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Important Dates


21st March 2021 - The Piano Syllabus is now available for download. (No hard copies this year).

1st July 2021 - Should the need arise, a decision to cancel the Piano Festival will be published from this date.

12th -15th October 2021 - Piano Classes at Christchurch, The Grove, Ilkley.

15th October 2021 - Piano Classes Celebration Concert at Christchurch, The Grove, Ilkley.


Performance Certificates will be awarded to all Performers completing their dance and all participants will receive an Adjudicator’s Comments Sheet. Trophies will be presented only to those winners who achieve “Commended”, “Distinction” or “Outstanding” grades.

Trophies are held for one year only. Holders are reminded that all trophies should be returned NO LATER THAN 1 October 2013  to the Trophy Secretary, Mrs Margaret Smith, 12A Wells House, Brodrick Drive, Wells Road, Ilkley,  LS29 9SP (telephone: 01943 601336)

Winners wishing to record their success should have the trophy engraved at their own expense, before return.

Medallions will be presented to those attaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and a silver salver (generously provided by Clive Brook Ltd), will be awarded to the competitors achieving the highest mark in each solo genre.

The Jack Sharp Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the most promising dancer in the Championship (to be held for one year), with a commemorative medallion to be held in perpetuity.

Loss of, or damage to any trophy is the responsibility of the current holder.

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Festival Secretaries

General Secretary
Mrs Patricia Dibb
01943 865180


Speech & Drama Secretaries
Mrs Julie James
01943 433444

Mrs Elizabeth Whiteley
01943 830780

Piano Festival Secretary

Piano Festival Secretary

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

Telephone: 01943 600470
Mobile: 07951 533653


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