THE Swindon Music Festival will return next spring, organisers have confirmed.

Musicians and singers who want to take part can submit their entries via the online service by Friday January 14.

Though no printed syllabus is available, there is a downloadable version on the website.

The festival will go ahead from Friday March 18 at Christ Church and then on March 19 and March 20 to 26 at the Arts Centre.

The full syllabus for the 113th annual event includes events and competitions for choirs, vocal solos, duets and groups, as well as pianoforte, strings, woodwind, guitar, ensembles, brass, keyboard, church organ and harp.

For more information about the festival, visit or contact the festival’s secretary, Yvonne Walker, on 07710243302.