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Chelford Players Festival Line Up Announced

Running Order – 7.30pm start

Thursday 7th June

  • Nantwich Players – Extract from The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington – SENIOR Drama (45 mins)
  • Chelford Players – Eleven Fifty- Six by Michael Pearcy – SENIOR Drama (38 mins)


Friday 8th June

  • A.C.T.S. – Macbeth by Geoff Bamber –  JUNIOR Comedy (40 mins)
  • A.C.T.S. – Sour Grapes and Ashes by NJ Warburton – YOUTH Drama  (35 mins)


Saturday 9th June

  • Wilmslow Guild Players-The Saxon Wives of Ellandune by L Du Garde Peach – SENIOR Comedy (30 mins)
  •  Davenham Players – Lost by Tony Moore – SENIOR Drama  (25 mins)


Final Adjudication & Trophies


Best Senior Play

Best Senior Individual Performance

Best Youth Play

Best Youth Individual performance

Best Junior Play

Best Junior Individual performance

Adjudicator’s Special Award.

Chelford Drama Festival on 7th, 8th, 9th June

Entries are now closed for the Chelford Drama Festival.

There will be 2 to 3 one-act plays across each of the nights of the festival, with final judging and awards given out on Saturday night.

If you have any questions in the meantime please contact Bev at or get in touch via our Facebook or Twitter page.




Entries now being taken for the Chelford Drama Festival

The Chelford Players are hosting a drama festival of one-act plays in June. We’re seeking one-act entries from Juniors and Adults.

Adjudictors are: David Wood and Donald Ashbury.

If your society would like to enter the 2018 Chelford Drama Festival please contact Bev Ibbotson at before 20th April 2018.

We look forward to seeing you.

There’s still time to book a ticket for either Thursday, Friday or Saturday performances!

Tickets are £10 for adults and £8 for children (under 16).

Tickets include a cheese board supper to be served in the interval.

Book tickets

We hope to see you there!

Actor line up

If I were not upon the stage..

Tickets now on sale for our Xmas Revue – It’s a cracker!

Tickets are available via our box office. It’s going to be an evening full of laughter, music and singing. Why not kick off the festive season with a fun evening with The Chelford Players!

There will be 3 evening performances, starting from 7.30pm on Thursday 30th November, Friday 1st December and Saturday 2nd December.

Tickets include a cheese board supper which will be served in the interval. Book now.

Hope to see you there!





Next production announced – Xmas revue

We’re taking the opportunity to showcase all of our talented members in our next production, by staging a Xmas revue.

We’re planning a great entertaining mix of short comedy sketches interspersed with live music and singing.

If you would like to be involved – whether singing, acting, as a musician or helping behind the scenes we would love to hear from you.

If you have any suggestions for short sketches, please email Bev at or bring your ideas along to our first rehearsal on Monday 4th September.



New date for AGM – now 15th May

There is a new date for the Chelford Player’s AGM.

The Annual General Meeting of Chelford Players will now be held on Monday May 15th 2017 at 7.00pm at Chelford Village Hall. All Chelford Players members are very welcome to attend.

Nominations are invited for the offices of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer and six Committee member positions.

If you wish to be nominated for any of these positions please fill in the form attached and return to the Secretary, Claire Badger or Bev at rehearsals.


1. Apologies for absence

2. Minutes of last AGM

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. Chairman’s Report

5. Election of Officers

6. Election of Committee members

7. Any other business.

Notification and agenda 2017 (3)

Chelford Players AGM on 16th May 2017

The Annual General Meeting of Chelford Players will be held on Tuesday May 16th 2017 at 7.00pm at Chelford Village Hall. All Chelford Players members are very welcome to attend.

We may have a vacancy or two to fill, so if you want to get involved in supporting the Chelford Players as part of the committee please put yourself forward for a nomination. Details of the agenda and the nomination form can be found here.

AGM details

Auditions for Ladies Day on 3rd April

Auditions for Ladies Day by Amanda Whittington, are on Monday 3rd April at 7.30pm at Chelford Village Hall. All adults welcome. There are 4 female parts and 6 male parts to be cast.

If you fancy taking part either on stage or behind the scenes please come along on 3rd April. We’ll read through parts of the script during the evening.

Rehearsals will start from April 10th and take place every Monday and Tuesday evenings from 7.30pm, excluding bank holidays. As there are lots of bank holidays over the next couple of months, we may need extra rehearsals on some Sundays.
You’ll obviously need to be available for the dates of the production – June 8th, 9th and 10th.

If you are interesting in auditioning or would like to help backstage, please contact Bev at or drop us a line via our Facebook page.

Hope to see you there!

Ladies Day by Amanda Whittington

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York.

Out go the hairnets, overalls and wellies as the four ditch work, do themselves up to the nines and head off to the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter. If their luck holds, they could hit the jackpot – and more besides…