Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Series: Swansea Festival: general files

Series: Swansea Festival committee and financial files

Series: Swansea Festival miscellaneous correspondence

Series: Swansea Festival programmes

Series: Swansea Festival press cuttings

Series: Swansea Fringe Festival

Series: Swansea Festival posters

Subfonds: Additional records relating to Swansea Festival, 1950-2005

Series: Documents relating to the administrative structure and composition of Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts as a company

Series: Documents relating to organizing, planning and holding Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts

Series: Documents relating to liaising with sponsors and to the sponsorship of the festival

Series: Documents relating to promoting and marketing the festival and to liaising with schools

Series: Documents relating to the holding of the festival itself

Series: Documents relating to the history of Swansea Festival

Series: Documents relating to Swansea Fringe Festival

Administrative / Biographical History

Established in 1948, Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts brings a varied programme of live events to venues across Swansea. Highlights include symphony orchestras; piano, song, organ and choral recitals; jazz; opera; drama; classical and contemporary dance; animation; lectures; visual art and a schools outreach project. The festival usually takes place in October each year.

Arrangement

Arranged into series (some of which sub-divide into subseries) by document type; then a sizeable additional accession was listed as a separate subfonds, once again arranged into series and subseries by document type.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are expected.