Birmingham & District Theatre Guild
Birmingham & District Theatre Guild
Registered Charity Number 1000711

Birmingham’s Festival of Acting & Musical


To see the 2019 programme go to ‘When, where and How?

What is it?

The BFAME Festival is a one-act drama festival that takes place every year in February/March 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 2019 Choice of Set poems Aged under 14 years of age 2019 Choice of Set poems Aged 14 - 18 years 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.

Where, when and how?

Birmingham’s Festival of Acting & Musical Entertainment (BFAME)                                        Highbury Theatre Centre                                            Sheffield Road                                 Sutton Coldfield                                        B73 5HD           from 2nd & 3rd March 2019                      Booking form Programme for 2019: We have a full weekend  programme - the provisional running order is: Saturday 2nd March 2pm performance: Encore/Tomorrow Productions ‘The Interview With William Brickwell’ by David Titchener Impact Senior Youth Theatre ‘Find Me’ by Olwen Wymark Circle Players ‘Sparrows’ by Charles Mander Saturday 2nd March 7pm performance: Total Arts Community Theatre ‘Ode to a Monster’ by Rebekah Fortune Highbury Players ‘Rubbish’ by Martin Walker Irruption Theatre ‘My Name Is…’ by Aniruddha Chakravarti & Tanmoy Bhattacharya Sunday 3rd March 1pm performance: Individual Youth Performances of poetry, & solo acting. Impact Junior Youth Theatre ‘The Wronged Duke’ by Peter Machen Co-op Repertory Company ‘Welcome to the Pearly Gates Plc’ by David Gorton 7pm Presentation evening including a showcase by The Anvil Chorus - The West Midlands Barbershop Harmony Club