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Important Dates

2019

1st March 2019 - Closing date for entries into the 2019 Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Speech and Drama section.

 

7th-10th May 2019 - The Speech and Drama section of the Wharfedale Festival will take place at either The Craiglands Hotel, Cowpasture Road or The Kings Hall, Station Road, Ilkley.

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

 

Wharfedale Festival Poetry and Short Story Writing Competition (Image © respected Public Domain)

Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts

Poetry and Short Story Writing Competitions

 


 

Poetry and Short Story Writing Competition Results


P1. Year 4 & under: Fledgling Cup- Matthew Moscrop
P2. Year 7 & under: Thorpe Trophy- Jackson Whewell
P7. Original Poem, no age limit: Pennant Roberts trophy- Maria Stephenson
P8. Dialect Poem, no age limit: Maria Stephenson
P10. Poem in traditional form, no age limit: Douglas Young Trophy- Kevin Flaherty
P11. Poem ‘Truth and Lies’, no age limit- Alf Spencer
P12. Humorous Poem, no age limit- Angela Cunningham
S13. Short story year 4 & under- Rafferty Bannister
S14. Short story, year 6 & under-Zach Richards
S16. Short story, no age limit- Kim Bridges

Congratulations to all entrants.


The Class details for the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Poetry and Story Writing Competition 2018 are now available. Also available are the Single and Multiple Entry Forms. These can be viewed at the 2018 Poetry Section of this website and can be downloaded as a combined "ZIP" file from this link.(You may need to right click and Save (Link) As...)


The Class details for the Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Poetry and Story Writing Competition 2018 are shown below.

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Please note that this is given for reference only, the Poetry and Story Writing competition is closed for 2018 and judging has taken place. Winners have been notified.

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Festival Secretaries

General Secretary
Mrs Patricia Dibb
01943 865180


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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

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Dance Championship

 DANCE SECRETARY

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

Telephone: 01423 870616
Mobile: 07503150502 

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