The inspired, innovative, inimitable, irreverent

The Windsor Fringe Festival

 2014 

19TH SEPTEMBER TO 5TH OCTOBER

Clear your diaries  for the 19th September to the 5th October- you won’t want to miss any of our fabulous shows and events.

The Fringe have always been a platform for new talent and are looking now for the 2014 Fringe. Please contact info@windsorfringe.co.uk for details on how to submit your act or event.
Deadline mid May

The  Windsor Fringe is an eclectic, innovative and exciting festival with JazzMagicPhotographyWalksFilmsBeer TastingA CapellaComedyOpen MikeLatin DancePoetryMedieval MerrimentBook NightsClassical MusicDrama and again our popular Artists Open House event.

The Windsor Fringe was established in 1969, making it the oldest Fringe Festival in England and the second oldest, after Edinburgh, in the UK. Run by an all-volunteer committee, each year the Windsor Fringe stages an inspired and innovative programme of music, dance, comedy, drama and art.

We have something for everyone, so do come and support our performers and artists and the Windsor Fringe

THANK YOU FOR VISITING US

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KEEP CHECKING OUR WEBSITE, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FOR INFORMATION AND UPDATES

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THE 11TH KENNETH BRANNAGH PLAYWRITING COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED FOR SUBMISSIONS

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Amateur playwrights are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for th11th. £500 Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award. Three winning scripts will be selected for performance during Drama Nights at the Windsor Fringe in October. One of the three scripts will be chosen for the £500 prize. Submissions Submission deadline March 5th 2014.

Eligibility

Only amateur playwrights are eligible; only one script per author will be accepted. Each play must be an original work by the entrant, and submitted scripts must not have been previously published or performed.

This is an international competition – submissions welcome from around the world.

 

Criteria

Each play must be no more than 30 minutes long, have a cast of no more than six actors, and be suitable for staging in a studio theatre.

 

Submission guidelines

So that each script may be judged anonymously, the author’s name must appear on the cover page only, not in the script. Writers should submit two copies of their plays, printed on loose sheets of A4 paper with no binding or stapling. Pages must be numbered. No submissions will be accepted by email; no scripts will be returned. The cover page must show the name of the play and the author’s name, contact details and signature. A £5 reading fee will be charged per entry. Please make cheques payable to Windsor Fringe Scripts should be sent together with the reading fee to:

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award

Suite 640, 24-28 St Leonard’s Road

Windsor, Berks. SL4 3BB    U.K.

                                               

Selection process

All submissions will be evaluated by reader groups, and the final selection judged by our judges.

( to be confirmed.)Last year’s were Fay Weldon CBE and Pete Gallagher

The three winning authors will be notified by the middle of June 2014. Results of the competition will be announced through the media, the Windsor Fringe web//Twitter// Facebook sites during the last three evenings of the Windsor Fringe Festival, and the winner of the £500 award will be announced on the last night.

The Windsor Fringe will underwrite the staging of the three plays with selected directors.

For additional information: Ann Trewartha tel: 01753 86321801753 863218  -mail: ann.trewartha@btinternet.com

 

Editor’s note: The Windsor Fringe was established in 1969, making it the oldest Fringe Festival in England and the second oldest, after Edinburgh, in the UK. Run by an all-volunteer committee, each year the Windsor Fringe stages an inspired and innovative programme of music, dance, comedy, drama and art.

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DON’T FORGET TO ORDER YOUR ANTHOLOGY OF ALL THE WINNING PLAYS FOR THE KENNETH BRANAGH AWARD FROM THE LAST TEN YEARS !

HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY THE KENNETH BRANAGH AWARD

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