Welcome

Nuneaton Festival of Arts is a celebration of the arts including performing arts, visual arts and creative arts.

The festival is held every year in and around Nuneaton, and is open to all ages, children and adults, all cultures and abilities from anywhere in the UK. Entries are welcomed from individuals, groups, schools, etc. Classes can be  non- competitive or competitive. All classes are adjudicated and all entrants receive a comment sheet from the adjudicator.

The Performing Arts

The performing arts include the piano, stage dancing, speech and drama, vocal and woodwind, strings and brass sections. Performance days are held during April and May, where entrants perform, are adjudicated and awards presented to winners of the competitive classes. Members of the public are welcome to watch, tickets and programmes are sold on the door or can be obtained in advance from the Festival Secretary (see Contact us)

The Visual Arts

The visual arts  include the photography and art sections. Entries are taken to, and displayed, in Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery on specific dates from February to April. Entries are adjudicated and awards are presented to the winners of the competitive classes at a presentation evening. Members of the public are welcome to visit the exhibitions at the Nuneaton Museum and Art gallery. Entry is free.

The Creative Arts

The creative arts include craft, needlecraft, original writing and floral sections. Craft and Needlecraft entries are taken to, and displayed, in Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery during  May and June. Entries are adjudicated and awards are presented to the winners of the competitive classes at a presentation evening. Members of the public are welcome to visit the exhibitions at the Nuneaton Museum and Art gallery. Entry is free.

The floral entries are created, displayed and adjudicated one weekend in May at the Chilvers Coton Church Hall. Members of the public are welcome to visit the display of work over the weekend and awards are presented to the winners of the competitive classes at the end of the weekend.

Original Writing entries are handed in during March and sent to the adjudicator. Awards are presented to the winners of the competitive classes a presentation evening after Easter.


Please see Diary of Events for this year’s performance dates and dates of exhibitions and presentation evenings.