About the Festival

The Henley Drama Festival of one act plays at the Kenton Theatre in Henley on Thames. Founded in 1972 with the aim of encouraging amateur groups to perform a 1 act play, in a real professional theatre. Plays are performed by amateur drama groups, schools and stage schools of all ages. We provide a professional adjudicator to encourage & critique, to help improve their performance. At the end of the week trophies are awarded.
We provide a 1 hour technical with friendly & experienced technicians to help with staging, sound & lighting.
The week has 3 plays per night starting on the Tuesday ending with 2 plays on Saturday with the awards for the many categories.
Do come & join us either as a participant or audience. We need both to survive.