26th Norfolk Island Theatre Festival 2024

26th Norfolk Island Theatre Festival 2024

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21 September 2024 - 29 September 2024


from $2029 pp twin share


Norfolk Amateur Theatrical Society will be hosting their annual Theatre Festival on Norfolk Island. Whatever your connection to amateur theatre, leave feeling inspired and equipped with new skills and support from fellow amateur theatre friends.

Holiday Package Inclusions

Return economy class airfare to Norfolk Island
Return airport transfers on Norfolk Island
7 nights twin share accommodation
7 days car hire – petrol additional
Half Day Island Tour
Admission to World of Norfolk Exhibit
6 DIY Audio Tour
Norfolk Island shopping bag, map, handy hints & shopping discounts

Event Details

Norfolk Amateur Theatrical Society (NATS) will be hosting their 26th annual Theatre Festival “Theatre in Paradise” from 22nd September 2024. This festival is increasingly popular with visiting companies from Australia and New Zealand who compete for a number of valuable prizes.

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The week will begin with a welcome function and conclude with a celebratory presentation dinner. During the week, a range of acting and theatre workshops will be presented by the visiting adjudicator.

Companies will compete for a number of valuable prizes and the coveted Trans-Tasman Trophy.

The Rules: Plays can be a one-act play or an excerpt from a longer play and must be between 20 and 45 minutes long with a minimum of two speaking parts. Plays can be drama, comedy, farce or musical. A group may enter up to two plays. Entries are judged by a visiting Adjudicator, who offers constructive feedback on each performance to actors and directors alike.

In 2024 the main prize is the Trans-Tasman Trophy and $2,000. Other prizes include trophies and monetary prizes. What better place to meet others with a passion for theatre, make new friends and enjoy the delights of our beautiful island, than at Norfolk Island “Theatre in Paradise”.

The registration fee per play (up to two plays per group), is additional to the cost of holiday package prices and is payable direct to N.A.T.S. (Norfolk Amateur Theatrical Society) – Cost TBA

Performances will be on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

All are welcome to join the following at an additional cost:

  • Welcome Dinner on Sunday 22 September 2024 – Cost TBA
  • Presentation Dinner on Friday 27 September 2024 – Cost TBA
  • For those simply coming to enjoy the plays there is per person door charge per night – Cost TBA

For further information regarding the Theatre Festival or to register please contact N.A.T.S. on email theatre@norfolk.nf

Holiday Package Prices

21 - 28 September 2024 departing Sydney from $2079 per person twin share
22 - 29 September 2024 departing Brisbane from $2029 per person twin share

Registration Details

Norfolk Amateur Theatrical Society – N.A.T.S.

Theatre Registration per play (up to 2 plays per group) is separate to Holiday Package prices and payable directly to N.A.T.S.
Cost TBA

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Absolutely loved my time on the island, it blew away all of my expectations. Will definitely be back!
P. Angus,

Terms and Conditions

Prices are a guide only, subject to change and availability, and are in Australian Dollars. Prices are correct as of 13 December 2023. Please check all prices, availability, fees, conditions and information with your travel agent before booking.

Deposit: A non-refundable of $1000 per person is due upon booking. Airfare may be required at time of booking to commit to Qantas booking terms and conditions.

Final Payment: Final payment is due: 1 July 2024. Payment can be made by personal or bank cheques or by direct deposit into our Commonwealth Bank account. If you would prefer to pay by Visa or Mastercard, please add 1.5% to the total cost of your holiday package.

Changes & Amendments: Changes can be made up to 48 hours (notification business days only) prior to departure at a change fee of $200 per person plus any applicable upgrade fees, subject to availability.

Cancellation: Airfare is subject to availability and non-refundable after issue. Accommodation cancellation penalties apply within 90 days prior to travel. Within 60 days of travel, up to 100% cancellation fees may apply.

We strongly recommend travel insurance to protect you against some unforeseen cancellations.


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A word from your dedicated travel agent - Jayleigh

What better place to meet others with a passion for theatre, make new friends, than while enjoying the delights of our beautiful island.

For those who have participated before you’ll know what an incredible experience the festival is.

Armidale Theatre Group:  “Absolutely wonderful, would come every year if we could”.