Birmingham & District Theatre Guild
Birmingham & District Theatre Guild Registered Charity Number 1000711 B.F.A.M.E.

Birmingham’s Festival of Acting & Musical Entertainment

What is it?

The BFAME Festival is a one-act drama festival that takes place every year in February, in which amateur drama groups from around the area compete head-to-head.      Adult one-act entry form Youth one-act entry form It also includes an individual youth competition for singing, poetry, solo and duo acting. Click here for more information about individual entries. Entry forms for Individual entries: Click here 2018 Choice of Set poems Aged under 14 years of age 2018 Choice of Set poems Aged 14 - 18 years Rules for Individual entries It has been going for over 90 years, run by volunteers of the Birmingham & District Theatre Guild, a registered charity. The   aim   of   the   festival   is   to   enjoy   live   theatre,   benefit   and   perhaps   learn   from   the   experiences   of a    qualified    adjudicator    and    other,    like-minded    people    and    a    means    of    progressing    in    the All-England Theatre Festival, if you wish. Recognized   as   a   first   round   of   the All-England   Theatre   Festival,    at      least   one   winning   team   from B.F.A.M.E.    becomes    eligible    to    go    forward    to    the    Western        Divisional    Quarter    Final    and subsequent   rounds   of   the   Competition   with   the   prospect   of   ultimate         progression   to   the   British Final. The   Guild   is   also   a   member   of   the   National   Drama   Festivals Association   who   normally      stage   an annual All-Winners   Festival   in   England   in   July,   the   winners   of   B.F.A.M.E.   can   be      considered   for this Festival too.