UK DATES AND VENUES

Dates and venues currently available for Trinity Rock and Pop exams are listed below. Further dates are added regularly - check this page for details.

You don’t need to contact venues directly – you can enter for these exams online. Where available a local contact is listed for each centre who you can contact with any questions.

Please check the closing date for your chosen centre in the list below or, if none is listed, you can check with the local contact when entries will stop being accepted. Even where a closing date has passed, if the date is not visible then late entries may still be possible if there is space in the timetable – speak with the local contact for details.

Where a session is listed as 'week' the exams may take place on any day of the week including Saturdays and Sundays. Not all days in the week will necessarily be available, and the exact dates used will depend on demand. We are not be able to accommodate very specific requests for particular dates or times, but shall observe requests made to avoid a certain day as far as possible. All applicants should be aware that your application for an examination commits you to take the exam on one of the days advertised. See Trinity's Information and Regulations booklet for further details on examination procedures that apply to examinations entered through this website.


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UK Private Examiner Visits

Northern Ireland

Scotland

Wales

Channel Islands

East of England

East Midlands

London

North East

North West

South East

South West

West Midlands

Yorkshire and the Humber

 

UK PRIVATE EXAMINER VISITS

Any school or teacher in the UK paying over £500 fees may run their own private centre through the Examiner Visit scheme.

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

 

Antrim

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Norma Logan, 028 25 878778, norma.logan@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Music Rooms, Antrim
Unit 19 Antrim Business Park, Enkalon, Antrim, BT41 4LD

Bangor

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Gillian Caughey, 07711 144527, gillianatwest@gmail.com

The Beatbox Rehearsal and Recording Studio
42 Dunlop Industrial Units, 8 Balloo Drive, Bangor, BT19 7QY

Belfast

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Norma Logan, 028 25 878778, norma.logan@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Duncairn Complex
Duncairn Avenue, Belfast, County Antrim, BT14 6BP

Coleraine

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Howard Gillespie, 028 7035 2258, howard.gillespie@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Music Loft
22 Church Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6DW

Derry / Londonderry

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Sean Woods, 02871 311288, woodssean@hotmail.com

Birchwoods Recording Studio
21 Ardfada, Derry/Londonderry, BT47 3WH

Newry

2018 Northern Ireland exams:
Spring: Week of 5 March (closing 3 February)
Summer: Week of 4 June (closing 5 May)
Autumn: Week of 10 December (closing 10 November)

Local contact: Keith Faloon, 07912 660452, keith.faloon@trinitycollege.co.uk

Downshire Road Presbyterian Church Hall
Downshire Road, Newry

 

SCOTLAND

 

Aberdeen

2018 Scottish exams:
Spring: 19-30 March (closing 11 February)
Summer: 18-29 June (closing 11 May)
Autumn: 26 November - 7 December (closing 20 October)

For enquiries contact: Sharon Griffiths, 01330 850578, sharon.griffiths@trinitycollege.co.uk

Three possible venues:
Captain Tom's Rehearsal & Recording Rooms, 15 Ann Street, Aberdeen, AB25 3LH
Chalmers MacKay Studios, 37 Dee Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6DY
Chalmers MacKay Studios, 41 High Street, Inverurie, AB51 3QA

Edinburgh

2018 Scottish exams:
Spring: 19-30 March (closing 11 February)
Summer: 18-29 June (closing 11 May)
Autumn: 26 November - 7 December (closing 20 October)

For enquiries contact: Wallace Galbraith, 07967 222572, r.wallace.galbraith@gmail.com

Edinburgh College
Milton Road Campus, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH15 2PP

Glasgow Busby

2018 Scottish exams:
Spring: 19-30 March (closing 11 February)
Summer: 18-29 June (closing 11 May)
Autumn: 26 November - 7 December (closing 20 October)

For enquiries contact: Wallace Galbraith, 07967 222572, r.wallace.galbraith@gmail.com

