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

Important Dates

2018

March 1st 2018 Closing Date for entries into the Poetry & Short Story Writing Competition.

March 5th 2018 Closing Date for entries into the Speech & Drama Festival.

May 8th to 11th 2018 - The 112th Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts (Speech & Drama) takes place in Ilkley.

 

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

Winners of Special Awards

  • The Cavendish Trophy awarded to the pianist showing the most artistic interpretation
  • Presented to Yuan Xu by Adam Cox of Cavendish Pianos
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  • The HSBC Rosebowl and Steeton Male Voice Choir Award for outstanding singing
  • Presented to Zweyla Mitchell Dos Santos by Sir James Hill (WFPA Vice President)
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  • The Ilkley Parish Council Trophy for the best singer of Songs from the Shows
  • Presented to Thomas Dennill by Councillor Stephen Butler, Chair IPC
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  • The Blanche Woollin Award for the most promising singer under 18 years
  • Presented to Evangeline Barnby by Sir James Hill
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  • The Henry Gill Trophy for the most promising singer under25 years of age
  • Presented to Zweyla Mitchell Dos Santos by Sir James Hill
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  • The Mawson Memorial Trophy awarded to the most promising pianist under 18 years
  • Presented to Krish Desha –Beerachee by Sir James Hill

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Festival Secretaries

General Secretary
Mrs Patricia Dibb
01943 865180


EMAIL

Speech & Drama Secretaries
Mrs Julie James
01943 433444

Mrs Elizabeth Whiteley
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

EMAIL

Piano & Song Festival

Dance Championship

 DANCE SECRETARY

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

Telephone: 01423 870616
Mobile: 07503150502 

EMAIL

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