Young Performers Competition ​
​2019
​We are looking for entries from young people aged up to 25 who perform folk, accoustic or roots music as a solo artist or duo.

Three finalists will be chosen to perform on Sunday 5th May on the Festival stage at Montgomery Hall where the winner will be announced.

To enter please send your details and a good quality recording to wathfestival@gmail.com
Entries close on 28th February 2019


1st Prize: £100,  a day recording at Purple Pro Audio studios in Leeds, a booking to perform at the 2020 festival and your name on the Richard Moody Trophy.​​​

Runners Up:  both runners up will receive a cash prize of £75

The decision of the judges will be final.
Prizes

Previous competition winners:

  1. James Haigh - 2015
    James Haigh - 2015
  2. Hannah Cumming - 2014
    Hannah Cumming - 2014
  3. Joel Gardner - 2018
    Joel Gardner - 2018
  4. Rose Redd - 2013
    Rose Redd - 2013
  5. Luke Hirst & Sarah Smout - 2011
    Luke Hirst & Sarah Smout - 2011
  6. Sunjay - 2012
    Sunjay - 2012
  7. Sophie Hoskin-Taylor - 2016
    Sophie Hoskin-Taylor - 2016
  8. Toby Burton - 2017
    Toby Burton - 2017
  9. The Richard Moody Trophy
    The Richard Moody Trophy