Riverside Music Complex
28 Field Road, Busby, G76 8SE

Glasgow central

2018 Scottish exams:
Spring: 19-30 March (closing 11 February)
Summer: 18-29 June (closing 11 May)
Autumn: 26 November - 7 December (closing 20 October)

For enquiries contact: Wallace Galbraith, 07967 222572, r.wallace.galbraith@gmail.com

Berkeley 2 Studios
93 Lancefield Street, Glasgow, G3 8HZ

Stirling

2018 Scottish exams:
Spring: 19-30 March (closing 11 February)
Summer: 18-29 June (closing 11 May)
Autumn: 26 November - 7 December (closing 20 October)

For enquiries contact: Brian Hurren, info@stirlingrockschool.co.uk

Stirling Rock School
c/o Stageworx, Millhall East, Stirling, FK7 7LT

 

WALES

 

Cardiff

2018 Exam dates: week 5 March (closing 11 February)

Local contact: Jonathan Helm, 07971 044191, hillfarmbarn@gmail.com

MusicRoomz
92 Ty-Mawr Road, Llandaff North, Cardiff, CF14 2FQ

Colwyn Bay

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Alycon Abbott-Brown, alyconabbottbrown@gmail.com

North Wales Music Tuition Charity
Century House, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8NB

 

CHANNEL ISLANDS

 

Guernsey

2018 Exam dates: 4-5 July

Local contact: Malcolm Vivyan, malcolm.vivyan@trinitycollege.co.uk

The School of Popular Music
King Centre (Church on the Rock), New Road, St. Sampsons, GY2 4QE

Jersey

2018 Exam dates: 23-24 March (closing 11 February)

Local contact: Jodie Tostevin, 07700 333937

Elim Rock Community centre
Gordon Le Breton Close, Plat Douet Road, St Saviour, JE2 7PY

 

EAST OF ENGLAND

 

Bedford

2018 Exam dates: 14 March (closing 11 February)

Contact: Natalia Marengo, natalia.Marengo@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Sound Garage
Unit 3 Singer Court, Singer Way, Woburn Road Industrial Estate, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 7AW

Bishop's Stortford and Sawbridgeworth

2018 Exam dates: 17 March (closing 11 February), 7 July, 1 December

Local contact: Clare Hale, 07814 951862, clare.hale@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Leventhorpe School
Cambridge Road, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 9BY

Broxbourne

2018 Exam dates: 18 July, 12 December

Local contact: Clare Hale, 07814 951862, clare.hale@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Broxbourne School
High Road, Broxbourne, EN10 7DD

Bury St Edmunds

2018 Exam dates: 23-24 March (closing 5 February), 29-30 June, 30 November-1 December

Local contact: Margo Pigott, 01449 766104, Margo.Pigott@btinternet.com

The Shrubbery
Britannia House, Brunel Business Court, Eastern Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AJ

Cambridgeshire (Huntingdon)

2018 Exam dates: 3-6 March (closing 11 February), 23-26 June, 24-27 November

Local contact: Mark Aldous, 01223 276558, mark.aldous@trinitycollege.co.uk

Cambridgeshire Music
36 Mayfield Road, Huntingdon, PE29 1NL

Chelmsford

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

A. T. Music Group Studios
Unit 11 Rawlings Farm Buildings, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8DY

Hatfield

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Dr Nigel Springthorpe, trinitycollege.hertfordshire@gmail.com or 07597 257182

Hertford

2018 Exam dates: 28 March (closing 11 February), 29 June, 13 December

Local contact: Clare Hale, 07814 951862, clare.hale@trinitycollege.co.uk

Haileybury College
Haileybury, Hertford SG13 7NU

Tring

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Dr Nigel Springthorpe, trinitycollege.hertfordshire@gmail.com or 07597 257182

 

EAST MIDLANDS

 

Derby

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Andy McAllister, 07970 900804, andymcallister@me.com

77-81 Osmsaton Road
Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2JH

Grantham, Lincolnshire

2018 Exam dates: 15-16 March (closing 4 February), 26-27 June (closing 17 June)

Local contact: Juliet Riley, 01476 585344, juliet.riley@trinitycollege.co.uk

Simmonds Music
Westgate, Grantham, NG31 6LT

Leicester

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Richard Pells, 07815 694272, richardjpells@gmail.com

