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 [...]

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2022

2021-09-16T10:45:33+01:00May 29th, 2022|, , |

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. An amateur won in 2020! Judges will include Nick Logan, Festival Artist [...]

Applications for the 2021 Broadway Arts Festival Student Bursaries are now open!

2021-08-10T12:10:04+01:00August 10th, 2021|Arts Grants|

  Every year, The Broadway Festival Trust awards grants of between £500-£1000+ to local students starting or in full time education in the arts. This bursary applies to students studying Fine Art, Applied Arts, Music or the Performing Arts. The grants are awarded in order to help students with course expenses and foreign travel for their [...]

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2021-05-20T20:11:12+01:00June 13th, 2021||

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, [...]

Broadway Guided Heritage Walk

2021-03-19T12:51:17+00:00June 13th, 2021|, |

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 [...]

Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

2021-06-10T11:55:31+01:00June 13th, 2021||

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 [...]

Life Drawing for the Slightly Nervous! Workshop with Simon Fry

2021-06-05T22:24:46+01:00June 13th, 2021||

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 [...]

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

2021-06-09T23:23:12+01:00June 12th, 2021|, |

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 [...]

Children’s “Let’s Paint!” Workshop with Artist in Residence Antonia Black

2021-04-01T11:13:11+01:00June 12th, 2021|, , , |

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 [...]

Moss Art Workshop with Bloomery

2021-04-23T19:01:46+01:00June 11th, 2021|, |

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 [...]

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