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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.

We would like to Congratulate all of our dancers for a super four days festival.
Congratulations & Well Done to our winners of the Salvers,Trophies & Bursaries.

Congratulations to our award winners

Trophy Winners November 2018

Kinder Cup (Most Promising Performer  yrs and under) - Bobbi Allan

Horsforth Trophy (Most Outstanding Junior Performer) - Charlotte Murdock

Nikki Ellen (Highest Mark in any Solo Section) - Kessia Rose Hadfirld-Walker

Isadora Trophy (Musicality Adjudicators Choice) - Chrystal Davis

Endeavour Trophy (Performer Chosen by Adjudicator for Hard Work and Effort) - Ava Ferris

Horsorth Junior Group Trophy - Cornell School of Dance

Cynthia Carr Senior Group Trophy - Spotlight Stage School

Jack Sharp Trophy (Most Outstanding Performer of the 2018 Championship) - Emma West

Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Junior Residential Summer School Bursary Winner - Lexie Quinn

The 'Anne Howells Bursary Award' for £100 to go towrds further dance training goes to:- Alice Forde

The 'Denis Sharp Memorial Award' for a Senior Dancer to attend a residential Summer Schol goes to:- Abigail Calvert

Miss Dance of Great Britain WFPA Winner - Kate Tomlinson

Congratulations to all taking part!

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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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