Richmond Dance Festival has been postponed until 2022.
Due to uncertainty about the corona virus and booking and reopening of halls and theatres
it has been decided to resume the Dance Festival in February 2022 which be a nominated festival for the All England Dance Festival.
The Qualifying period for nominated festivals will run between April 2021 and March 2022. In order to enable dances that had already been choreographed prior to the Covid-19 pandemic to compete in their original form All England Dance has altered the age bands for duets, trios and groups . This will be for the 2022 Competition Only. All solo sections will remain the same with the except of E section which will for 2022 only be 15-19 years. See All England website for further details.
RuTPAF understands that it is very important that it protects the privacy of submitted information and it will be stored securely in accordance with the new DGPR regulations. RuTPAF will only use the data for the administrative needs of organising a large competitive Festival including information about the syllabus, dates, adjudicators, timetabling and programming, Gift Aid (where applicable) and forthcoming events which are connected to the Festival. RuTPAF will never share contact details with third parties. The information will only be used to inform about matters relating to the Festival. RuTPAF will not supply data to anyone else (unless legally obliged to do so) RuTPAF will not hold data longer than is needed to fulfil its purposes. RuTPAF acknowledges the rights of teachers, performers and parents of those under 16 to see the data that is held by the Festival in order to correct errors, to have data deleted from records and/or to complain to the authorities if data is believed to be misused. RuTPAF data is held by The Patrons' Secretary who maintains a list of patrons. Festival Section Secretaries for Dance, Instrumental, Piano, Speech and Drama and Vocal. They collect, use and store contact details of: all those who have applied to take part in the activities of the Festival and all those who have agreed to act as stewards at Festival events