BIFF Signature Film

We are delighted to share our BIFF Signature film which we have created to capture and share the essence of the festival movement.

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Federation Timeline

Explore the history of the Federation with our Interactive Timeline

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What we do

The British and International Federation of Festivals (BIFF) enables participation in the performing arts by supporting festivals to create over 250,000 performance opportunities each year.

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Our Adjudicators & Accompanists

Our Adjudicator & Accompanist members have a wealth of skills, experience and knowledge to inspire amateur performers.

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Join Us

We have been supporting our member Festivals, Adjudicators and Accompanists in the performing arts for 100 years.

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Our Festivals

The British & International Federation of Festivals (BIFF) has over 250 member Festivals delivering inspiring performing arts festivals in their local communities.

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Support us

Passionate about performing arts? So are we. Find out more about how you can support the British and International Federation of Festivals (BIFF)

How you can support our work


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Latest News

"At a time of global crisis where many are unable to share in performance or expressive arts, and we acknowledge the significant challenges we face particularly in Britain, where we see many of our arts in education provisions dwindle and disappear, we have a responsibility to continue to make our festivals inclusive and accessible to all performers".

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