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North West Festivals Forum

Who We Are

The North West Festivals Forum is an umbrella body that exists to enhance communication between, and provide guidance and support to, the festivals of Music, Dance and Speech within the North West region that are affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals.

Chair                   Mary Powney
Treasurer            Neill Oldham
Secretary            Trudy Lockhart
Regional Rep     Jackie Martindale
Deputy Reps      Peter Jelley, Fiona Thomson

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The North West Region has a number of affiliated Festival Committees who between them organise and run festival events attracting tens of thousands of entries from all sectors of the local community each year.

Alderley Edge Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

Click here to contact us by email        www.alderleyedgefestival.com

The Bay Summer Festival of Dance (Dance)

Click here to contact us by email

Blackburn Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

Click here to contact us by email

www.blackburn-festival-of-speech-music-dance.org.uk

Blackpool Winter Festival of Dance (Dance) Provisional Member

click here to contact us by email

www.blackpooldancefestivals.com

Bowdon Youth Festival (Music, Speech and Drama)

Click here to contact us by email        www.bowdonfestival.co.uk

Burnley Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

Click here to contact us by email        www.burnleyfestival.co.uk

Colne Luther Greenwood Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

 Click here to contact us by email        www.colnefestival.btck.co.uk

Fleetwood Music and Arts Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

Click here to contact us by email        www.fleetwoodfestival.co.uk

Hazel Grove Musical Festival (Music, Speech and Drama)

 Click here to contact us by email        www.hazelgrovemusicalfestival.org.uk

Heaton Mersey Youth Festival (Music, Speech and Drama)

Click here to contact us by email        www.hmyf.org.uk

Lytham St Annes Festival of Performing Arts

(Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

 Click here to contact us by email       www.lsafestival.org.uk

Manx Competitive Festival (Music, Speech and Drama, Dance)

Click here to contact us by email       www.manxmusicfestival.org

Mary Wakefield Westmorland Festival (Music)

Click here to contact us by email        www.mwwf.org.uk

Nelson Dance Festival (Dance)

Click here to contact us by email 

Penwortham Youth Music Festival (Music)

Click here to contact us by email        www.pymf.org.uk

Ramsbottom Music Festival (Music)

Click here to contact us by email        www.ramsmusicfest.org

South Cumbria Music Festival (Music, Speech and Drama)

Click here to contact us by email        www.southcumbriamusicalfestival.co.uk

Southport Music Festival including Speech and Drama (Music, Speech and Drama)

Click here to contact us by email        www.southportmusicfestival.co.uk

Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama

(Music, Speech and Drama)

Click here to contact us by email        www.wirralfestival.co.uk