Winter 2022 exam dates

View session closing dates. Provisional dates listed below, please note - Music Theatre exams in the winter session will be held in the afternoon of 04 December at Ashford Village Hall (RG19 8BQ). There is no warm-up room at Ashford so we suggest you warm-up at The Ship Inn and then drive on to the exam.

  • Sunday 04 December (morning at The Ship Inn) instrumental exams
  • Sunday 04 December (afternoon at Ashford Hill Village Hall) Music Theatre
  • Monday 05 December (will run subject to demand)


LCME will make all possible attempts to meet date requests but they are not guaranteed. Please be prepared for your exam to be scheduled at any time within the exam session.

Exams venue in Newbury


The Ship Inn Country Hotel
Ashford Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire RG19 8BD
Free parking available

Ashford Hill Village Hall
Ashford Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire RG19 8BQ
Free parking available

Information for candidates

Free parking is available at The Ship Inn.

There are two warm-up rooms, one for pianists (digital piano) and one for instrumentalists/singers.

If you need to contact exam centre on the exam day, please call 0118 981 4504.

A CD player with Bluetooth and USB is available. Please bring a stand if you are doing an electronic keyboard exam.