richmond upon thames performing arts festival


Entry Information

Entries - may be made by email but must be followed within five days by a cheque and hard copy of the form.

Closing dates for Receipt of Entries:

Stage Dance - December lst 2016

Speech & Drama and Piano -

January 23rd, 2017

Vocal & Instrumental -

February 13th, 2017


An ENTRY FORM may be DOWNLOADED from our website at Please use a separate form and enclose SAEs (see below) for each section. Entry forms may be photocopied.

ENTRIES with the appropriate fees SHOULD BE SENT TO THE SECTION SECRETARY AS DETAILED AT THE HEAD OF EACH SECTION. CHEQUES should be made payable to the Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival.

Fees are not refundable except when a class is withdrawn altogether by the Section Secretary. The Festival organisers will attempt to accommodate a performer’s other commitments, if a note is attached to the entry form, but this cannot be guaranteed.

Entries by email are acceptable but a hard copy of the entry and the appropriate fees must be received within five days of the date of entry, otherwise they will not be entered in the programme. Telephone or text entries are not acceptable.

NOTIFICATIONS - If you require a written notification of times and dates of the classes please provide a stamped addressed envelope with the correct postage. Otherwise notifications will be by email provided the email address is written legibly on the entry form. This will be at least two weeks before the date of the competition.

FULL TIMETABLES for each section will be posted on as soon as they are finalized.

ABSENTEES - it is helpful to the organisers if performers (or teachers) could notify the appropriate the section secretary if they are unable to attend, giving as much notice as possible. This enables the smooth running of the Festival on the day of the event and avoids wasting the time of the adjudicator.

Before entering the festival please be sure to download our full terms and conditions by clicking on this link General Conditions & Safeguarding.pdf

For details on all our cash bursaries and awards please click HERE.

For all information on the 2017 festival please go to the appropriate section page by clicking the link below.