The Penistone Competitive Music Festival is an amateur competition held annually at the Penistone Grammar School ALC.

Over the years it has become an established part of the Penistone calendar, always well-attended and held in the brand new auditorium of the school.

Entries are welcome from all ages and new competitors are always welcome to take part in this great event.


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What are the categories?

There is a wide variety of categories and age groups. You can find out more in the syllabus and regulations section.

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How can I enter?

The competition is open to amateurs of all ages. An entry is available on the Entry Form page.

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Child Protection Policy

The saftey of children and other vulnerable groups is parmount. we have an established Child Protection Policy available to view here.


  • 2018 Results

2018 Results

  • October 16th, 2018

Click here to see the results from this years’ festival

  • Funding


  • April 29th, 2017

The costs of staging a Music Festival are quite high and increase year by […]

  • 2018 Festival

2018 Festival

  • April 29th, 2017

The 2018 Festival will be held on Saturday 29th September in the Amphitheatre at […]