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 Perform in Perth

Scottish Charity Number: SC010789
Affiliated to the British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech.
Patron: Her Majesty the Queen
 

 

FAQs

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 year.

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 are prohibitive.

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 12000.

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).