If you have any queries regarding your entry you can email us info@cfopa.org

Alternatively please contact the section secretary:

Speech & Drama
Rebecca Vines(Tel: 07891 795586)

Carol McDowall (Tel: 01242 514582)

David Terry (Tel: 01242 700000)

Sally-Anne Davies (Tel: 01242 241773)

Martyn Fry (Tel:01242 239903)

How to Enter

Performers or groups can only be entered for the Festival online, or by downloading an entry form from this website.  If in doubt, or if you need help with this, please contact the Section Secretary for help. To Enter Online: Set up an Account Click on the Login button at the top of the Home …read More


The Syllabus details all the Festival classes that can be entered.  Each year we update it and often add new classes. You can email us on info@cfopa.org if you would like one emailed to you. Alternatively you will be able to download a pdf copy here (when the 2020 Syllabus has been finalised): Syllabus 2020  

Get Writing

Welcome to the Festival’s Own Composition Classes. Please use the entry form below to send us your entry. Each poem or story should be typewritten, unsigned and attached to its own entry form. Entries must be received by 1st March 2019. Poetry Not to exceed 3 minutes reading time each. Limit: 3 poems per person. …read More

On the Day

If this is your first Festival you may be wondering what you need to do on the day when you are performing. The date, time and venue for your class will be published on this website in early April. Do arrive in plenty of time to find the room where your performance will take place …read More