Your First Step into Magic: Your Ultimate Guide to the Hand in Hand Festival!

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Step into a world of harmony, acceptance, and creativity at the Hand in Hand Festival!

From 16th to 18th August 2024, this extraordinary biennial LGBTQ+ choir celebration awaits you in the heart of Bristol. If you’ve never experienced the magic of this inclusive event before, we’ve got all the details on how to register, what to expect, and the empowering workshops that could ignite your passion for music.

Step 1: Choir Registrations – Raise Your Voice in Unity

Calling all choirs, big and small! The Hand in Hand Festival warmly welcomes your melodious voices. Choir registrations are now open, and with early bird prices available until 30th September, this is the perfect time to secure your spot. Unite with other LGBTQ+ choirs from across the UK and Ireland in a harmonious celebration that embraces the power of unity and acceptance.

Step 2: Individual Performer/Choir Member Registrations – Empower Your Musical Journey

Attention, individual performers and choir members! Starting 1st October, you can register for an enriching experience at the Hand in Hand Festival. Take advantage of the early bird pricing available until 29th February 2024 and empower your musical journey. At this festival, every voice finds a place to shine, and all are welcome to be part of this inclusive celebration.

Financial Inclusivity – Everyone is Welcome!

At the Hand in Hand Festival, we firmly believe that finances should never be a barrier to participation. We are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to join this joyous celebration. Get in touch to learn more about our bursaries, concession tickets, and flexible payment options. We are here to assist you in making your festival experience accessible and unforgettable.

Accommodation – Your Home Away From Home

Worry not about finding a comfortable place to rest your head! As part of our commitment to inclusivity, we are working diligently to secure a range of affordable accommodation options for festival-goers. Our efforts may include discounted hotels, hostels, and/or student accommodation. Rest assured, we are focused on providing you with a welcoming and convenient home away from home during your time at the festival.

What Awaits You at the Hand in Hand Festival? Embrace the Power of Diversity

At the Hand in Hand Festival, diversity is a cherished cornerstone. Discover the uniqueness of LGBTQ+ choirs, each celebrating their identity through the universal language of music. Embrace your authentic self and celebrate the beauty of diversity in a safe and welcoming environment.

Engaging Workshops – Ignite Your Artistic Passion!

Prepare to embark on an exciting journey of musical exploration at the Hand in Hand Festival’s empowering workshops! Our team is curating a diverse selection of sessions that will inspire your passion for music and choral artistry. Expect a variety of options, such as vocal training tailored to individual voices and inclusive workshops that celebrate trans voices. For those who love movement and rhythm, we’re considering choralography workshops, where you can add a dance-like dimension to your musical performances. Stay tuned as we continue to develop and finalize these workshops, providing you with a platform to unleash your unique artistic potential!

Breathtaking Performances – Experience the Magic of Music!

Let the magic of music surround you as talented LGBTQ+ choirs present soul-stirring performances. Be inspired by harmonies and melodies that touch the heart, leaving you moved and uplifted by the power of music.

Explore the Vibrant City of Bristol – A Cultural Adventure

Beyond the festival venue, explore the vibrant culture and history of Bristol. Delight in local cuisine, uncover fascinating landmarks, and immerse yourself in the city’s welcoming atmosphere.

Form Lifelong Connections – Find Your Musical Community

The Hand in Hand Festival is more than just an event; it’s a chance to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for music, acceptance, and unity. Forge meaningful connections and find your musical community in an environment that celebrates diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.

The Hand in Hand Festival invites you to celebrate unity, diversity, and the beauty of music. Whether you’re part of a choir or an individual performer, the festival’s inclusive environment welcomes all voices. Empower your musical journey with workshops that celebrate trans voices, vocal diversity, and choralography. Experience breathtaking performances, explore Bristol’s charm, and find your musical community. Register now and be part of a harmonious celebration that embraces every voice with open arms, ensuring that everyone can be part of this joyous event. Rest easy, as we are diligently working on providing affordable accommodation options, making your experience at the Hand in Hand Festival truly unforgettable. For more information about our bursaries, concession tickets, flexible payment options, and accommodation updates, feel free to get in touch. We are here to make your journey to the festival as seamless and inclusive as possible.