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Broadway Heritage Guided Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Kids Clay Bear Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

A weekend ceramics workshop for kids (6+) to create their own unique clay bear sculpture with award-winning ceramicist Ros Ingram.   All abilities welcome - Please bring an apron!   This event will take place in The Lifford Hall.   Tickets £10 15 Places   Tickets go on sale to the general public through the [...]

£10.00

Muse, Morph, Create – Talk by Couture Shoemaker Caroline Groves

Farncombe House Farncombe Estate, Broadway

The poet uses words, the painter, oil. Caroline Groves talks about her medium of expression - the transformation of inspiration and ideas into wearable works of art. Expect an enjoyable evening full of insight and stories about her journey into high-end shoemaking and her commitment to sustainability in the use of traditional methods and natural [...]

£15.00

The Mechanics of Writing Workshop with Vanessa Rigg

The Fish Hotel Farncombe Estate, Broadway

An intensive 3 hour workshop for those wanting to concentrate on techniques to advance an idea or “work-in-progress” novel. Exercises will concentrate on dialogue, character building, scene set ups, hooks, and speed plotting with a view to giving participants more confidence, structure and material to continue their own work. Suitable for progressing and advanced writers [...]

£40.00

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Russell House Gardens Broadway

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century, and continue this theme today. 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. [...]

£15.00

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques with Tim Fisher

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Introducing colour, participants will build upon the learning points of the previous day, looking at recording the scene in ink and wash, using either watercolour or coloured pencil to complete the scene. This second day is for those who wish to get a better grasp of the watercolour process though loose and lively sketching. Artists [...]

£65.00

Plein Air workshop at Broadway Tower with Antonia Black – Artist in Residence

Broadway Tower Middle Hill, Broadway

An opportunity to join our award winning artist in residence, Antonia Black, for a very special day long plein air workshop for all abilities at this beautiful and iconic site of Broadway Tower. Abandon your preconceptions and inhibitions as Antonia leads you in a hugely inspiring and enjoyable foray into expressionism and colour in this [...]

£75.00

Watercolour with Impact – 1 Day workshop with Brian Smith RI

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Join renowned Watercolour artist Brian Smith RI to explore and develop skills taking your work to the next level. Composition, tonal level, focus, narrative warm and cool. Options are endless, be stretched. Work in quick small 15 minute exercises through to the larger challenge. Collective shape creates a cohesive work draw the viewer in, remember [...]

£75.00

Pastel Technique Workshop with Simon Fry

The Lifford Parlour Lifford Hall, Broadway

Your pastel painting problems solved! My aim is to raise your confidence using this wonderful and versatile medium. A short explanatory talk about the topic will be followed by a portrait painting demonstration in which I will explain the structure of the human head from the pastel-artists point of view. In the afternoon you will [...]

£60.00

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Luggers Hall Springfield Lane, Broadway

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century, and continue this theme today. 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. [...]

£15.00

Clay Fox Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Back by popular demand after the sell-out hare & hens workshops in 2018! Create a unique clay fox sculpture with award-winning ceramicist Ros Ingram. All abilities welcome – Please bring an apron! This is an extra workshop that has been scheduled due to high demand. Tickets £35 15 Places This event will be taking place [...]

£35.00

Design & make a silver ring workshop

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

This is an opportunity for those who are either novices or have some basic to medium silversmithing skills, to learn a variety of techniques under the careful tutorage of Karen Lockton and her daughter, Francesca. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a silver ring. Karen and Francesca run a successful [...]

£60.00

Talk by Richard Ormond – An Artist’s Legacy, Sargent, his Sister & their Friends

Broadway Museum & Art Gallery 65 High Street, Broadway

Richard Ormond, great-nephew of John Singer Sargent introduces the new exhibition at the Broadway Museum; a group of works by John Singer Sargent, his contemporaries Augustus and Gwen John and Phillip Wilson Steer, and by his sister Emily Sargent, all recently gifted to the Ashmolean Museum. The first public showing has been kindly offered to [...]

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, and continue this theme today. 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. [...]

£15.00

Connecting with Nature Workshop with Jane Bevan

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Jane Bevan is an artist with a passion for English woodlands, who forages for natural materials which she ties, stitches and binds together to make her artworks. Her materials are those that might otherwise be trodden on or overlooked, such as feathers, twigs, bark, seeds and thorns reflecting the beauty and perfection in the detail [...]

