Gala Evening

Taunton Festival of the Arts is holding a Gala Evening to showcase some of the highlights from the Music, Speech & Drama and Dance Festivals. A spectacular evening and opportunity to watch these young talented performers and to indulge yourself in the arts.

The Gala Evening will take place on 2nd June at Queen’s Hall, Queen’s College. Tickets are now on sale through Queen’s Box Office.

Taunton Young Dancer of the Year 2018

Taunton Young Dancer of the Year was held on the 9th December at Queen’s College, Taunton. It was a fantastic day with 19 talented dancers from around the South West. A special thank you to our tutor and adjudicator Alexandra Sherman and Patron Anne Walker MBE. Congratulations to all the dancers that competed. 1st place awarded to Tia Colemen, 2nd place to Kelis Rabley and 3rd place to Olivia Squance.


TYM Entry Form Available
October 02, 2018

The entry form for the Taunton Young Musician competition (TYM) is now available. Please see the competition page for more details.

Bottesini Concerto performed by Taunton Sinfonietta with Alexander Heather
July 12, 2018

The Taunton Young Musician (TYM) winner for 2018, Alexander Heather, will be performing the Bottesini Double Bass Concerto No 2 in B minor with Taunton Sinfonietta on Sunday 2nd December in Temple Methodist Church at 3.00pm. This opportunity comes for Alexander as part of his reward for winning the Competition....

Results for TJYM & TYM!
June 13, 2018

Thank you to all who attended the rescheduled Taunton Junior Young Musician (TJYM) and Taunton Young Musician (TYM) competitions on Sunday May 6th. Taunton Junior Young Musician Competition 2018 The winner was Daisy Hickson (Clarinet) who received the Jefferson Horsley Cup and a prize of £100 Second was Anthony Knight...