About The Festival

Having celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2015, the Three Choirs Festival is the longest running non-competitive classical music festival in the world. Rotating between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester, the festival hosts an annual, week-long, summer programme packed with concerts, services, recitals, masterclasses, talks, theatre, exhibitions and lots more. 

The Three Choirs Festival is run by dedicated voluntary committees in Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester, supported by a small professional management team based in Gloucester.



The origins of the annual Music Meetings of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford were outlined in 1729 in a sermon preached by Thomas...


Upcoming Festivals

Three Choirs Festival Association

The Three Choirs Festival is a venerable coming-together of people from the three cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester to produce an annual programme of...


Philharmonia Orchestra

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Meet The Team

We're run by a small professional team. Click here for contact details



With hundreds of volunteers involved each year, there are many exciting ways to get involved with the festival.


Work With Us

Vacancies Participation Coordinator *Salary £21 - £24k pro rata* Hours - 0.6FTE: equivalent to 3 days on a 35-hour contract, with flexible working arrangements available. It is anticipated that...