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Affiliated to the British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech

Festival Secretaries

General Secretary
Mrs Patricia Dibb
01943 865180

Speech & Drama Secretaries
Mrs Julie James
01943 433444
Mrs Elizabeth Whiseley
01943 830780


Piano & Song Festival Organiser

Piano & Song Festival Organiser

Mrs Evelyn van Terheyden
11, Oaklands,
Westwood Drive,
Ilkley. LS29 9RE

Telephone: 01943 600470
Mobile: 07951 533653


Piano & Song Festival

Dance Championship


Mrs Ivy Wailes
Highfield House
184 Walton Park
Harrogate HG3 1RJ

Telephone: 01423 870616
Mobile: 07503150502 


Dance Championship

Important Dates


Oct 18th - 20th  - Wharfedale Festival Pianoforte and Junior Vocal Classes

November 5th, 6th & 12th - Wharfedale FestivalDance Championship at Guiseley

November 6th - Wharfedale Festival's Miss Dance Championship


March 20th 2017 - Closing date for entries to the Wharfedale Festival Poetry and Short Story Writing Competitions

Duke of York Community Award

The Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts has been awarded the Duke of York Community Initiative Award for our work with Special Educational Needs children/young people.

The Duke of York Community Initiative Award