Welcome to the Faringdon Dramatic Society's Website

We hope that you will come and enjoy our productions. We have been entertaining the local community for over half a century and the standard of acting has often been compared to that seen at a professional theatre. The society has been the proud winner of many county and national awards. We are also often complimented on the excellent quality of the stage set, make-up and costumes used in our productions. You may be surprised to hear that all are created specially 'from scratch' for each production by the hard working 'behind the scenes' members of our society.

Next Production

Office Hours

A play by Norm Foster
8th and 9th May 2015
Faringdon Junior School, Oxfordshire
This play will be performed with our help by the
Garrison Little Theatre
 who are visiting us from Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

Click here for further details of the performance, directions and parking advice

Advance Booking Office
Advance
Booking
Office

CLOSED but click for advice

 

Last Production

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen - Ice Elves

A winter’s tale pantomime by Peter Webster

Click here for details

Click here for ALL past productions since 1949

Dates for your Diary

9th March 2015 - Social + Play reading, Town Hall 7-10pm.

16th March 2015 - Play reading, June Rennie Room (next to the old TIC office) 8-10pm.

(Plays to read for these and future dates will be: 'Local Affairs', 'My Friend Miss Flint', 'Alphabetical Order', 'Camelot' (panto).)

13th April 2015 - Read-through of Nighthawks, a one-act play by Peter Webster, 8pm – 9.30pm. United Church Hall, Coxwell Street, Faringdon. This is Faringdon Dramatic Society’s ODN One Act Play entry.

16th April 2015 - Auditions for Nighthawks, 8pm – 10pm. United Church Hall, Coxwell Street, Faringdon.

8/9th May 2015 - A production of Office Hours by Norm Foster. Performed with our help by Garrison Little Theatre from Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada.

11th May 2015 - Rehearsals start for Nighthawks.

24th May 2015 - Tech day for Nighthawks in Abingdon.

8-13th June 2015 - Performance of Nighthawks at the ODN Drama Festival, Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon.

What has FDS ever done for us?

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Interested in joining the society? - click here
(4 new members took part in a recent production and one got the leading part!)

10 year service award 25 year service award

We are always looking for suggestions from members for play readings and offers to direct plays of your own choice. Plenty of help is always available if you haven't directed before. Please contact us with your ideas.

Want to put your child on the stage (for panto)? - click here

Exclusive Print Offer

When we came back from Canada, Rey Baecher gave us 10 prints of a picture of The Tithe Barn at Little Coxwell, which he has done from a photograph. Rey is a very talented artist and generously, he wants us to sell the prints and use the profits for FDS. The attached is a photo of the picture, which is about 14” x 12” in size, portrait style and comes unframed. Would anyone like to buy a print at the cost of 12.00 (FDS members 8.00)? Please contact us if you are interested.

Garrison Little Theatre Fort ErieFaringdon Dramatic Society currently have an exchange partnership with the

Garrison Little Theatre in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

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