cheshire, Wrexham and North and Mid Wales. Normally held in March of each year the Festival includes a programme of individual, group and school opportunities linked with celebrity concerts. Trophies, certificates and prizes are awarded to competitors and past overall winners of the Festival have gone on to successful professional musical careers.

Competitions take place over 4 days in the Methodist Church and Christchurch.  The Chairman expresses the view that "this is a marvellous opportunity for young people to come and make music in Oswestry. The top class adjudicators that have again been booked will be on hand to provide encouragement and objective advice on every participants' performances". The Chairman further commented upon the ever increasing popularity of the Oswestry Festival which draws entries from the local area, throughout Shropshire, North Wales and beyond.

Please follow us on Facebook at Oswestry Youth Music Festival where regular updates will be posted from now until the Festival, and also on twitter at OsYMF.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sue Turner on 01691 680550 or 07977 617793, or through Facebook.

For Further Information

If you require more details please contact David Clough.

Oswestry Town Council,
The Guildhall,
Oswestry,
Shropshire
SY11 1PZ

Tel: 01691 680222
E-mail: d.clough(at)oswestry-tc.gov.uk