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Frequently asked questions:

Where can we leave our belongings?
There will be a manned cloak room where you can leave all of your belongings whilst you are competing, or you are welcome to take your belongings into the arena with you at your own risk.

What are the risers like?
The choral riser has four rows/steps and side railings. The front row is 21ft long. The back row is 30ft long. There is a depth of 11ft. More information is listed in the rules and regulations.

Can we watch other competitions?
As competing choirs, you are eligible to watch your competition free of charge; however, fee’s will apply for entry into any other competitions.

Will there be somewhere for us to get changed?
Yes, men’s and women’s changing facilities will be provided. On arrival you will be told the location of these rooms should you need them.

How long is our singing time?
For the competitions, you will have 10 minutes actual singing time. The clock will be stopped for the transition between your songs. You will be penalised if you go over. Please find more information in the rules and regulations. For the Saturday evening concert, you will have eight minutes (untimed) performance time per choir.

Can you book a rehearsal room for the night before?
Rehearsal rooms within Venue Cymru will be allocated for each choir. These rooms will be available for a 30 minute rehearsal 45 minutes prior to your competition class beginning. You will receive a rehearsal room schedule prior to attending the event. If you would like to book an extra rehearsal room for the night before, please contact Venue Cymru on 01492 879771. Alternatively, there are plenty of hotels in Llandudno which will have conference rooms or church halls you can use for a fee.

Where do we go when we arrive?
Please head to the registration desk, which will be clearly visible as you enter from the seafront entrance. Following registration of your choir’s attendance you will be shown to your rehearsal room. Parking information and directions can be found on the North Wales Choral Festival website at www.northwaleschoralfestival.com/location/parking


Please arrive prior to your rehearsal time to register.

15 minutes before your competition, you will be told to leave your rehearsal room and head to the arena. Ensure you have taken your belongings to the cloakroom prior to this.

Please remember to collect your sheet music from the registration desk after the competition.

Catering facilities can be found on the Venue Cymru website or at the registration desk.

Please read the rules and regulations for more information.

If you have any more questions, please get in touch through the website or by emailing northwaleschoralfestival@conwy.gov.uk

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