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Important Dates


16th August 2019 - Closing date for the Piano Festival section of the Wharfedale Festival section.

8th September 2019 - Closing date for entries into The Dance Championship.

15th-17th October 2019 - The Piano Festival will take place in the Christchurch Sanctuary on The Grove.

2nd-3rd, 9th-10th November 2019 - The Wharfedale Festival's Dance Championship including our heat of Miss Dance 2019 to be held in Guiseley Theatre, Guiseley.


rotating piano imageCongratulations go to the Winners of the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts, 111th Festival of Piano and Song October 2017!

Winners of Voice Classes

V1:  Non-competitive

V2: 1) Freddie McCutcheon; 2) Lily Sadler; 3) Sophia Rose

V3: 1) Mary Attwood

V4: 1) Mary Attwood; 2= Jemima McDonald; William McCutcheon; 3) Eve Allen

V5: 1) William McCutcheon; 2= Mary Attwood; Eve Allen

V7:  1) Thomas Dennill; 2= Flossie Attwood; Hattie Attwood 3= Leonora Lord-Cloke; Charity Clifford

V9: 1) Flossie Attwood; 2) Charlotte Dear; 3) Thomas Dennill

V10:1) Hattie Attwood; 2) Flossie Attwood

V12: 1) Thomas Ashby

V13: 1) Connie Breen; 2) Flossie Attwood

V14: 1) Evangeline Barnby; 2) Connie Breen; 3) Freya Buchan

V15: 1) Evangeline Barnby; 2) Sally Longworth; 3= Matilda Hazell; Ria Davies

V18: 1) Zweyla Mitchell Dos Santos; 2= Matilda Hazell; Evangeline Barnby

V23: 1) Zweyla Mitchell Dos Santos; 2) Evangeline Barnby


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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


Piano Festival

Dance Championship


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

Telephone: 01423 870616
Mobile: 07503150502 


Dance Championship

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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