The committee is working hard to organise an even better festival for February 2025. Changes include:

All vocal classes will be own choice

We are introducing a baby workshop

An adult disco session is planned

Speech and Drama has been re-invented as Spoken Word classes with lots of new classes including business pitches, slam poetry and an opportunity to become involved in a special workshop for spoken word auditions. 

We are now delighted to confirm the dates and events for the 2025 festival.  


Sunday02-Feb-25Adult Workshop
Wednesday05-Feb-25Helpers' meeting
Wednesday12-Feb-25Toddlers'/baby workshops
Wednesday12-Feb-25SEN workshop
Wednesday12-Feb-25Tea Dance
Thursday 13-Feb-25Key Stage two workshop
Friday14-Feb-25Junior and Youth Choirs
Sunday16-Feb-25Young Musician of the Year
Monday 17-Feb-25Piano classes
Monday 17-Feb-25Spoken word classes
Monday 17-Feb-25Audition masterclass
Tuesday 18-Feb-25Piano classes
Tuesday 18-Feb-25Spoken word classes
Tuesday 18-Feb-25Dance Showcase
Wednesday19-Feb-25No activities
Thursday 20-Feb-25Instrumentals
Friday21-Feb-25Discofest at Mrs S
Saturday22-Feb-25Adult choirs and Last Night Concert

The launch will be on September 1 when all classes and workshop entries will open



The Festival 2024
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Huddersfield Mrs Sunderland Festival is one of the largest festivals in the country, attracting well over 5000 performers during its eleven day event in Huddersfield Town Hall with many hundreds more in audiences. Instrumental, vocal, choirs, musical theatre, spoken word 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 and baby 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. New in 2025 is an adult disco. Audiences are welcome throughout the festival and there are a number of 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, the festival dance evening, the youth choirs classes evening 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 a performance by the successful Young Musician of the Year.


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