2020 Festival
CANCELLED
Hoping to return April 2021
2020 Festival – March 28th to April 4th
Entries Close 17th Jan
OFMD News
March 25, 2020

All being well, we will arrange an event on Saturday, September 5th for the Oundle Young Singer and Musician of the Year 2020. This will be open to competitors who had entered the 2020 Festival.

March 16, 2020

The Festival Committee has regretfully decided that the 2020 Festival must be cancelled. We hope that the 102nd Festival will take place in April 2021. Thank you to all who have helped in any way with the preparations this year.
We hope to organise an event in early autumn for the Young Musician qualifying classes and the Young Singer competitors.

March 15, 2020

Check out the new website www.ofmd.org.uk
Thanks to Justin of Qi marketing who has guided us to our deadline. Shame that its first use will be keeping you up to date with our decisions regarding Covid-19, rather than North Bridge repair issues!

March 13, 2020

Corona Virus - Delay Phase

On current Government advice there is no reason to cancel the 2020 Festival at this time. We will review the situation again on Monday March 16th.
However, do not attend if you are displaying symptoms, which are a new persistent cough and/or fever.

March 11, 2020

Stewards' briefing for the 2020 Festival was held this afternoon. Jenny Ray and Bobbie Turton outlining our usual procedures plus The British and International Federation of Festivals Corona Virus update.

March 10, 2020
Midlands Choir of the Year

Sounds like a great competition.

Calling all singers and choirs! Whether you love to sing gospel, rock, barbershop, classical (or anything else…), we’re here to brighten up your January day with news of a brand new competition as part of The Lichfield Festival 2020.

The “Midlands Choir of the Year” Competition for amateur adult singing groups launches this year, so, whatever you sing and wherever you sing it (as long as ... See more

March 5, 2020
Oundle Festival of Music & Drama

Programme arrived from Inkwell printers this afternoon.
Advance orders are in the post.
On sale Oundle International Festival Box Office and The Oundle Bookshop from tomorrow.

March 5, 2020

Programme arrived from Inkwell printers this afternoon.
Advance orders are in the post.
On sale Oundle International Festival Box Office and The Oundle Bookshop from tomorrow.

February 4, 2020

Delighted to announce that Paul Davies will adjudicate the Barbershop and Youth Choirs session on afternoon of Saturday April 4th in Oundle School Chapel. Paul founded Cambridge Chord Company, which under his direction won the Pavarotti Choir of the World at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod as well as 6 British and two European championships!
We have space for either one extra Chorus or ... See more

February 1, 2020

Although Junior and School entries are down we are delighted that we continue to attract Choirs for the Open Section. Once again we have had to book a second space on Saturday April 4th. Once we have found a specialist adjudicator for the Barbershop classes we can decide whether this session is in the morning or afternoon.