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THE DICK BRICE SONGWRITING COMPETITION

THE DICK BRICE SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Here are the details of a song writing competition in memory of our good friend Dick Brice – all songwriters please copy!

ENTRIES

• New songs, unpublished, any genre
• To be sung acoustically, by an individual or a group
• Any subject, but for the first year, themes to choose from in memory of Dick:
o Beer
o Community
o Forest of Dean
o Poetry
o Sailing

• Basis for shortlisting:
o Use of English
o Telling a story / carrying a message / sharing an emotion or a memory
o Musicality

APPLICATION

• By Friday 26th April inclusive
• Emailed to talktous@mitcheldeanfestival.fod.uk , or delivered by hand to Mitcheldean Community Library (marked Dick Brice Songwriting)
• Sound or video recording of a performance.
• Printed copy of the lyrics with the songwriter’s / co-writers’ contact details.

2024 TIMETABLE

• Shortlisting by panel w/c Monday 29th April.
• Live performances in Mitcheldean Thursday 16th May
• Winner announced Friday 24th May.
• Winner’s details by the end of May to the Mitcheldean Festival programme
• Festival performance on Friday 19th July in Mitcheldean parish church when the Dick Brice Cup is presented.

MItcheldean Fete Fun Dog Show

MItcheldean Fete Fun Dog Show

The dog show at the Fete on Saturday 15th will take place between 2 and 3 pm (please see the different classes below). There will be a registration desk on the day – for any advance queries please call Penny James on 01594 544144 or 07755 502678.

THE ANNUAL PARTY IS NEARLY HERE!

THE ANNUAL PARTY IS NEARLY HERE!

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 10th free-to-attend Mitcheldean Festival.

Full souvenir programmes with details of the performers and special events are already available from Mitcheldean Library, and the free advance flier is available to download here – come on down!

June 17th Concert

June 17th Concert

As the main Mitcheldean Festival comes closer, do join us at the Lamb Inn in Mitcheldean on Saturday 17th June for an early taste of great musical talent – free entry to some great sounds!