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Muse, Morph, Create – an exhibition by Couture Shoemaker Caroline Groves & Taxidermist John Burton

Farncombe House Farncombe Estate, Broadway

A riot of colour and a rare insight into the creative possibilities that arise from unusual collaborations. Bespoke Couture Shoemaker Caroline Groves joins forces with Taxidermist, Naturalist and Collector John Burton for a curated exhibition of their work. Embark on a visual journey through two crafts featuring craftsmen who insist on the integrity of natural [...]

An Artist’s Legacy, Sargent, his Sister & their Friends.

Broadway Museum & Art Gallery 65 High Street, Broadway

Following a very generous gift to the Ashmolean Museum of a group of works by John Singer Sargent, his sister Emily, and contemporaries Augustus and Gwen John and Phillip Wilson Steer, the first public showing has been kindly offered to Broadway Museum and Art Gallery.  The very existence of the Broadway Arts Festival springs from [...]

The Broadway Arts Festival Open Art Competition Selling Exhibition 2021

Bretforton Theatrebarn Bretforton Grange, Bretforton

Come along to see the 200 finalists from our 2021 open art competition at our new exhibition venue, Bretforton Theatrebarn, many of which are available to purchase. Open daily from 11am to 4pm from Friday 4th June to Sunday 13th June - entry is free and no need to book. The "all new" competition has [...]

The Photo Essay – Finding Your Visual Voice Workshop with Photographer Peter Martin

The Lifford Parlour Lifford Hall, Broadway

Every day we are overwhelmed with an avalanche of individual images, most of which have little meaning. One of the most powerful ways to establish your visual voice and distinguish yourself as a photographer is to conceptualize and shoot a photo essay, a simple and compelling way to communicate and tell a story.  The day [...]

Creativity through nature – Workshop by Ann Blockley RI SWA

The Fish Hotel Farncombe Estate, Broadway

This exclusive workshop is designed to suggest a working practice based on a connection with nature that will help you to develop as an artist. Ann will be demonstrating throughout the day using some ‘back to nature’ materials and techniques from her new book ‘Creativity through nature’ (Batsford) as well as some of her usual methods. You will be offered [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Design & 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 [...]

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 [...]

The Great Gatsby by Heartbreak Productions

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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, on the village green. Nick is not only the band leader [...]

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 [...]

Blockbuster Photography – Life of a stills photographer on the set of Star Wars, James Bond & Indiana Jones

Bretforton Theatrebarn Bretforton Grange, Bretforton

As a stills photographer Keith Hamshere has photographed some of the biggest names in motion pictures. He has worked alongside legendary actors, directors and cinematographers on over 150 films creating lasting images we've all come to recognise. Join Keith Hamshere and fellow photographer Peter Martin in conversation as he shares some of his extraordinary experiences [...]

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! Top prize: £500 worth of framing from Richard Christie Framemaker 2nd Prize: £200 voucher from Jackson's Art Materials ...plus many more! Buy your ticket through the website in advance (100 tickets available) [...]

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 [...]