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Pride & Prejudice by Heartbreak Productions

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

What better way to spend a warm June evening than enjoying the drama of a classic, English romance, on the beautiful village green. Professional touring company Heartbreak Productions are specialists in developing innovative and engaging theatre in unique outdoor spaces. We’re sure that this production of a Jane Austen favourite will be no exception. Ticket [...]

Make Art on your iPad: Workshop with Diana Seidl

The Lifford Parlour Lifford Hall, Broadway

Inspired by seeing the work of David Hockney at the RA, in 2012 Diana Seidl, has made it her mission to master art on the iPad. And she has. She will have you painting and drawing within 15 mins of walking through the door. And by the end of the day, you’ll have a picture you can print [...]

Drawing for Beginners Workshop with ArtBase

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

From simple mark making/ cross hatching/ smudging and putty rubber techniques to pen and felt tip wash drawing and finishing with the use of the everyday biro with some mixed media backgrounds thrown in. Come and explore an exciting range of media and techniques with Warwickshire based duo Georgina and Beth from ArtBase to help [...]

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques – Tim Fisher

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tim Fisher is an award-winning artist, author and tutor. By offering new ways to think about the sketching process, Tim will help you improve your drawing skills by better observing and interpreting what you see. Suitable for all abilities, you’ll be out and about with Tim in the beautiful village of Broadway filling those sketchbooks [...]

Fascinating Feathers, Fabulous Fur – Workshop with Jackie Garner

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Creativity is enhanced by extensive drawing skills. In this workshop, participants will use a variety of drawing techniques as they explore wildlife textures and structure. As well as using a range of traditional pencil techniques, participants will discover the creative possibilities that water-soluble graphite, graphite powder, and graphite sticks afford. A must for both art [...]

Tales from Afghanistan, Iraq & Iran with Charlie Calder-Potts.

Broadway Museum & Art Gallery 65 High Street, Broadway

British artist Charlie Calder-Potts selects her favourite commissions to date and shares some of the stories, studies and photographs behind her paintings. From her time as an Official War artist with the British Army in Afghanistan to the private sponsorship that took her to the Syrian and Yazidi refugee camps of Northern Iraq Charlie discusses [...]

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 [...]

Mozart’s Requiem “Come & Sing!” Choral Workshop

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Join choral singers from the Broadway area and further afield for a stimulating and enjoyable day working on the choruses in Mozart’s Requiem. Whether you know the work well or are meeting it for the first time, this is a terrific opportunity to develop your singing skills, learn more about the Requiem, enjoy meeting other [...]

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 [...]

Harp and Violin Concert by Enigma Duo

Broadway Tower Middle Hill, Broadway

Join us at The Barn at Broadway Tower for a concert with harp and violin Enigma Duo. Following on from their breath-taking performance at the 2018 Festival and by popular request, we are pleased to welcome back this virtuoso duo with a programme to delight and thrill you for a summer evening. A treat not [...]

£35

2 Day Watercolour Workshop with Trevor Waugh

Springfield House Springfield Lane, Broadway

REGRETTABLY, THIS EVENT, ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR 21ST/22ND JUNE, HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES A two-day watercolour workshop with artist Trevor Waugh in the beautiful gardens of Springfield House, a private residence in Broadway. There is nothing more beautiful than a watercolour filled with light and colour. In this stage by stage confidence-boosting workshop, [...]

£200

Mystery Masterpiece Exhibition

Little Buckland Gallery Little Buckland, Broadway

All the art donated for both our online Mystery Masterpiece auction and live auction on July 7th will be on show for the duration of a ten day exhibition at Little Buckland Gallery 28 June – 7 July (10-30am to 5pm – free entry). The exhibition culminates in the Phillip Serrell Live Auction Event on [...]

2 Day Landscape Painting Workshop with Caroline Chappell

Little Buckland Gallery Little Buckland, Broadway

A two-day landscape painting workshop with award winning artist Caroline Chappell. Inspired by the beautiful Lavender Farm near Snowshill, this workshop will explore abstraction and expressive mark-making in relation to landscape. You will be working in the new studio at Little Buckland Gallery and at Snowshill Lavender Farm. Using a range of media to include: [...]

