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Alex Williams presents....

The Dial Up Song Competition 2018

The First Annual - Dial Up Song Competition

Friday 6th July 2018


Since 2010 The Dial Up has been providing a supportive, friendly space for people to share their passions, from singing and acting to poetry and comedy, and everything else in between! This song competition is designed to extend our celebration of creativity by offering another chance for singers and song writers to showcase their talents. With high calibre judges and three awards available.  This is an excellent opportunity for musicians of all genres to secure the title of Dial Up Song Competition Winner 2018!


The Judges 

Adele Anderson: Three times Olivier Award nominated actress and star of internationally renowned cabaret act Fascinating Aida.

Fiona Jane Weston: singer, actress, cabaret performer and host of the popular West End Friends interview series.

Peter St James: singer, actor and musical theatre performer 


The Categories & Prizes

There are three categories available:

  1. Best Original Song - £30.00

  2. Best Performance - Double length first half Dial Up slot.

  3. Audience Award - 1 year free entry to Dial Up

All entrants will be automatically entered for Best Performance and Audience Award. Only Original Songs will be entered for that category, and the prize will be awarded to the writer (or the performer on behalf of the writer.

The judges will determine Best Original Song and Best Performance through closed discussion. Their discussion will be final. The audience will decide the Audience Award by ballot. The ballot vote will be final, except in the case of a tie when the head judge will cast a deciding vote.

How to Enter

  1. Record your song (audio or audio-visual)

  2. Purchase your ticket online from this page.

  3. Email your ticket confirmation and song by 15th June 18 (a link to a host site e.g. Youtube is fine) to Alex Williams at

  4. Write ‘Dial Up Song Competition’ in the subject line. Please include your name, song title and contact phone number in the body of your email.

  5. You will receive an email back confirming your space in the competition.


Audience Members

Audience members can book tickets online from this page. We strongly advise advance booking  - tickets may not be available on the door.

We strongly advise advance booking - tickets may not be available on the door!

£6.00 + BF. £10.00 cash only on door.

Doors open at 7:00pm for 7:30pm start.

Private bar and bar food served.

Book a table for 4 or more:

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