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The Broadway Arts Festival 2023

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The Cotswolds favourite arts festival! artBEAT over the first long weekend (8-10th June), outdoor theatre on our idyllic village green, top quality live music, art & design talks, private garden tours, Heritage Walks, art demonstrations, exhibitions, competitions, opportunities to buy original art direct from the artists. A huge variety of art workshops for everyone whether [...]

Wire Bird Sculpture Demonstration by Rachel Higgins

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

Watch renowned local artist Rachel Higgins 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 dragonfly wire sculpture workshop [...]

Printing without a Press with Joanna Cohn

The Guildhouse Stanton Stanton

Try your hand at two very different print techniques you’ll be able to continue to do at home, as very little equipment is required. Reductive lino cut is a method of relief print to create a set of limited edition prints Takuhon is a 2000 year old Chinese print method originally used to record stone [...]

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

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

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, [...]

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 [...]

Designer Lampshade Workshop with Alison Bick

Lifford Hall Lower Green, Broadway

At the end of this workshop you will take home your very own 40cm lampshade with fabric printed with Alison Bick designs and illustrations.  Alison will guide you through the lampshade-making process, and show you my tips and tricks on how to get a professional finish. Suitable for any creative skill level! Alison is a [...]

Swing from Paris Supper Club

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join us for a mid-week supper club in the marquee on the village green! Expect stylish jazz and swing, street food vendors, communal dining in the marquee, a bar and an opportunity to kick back, socialise and meet new people. This is a relaxed event where you will be encouraged to move about and mingle, [...]

Willow Seed Head Workshop

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Spend a morning creating a fabulous 4ft poppy seed head to take home with you, with willow-weaver Rachel Harwood. Willow is a wonderful sustainable material great for making sculptures for the garden. You will be working with willow from Somerset. Suitable for all levels and a great introduction to working with willow. 15 Tickets available [...]

£60.00

‘Of Life and Love’ – Soprano Rose Johnson

The Guildhouse Stanton Stanton

Accomplished Soprano and Operatic performer Rose has recently completed her studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, supported by our bursary programme . She was awarded first place in the Vocal Department Prize and in the Mario Lanza Opera prize. Her ‘Emerging Artist’ recital will feature Schumanns Frauenliebe und Leben and will reveal her passion for spreading the joys of music [...]

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 [...]

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2023!

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 along with other artists from across the UK! This is a very popular event that attracts both professional and amateur artists. Judges in 2023 will include  Nick Logan, Festival Artist in Residence, who [...]