£200

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2019!

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Announcing ..... Prizes for The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2019 on Aug 17th! The fabulous 1st Prize is a £200 art materials voucher from Jackson's Art Supplies. Other prizes include: - £100 voucher towards a workshop of your choice at the Broadway Arts Festival in June 2020. - Set of 76 Derwent Inktense pencils kindly donated by [...]

2 Day Watercolour Workshop with Brian Smith

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Brian is renowned for his fine and translucent watercolours that magically capture time and place and have won him recognition, both national and international, in exhibitions including the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour and the Royal Society of Marine Artists. During this two day workshop Brian will share with you his approach to painting [...]

£170

Noel Coward Evening with Peter Gill

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Pianist and entertainer Peter Gill presents a tribute to the wit and song-writing skill of that most English of Englishmen, Noel Coward, who said of himself "I am an enormously talented man and there is no point  in denying  it". Born in 1899, Coward was an actor, writer, composer, director, producer, and in later life [...]

£15

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

Talk & Demonstration by Adebanji Alade “The Addictive Sketcher” – BBC The One Show

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

See BBC One Show Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade, Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and "Addictive Sketcher" paint an urban landscape in Acrylic abc while talking about his inspirational life as an artist. This 2.5 hour talk and demo is a chance to learn how Adebanji captures people and places and [...]

£15

Exploring Edward Lear – a musical show by Robin Smith

The Guildhouse Stanton Stanton

In this musical show curated for the festival, composer, pianist and arranger Robin Smith explores Lear’s life through his poems with newly commissioned music inspired by his fascination with his story, alongside a display of reimagined illustrations by artist Sallie Taylor and narration by Oliver Taylor. Edward Lear was a man delighted by words and [...]

£15

Watercolour with Impact – Demonstration by Brian Smith

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

The simplicity of pigment, paper and water offers an enormous variation for the artist to use to capture the atmosphere and mood of your chosen subject. On this occasion renowned watercolour artist Brian Smith will produce a busy street scene indicating Buildings, People, Structure and Narrative with explanation of all the issues he will encounter [...]

£12

Gordon Russell: A Champion of Design

The Lygon Arms

Verity Elson, Director of the Gordon Russell Design Museum in Broadway, explores the life and work of one of the most important names in British furniture design. The remarkable story of Gordon Russell and his company spans Arts and Crafts cabinetmaking, Modernism, The Festival of Britain, and beyond. Featuring images from the museum’s unique and [...]

£10

Impressionist oil painting figure demonstration and book-signing by Haidee-Jo Summers ROI

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch contemporary impressionist artist Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters, paint a complete oil painting from start to finish from a live model. Haidee-Jo strives for simplicity and economy in her work, and she will show you how she makes every mark count. There will also be an opportunity to meet [...]

£15

Quilts: From Utility to Art by Linda Seward

The Lygon Arms

This talk traces the development of the quilt, from its origin as a utilitarian item to its rightful place in the world of art. Learn about the three traditional types of quilt, then discover how these styles have evolved into textile art. The talk features antique quilts as well as the exciting work of over [...]

£12

Beets & Pieces The Crista Trio: Ashok Gupta, Ben & David Powell

St. Michael & All Angels' Church Church Street, Broadway

Beethoven’s final and heroic Archduke Piano Trio forms the centrepiece of this concert in celebration of his 250th anniversary. Performed by Ashok Gupta and friends of the Festival Ben and David Powell as the Crista Trio, the programme also includes rarely heard arrangements of Beethoven’s famous overture Egmont and Chabrier’s orchestral masterpiece Espana, along with [...]

£15

Coffee Concert with Marcel Zidani

St. Michael & All Angels' Church Church Street, Broadway

Prize winning composer and pianist Marcel Zidani presents a programme of uplifting and beautiful piano music to include traditional works by classical composers Mozart and Liszt and a masterpiece by the great living jazz pianist Keith Jarrett. With an additional touch of Spanish musical elegance there will be something for every musical taste. Marcel is [...]

