Presteigne Festival

Presteigne Festival

Charity information

Presteigne Festival

Artistic innovation and musical discovery in the Welsh Marches

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    Situated in a small, intimate town on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the Presteigne Festival has become a mecca for those seeking artistic nourishment and musical discovery in idyllic surroundings. With a truly forward looking commissioning policy, the organisation works closely with composers and artists to create and curate inspiring programmes and events for an ever-widening Festival community.

  • Aims

    Presteigne Festival aims to:

    • To deliver an annual six-day festival, which specialises in the promotion of contemporary music with performances of the highest professional standards.
    • To produce a rich musical programme, presenting a stylised mix of contemporary works together with standard repertoire, also acting as a catalyst and collaborator with individuals and organisations.
    • To support living composers, making their music readily accessible whilst also encouraging and nurturing talented young performers and composers.
    • To involve the local community in Festival activities through creative opportunities and to facilitate innovative education projects for the local community.
    • To introduce a wide-range of outreach activity both in the local community and beyond.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 1039968

    Board members: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01544 267800

    Address: P O Box 30 Presteigne Powys LD8 2WF

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