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.

Pantomimes (Adults)

Entries for the 2016-2017 Festival opened on 10 July 2016 and are listed here in chronological order by performance date as soon as they are received.


Kippax Amateur Operatic Society
10-15 January 2017
Phoenix Theatre, Crewe Road, Airedale, Castleford, WF10 3JU
10-13 January - 7.15 pm; 14 January - 2.15 and 7.15 pm; 15 January - 2.15 pm
Tickets from 0113-2872129

Beauty and the Beast

13-21 January 2017
The Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square, LS2 3AD
7.45 pm weekdays
12 pm and 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
Tickets from 07834839289

Jack and the Beanstalk  

Yeadon Charities Association
20-28 January 2017
Town Hall, Main Street, Yeadon, LS19 7PP
Evenings: 7.15 pm; Saturdays 1.0 and 5.15 pm
Ticket contact to be advised

Jack and the Beanstalk

27 January-4 February 2017
King's Hall, 4 Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
7.15 pm and 2.15 pm matinee
Tickets from 07740-321926

Title tba 

16-19 February 2017
Adel & Ireland Wood Community Centre, New Adel Lane, Leeds, LS16 6AZ
7.30 pm weekdays; 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm Saturday; 2.0 pm and 6.30 pm Sunday
Tickets from 0113-2939596






If you would like further information about how the Wharfedale Festival of Theatre works or want simply to have a chat about what entry to the Festival means, please telephone the Festival Secretary, Mrs Pat Riley, on 0113 2300312 or e-mail her on