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One-Act Drama Festivals


Future Festival details... Previous Festivals - cast lists and photographs...

Each year the AAD organises the Avon One-Act Drama Festival

as Round One of the All England One-Act Theatre Festival.


The 2017 One Act Festival

 was held at Iron Acton Parish Hall from Friday 24 to Saturday 25 February.
 See results...

2018 Festival Dates
Bristol Festival -  22nd ,23rd, 24th  February at The Olympus Theatre
Avon Festival - March 9th 7.30,10th 2.30 & 7.30 at Backwell Playhouse
Quarter Final - 7th April at The Olympus Theatre
Semi Final - 5th May at The Shaftesbury Theatre, Dawlish
English Final - 2nd June at Mitchell Memorial Arts Centre, Stoke on Trent


View the Festival Rules

and Entry Form Part One
2018 Avon Festival
We have seven entries for the festival; therefore we will have sessions on Friday 9th March at 7:30pm and Saturday 10th March at 2:30 pm and 7:30pm.  Details of the plays in each session will be provided in January.

If you are thinking "I wish we had entered" it's not too late - we can take one more entry. Please get in touch! 

The festival adjudicator will be Paul Fowler GODA. Paul has been chairman of GODA and adjudicated the English Final last year.
Forward Planning! 
The 2019 Avon Festival will be returning to Chipping Sodbury Town Hall on 7th, 8th and 9th March 2019


The Avon One Act Drama Festival is a member of the National Drama Festivals Association (NDFA) and our winners are eligible to be invited to their annual British All Winners Festival and original plays can be entered for The George Taylor Memorial Award.

For details of other AETF festivals visit www.aetf.org.uk

1977 [more details needed]

1978 [more details needed]

1979 [more details needed]

1980 Touring

1981 Touring

1982 Touring

1983 Touring

1984 Touring

1985 Touring

1986 Touring

1987 Touring

1988 Portishead

1989 Chipping Sodbury

1990 Weston-s-Mare

1991 Rangeworthy

1992 Weston-s-Mare

1993 Chipping Sodbury

1994 Rangeworthy

1995 Backwell

1996 Chipping Sodbury

1997 Backwell

1998 Rangeworthy

1999 Backwell

2000 Chipping Sodbury

2001 Bath

2002 Backwell

2003 Rangeworthy

2004 Bath

2005 Backwell

2006 [no details yet]

2007 [no details yet]

2008 Backwell

2009 Iron Acton

  2009 Winners

  2009 Five Counties

2010 Backwell

2011 Chipping Sodbury

  2011 Four Counties

  2011 British Finals

2012 Weston-s-Mare

2013 Backwell

2014 Backwell

2015 Chipping Sodbury

  and 5 Counties winners

2016 Backwell

2017 Iron Acton


One-Act Awards...


Programmes with cast lists still needed...

1977, 1978, 1979,

2006, 2007.


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