Next Dates: Music/Speech/Drama (Nov 2021), Dance (Feb 2022)

Devizes Eisteddfod

The Devizes Eisteddfod is a five-day competitive festival of music, drama, speech, dance, writing, art and photography for people of all ages, who may enter individually or through a school or group.

It is held in a number of venues in Devizes, Wiltshire, England in February and November each year.

© Trevor Porter, Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

 

Classes

The Devizes Eisteddfod classes cover the following areas:

  • Piano
  • Church Organ
  • Strings
  • Guitar
  • Woodwind (incl Recorder)
  • Brass
  • Ensemble
  • Composition
  • Vocal
  • Choirs
  • Folk Music
  • Musical Theatre
  • Verse Speaking
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Handwriting
  • Art (2D and 3D)
  • Photography

The standard ranges from Beginner to Grade 8+ and the ages range from 5 to 18 years. There are also classes for adults, over 18.

The Syllabus, which contains all the details, can be downloaded from the Information page here or the printed booklet can be obtained free of charge from Winkworth, 4 Market Place, Devizes, SN10 1HT.

© Siobhan Boyle, Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Latest News

Entry Booking

Entries are now open for the Music, Speech, Drama and Pre-adjudicated classes at the 2021 Eisteddfod, Thursday - Saturday 18th - 20th November 2021.

Forthcoming Events

The Devizes Eisteddfod is now back for 2021 and we look forward to seeing you all again.

Please see our Forthcoming Events below:

Saturday, 25 September 2021 at 7.30pm
SHOWCASE CONCERT
St. Peter’s Church, Marlborough
Admission Free - Retiring collection
in aid of Wiltshire Rural Music
*
Thursday – Saturday, 18-20 November
2021 DEVIZES EISTEDDFOD
Music, Speech & Drama Classes
Devizes Town Hall
*
Saturday, 4 December 2021 at 7pm
2021 FESTIVAL CONCERT
Devizes Town Hall
Admission Free - Retiring collection
*
Sunday, 30 January 2022 at 3pm
CLASS WINNERS CONCERT
Devizes Town Hall
Admission Free - Retiring collection
*
Saturday/Sunday, 5/6 February 2022
2022 EISTEDDFOD DANCE FESTIVAL
Lavington School
Admission £5 (students £2) per day
(Dance Entries open 25 October 2021)

*

Saturday 19 March 2022 at 7.30pm
SHOWCASE CONCERT
Bishops Cannings Church
Admission Free - Retiring Collection
in aid of the church

*

Saturday 9 July 2022 at 7.30pm
SHOWCASE CONCERT
Seend Church
Admission Free - Retiring Collection
in aid of the church

 

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4 months ago

Devizes Eisteddfod

In its 75th year, the Devizes Eisteddfod provides the opportunity for youngsters up to 18 years of age to showcase their exceptional talent in Music, Speech, Art and Drama. Everyone entering will receive a constructive review of their performance from our professional adjudicators, a certificate and perhaps even a trophy! Find the class that suits you best at www.devizes-eisteddfod.org.uk or pick up a hard copy of the Syllabus from the Winkworth offices in the Market Place. We look forward to receiving your entry!

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4 months ago

Devizes Eisteddfod

Very excited to announce that the Syllabus for this year’s event is now available!! You can collect a copy fro Winkworth Devizes in the Market Place or you can download the class lists from the website under the Entries for 2021 tab, where you can also enter online.

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Supporters

The Devizes Eisteddfod is dependent on and very grateful to its sponsors, corporate members, friends and stewards.

Please help us to continue. See the links below.