Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts (CCFPA) is a registered charitable company (No 1103517), limited by guarantee and incorporated in 2004 as an association not-for-profit. Its raison d’etre is to provide a forum for amateurs to perform and compete with others of a similar standard. CCFPA is a member of Making Music and is associated with Chester Music Society.



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Both events (Speech & Drama and Music) are held at:

The King’s School, Wrexham Road, CH4 7QL.


Music Festival

The 2024 event will take place on Saturday, 27 April.

Audience entrance fee for the whole day is just £5, which enables you to listen to an array of many musical styles, all at your choosing.

No pre-booking is needed; simply pay at the door. Parking is a short stride away at M&S and all-day refreshments are available.

2024 Entry Form

2024 Syllabus

Speech & Drama Festival

The 2024 event will take place on Saturday, 16th March.

2024 Syllabus