To find your nearest festival, click on the arrows below under your region for dates and locations for each festival in the Music For Youth Regional Festival Series. If you have any questions, see the useful FAQs here.


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Please be aware, registration has now closed, but some spaces are still remaining so do check your individual Regional Festival.


If the festival you would like to attend is closed please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list. On occasion groups have to withdraw their entry, opening more places.  Please read the Music for Youth Allocation Policy for further details.

If you are unable to attend one of the festivals listed below you can register for recorded entry. For more information please visit www.mfy.org.uk/recentry.

If you are planning on attending one of the Regional Festivals as an audience member, please be sure to check details on parking and audience capacity.


Are you a Rock, Pop or Urban (RPU) Act?
In some regions there are specific festivals especially for Rock, Pop & Urban music. If there isn't one near you, you can still sign up to any festival, where all genres are welcome.
For RPU festivals and dates, click here.

Gateshead

Saturday 11th March
SAGE Gateshead, Hall One

Session time: 10:00 - 19:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: £2.50 + booking fee


Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Rochdale

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March
Rochdale Town Hall

Saturday 4th March

Session time: :09:00 - 18:00

Sunday 5th March

Session time: 09:00 - 18:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes, limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Wardle

Saturday 25th March
Wardle Academy

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Very limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Halifax

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March
The Brooksbank School

Saturday 25th March

Session time: 09:30 - 17:30

Sunday 26th March

Session time: 09:30 - 17:30

Parking: Very limited
Audience: Yes
Charge: No


Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Huddersfield

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th March
Colne Valley High School

Saturday 11th March

Session time: 09:30 - 17:00

Sunday 12th March

Session time: 09:30 - 17:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes, limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Hull

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th March
Albemarle Music Centre

Thursday 16th March

Session time: 09:30 - 18:15

Friday 17th March

Session time: 09:30 - 18:15

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that both sessions are now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Sheffield

Tuesday 14th March
Octagon Centre, Sheffield University

Session time: 09:30 - 17:00

Parking: Very limited
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Wakefield

Saturday 18th March
St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School

Session time: 09:30 - 18:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Haverfordwest

Tuesday 28th March
Sir Thomas Picton School

Session time: 10:00 - 19:30

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Newport

Friday 24th & Saturday 25th March
Newport Centre

Friday 24th March

Session time: 09:00 - 19:30

Saturday 25th March

Session time: 09:00 - 20:00

Parking: Pay & Display Car Park opposite venue
Audience: Yes
Charge: £4 adults, Free for children in full-time education

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Aldeburgh

Saturday 25th March
Britten Studio, Snape Maltings

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: Yes for cars, no for coaches
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Bedford

Sunday 19th March
Wootton Upper School

Session time: 09:30 - 18:00

Parking: Yes, limited
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

King's Lynn

Sunday 19th March
Springwood High School

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Aldershot

Sunday 12th March
The Connaught School


Session time: 10:00 - 17:30

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes - limited space
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Burgess Hill

Saturday 11th March
Burgess Hill School for Girls

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: Yes for cars, no for coaches
Audience: Yes, limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Oxford

Saturday 1st April & Sunday 2nd April
Centre for Music, Oxfordshire Music Service

Saturday 1st April

Session time: 09:45 - 17:15

Sunday 2nd April

Session time: 09:45 - 17:15

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: £2.50 audience entry

Please be advised that both sessions are now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Birmingham

Thursday 16th March
CBSO Centre

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Pay & Display car park nearby, limited parking on road
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Boston

Saturday 11th March
Haven High Academy

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes, limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Milton Keynes

Thursday 30th March
Church of Christ the Cornerstone

Session time: 09:30 - 17:30

Parking: Pay & Display available at venue
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list..

Northampton

Saturday 18th March
Spinney Theatre, Northampton School for Girls

Session time: 09:00 - 19:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March
Cripps Hall, Northampton School for Boys

Saturday 25th March

Session time: 13:00 - 21:00

Sunday 26th March

Session time: 09:00 - 19:00

Parking: Available in the Cricket Ground car park on Billing Road across from Cripps Hall
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that both of these festivals are now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list..

Peak District

Sunday 12th March
Hope Valley College

Session time: 10:00 - 17:00

Parking: TBC
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Shrewsbury

Saturday 4th March
Meole Brace School Science College

Session time: 10:30 - 17:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Stafford & Stoke

Saturday 18th March
The Coton Centre, Tamworth

Session time: 12:00 - 15:00

Parking: TBC
Audience: Yes
Charge: £3 adults, £1 children

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

London, Camden

Monday 20th February
Cecil Sharp House

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: No
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

London, Harrow (MUSIC8)

Thursday 2nd March
Harrow Arts Centre

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: Yes - TBC

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

London, Southbank

Wednesday 1st March
Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: No
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

London, Sutton

Saturday 11th March
St Andrews Church, Cheam

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes - very limited space
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Watford

Sunday 5th March
Watford School of Music

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes - limited space
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Cheltenham

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March
Cheltenham Town Hall

Saturday 4th March:

Session time: 12:00 - 20:00

Sunday 5th March:

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Pay & Display available on road
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Southampton

Wednesday 22nd March
Richard Taunton Sixth Form College

Session time: 09:30 - 17:30

Parking: Yes - limited space
Audience: Yes - very limited space
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Swindon (including RPU)

Sunday 2nd April
The Platform

Session time: 10:00 - 18:00

Parking: Pay & Display nearby
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Truro

Friday 24th February
Truro Methodist Church

Session time: 10:00 - 20:00

Parking: Extremely Limited
Audience: Limited
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.





See below for RPU festivals and dates.

Birmingham

Saturday 4th March
mac Birmingham

Session time: 13:00 - 17:00

Parking: Free council car park next to venue
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Please be advised that this festival is now closed. Please email mfy@mfy.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

London

Monday 27th February
Rich Mix

Session time: 13:00 - 19:00

Parking: No
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Norwich

Sunday 26th February
OPEN, Norwich

Session time: 12:00 - 16:00

Parking: No
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

Truro

Saturday 25th February
Truro and Penwith College

Session time: 10:00 - 20:00

Parking: Yes
Audience: Yes
Charge: No

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