Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Waltham Forest, Greater London, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Email: walthamforestfestivaloftheatre@yahoo.co.uk

Festival Description

The Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre is the only amateur theatre festival in London which offers a week-long festival of short plays. Any amateur group of individuals, clubs, schools, etc. are invited to take part in the festival. Each evening three groups will perform a short play to an audience at The Waltham Forest Theatre, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow. The length of the performance is normally between 20 and 55 minutes and the cast must have at least two people. Plays include music, dance mime and any other skills that the participants enjoy performing. At the close of the festival prizes for the best shows, actors and performances.

Festival Dates March 20 - 24, 2012
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Participant information:
  • The event is affiliated to the All-England Theatre Festival and winners can, if they wish, perform their play again at the All-England Theatre Festival and also may be eligible for inclusion in the National Drama Festivals Association All-Winners Festival.
  • Performances must have at least 2 people in the cast and be between 20 and 55 minutes duration.
  • The Waltham Forest Theatre
    Lloyd Park, Walthamstow
  • Online
  • By phone
    (44) 020 8527 4690


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