Festival Weekend: 21-22 April 2017

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am  to  10:00 pm
Festival Weekend 2017Join us at The Hammond Theatre for the Festival Weekend 2017 – our most exciting event of the year! As well as the semi-finals and finals of our annual championship, attendees will be treated to two days of workshops, discussions, social events and performance opportunities. These workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities. Whether you wish to attend with other members of your existing a cappella group, or are an individual singer wanting to learn new skills in performance, vocal techniques, beatboxing, improvisation, choreography – and much more – we have something for you.

Workshop leaders already confirmed include:

Click here for a full schedule for the weekend, including timings for registration, group briefings, and all workshops: Festival Weekend Schedule 2017 (PDF document).


Weekend Passes – £72 each (concessions £53 each)
An unlimited access weekend pass includes: tickets for the youth, community and university semi-finals and finals; free access to workshops with top a cappella professionals; the Voice Collection II CD (worth £10, subject to availability); and a printed programme.

Individual Competition Tickets – £20 each (concessions £16 each)
You can also purchase individual tickets for the various competition slots running across the weekend.


How to reach the venue

The Hammond Theatre, Hampton School, Hanworth Road, Hampton, West London, TW12 3HD

Arriving by car
The theatre offers free parking for up to 100 cars. It is located in the grounds of Hampton School which is accessible from the M3 and the A316. If travelling from west or via the M25, join the M3. After junction 1 the M3 then becomes the A316 – leave at the first or third junction (A312). From the south and south east use Hampton Court Bridge. From the east come through Kingston, Teddington or Twickenham. From the north east come via Richmond and the A316.

Arriving by bus
The Theatre is accessible from Kingston, Hounslow and Twickenham. The 111 stops outside and runs a night service. The R70 stops near the Theatre. The 216 stops at Hampton Station and the nearest R68 stop is ten minutes away.

Arriving by train
Hampton (London) Station is a 20 minute walk away. It is in Travelcard Zone 6. The trains are operated by South West Trains and the trains run on the Waterloo-Shepperton line.