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We have been supporting our member Festivals, Adjudicators and Accompanists in the performing arts for 100 years. We’re passionate about the work they do and provide a range of services and specialised resources to support them along the way.

Festival Membership

Adjudicator & Accompanist Membership

We support a network of over 250 Member Festivals who create millions of performance opportunities for children, young people and adults each year. Whether it is advice on setting up an amateur festival for the first time or arranging insurance or copyright licences for an annual event, our team can help. 

Our dedicated member services include:

  • Promoting your festival on our website and social media - all of our member Festivals are listed on our handy Find a Festival directory.
  • Specialist information resources to help you plan, organise and deliver your festival.
  • Helping you to find those all important volunteers who make your festival happen using our Find A Volunteer tool.
  • Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for volunteers.
  • Specialist insurance for events at competitive rates.
  • PPL, PRS and other copyright licence cover at competitive rates.
  • Access to Regional Forums to connect with other local Members.
  • Regular newsletters and updates.
  • Invitation to our annual Members Conference. 

We also support a network of over 250 Adjudicator and Accompanist Members who bring with them a wealth of experience, expertise and knowledge to support and guide amateur performers to the next level. Becoming a Adjudicator or Accompanist member brings the following benefits:

  • Increased work opportunities at our Festivals by featuring your photo and biography on our online directory.
  • Access to Regional Forums to connect with other local Members.
  • Guidance on working at Festivals.
  • Access to a Recommended Fees, Terms and Conditions structure to assist when engaging with Festivals.
  • Regular newsletters and updates
  • Invitation to our annual Members Conference.
  • Regional Forums for support, information and advice.

Please select one of the buttons below to apply to become a member of the Federation.