Dates for 2019: Dance 16/17 Nov; Music, Speech, Drama 21-23 Nov

2019 Wiltshire Choir of the Year

The 2019 Choral Festival, including the 2019 Wiltshire Choir of the Year Competition, will be held in St John’s Church, Devizes on Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Junior Choirs 11 Years and Under: 11.15 am

Senior Choirs 18 Years and Under: 2.00 pm

Adult Choirs: 7.30 pm

Choral Festival 2018

The Choral Festival was held on the first day of the Eisteddfod. 11 Choirs competed. The winners were :

Wiltshire Junior Choir of the Year :
St Margaret’s Chamber Choir

Wiltshire Senior Choir of the Year :
Marlborough Youth Choir

Congratulations to both choirs !


If you are interested in becoming the sponsor for the Wiltshire Choir of the Year then please contact Michael Johnson.

Previous Winners

The first competition took place on 10th May 2014. There were 8 choirs.

The winning choir in 2014 was Christ Church Primary School, Bradford-on-Avon

Conductor: Helen Harris, Accompanist: Victoria Jamieson.

The judges were Philip Springate, Laura Ingram Hill and Michael Johnson (Chairman)

The next competition was in 2016; there were 12 choirs.

The winning choir was St Margaret’s Chamber Choir.

The judges were David Bruce-Payne (Chairman), Sarah Jefferies and Valerie Hoppe.

In 2017 there were 9 choirs and the winners were:
St Mary’s Calne Junior Choir.