The Drum Academy
The International Arts Centre, Garden Street, Leicester. LE1 3UA

Lincoln

2018 Exam dates: week of 12 March (closing 11 February), week of 25 June, week of 26 November

Local contact: Juliet Kirman, juliet@kirman.org, 07910 189161

Myle Cross Music Centre
Macaulay Drive, Saint Giles, Lincoln, LN2 4EL

Northampton

2018 Exam dates: 13-15 March, 17-19 July, 4-6 December

Local contact: Julie Clark, 01604 637117 or jclark@nmpat.co.uk

Northamptonshire Performing Arts Centre
125-129 Kettering Road, Northampton, NN1 4AZ

Nottingham

2018 Exam dates: week 12 March (closing 11 February), week 25 June, week 26 November

Local contact: Robert Parker, 0115 982 2790 or robert.parker@trinitycollege.co.uk

MLC - Academy
Abbey Road Music, 43 Abbey Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5NG

 

LONDON

 

Acton

2018 Exam dates: 17 March (closing when full, or 11 February)

Local contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

Bell Music
5-6 Greenock Road, Acton, London, W3 8DU

Bromley

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Sam Levett, 020 8467 1566 or sam@bymt.co.uk

Bromley Music Centre
Southborough Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8AA

Islington

2018 Exam dates:

  • 21 January (closing 1 January)
  • 18 February (closing 20 January)
  • 4 March (closing 11 February)
  • 18 March (closing 25 February)

Contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Planet Drum
The Crypt, St Mary Magdalene Church, Holloway Road, Islington, London, N7 8LT

The entrance to the crypt is on the south side of St Mary Magdalene church, which is on the opposite side of the main entrance. If the main gate is closed, the small gate to the left of the church is open 24 hours.

Lambeth

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

London Centre of Contemporary Music
Arches 140/141, Newport Street, London, SE11 6AQ

Little Venice

2018 Exam dates: 10-11 March

Contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

Westbourne Rehearsal Studios
The Rear Basement, 92-98 Bourne Terrace, Little Venice, London, W2 5TH

Stratford

2018 Exam dates: 24-25 March (closing 11 February), 14-15 July

Contact: Sylvia Sayer, 020 3598 6260 or sylvia.sayer@newham-music.org.uk

Lister Community School
St Mary's Rd, Plaistow, London E13 9AE

Sutton

2018 Exam dates: 20-21 February (closing 29 January), 19-22 March (closing 11 February)

Please be aware that exams in Sutton typically run between 09:00 and 15:30. Later exam times will not be available - please consider another centre if you require an exam outside of school time.

Contact: Toby Davies, 07599 628534 or toby.davies@trinitycollege.co.uk

Sutton Music Centre
35 St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1JN

 

NORTH EAST

 

Newcastle

2018 Exam dates: 16 March (closing 11 February)

Contact: Natalia Marengo, natalia.Marengo@trinitycollege.co.uk

Sound Inc.
Factory Road, Blaydon on Tyne, NE21 5RU

 

NORTH WEST

 

Barrow-in-Furness

2018 Exam dates: 24 March (closing 11 February), 15 September

Local contact: Lesley Harris, 07729 742314, southlakesrockschool@gmail.com

South Lakes Rock School
The Great Hall, Victoria Halls, Rawlinson Street, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 1BX

Blackburn

2018 Exam dates: 14-15 July, 8-9 December

Local contact: Alison Norman, 01254 677204, alison.norman@trinitycollege.co.uk

Elite School of Music
159-161 Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 1ET

Isle of Man

2018 Exam dates: 14 March (closing 26 January), 2-4 July (closing 11 May), 5 December (closing 12 October)

Local contact: Avril Pickard, 01624 835776, avril.pickard@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Music Centre, St Ninians Lower School
Heywood Avenue, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 3AR

