Great North Song Competition

John Hawson - Winner of the 2019 competition with his song 'Srebrenica will you never go away'

John performing his winning song on the Main Stage.

Festival on the Moor is planning to compile a CD of winning songs from past festival competitions.

To be in with a chance to be part of it register your song now - FREE TO ENTER

You must be a Guest Performer or a Weekend or Day Ticket Holder to enter the competition. The song has to be suitable to be played acoustically and must be an original composition in the 'folk' style.

Email the Festival quoting your Name, Ticket Reference number (except Guest performers), title of your song & approx length.

The Winner receives a certificate, £50 prize money, the opportunity to be part of the forthcoming Festival CD, and full publicity.

GN Song Comp postponed to 2021. More info coming soon...

For more details, or to enter the Song Competition, please email