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Broadway Arts Colony Heritage Walk

Around the village 1 The Green, Broadway

In the late 19th century Broadway turned from a sleepy backwater to a hub of creativity thanks to an influx of mainly American artists, writers and actors. Learn all about this world-famously influential colony on an informative, illustrated walk round beautiful Broadway with local art historian Karen Bloch, and how one of the world's most [...]

Velasquez in the Making: Daniel Ralston & Richard Ormond

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

The great Spanish artist Diego Velasquez was a painter of extraordinary ability. He achieved widespread renown, however, during the nineteenth century. Daniel Ralston, Acting Associate Curator of Paintings 1600-1800 at the National Gallery, explores how Valasquez’ striking and newly stylish works were interpreted by connoisseurs, emulated by copyists and – occasionally – knocked off by [...]

“Car Design: Art and Engineering” by Carsten Astheimer

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Design is the process where an idea comes to life, especially in car design. A mix of art and engineering, the result of a multi-disciplinary team often including tens of thousands of people. Although technology has changed dramatically, the art of creating a beautiful car has hardly changed at all. This illustrated talk by car [...]

Sue Barker “Calling the Shots”

Cidermill Theatre Cidermill Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

We are delighted to announce that Sue Barker will be speaking at Broadway Arts Festival in June! Tennis and broadcasting legend Sue Barker shares the remarkable story of her life from her former tennis career as Britain’s No 1 player and world No 3, to her four decades on camera as an award-winning broadcaster. Following her [...]

‘Reread, Revisit, Rethink’ with Loyd Grossman

Cidermill Theatre Cidermill Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Distinguished art historian, travel writer and broadcaster, Loyd Grossman, reflects on places he thought he knew well, but continues to find new and surprising insights.  His next book is on Paris, a city that he is now learning to know and enjoy much more intensely. Join him on this journey of rediscovery. "I reread, not because [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Court Farm Court Farm, Upper High Street, Broadway, Worcestershire

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest in June. Marion is a garden historian, [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Court Farm Court Farm, Upper High Street, Broadway, Worcestershire

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest in June. Marion is a garden historian, [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Springfield House Springfield Lane, Broadway

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest in June. Marion is a garden historian, [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Springfield House Springfield Lane, Broadway

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest in June. Marion is a garden historian, [...]

Broadway Arts Colony Heritage Walk

Around the village 1 The Green, Broadway

In the late 19th century Broadway turned from a sleepy backwater to a hub of creativity thanks to an influx of mainly American artists, writers and actors. Learn all about this world-famously influential colony on an informative, illustrated walk round beautiful Broadway with local art historian Karen Bloch, and how one of the world's most [...]

Madresfield Court & Gardens Literary Tour

Madresfield Court Malvern, Worcestershire

An exclusive tour of Arts & Crafts masterpiece Madresfield Court & Gardens to discover how it became the inspiration for Evelyn Waugh & Brideshead Revisited. Madresfield Court near Malvern, is a moated stately house, and home to the Lygon family for almost 900 years. It played a significant part in the Arts & Crafts movement [...]

Broadway Arts Colony Heritage Walk

Around the village 1 The Green, Broadway

In the late 19th century Broadway turned from a sleepy backwater to a hub of creativity thanks to an influx of mainly American artists, writers and actors. Learn all about this world-famously influential colony on an informative, illustrated walk round beautiful Broadway with local art historian Karen Bloch, and how one of the world's most [...]

Burnt Norton Gardens Literary Tour & Talk

Burnt Norton Burnt Norton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

A rare chance to visit the gardens at Burnt Norton, near Chipping Campden which inspired T S Eliot’s poem, the first of his Four Quartets. Owner Lady Harrowby will lead a guided tour of the gardens and explain the extraordinary history of the estate, renamed Burnt Norton after a disastrous fire in 1741 where the owner, Sir [...]