Q Why do we need to
pay to listen to the performances?
A Although there is a small charge for entry to all sessions at
the festival, it is only a tiny amount in proportion to the costs of
running the festival.
Q I would like to
help at the festival. What are the stewards paid?
A All the stewards are volunteers and give of their time to
support the festival. If you would like to volunteer, contact us
via the link on the left of this screen.
Q How many
people take part in the festival every year?
A Between 2500 and 4000 people take part in the festival every
Q What does it
cost to run the festival?
A Every year, it costs around £24,000 to run Perform in Perth.
Q Is Perform in
Perth only for children?
A Although some classes are for specific age groups, most do not
specify an age qualification.
Q Why don't you use
Perth Concert Hall for the festival?
A We have used Perth Concert Hall in the past and are planning to
use it for one evening in 2019 and would like to use it more, but costs
Q Can anyone
volunteer to adjudicate at the festival?
A All our adjudicators are highly regarded and experienced
professionals and most are adjudicator members of the British &
International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, to
which our festival is affiliated.
Q What are the
biggest expenses of running the festival?
A The adjudicator costs are around £8000, with hall hire around
Q How do you raise
enough money to run the festival?
A The simple answer is that we don't; donations and grants are
our main source of income but our costs are now greater than our income.
If you would like to become a patron, please click on the link, top left
of this page. If you would like to sponsor a session or even a
class at the festival, please contact us (see top left of page).