£15

Instant printmaking workshop

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Instant Printmaking workshop with Patricia Henry and Gloucester Printmaking Co-operative Participants will be offered three ways of producing instant prints. Instant collagraph where a card or metal based collage can be used as a printing plate; using interesting inking techniques a variety of wonderful prints can be drawn from the plate; monoprint and transfer print [...]

£35

Drawn from Life: The Extraordinary Art & Life of Augustus John by David Boyd Haycock

The Lygon Arms

Augustus John is one of the great enigmas of twentieth-century art. Widely acknowledged in the early 1900s as one of the most talented and promising young British artists, his achievements are now largely overlooked. This talk will explore his extraordinary rise and fall, from his early success before the First World War, to his slow [...]

£10

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter's wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

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

“Loving Vincent” Film Screening

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

We are pleased to announce that we are teaming up with the Broadway Cinema Club to bring you the award-winning film “Loving Vincent” on the early evening of Wednesday 10th June (Cert 12). Released in 2017 Loving Vincent is an experimental animated biographical drama about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh, and in [...]

£3 – £6

Wire Bird Sculpture Workshop with Rachel Higgins

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Renowned local artist Rachel Higgins is a metal animal sculptor and a member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden. Back by popular demand after her sell-out workshop in 2018, she will be leading a workshop using a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering, riveting... to create a 3D metal bird from [...]

£65

Seeing Sound – the colour of music in the 20th Century

Broadway Museum & Art Gallery 65 High Street, Broadway

The connection between colour and music goes back to Aristotle, and composers have conceived music as colour ever since. Using piano demonstrations and a trove of audio excerpts, Jonathan James will illustrate how music - keys, tonalities, chords and tone - can be 'seen' and how colour, for some late Romantics and early modernists, became [...]

£10

Landscape Fragments: experiments with texture in clay

Little Buckland Gallery Little Buckland, Broadway

An evening workshop with Hilary LaForce at Little Buckland Gallery on the outskirts of Broadway. Working with porcelain this evening workshop will explore the possibilities for working with pattern and texture in clay. Using Hilary’s ‘Fragile Landscape’ pots as an inspiration we will create two dimensional but layered pieces. Hilary LaForce makes one-off ceramic pieces [...]

£45

Making Artists Books – a taster session

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

A taster session with Patricia Henry and Stroud Artists Books Participants will be shown three types of blank book structures to make: one stitched, one single page and one folded and will be provided with a starter pack to reproduce these at home. Participants who also attend the printmaking workshop, or who have done so [...]

£45

Developing Sketchbooks with Nature as Artist with Julie Leach

Little Buckland Gallery Little Buckland, Broadway

A 2 day workshop for participants of any experience to relax and let nature take the creative strain. Working with printmaker Julie Leach, who collaborates with nature to make work, participants will engage outdoors as hunters and gatherers of nature’s own marks. Participants will use a broad range of print techniques to collect, curate and [...]

£195

50 Years of the National Portrait Gallery

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

A conversation between Sir Roy Strong, Director 1959-1973, and Nicholas Cullinan, Director since 2015. The collections of the National Portrait Gallery provide a fascinating commentary on British history and culture with images from Henry VIII to Judy Dench, addressing questions of identity and achievement and promoting engagement with portraiture in all media. In this lively [...]

£15

Kids Pet Animation Drawing Workshop with Ali Rice

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Have fun bringing a drawing of your favourite pet to life! With Ali as your guide, your kids will complete a line drawing, trace it onto acetate with permanent pen; then paint the reverse side of the acetate. This animation cell technique was widely used by animation companies before the age of computers and guarantees [...]

£8

Mural-Making with Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join us in the marquee on the village green for a free drop-in mural-making family friendly art workshop with our wonderful Artist in Residence Antonia Black! No booking required and all ages and generations welcome This is a free family event in the lead up to our big family theatre event in the afternoon There [...]

Relief Sculpture with Neil Wood

The Lifford Parlour Lifford Hall, Broadway

Relief Sculpture is significant in the world of art, from ancient times to the present day and continues as a means of creative expression. This workshop will equip you with the skills and knowledge to create your own cast relief artworks- whether something from nature to something more geometric or abstract. Join experienced teacher and [...]

£30

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