The Broadway Arts Festival 2023

2021-09-16T11:27:21+01:00June 9th, 2023|, , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival 2023

2021-09-16T12:43:46+01:00June 9th, 2023|, , , , , |

artBEAT is the opening 3 day weekend for the festival that showcases the work of some of Britain’s top artists, designers and artisans in the main marquee on the village green in this idyllic Cotswold village. Throughout the weekend the marquee will house talented artists, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers, ceramicists, designer-makers and a host of traditional [...]

Announcing the winners of The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2022!

2022-05-30T12:50:46+01:00May 30th, 2022|Art Competition, The festival|

Congratulations to our Great Broadway Paint-Off 2022 prize winners! We were blown away by the quality of the entries from artists who had travelled from across the UK to take part (20+ counties). So pleased that so many of you sold your work on the day too. 1st Prize - Kim Whitby (Malvern) 2nd - [...]

Open Art Competition 2022

2022-06-27T18:44:59+01:00April 18th, 2022|, , , , |

Our annual open art competition is open to any artist, in any medium including painting, sculpture, drawing, textiles, ceramics & printmaking. We have new prize categories, prizes, sponsors and judges in 2022. Prizes include: Main prize £1000 (any medium) sponsored by Wychavon District Council Painting in Oils or Acrylics Prize £500 sponsored by Priory Gallery Watercolour Prize £500 sponsored [...]

New panel of judges announced for the 2022 open art competition

2022-04-13T11:01:27+01:00April 13th, 2022|Art Competition, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that we have a new panel of 6 judges for the annual open art competition. Representing a wide spectrum of skills, experience, interests and tastes, our judges will be judging the artworks in person this year thanks to Covid restrictions being lifted. Prize winners will be announced and revealed [...]

artBEAT 2023 Stand Applications to open on 19th September

2022-03-17T10:40:01+00:00March 17th, 2022|Art sale, The festival|

We are getting a lot of enquiries about taking a stand artBEAT in 2023. artBEAT is the opening 3 day weekend for the festival showcasing the work of some of Britain’s top artists, designers and artisans in the marquees on the village green. It will next take place from Friday June 9th to Sunday June [...]

Mystery Masterpiece Auction

2022-02-14T09:59:13+00:00February 5th, 2022|, , |

Broadway Arts Festival is giving the public the chance to snap up original artwork by internationally renowned and emerging artists for as little as £25! Showcasing British painters, illustrators, printmakers and photographers while helping to raise funds for the Broadway Arts Festival in 2023, school outreach programmes and local student arts bursaries.  Maybe you’ll spot [...]

Introducing The Great Broadway Paint-Off Prize Winners 2021!

2021-06-28T14:22:13+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, The festival|

57 Talented artists braved the soaring temperatures (28oC) & blazing sunshine to compete for an impressive array of prizes and be in with a chance off selling their work in the exhibition at the end of the day. Villagers & visitors loved seeing our artists at work, in some cases appearing in their paintings and [...]

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

2021-04-18T13:17:13+01:00June 7th, 2021||

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 [...]

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

2021-05-05T18:06:43+01:00June 6th, 2021||

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 [...]

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