June 5-7 2020

artBEAT is the opening 3 day weekend for the festival that showcases the work of some of Britain’s top artists, designers and artisans in the main marquee on the village green in this idyllic Cotswold village.

Throughout the weekend we want the marquee to be brimming with talented artists, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers, ceramicists, designer-makers and a host of traditional artisans demonstrating their skills & selling their work direct to the public.

Entry to the exhibitor marquee will be free to the public and there is no need to book

There will be live jazz on the Saturday afternoon & Bretforton Silver Band on the Sunday afternoon.

In addition to everything happening on the village green there will be art talks in The Lifford Hall by:
– “Addictive Sketcher” and BBC The One Show’s Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade
– Lachlan Goudie on “The History of Scottish Art”
– Christopher Riopelle of The National Gallery and Richard Ormond former deputy Director of The National Portrait Gallery in conversation about Sorolla
– The Life & Work of furniture designer Gordon Russell
Plus demonstrations and creative workshops by Haidee-Jo Summers, Jean Haines, Tim Fisher and Adebanji Alade!

Who are we looking for?
Talented artists and crafts people who can demonstrate their skill on their stand while selling direct to the public from 10am – 5pm on Friday 5th to Sunday 7th June 2020

What are we offering?

  • An opportunity to showcase your creative and artistic talent while selling direct to the public at the Cotswolds favourite arts festival
  • Plenty of festival visitors, day-trippers and locals in the village at the height of the busy tourist season
  • Selling your work alongside some of the very best contemporary British artists and crafts people
  • 0% commission on sales – what you make you take home!

View the marquee & stand layout

What's in the package?

A choice of two stand sizes for the 3 days:

  • Standard (£200) - 8ft x 6ft with a 6ft x 2ft trestle table & 1 chair
  • Large corner (£275) - 14ft x 10ft including 2 x 6ft x 2ft trestle tables & 2 chairs

Each Includes:

  • White exhibition boards to the back of the stand to use as a display board
  • Sign with your company name on your display board
  • WIFI
  • Image, 5 word description and website link on our website
  • Name & website address listed in the artBEAT flier
  • Event promotion via our e-newsletter sent to over 2000 subscribers
  • Extensive social media promotion of the festival and artBEAT on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Regional press and promotion
  • Fliers and digital advertising materials to send to your clients
  • Free Parking
  • You may also book optional electrical sockets, lighting, tables, chairs, etc.

Application Process & Deadlines:

Apply by midnight on Wednesday 13 November 2019 by emailing artbeat@broadwayartsfestival.com

In your email please include:

Name (& business name if different):
Artist bio:
Art/products description: (max. 60 words)
Price range:
Describe what you will be able to demonstrate on your stand:
Preferred stand size:
Year business started:

Please also attach 3 x high-resolution images of your products  (each image should be over 1MB)

All applicants will be notified at the latest by Friday 20 December 2019.
Successful applicants will need to complete an exhibitor form, contract and pay 50% of their stand fee by January 15th 2020.

Please note:

• Set up will take place on Thursday June 4th (time slots will be allocated) and take down will be late afternoon/early evening on Sunday 7th.
• Each stall-holder needs to be covered by their own insurance for the duration of the event
• Although there will be overnight security, goods left in the marquee overnight will be at the stall-holders own risk.