Springboard offers a range of competitive and non-competitive classes for music and drama students of all ages, conducted in a friendly and supportive environment. In 2024 we celebrate the centenary of a performing arts festival in Brighton & Hove.

Click here to watch past Springboard performers telling us why they found the experience so valuable.

To read about the history of the Festival, from the days when it was held in the grand surroundings of the Dome and the Brighton Pavilion, with a rather formal atmosphere, to the more relaxed and friendly event we run today, click here.

Entries are now open for Springboard 2024. Please go to the relevant Section, download the syllabus, and when you have decided on the classes you want to enter, click on the link to our online entry system.

  • Please note that if you would like to receive general emails from us updating you about the festival, reminding you of the booking deadline and other details of the event, and haven’t already done so, CLICK HERE to enable us to keep in touch with you.
  • We are facing sharply increased venue costs and welcome any financial support you are able to offer. Please consider sponsoring a class or donating a prize.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Speech & Drama

2-3 March, 16-17 March 2024

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3 March 2024

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2-3, 16 March 2024

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8-10 March 2024

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9-10 March 2024

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Woodwind & Brass

10 March 2024

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Performing opportunities

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