Just a quick post to confirm the date and venue for this year’s AGM. The RAFTA Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held at 10.30 am on Saturday 4th November 2017 in the Battle of Britain Suite of the Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PY (visit www.rafclub.org.uk for more details). A formal calling notice can be viewed via the link below. 2017 AGM … Continue reading CALLING NOTICE – ROYAL AIR FORCE THEATRICAL ASSOCIATION 43rd ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Christopher Bartle, RAFTA Fellow and former Chairman. Christopher was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease approximately two years ago and he finally lost his battle with the debilitating disease on Monday 15 May. Our deepest and most sincere sympathies and condolences go to his family, in particular his devoted wife Iris and Iris’ daughter Alex. … Continue reading RAFTA mourns Christopher Bartle
Take a look at RAFTA OAPF 2017 page to see the results from this year’s RAFTA One-Act Play Festival!
The Festival 2017 page is up and running with details of OAPF 2017: 28-30 Apr 17 at Shrivenham. It’s nearly upon us!! 😀
The Minutes of the 42nd RAFTA AGM (2016) are now ready to read. The AGM was held at The White Swan Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon on 29 October 2016. Enjoy 🙂
Project is Back! Yes, the amazing opportunity that is known as the ‘RAFTA Project’ is back. If you have an artistic vision, and you think you can see how to take it from page to stage, then you might relish the chance to direct or produce a RAFTA Project! Some of you will have noticed that RAFTA did not run a Project in 2017… Don’t worry, … Continue reading Opportunity Knocks: proposals wanted for Project 2018
Just a quick post to confirm the date and venue for this year’s AGM. I’m pleased to advise that we will once again be returning to The White Swan in Stratford upon Avon. The date – as agreed at last year’s AGM – will be Saturday 29 October 2016 and timings will be 11am to 1pm (with refreshments served from 10.30am). www.white-swan-stratford.co.uk A formal calling notice … Continue reading 2016 AGM
The RAFTA One Act Play Festival was a great success and we were once again lucky enough to have Ben Humphrey as our adjudicator. Please find his scores (in performance order) and the awards & nominations in the Festival 2016 page.
Ever wondered how to get the most out of your stage or theatre? Tech is often forgotten about but done well will support and enhance the action on stage. Learn the basics of lighting, sound and special effects to take back to your club and wow audiences and directors with new skills and an altered approach to shared working. The RAFTA Stage Tech Workshop is … Continue reading RAFTA Stage Tech Workshop
Dear RAFTAfarians You may have noticed the previous blog post and email from our Info Officer asking for you to help send Rebecca Crookshank to the Edinburgh Festival. I am pleased to say that, after some good-old-fashioned debate on the Committee, RAFTA has donated £250 to Whiskey Tango Foxtrot to ensure that the play’s crowdfunding target was met and that the play got to Edinburgh (the … Continue reading RAFTA has helped to send an Ex-Airwoman to Edinburgh