Dates  for the 2018 Festival:

21, 22 April | 5, 6, 7 May | 12, 13 May
Please note there will be no festival on the weekend  28,29 April

Westholme Croston Theatre
Westholme Upper School, Meins Road, Blackburn BB2 6QU

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Solos £5 per class, Duets £6 per class, Trios £9 per class, Groups £15 per class

All entries to be sent to: Anne Collingridge, 39 Carr Field, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 8BT with Cheques and Postal orders made payable to ‘Blackburn Festival‘ Closing date for entries –  18th February 2018

Winners of all classes except novice must be prepared to dance in the Finals on Sunday 13th May 2018

Music must be provided on CD.  Cassettes are no longer permitted.

Large props are discouraged, hand props are preferred, time to set up props or staging is 20 seconds. Approximate stage dimensions – 12.5 metres wide/10 metres deep.

Please see the Blackburn Dance Festival Timetable 2018.
(Updated times)

Further details: Blackburn Dance Festival Website


This is an All England qualifying year and we must use their rules.  Dancers who exceed time limits WILL be rung off.