Annual competitive festivals are very much alive and well in Wales, with both one-act and full-length events taking place across the country.

FestivalsDAW organises the United Kingdom Community Drama Festivals Federation (UKCDFF) within Wales which usually runs from February to June, culminating in the Wales One Act Final.

Regional Festivals participating include:

  • Anglesey
  • Breconshire
  • Clwyd
  • Conwy
  • Glamorgan
  • Gwent
  • Montgomeryshire
  • Pembrokeshire


If you are a group interested in taking part please contact the area which is nearest to you. Contact details are available here.

Regional Area Rounds 2023

  • Glamorgan 25 March
  • Montgomeryshire 20-22 April
  • Conwy 29 April

​Adjudicator: Tristan Marshall GoDA Associate


Wales Final 2023 2-3 June, The Albert Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Adjudicator: David Price GoDA


British Final 2023 30 June-1 July, The MAC Theatre, West Belfast

Adjudicator: TBA

Please see the Regional Festival page for further details on this years' rounds.

The winner of the Wales One Act Final represents the country by competing against their English, Irish and Scottish counterparts at the British Final Festival of One Act Plays.


See the lists of past winners of The British Final of One Act Plays, Wales One Act Festival Final and Regional Area Rounds.

If you’re interested in entering a competition, or going along to watch as a member of an audience, Contact Us to find out where your nearest competition is taking place.

Updated April 2023

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