Drama Festivals - in & around Oxfordshire

Maidenhead Drama Festival -  Weds 20th – Sat 23rd March 2024.
Norden Farm Centre, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF. 
The adjudicator is
Jan Palmer Sayer (GoDA.).
Entry Forms must be received by 1st December 2023.
Webite: www.maidenhead-drama-festival.co.uk

Box Ofice:
01628 788997
Details on www.norden.farm/events/maidenhead-drama-festival

The Henley Drama Festival at The Kenton -
Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11th of May 2024
The venue is the lovely old Kenton Theatre in Henley on Thames the fourth oldest working theatre in the country. The festival will be held as always in the first May bank holiday week.   Sunday and Monday are normally rehearsal days and Tuesday to Saturday are performance days.
The shows start at 7.30pm, Saturday at 7pm
Four classes: 1. Open, 2. All Women/Men, 3 Best Youth, 4. Best Original Play.
Details & booking on www.KentonTheatre.co.uk
Email: HenleyDramaFestival@gmail.com

FaceBook:  www.facebook.com/henleydramafestival

ODN Drama Festival - Mon 3rd June - Sat 8th June 2024
Unicorn Theatre, Checker Walk, Abingdon, OX14 3HZ.
2 one act plays per evening Mon-Fri, 3 plays called back for Saturday Gala night.
Our adjudicator for 2024 is Martin Parr (Associate member of GODA).
This is a friendly festival and our main aim is to bring people together, both in a celebration of theatre and as a learning experience.
A rare feature of the ODN drama festival is that after each adjudication, there is also a short workshop with the cast, if you wish to stay and watch.
A map of how to find the Unicorn
Theatre can be found here

Lighthorne Festival of One-Act Plays - Cancelled for 2024 (back in 2025)
The venue is Lighthorne Village Hall.  2 or 3 one act plays per evening + Saturday Matinee.   Festival box office, email: lighthornefestival@gmail.com
telephone: 07823 538637   or Festival website – www.lighthornefestival.org.uk

Wallingford One-Act Play Festival - Mon 10th June - Sat 15th June 2024
Corn Exchange Wallingford. The adjudicator for 2024 will be Nancy Heath (GODA).  There are awards for the following categories:
Best Overall Production
The Commended Award
Best Junior Production
The Harris & Jones Salver (Best Actor)
The Punter’s Prize
Best Cameo performance
The Susan North Memorial Trophy (special moment)
More details on:  http://www.cornexchange.org.uk/drama-festival
Contact email: DramaFestival@CornExchange.org.uk

National Drama Festivals Association -
National Drama Festival
- Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July 2024.
The 48th National Drama Festival (formerly the British All-Winners) will be held at The Albany Theatre, Albany Rd, Coventry CV5 6JQ.
The adjudicator for 2023 TBA.