The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2025

2024-06-18T15:27:29+01:00June 18th, 2024|, , , |

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 2025 will be renowned artist Hazel Soan and our [...]

Abstract Landscapes: 2 Day Workshop with Rachel Cronin

2024-03-30T15:19:57+00:00March 30th, 2024||

Approaches to abstraction: Exploring shape and colour “Like a good poem, a good abstraction attacks your feelings before your understanding.” Robert Genn If you’ve wanted to create more abstract work and are interested in exploring new approaches to contemporary landscape painting, then this workshop is just for you.  Working with landscape artist Rachel Cronin you will [...]

Tushar Sabale announced as guest main prize judge for the 2024 open art competition

2024-03-21T17:37:29+00:00March 21st, 2024|Art Competition, Art sale, Art Workshop/Demonstration, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that Tush Sabale has agreed be our guest main prize judge for our 2024 open art competition alongside Malcolm Rogers, former Director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Tushar Sabale is an award winning Indian born, British artist based in London. He mainly paints from life and [...]

2 Day Watercolour Masterclass with Hazel Soan: Figures & Flowers

2024-01-15T12:29:37+00:00January 12th, 2024||

This 2 day masterclass explores watercolour’s wet into wet blending technique with renowned artist Hazel Soan. The workshop is geared to an intermediary level of skill but both an adventurous beginner and a seasoned professional would doubtless enjoy the experience as watercolour reveals its wonders! We will use two different subjects, figures and flowers, both [...]

2024 Art Competition Exhibition of Finalists

2024-05-05T13:08:42+01:00January 12th, 2024|, |

Our annual open art competition is open to any artist, in any medium including painting, sculpture, drawing, textiles, jewellery, pastels, ceramics & printmaking. Artists’ work that is selected for the final judging stage will form an exclusive selling exhibition of 150 works at Theatrebarn in Bretforton (15 mins drive from Broadway) from Friday 27th September [...]

Capturing Light & Reflection in Watercolours Workshop with Beth Watkins

2024-01-19T09:21:19+00:00November 8th, 2023|, , |

Join Beth Watkins of Lagarto Studio Watercolours for an intermediate watercolour workshop exploring ways to capture light and reflection. Working from a photograph we will be capturing the light and reflections of a Waterscape. It could include the sky, a mountain range, reeds, the branch of a tree as all of these elements create their [...]

Acrylic Botanicals Workshop with Artist in Residence Claire Watson

2023-12-15T12:32:43+00:00October 31st, 2023|, |

Join our new Artist in Residence, Claire Watson, for a 1 day workshop painting botanicals in acrylics. During this workshop you will be guided through colour value and colour theory. You will explore observational drawing using the negative space as a tool. Claire will demonstrate ways to loosen up your painting approach, focusing on the [...]

Announcing the 2023 open art competition prize winners

2023-10-24T11:12:30+01:00October 24th, 2023|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, Schools Outreach, The festival|

Introducing the Prize Winners and Highly Commended finalists for our 2023 open art competition! We had a fantastic response with 476 entries from across the UK and the standard was exceptionally high. Thank you to everyone who entered. We are so grateful to our 7 judges who did a brilliant job. A huge thank [...]

Winner of the 2023 art competition Visitor’s Choice prize announced

2023-10-24T11:03:39+01:00October 24th, 2023|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that the winner of our Visitor’s Choice prize is Lindy Allfrey for her portrait ‘Karine’. We were so pleased that her model also visited the exhibition on the final day! We had over 1,300 visitors through the doors over the 10 days, so this is praise indeed. A big [...]

Rupert Till Sculpture Garden Tour & Talk

2024-05-09T14:35:50+01:00October 18th, 2023||

Join us for this unique opportunity to tour Sculptor Rupert Till's private sculpture garden outside Winchcombe and hear him speak about his journey as an artist, his work with landscape designers and architects, as well as his experience of working on 12 award-winning show gardens at Chelsea and Hampton Court. Renowned for both his realistic [...]

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