All performances must be by heart, except for Reading from Religious Texts, Narrative Reading and Reading for Adults.
Each competitor in any Own Choice class should provide a printed or handwritten copy, for the Adjudicator BEFORE 1 FEBRUARY. Failure to do this may incur disqualification.
Godalming Festival, through the British and International Federation of Festivals, has entered into an agreement with the Author’s Licensing & Collecting Society. This means that entrants do not have to seek copyright permission
for any poetry, prose or solo dramatic items performed, to a time limit of 10 minutes.
ALL TITLES, AUTHORS & PUBLISHERS of Own Choice items should be submitted to the Secretary BEFORE 1 FEBRUARY.
Entries may be refused if this information is not given.
Performers & teachers may like to know that authors will now be directly reimbursed as a consequence of their works being performed at this Festival.
Cups and trophies will be awarded to the best performance in classes where specified providing a mark of 84 or over has been gained. See note 9 of REGULATIONS regarding the return of Cups and Trophies.
We would appreciate it if teachers would ensure that Own Choice material is suitable for a family festival.
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