Festival Details

Taunton Festival of the Arts


Taunton Festival of the Arts exists to encourage and promote the performance and enjoyment of arts. Aiming particularly, but not exclusively, at young people it provides a challenge and a unique opportunity to perform in a competitive and non-competitive situation in front of adjudicators, all experienced professionals, offering teaching at the highest level.

Music classes are held in piano, strings, woodwind, brass, recorders, composition and vocal. Drama classes include verse speaking, prepared reading, public speaking, mime, and acting. Dance classes include Classical, Cabaret, Ballet, Character, Modern, Tap, Song & Dance, Lyrical and Choreography.

Competitors receive verbal and written adjudication scripts and certificates. Cups, trophies and medals are awarded in some classes.