£65.00

Going Wild with Watercolour (Animals & Wildlife) – Workshop with Jake Winkle

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Paint bold loose watercolours with "The Artist" magazine's Jake Winkle painting two animal pictures closely supervised by the tutor. Tracing options will be available for those who prefer not to sketch freehand. Back by popular demand after his demonstration at the 2018 festival, this workshop will take place at the Lifford Hall in Broadway. Suitable [...]

£80.00

Painting in oils at Snowshill Manor Gardens NT with Penny German

Snowshill Manor & Gardens Snowshill

Painting in oils in the gardens of Snowshill Manor ‘Capturing the essence of a garden’ Join Penny German, associate member of the RBSA for this wonderful opportunity to paint en Plein Air, in the orchard and gardens of National Trust Property Snowshill Manor & Gardens. The workshop will begin with Penny giving a brief talk [...]

£85.00

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

Russell House Gardens Broadway

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century, and continue this theme today. 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. [...]

£15.00

Kids “Connecting with Nature” Workshop with Jane Bevan

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Young artists (age 5+) will be making woodland creatures and fantastical worlds by selecting from a wide range of garden and woodland materials and a small block of clay. We will handle and explore a range of natural materials and share stories about the countryside and plants, including individual plant properties and names. Jane Bevan [...]

£7.00

Arts & Crafts Gardens: Ursula Buchan & Marion Mako in conversation

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Arts and Crafts Gardens: Ursula Buchan & Marion Mako in conversation How and why they developed and where to see them. This talk will take the form of a dialogue between Ursula Buchan, garden and social historian, and Marion Mako, garden historian and garden designer, accompanied by images of some Arts and Crafts gardens and [...]

£12.00

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

Make a Fascinator Workshop with lunch

Dormy House Willersey Hill

This fascinator workshop with artisan Louise Pocock Millinery is a fun introduction to millinery and a great way to let your creative hair down! The workshop includes decorating a base with a wide range of colourful trims include sinamay twirls, jewels, beads, feathers and flowers so there’s plenty to choose from. You will learn to [...]

£55.00

Painting like the Impressionists – Workshop with Bruce Yardley

Springfield House Springfield Lane, Broadway

This is a rare opportunity to paint alongside one of the country's finest painters in oil in the Impressionist style, Bruce Yardley. This workshop will take place in the beautiful private gardens of Springfield House in Broadway and Bruce will introduce the day with a talk on painting like the impressionists - as well as [...]

£85.00

Broadway Heritage Guided Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Stitched Landscape – Textiles Workshop with Ruth Parkinson-Johns

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Ruth Parkinson-Johns is a local Textile artist and tutor who takes inspiration from her surroundings, the landscapes, wild flowers and the ever changing weather. On this workshop you’ll get the opportunity to experiment in creating your own piece of textile art - an abstract landscape using innovative techniques. You’ll colour and manipulate different materials to [...]

£75.00

An evening of Spanish flair & virtuosity

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Rosa & Roberto, the musicians scheduled to play at our Spanish night on Wednesday 9th June in the marquee have had to cancel.   However, good news!  We are absolutely delighted that the world-renowned classical guitarist, Craig Ogden, has agreed to perform in their place with a sunny Spanish programme to [...]

£12.00

Glass Fusing Workshop with Jill Bagnall

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Create a fabulous and unique free-standing serpentine wave form in fused glass; finished size is approximately 16cms tall by 38cms long by 5cms deep.  This is a substantial piece of artwork! Gorgeous in your home; create a design to catch the light. Or make the perfect handmade gift for a special occasion.   Jill Bagnall, [...]

£80.00

Roses in the Garden – Acrylics Workshop with Parastoo Ganjei

Springfield House Springfield Lane, Broadway

Recently featured in Artists and Illustrators Magazine, Parastoo Ganjei's expressive flower paintings are gaining an ardent following. Painting in the stunning private rose gardens of Springfield House in Broadway, in this one day workshop artists will explore the innate beauty of roses. Roses are truly the queen of flowers and specially in June they are [...]

£85.00

The Great Gatsby by Heartbreak Productions

Served up with a twist of iconic Heartbreak style, this theatrical adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the perfect way to mark 100 years since prohibition. Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz, prohibition style, outside on the village green. Nick is not only the band [...]

£17.00

Dry Point printing workshop with Frans Wesselman

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Join Frans Wesselman, a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers for this half day workshop focusing on dry point printing. This workshop will suit all levels from beginners to more experienced printers as this is a chance to learn from a real , (Dutch) master of this printing artform. The process involves incising (or [...]

