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Important Dates


28th & 29th April 2020 - Speech and Drama Classes at the Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley - CANCELLED

30th April 2020 - Choirs and Music Classes at the Kings Hall, Ilkley - CANCELLED

30th April 2020 - Council Evening Concert at the Winter Gardens, Ilkley - CANCELLED

1st May 2020 - Primary Schools "Big Sing" at Westville House School, Middleton - CANCELLED

15th August 2020 - Closing Date for entries to the Piano Classes

13th -15th October 2020 - Piano Classes at Christchurch Sanctuary, The Grove

16th October 2020 - Piano Classes Celebration Concert

Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts Speech & Drama LogoAfter recommendations made by competitors, we have made some changes to the syllabus. There is now more OWN CHOICE in many of the classes and we have a new class of DUO VERSE.

The sessions timings will be as follows: Morning - 9.30am - 12.30pm         Afternoon - 1.30pm - 3.30pm             Evening - 4.30pm - 8.00pm (approx)

YR 6 and UNDER classes (except THEATRE TIME & MUSICAL THEATRE) will be held in the morning or afternoon sessions whilst YR 7 and ABOVE / NO AGE LIMIT classes will take place in the evening sessions.

To download the Syllabus and Entry Forms, please click the buttons below.

We look forward to seeing you in April 2020.

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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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