The Orpington Festival Of Dance


The Orpington Festival of Dance is a stage dancing festival for performers of all ages. The festival takes place in the October half term week, with dancers performing in a range of disciplines including ballet, tap and modern dance.

Now in its 25th year, the festival is affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals and the festival is a qualifier for the South East regional final of the All England Dance competition. The festival also holds a heat for the IDTA Miss Dance and Dance Master competitions.

The 2014 Orpington Festival of Dance will run from 25 October to 1 November and will take place at our usual venue, Kemnal Technology College. Conveniently situated just minutes from the M25 and M20 motorways (see Contact Us for map), there is ample free parking for all visitors.

Latest News

Premier Award times for 1 November 2014 are as follows:

10am Ballet

1pm Tap

3pm Modern

The 2014 syllabus is now available - see the Syllabus page.

2013 Premier Award winners added - see results page.

Don’t forget, the festival is run by volunteers and we are always grateful for any time you can give. If you would like to volunteer in any capacity for the festival please email


Welcome to the Orpington Festival of Dance

Photographs courtesy of David White photography