Darlington Festival of Performing Arts

Darlington Festival for Performing Arts (DFPA) is a competition comprising three disciplines on three days: Music on Saturday 2nd March 2019; Speech and Drama on Saturday 9th March 2019; and Dance on Saturday 5th October 2019; all at Longfield Academy.

The organisation provides the opportunity for children and adults to perform competitively in front of professional adjudicators, showcasing their talents in Performing Arts. DFPA is affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals. It is run by volunteers.

DFPA encourages entries for its competitions from all over the area and beyond incorporating state and private schools/private tutors and independently run music/speech and drama and dance schools.Visit the website dfpa.co for further information and costs

All welcome to watch performers as they compete for a place at All England Dance competition. Entry fee payable and refreshments available all day.

The event takes place at Longfield School, Darlington DL3 0HT, on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October between 9am and 7pm  – detailed timetable to be confirmed.