Weymouth Dance Festival

Weymouth Dance Festival began in 2005 and has gained in strength and reputation since.

It takes place every year in The Bay Theatre, which is part of Weymouth College.

​The festival is affiliated to The British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech and follows its rules and regulations.

We are a registered charity – no. 1169047.

When is Weymouth Dance Festival 2023?

Weymouth Dance Festival is traditionally held in the October half-term here in Dorset. We will confirm exact dates as soon as we can.

When will Weymouth Dance Festival entries be open?

We are starting to plan for the 2023 festival. The easiest way to stay up-to-date with dates is to sign up to our email newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

Where is Weymouth Dance Festival?

Weymouth College
Cranford Avenue

The festival is held at Weymouth College’s Bay Theatre – K on the Campus Map.

There is no parking on site but there is a free car park across the mini roundabout from the College (P on the Campus Map).

Get directions to Weymouth Dance Festival using Google Maps.

Looking for accommodation during the Weymouth Dance Festival?

Try the Visit Dorset website for local accommodation and places to eat.

Contact us

Please use our contact form and we will get to back to you as soon as possible. Please bear in mind that we are run by a small group of volunteers, who all have families and day jobs, so we may not be able to respond straightaway.

What people say about Weymouth Dance Festival

Thank you for a super week – we’ve thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks to everyone involved in making it such a friendly & well organised festival!

― Nicola, parent

Fantastic as always. An absolute pleasure to come to. Such a friendly well organised festival.

― Rachael, parent

Our first time in Weymouth – lovely festival. Thank you to everyone. Looking forward to next year .

― Michaela, parent

Can’t thank you all enough . A really well organised, calm and friendly festival. Every volunteer, staff from doors, desks , cafe , stage were so so dedicated helpful and kind.

― Sarah, parent

Thank you so much to every single person who organised & helped ❤Outstanding!!! Fabulous Festival as always and it was lovely for me to was help out again, looking forward to seeing you next year.

― Lynn, parent

About Us

We are Weymouth Dance Festival – affiliated to The British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech.

We are a registered charity – no. 1169047.