July 2017 Newsletter

Nicole ConnellNews

National Drama Festivals Association

  The latest Newsletter, including information on the Programme of Plays for the 44th British All Winners Festival and the AGM agenda can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE

The 44th British All Winners Festival – Barnsley 2017

John CookNews

2017 BAWF British All Winners Festival Barnsley

National Drama Festivals Association in conjunction with The Barnsley Theatre Trust (1998) Limited present 44th British All Winners Drama Festival at The Lamproom Theatre Westgate Barnsley S70 2DX Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd July 2017 Drama Groups that have won Full Length or One Act Member Festivals between 12th June 2016 and 10th June 2017 are eligible for invitation to … Read More

National Drama Festivals Association 43rd Annual General Meeting

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

3pm Saturday 30th July 2016, at Bentley House, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EG AGENDA Apologies for Absence Confirm Minutes of 42nd Annual General Meeting (Woking 25th July 2015) Matters arising Honorary Secretary’s Report Honorary Treasurer’s Report Chairman’s Remarks Election of Officers and Council Amendment to the Constitution (see note below)* Appointment of Honorary Assessor Subscriptions for 2016/2017 George Taylor Memorial … Read More

Corrections…

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

In the 2016 Tri-Fold leaflet, giving brief details of this year’s festivals and their organisers, the incorrect contact details were shown for the Isle of Man. Please note the only contact to be used is secretary@madf.im Apologies to our friends in the Isle of Man.  

Reminders for Festival Organisers

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

If asked to do so in advance, most adjudicators are very happy to meet with teams informally for a specified time after the performances and public adjudications at the end of each evening. If you include this in your festival, please ensure that a member of the festival organisation is present at any such meetings. Please remember NDFA organises the … Read More

NDFA Strategy

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

The NDFA Council is currently examining and developing its strategy for the next three years, following the basic policy of ‘Do everything we do but do it better, and create a blueprint for a successful future’. And the NDFA’s future depends completely on the success of our member festivals, so if you are a festival organiser and you feel that … Read More

2015/2016 Festival Results

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

Sodbury Players Youth The Darkness in the Night by Rob Hockley Welwyn Garden City Youth Drama Festival Belvoir Players The Zoo Story by Edward Albee Total Arts Community Theatre A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare adapted by Rebekah Fortune Tiger Theatre Productions Just a Straight Man by Rob Smith & John Mawson Teignmouth Players Faking Genuine by Austin King Swindon – … Read More

NDFA Job Opportunities!

Suzy StaceyNews

National Drama Festivals Association

There are always opportunities to recruit new members to the NDFA Council, either as Council Members or Officers. It is very important for the NDFA to develop and maintain a realistic succession plan for the management of the Association, and this means finding and developing new people. If you would like to find out more about this please get in … Read More