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

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic all Regional, Wales and British Festivals, in 2020 and 2021 were/are Cancelled.
We will be back in 2022 – watch this space.


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 2022

  • Glamorgan 31 March - 2 April
  • Montgomeryshire 7-9 April
  • South Breconshire 16 April
  • Conwy 30 April

​Adjudicator: Chris Baglin GoDA

Wales Final 2022

27-28 May, The Welfare, Ystradglynlais

Adjudicator: Jan Palmer Sayer GoDA

British Final 2022

24-25 June, Pavillion Theatre, East Parade, Rhyl

Adjudicator: David Price GoDA

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 2022

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