Liverpool

2018 Exam dates: week 12 March (closing 11 February), week 21 May (closing 30 March), week 2 July (closing 13 May), week 3 December (closing 12 October)

Local contact: Paul Sheridan, 07717 597340, paul.sheridan@trinitycollege.co.uk

Learn Music
Bankfield Road, Stoneycroft, Liverpool, Merseyside, L13 0BD

Preston

2018 Exam dates: 11-12 March (closing 11 February), 1-2 July, 11-12 November

Local contact: Chris Jopson, 01772 888136, info@jopsonmusicacademy.com

Jopson Music Academy
82a Wellfield Road, Preston, PR1 8SN

Stockport

2018 Exam dates: 14 April (closing 11 February), 7 July, 8 December

Contact: Alan Cope, alan.cope@trinitycollege.co.uk

Cheadle Hulme School
Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 6EG

 

SOUTH EAST

 

Aylesbury

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Dr Nigel Springthorpe, trinitycollege.hertfordshire@gmail.com or 07597 257182

XYZ Studio
Building 407, Westcott Venture Park, Westcott, HP18 0PH

Bracknell

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Mary Childs, 07719 277747, mary.childs@trinitycollege.co.uk

Open Learning Centre
Chadwick Mews, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7GR

Brighton

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact:Rowena Alameddine, 07776 304960, rowena.alameddine@trinitycollege.co.uk

Brighton Electric Recording Co. Ltd.
Tramway House, 43-45 Coombe Terrace, Brighton, BN2 4AD

Canterbury

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Carol Cowling, 01227 456331, ccowling@ymscanterbury.co.uk

Your Music Canterbury
Simmonds Road, Wincheap Estate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3RA

Chichester

2018 Exam dates: 22-23 March (closing 11 February), 5-6 July, 6-7 December

Local contact: Jennifer Flatman, 07803 584731, nennyflump@hotmail.com

Jam Studio
Unit 5, Littlemead Business Centre, Chichester, PO20 2EU

Newbury

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact:Kirsty Wood, 01635 37868, kirsty@hoganmusic.co.uk

Hogan Music
Winchcombe, 123-126 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5BN

Oxford

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Megan Hooper, 01865 762741, megan.trinityexam@btinternet.com

Oxfordshire Music Rooms
Home Farm, Berrick Road, Chalgrove, Oxon, OX44 7RQ

Portsmouth

2018 Exam dates: 24 March (closing 11 February), 7 July, 8 December

Local contact: Jennifer Flatman, 07803 584731, nennyflump@hotmail.com

Portsmouth Music Academy
88 Northern Road, Cosham, Portsmouth. PO6 3ER

Romsey

2018 Exam dates: 24-25 March (closing 11 February), 7-8 July, 1-2 December

Local contact: Diane Williams, 07758 379934, diane.williams2@ntlworld.com

The Lantern Theatre, Mountbatten School
Whitenap Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY

Tonbridge

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: James Sedge, 01732 360388, trinityexams@musicstation.pro

MusicStation
3 Bank Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BL

Woking

Three days are allocated for exams. Exam date and times will be allocated day 1, day 2 and day 3 will only be used if the numbers demand it.

2018 Exam dates: 26-28 March (closing 11 February), 9-11 July, 19-21 November

Local contact: Neal Leggett, 07766 555218, neal@poprox.co.uk

WaterRat Studios
Unit 1, The Depot, Monument Way East, Woking, GU21 5LY

 

SOUTH WEST

 

Bath

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Janette Pearson, 01225 331138, janette.pearson@trinitycollege.co.uk

Stage 2 Studios 
Unit 13 Brassmill Enterprise Centre, Brassmill Lane, Bath, BA1 3JN

Bournemouth and Poole

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Eileen Hayes, 01202 760336, eileen.hayes@trinitycollege.co.uk

Absolutemusic Studios
Knighton Heath, 855 Ringwood Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH11 8NE

Bristol

Exact dates used will depend on demand
2018 Exam dates: week 5 March (closing 11 February), week 11 June, week 12 November

