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



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, will be out in mid-April.

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

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2 months ago

Devizes Eisteddfod

We are excited to announce that our new Syllabus for the 2021 event is almost ready! Look out for further announcements towards the end of April when it will be available online and by post.

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5 months ago

Devizes Eisteddfod

After a pretty miserable year for everyone, the Eisteddfod Committee are excited to announce that our Syllabus for 2021 is now with the printer and will be available for general release from mid-April. Keep a watch out here for further announcements!

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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.