£55.00

Moss Art Workshop with Bloomery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join Allyson from Bloomery using sustainably sourced preserved moss and foliage to create a unique three dimensional piece of art to take away with you and display in your home (30cm x 30cm). The moss is preserved using a completely natural plant based biodegradable preservation process which means it is still soft to touch and indistinguishable from [...]

£75.00

An Introduction to Botanical Art – Workshop with Ros Franklin

Dormy House Willersey Hill

‘An Introduction to Botanical Art’ with RHS Gold Medalist Ros Franklin FLS in the beautiful surroundings of Dormy House. Come and explore the methods used in this traditional art form. You will be shown how to draw accurately, and how to create three-dimensional form using continuous gradational tone in graphite. You will also be introduced [...]

£85.00

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

Russell House Gardens Broadway

An opportunity to practice plein air painting in oils with Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters and author of Vibrant Oils, to guide you. In the special setting of Russell House, where Sargent famously painted Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, learn about Haidee-Jo’s fresh and vibrant approach to capturing the light and [...]

£200.00

Broadway Guided Heritage Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Philip Mould “Hidden Strokes: Revelations of the Art World” Talk

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

A talk from Philip Mould from the BBC's "Fake or Fortune?" Philip has spent a career searching for lost paintings, many of them historical portraits but also other genres. He has written two books on the subject and co-presents the award winning BBC1 TV programme "Fake or Fortune?" In this talk he will show how [...]

£15.00

They Say It’s Swing with Clare Teal & Trio

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

With her stunning voice and encyclopaedic knowledge of jazz, multi award-winning jazz singer Clare Teal is a sought after singer throughout the country as well as a prolific recording artist and popular former Radio 2 presenter and a recent addition to the Jazz FM family. Clare and her Trio are renowned for their fabulous arrangements interspersed [...]

£23.00

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

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

£5.00

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

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

£5.00

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

Standing Stones, Stags, ‘Spooks’ & Splendour – The story of Scottish art by Lachlan Goudie

Bretforton Theatrebarn Bretforton Grange, Bretforton

Lachlan Goudie takes you on a fast fling through 5,000 years of Scottish art. In a passionate and personal account, brimming with fascinating characters and historical events, Lachlan will describe how creativity shaped Scotland’s past, its culture and its destiny. Scottish art never existed in isolation. Lachlan will reveal how Scotland’s artists and craftsmen created [...]

£15.00

Cockneys in Arcadia – The Guild of Handicraft in Chipping Campden

Bretforton Theatrebarn Bretforton Grange, Bretforton

In 1902 Charles Ashbee brought fifty craftsmen and their families to Chipping Campden from the East End of London - a culture shock for all concerned. We tell the story of how these pioneers established an arts and crafts tradition in the north Cotswolds which flourishes to this day. Join speaker George Derbyshire from Court [...]

£12.00

The West End in Broadway

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join us in the marquee on the village green as world renowned performers Shona Lindsay, Tom Solomon and Glyn Kerslake (as Musical Director) present: “The West End In Broadway” - a wonderful evening of songs from the most popular musicals of all time. Between them, Tom, Shona and Glyn have played leading roles in many [...]

£20.00

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2021

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Your chance to draw or paint our beautiful Cotswolds village for the day and be in with a chance of winning great prizes! Many thanks to our prize sponsors, without which we could not run this event: Top prize £500 worth of Framing from Richard Christie Framemaker £200 Jacksons Art Supplies Voucher A bouquet of [...]

£10

Life Drawing for the Slightly Nervous! Workshop with Simon Fry

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

The session is directed at keen artists willing to have a go at one of the most exciting and rewarding subjects in art. Drawing from the life-model might seem daunting but let me put your mind at rest; if you haven’t tried it before I’m sure you will find it so enjoyable you’ll wonder what [...]

£35.00

Broadway Guided Heritage Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

This is an exciting opportunity to join wood sculptor Natasha Houseago for a taster of wood carving skills on the village green. Natasha works with locally fallen green wood and you will have the chance to pick your choice of cherry, lime or perhaps ash to start your piece. Each participant will learn how to [...]

£65.00

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

This is an opportunity for those who are either novices or have some basic to medium silversmithing skills, to learn a variety of techniques under the careful tutorage of Karen Lockton and her colleague, Dawn. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a solid sterling silver pendant. Karen and her daughter, [...]

£60.00

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