The Wharfedale Festival of Theatre exists to promote, celebrate and encourage good amateur theatre in the area, and is a friendly festival with a unique "community" feel, open to amateur dramatic and operatic societies and youth and schools groups.

Entry for the
2016-17 Festival


Entries for the 2016-2017 Festival opened on 10 July.

Your entry form and fee must be received by 20 August 2016 if your show's performance dates fall before 30 September 2016 and by 24 September 2016 for shows with performance dates on or after 1 October 2016.

In exceptional circumstances a late entry may be accepted, but only if the competition for which entry is being made is not full, the overall Festival is not full, and the performance dates do not clash with more than two other entries.

Download the information pack on the About Us page.