Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala 2020 at Royal Albert Hall

We are excited to offer young people who go to school or live in Hertfordshire an opportunity to perform their own song at the Royal Albert Hall, as part of the Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala on Sunday 8th March 2020.

Submissions can be made by uploading your original song(s) to our Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala online chart.
The submission deadline for this opportunity is 31st August 2019.

Get involved – create your account and upload your songs today!

Listen to songs uploaded to the Gala 2020 chart here.

To support this opportunity, we can offer schools:

  • A taster songwriting session in your school assembly
  • Full day workshop
  • Regular weekday after-school Songwriting club

To discuss any of these options in further detail, please email us at Songwriter@hertfordshire.gov.uk or call us on 01438 844713.

Full day songwriting workshops during school holidays
We are also running full day workshops in music centres throughout Hertfordshire during May half term and the Summer holidays. Please see details below.

May half term
Tuesday 28th May 2019 – Watford School of Music – Book tickets
Thursday 30th May 2019 – North Herts Music School (Hitchin) – Book tickets

Summer holidays
Monday 29th July 2019 – Watford School of Music – Book tickets
Tuesday 30th July 2019 – Bishop’s Stortford Music Centre – Book tickets
Thursday 1st + Friday 2nd August 2019 – Stevenage Music Centre – Book tickets
Tuesday 6th + Wednesday 7th August 2019 – North Herts Music School (Hitchin) – Book tickets
Thursday 8th + Friday 9th August 2019 – Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts (Hatfield) – Book tickets

Watch our film of 2018 winners, Leona and Miriam’s journey to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in 2018: