The festival has run since 1923 with everything from amateur dramatics to poetry recitals, instrumental performances and full days celebrating some of the region’s top choirs and orchestras.
The 97th Mansfield Music and Drama festival, which attracts around 700 people to take part in venues across the town, has been been postponed until 2022.
Have a look through our gallery of pictures from the sixties through to the noughties and see who you can spot.
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Charlotte Dobb of All Saints infant school in Huthwaite takes to the stage at the Mansfield Music and Drama festival in 2006 at the Verse speaking and drama exams.
Photo: Angela Ward
Mansfield St Johns School Music and Drama Festival group from 1968
Mansfield Music and Drama Festival.
Katie Temple, left and Hannah Jones, singing duet in 2010.
Photo: Anne Shelley
Adjudicator Marie Dixon pictured with youngsters who took part in one of the classes at the Music and Drama Festival in 2007 - do you recognise any of the performers?
Photo: Roger Grayson