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Foyle Foundation Youth Fest

Youth Fest

The inaugural Foyle Foundation Youth Fest 2024 will take place on Friday 28 June at Barnsley Civic in South Yorkshire. Audience tickets will be available for purchase in June.

If you're looking to enter, please familiarise yourself with the aims and guidelines in the Youth Fest Pre-Entry Information Pack.

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About Foyle Foundation Youth Fest 

The newly titled Foyle Foundation Youth Fest is a brand new, non-competitive brass festival created by Brass Bands England. The event aims to celebrate success and participation in music, inspire and engage young people in an inclusive environment, and encourage personal and musical progression.

Support received from the Foyle Foundation means that Brass Bands England can support groups to attend with travel bursaries as well as provide resources and activities for participants on the day. 

Guidance and information pack 

The Youth Fest Pre-Entry Information Pack for 2024 is now available, which includes the aims and guidance.


Entries for Youth Fest 2024 is now closed.


For any information regarding the festival, please contact the organisers on

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