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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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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Latest News

'Perform. Educate. Inspire.' We are delighted to welcome Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason, Michael Rosen and Professor Angela Pickard as speakers at this year's online event.

Upcoming Festivals


Weymouth Dance Festival


Fleetwood Music & Arts Festival In Person


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