To enable us to help you put on the best possible production, we strongly encourage groups to attend our producers' meeting in February (date to be confirmed) at Hanger Farm Arts Centre.
The All England Theatre Festival (AETF) is a national amateur dramatics competition with 4 rounds.
Round 1 - The Totton Festival of Drama - Week of the 23rd March 2020 at Hanger Farm Arts Centre
Round 2 - Semi Final - 9th May 2020 at The Merlin Theatre, Frome
Round 3 - English Final - 13th June 2020 at Bridlington Spa
Round 4 - British Final - 26th and 27th June 2020 at The Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl
To enter The Five Counties Youth Festival, your cast must be under the age of 18 on the week of the festival.
The Five Counties Youth Festival Final will be held at the Merlin Theatre, Frome on Sunday 26th April 2020.
You are entitled to 2 competitor passes.
The Totton Festival rules can be found here.
To enter the All England Theatre Festival, you must also abide by their rules.
Please note: Performances start at 7.00pm (a possible Saturday matinee will begin at 2.00pm) and it is essential that members of your group and supporters are aware that there will be no admission after this time until a suitable interval occurs.
Payment must be provided to confirm your entry. Details on how to pay will be displayed in your confirmation email.
You will receive a copy of this form and the payment details via email, sent to the email address you have provided.