Hastings Musical Festival

Welcome to Hastings Musical Festival

Hastings Musical Festival in its 109th year, is one of the biggest and most prestigious in the country, a member festival of the International Federation of Festivals of Music, Drama and Dance, of which her Majesty the Queen is Patron. Hastings Musical Festival is a registered charity, and as such its two main focuses are the providing of excellent performance opportunities for all ages with adjudication of specialists in their field, and also the awarding annually of grants to young performers as they continue into further studies in College/Conservatoire in their chosen discipline, whilst its International Piano Concerto Competition brings young pianists from around the world. The Festival takes place annually during more than three weeks of March in the White Rock Theatre on the sea front of historic Hastings.

A Message from our President, Petula Clark CBE

Petula Clarke, President of Hastings Musical Festival

Petula Clarke CBE, President of Hastings Musical Festival

Welcome all to the Festival !!!

Once again, we can expect some magical musical moments, and all here by the sparkling sea in Hastings!

What could be lovelier!

I will do my very best to be there with you !  If I can’t , my love will be there – as always.

Enjoy this wonderful and unique gathering of international and ‘home-grown’ talent, and thank you for your support.

Love Petula x

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The Hastings Musical Festival Limited 167243 England. Charity Number 261351.

Festival Office opening hours are:
The first Wednesday of the month between 10.30 & 11.30am until September 1st,
after which the office will be open each Wednesday from 10.30am till 12.30pm until the end of March 2016.
The Festival Office, White Rock Theatre, Hastings, TN34 1JX