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Music at Beaulieu Awards

The Music at Beaulieu Awards are competitions between young talents to obtain a prize to support their music career.

Sponsored by:

  • The Montagu Arms Hotel

  • The Illsley Family Trust

  • The Beaulieu Beaufort Foundation

  • The Music at Beaulieu Trust

  • An anonymous benefactor

Who Can Apply?

  • Applicants must live or be currently in education within the area of the New Forest District Council.

  • They need to complete the online application below.

  • Provide 2 written and signed references (Main Award) or 1 written and signed reference  (Junior Award) and send them to


  • Next awards will be run in 2024

  • Closing date for applications will be beginning of April 2024.

  • Shortlisted Candidates shall be invited to audition and interview around end of May in Beaulieu Abbey Church.

  • Candidates shall be notified of the result of the awards within 24hrs.

  • Selected finalists shall perform in the final Awards Concert with public audience will be around middle of June 2024. 


Junior Award

  • First Prize: £500

  • Second Prize: £250

Main Award

  • First Prize: £3,000

  • Second Prize: £1,000

Compete in the Awards

  • New Forest Musicians music grade 8 and above

  • New Forest Musicians under 17 years of age and music grade 5 and above

Previous Winners

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