Local contact: Nicola Harbour, 0117 9864805, grahame.harbour@blueyonder.co.uk

Factory Studios
Unit 23 Barton Hill Trading Estate, Maze Street, Bristol, BS5 9TQ

Exeter

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Alison Burnett, 01395 272401, alison.burnett@trinitycollege.co.uk

Exeter Music School
Manston Terrace, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4NS

Gloucester

2018 Exam dates: 19-20 February (closing 26 January), 19-20 June (closing 11 May), 15-16 November (closing 5 October)

Local contact: Christine Lundegaard, 07764 515077, christine.lundegaard@trinitycollege.co.uk

Colwell Arts Centre
Derby Road, Gloucester, GL1 4AD

Plymouth

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Olwen Knowles, 01752 661899, olwen.knowles@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Soundhouse, Tor Bridge High
Miller Way, Estover, PL6 8UN

Sturminster Newton

2018 Exam dates: 4 July

Local contact: Eileen Hayes, 01202 760336, eileen.hayes@trinitycollege.co.uk

Sturminster Newton High School
Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT

Swindon

2018 Exam dates: week 5 March (closing 11 February), week 18 June, week 12 November

Local contact: Marcia Scales, 01793 823510, libra@hpscales.eclipse.co.uk

Pegasus Brass Band Hall
Ermin Street, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4RH

Torbay

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Joanna Walling, 07713 593869, joanna@jjsartsacademy.com

JJ's Arts Academy
11 St Paul's Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2HP

Westbury, Somerset

2018 Exam dates: 30 June-1 July, 1-2 December

Local contact: Suzanne Fiddes, 01761 434535, suzanne.fiddes@trinitycollege.co.uk

All Instruments Limited
Madbrook Farm, Wiltshire, BA13 3RB

 

WEST MIDLANDS

 

Birmingham

2018 Exam dates: week of 2 July, week of 5 November

Local contacts:
Gary Walmsley, 0121 212 9642, gary@progress-academy.co.uk
Steve Smith, 0121 212 9642, steve@progress-academy.co.uk

Progress Music Academy
33-35 Northampton Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B18 6DU

Shrewsbury

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Pauline Reid, 07985 980878, trinity.paulinereid@gmail.com

Shrewsbury School
The Schools, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BA

Wolverhampton

2018 Exam dates: 15-16 March (closing 11 February), 28-29 June, 29-30 November

Local contact: Alyson Lewin, 07751 964156, alysonlewin712@btinternet.com

Wolverhampton Music School 
Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4NE

Worcester

2018 Dates: 25-26 March (closing 11 February)

Contact: Natalia Marengo, natalia.Marengo@trinitycollege.co.uk

The Elgar School of Music
16-20 Deansway, Worcester, WR1 2ES

 

YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

 

Doncaster

2018 Exam dates: week of 19 March (closing 11 February), week of 10 July (closing 20 May), week of 3 December (closing 14 October)

Local contact: Angela Belbin-Wood, 01302 886444, angela.belbin-wood@trinitycollege.co.uk

Doncaster Jazz Centre
Beckett Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 4AA

Leeds

2018 Exam dates: week of 12 March (closing 11 February), week of 23 June, week of 3 December

Local contact: Dagmar Fitzpatrick, 07518 757905, dagmar.fitzpatrick@trinitycollege.co.uk

Scarborough

2018 Exam dates: 26 February (closing 14 January)

Local contact: Peter Buckby, 01723 366444, scarborough.trinitycollege@gmail.com

Innovation Music School
4 St Johns Road, Scarborough, YO12 5ET

Sheffield

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Daniel Johnston, 07706 546519, jude1972@hotmail.co.uk

95 Mary Street
Sheffield, S1 4RT

Wakefield (Fitzwilliam)

2018 Exam dates to be confirmed

Local contact: Janet Hadjioannou, 07892 704845, janet.hadjioannou@trinitycollege.co.uk

Octave Music Workshop
Church of the Resurrection, Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam, Pontefract, WF9 5BP

 

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