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Inspiring the Next Generation: Performance with Tom Redmond

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Radio 3 broadcaster, presenter, horn player and animateur, Tom Redmond, will be working with local primary school children in Broadway towards this performance that is open to all. Recent appearances include devising and presenting My Great Orchestral Adventure at the Albert Hall, and his innovative and motivational approach is guaranteed to inspire the next generation [...]

Blues Hand me Downs: Alex Voysey & friends

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join virtuosic guitarist Alex Voysey through a history of the blues. Starting with the classic rock n’ roll hits of Chuck Berry through BB King and Stevie Ray Vaughan to more contemporary favourites such as John Mayer and Lady Antebellum, and many more in between. This show covers them all in a high energy performance [...]

Tweedy takes a detour!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

TWEEDY – the comedy and slapstick legend and star of Gifford’s Circus, Cirque Berserk and the Cheltenham Everyman pantomime, appears in the tent on the village green for an after-school treat for all the family! Tweedy has an impressive repertoire of comedic talents which have made him one of the most respected and popular clowns [...]

“Romeo & Juliet” by the Handlebards

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Before touring their seriously silly production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, the all-female HandleBards troupe pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bike, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand. Expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, [...]

Children’s Ceramics Hour (FREE)

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Kids, Ros Ingram and Honeybourne Pottery will be staying on for a special session, just for you! You can make a ceramic owl sculpture with Ros or watch a short demo and throw a pot on the wheel with Honeybourne Pottery. Owls: Limited to 20 participants  – owl to take away Throw a Pot: Limited [...]

The Twits by Roald Dahl – Storytelling by John Kirk

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Professional Storyteller John Kirk presents the fabulously popular “The Twits” by Roald Dahl as an after-school treat in The Lifford Hall! “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” John Kirk is a storyteller who works in schools, libraries and museums across the [...]

Gypsy Jazz from Paris – Ben Powell & Friends

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

An evening celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli with the talented Ben Powell and friends. Join us in the big tent on the village green for a Friday night of top quality jazz with street food available to buy from our friendly vendors outside on the village green and, of course, a [...]

Family Fun Arts & Crafts Session with ArtBase & The Colourclub and Mural Painting with Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Part of our Family Day of kid friendly events on June 16th An opportunity to come and have creative fun with your kids! Enjoy some highly creative art workshops to stimulate and inspire the inner artist in you and your child. ArtBase & The Colourclub's highly experienced artists will guide you through a imaginative experience [...]

Children’s Acro-Balance Workshop with Tristan Glover

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tristan has spent the last 25 years touring the world with variety act ‘The Chipolatas’ creating magical & mindful musical circus shows. He also runs children’s physical performance workshops with community groups, developing initiative and co-operation and promoting positive self-image and confidence for participants. Tristan will be hosting come-and-have- a-go acro-balance and human pyramid building [...]

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join us for an afternoon of family theatre on our Family Day (June 16th) as David Walliams fans enjoy a theatrical production of his bestseller “The Midnight Gang”. Heartbreak Productions invites you to join us in the big tent on the village green for the grand opening of The Lord Funt Hospital Playground, a spectacular new [...]

New Orleans Mardi Gras Party with Dom Pipkin

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join Dom Pipkin for a very special end of festival New Orleans style Mardi Gras party on Saturday June 16th in the marquee on the village green. Dom is one of Europe’s most respected and authentic New Orleans style piano players with playing credits ranging from Ray Davis to Paul Weller and Paloma Faith. He performs all [...]

Playbox Theatre Workshop (Ages 5-10)

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Playbox Theatre is the UK’s leading theatre working with and for children and young people. This workshop will be led by director and actor, Owen Young, and is designed to give participants the chance to engage in a fast-paced and action-packed workshop using learning techniques such as mime, movement, role play, storytelling, voice and theatre [...]

The Great Broadway Paint-Off!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

This is your turn to join in and let your creative juices flow! Turn up with your kit, register in the marquee and then draw or paint to your heart’s content in the size and medium of your choice around the village. Expert artists will be on hand to give advice. Judging by Antonia Black, [...]

Playbox Theatre Workshop (Ages 11-16)

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Playbox Theatre is the UK’s leading theatre working with and for children and young people. This workshop will be led by director and actor, Owen Young. Senior participants will be put through their paces working intensively on voice, stage combat, improvisation and how to create devised theatre. It promises to be a truly challenging and [...]

Wire bird sculpture demonstration by Rachel Higgins

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch renowned local artist Rachel Higgins of Court Leet Studio as she uses a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering and riveting... to create a beautiful intricate 3D metal bird.   A member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden, she will also be exhibiting in the marquee at artBEAT and running a [...]

£10

Children’s After School Pot Throw Hour

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Give your youngster the experience of using a potter's wheel to throw a pot of their very own in this ceramics after school hour with Honeybourne Pottery. There will be a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. There will be lots of support and [...]

£7

The 2021 Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize

Broadway

The annual Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize is now open for entries! Entries need to be a maximum of 2,000 words with up to two entries allowed per entrant. There is no theme to adhere to. 2021 Prizes: Main prize (over 18s): £400 Ages 14-18yrs: £100 Age 13 and under: £50 There is a [...]

£10.00 – £20.00

artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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. Entry to the exhibitor marquee is free to the public! Throughout the weekend the marquee will house talented artists, [...]

Tweedy Time!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tweedy, star of Giffords Circus and The Everyman Cheltenham Pantomime, returns to Broadway Arts Festival to perform all sorts of tricks, magic, juggling, balancing and some dangerous stunts... but Tweedy being Tweedy all sorts will probably go wrong! Tweedy will illustrate a repertoire of comedic talents which have made him one of the most respected [...]

£7.00 – £10.00

Children’s “Let’s Paint!” Workshop with Artist in Residence Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

An opportunity for youngsters to paint with our enthusiastic artist in residence, Antonia Black! In her "Let's paint!" session, Antonia will encourage the children to paint big, bright landscapes, full of colour and the joys of a great British summer from beach scenes, rivers and boats to gardens and flowers, friends at play, bike rides, strawberries [...]

£7.00

Children’s “Let’s Paint!” Workshop with Artist in Residence Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

An opportunity for youngsters to paint with our enthusiastic artist in residence, Antonia Black! In her "Let's paint!" session, Antonia will encourage the children to paint big, bright landscapes, full of colour and the joys of a great British summer from beach scenes, rivers and boats to gardens and flowers, friends at play, bike rides, strawberries [...]

£7.00

Mr Stink by David Walliams – Family theatre on the green

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

After their sell-out performance at the last festival, join Heartbreak Productions for David Walliams’ best-seller Mr Stink outside on the village green for some top notch family theatre! You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb. (Almost) everyone is welcome… that is, everyone apart from Chloe’s particularly smelly [...]

£11.00 – £50.00

The Alex Voysey Blues Band – Old Dogs, New Tricks.

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Alex Voysey returns to the festival by popular demand with his blues band and a new show for 2021. Travel back in time through 100 years of the blues as they explore some of the genre’s founding fathers like B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to current artists such as Joe Bonamassa and Joanne Shaw [...]

£5.00 – £14.00