European Festival – Competitions

The competitions are open to everyone! They are not about coming 1st, 2nd and 3rd, but about ability, encouragement and passing on ideas to each other. There is a set criteria and judging form that our 'judges' adhere to. The competition guidelines and judging forms are available to view and download through the links below.

The Puppet Ventriloquism/Solo Competition, Creative Arts Competition and Open Competition take place on the Friday and the Puppet Skit and Song Competition are on the Saturday.

There are a limited number of places for the competitions and these are often fully booked, so please book early using the form below to avoid disappointment.

If you have any queries regarding the festival or the competitions - please email; or call 01472 241068.

Download Competition Guidelines (PDF)

Download Vent/Solo Judging Form (PDF)

Download Song/Skit/Open Judging Form (PDF)

Download Creative Arts Judging Form (PDF)

Please note, by submitting an entry through the form below, this only reserves your place in the competition. This is confirmed when tickets for the European Festival are booked.

OpenSongCreative ArtsSkitVent/Solo

Song Competition:
1st Place - Rafiki Creative Ministries
2nd Place - Extreme Puppets
3rd Place - Puppet Power

Open Competition:
1st Place - Pic & Mix
2nd Place - Extreme Puppets
3rd Place - Pilgrim Puppets

Creative Arts Competition:
1st Place - Steps of Faith
2nd Place - Andy Walker

Vent/Solo Competition:
1st Place - Steps of Faith

Lip Sync Competition:
1st Place - Heidi Lawrence
2nd Place - Joseph Peeke
3rd Place - Daniel Jenkins
4th Place - Bob Syers