Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath in conversation with the BBC’s Nick Owen

2024-04-19T14:59:03+01:00April 19th, 2024|, , |

Without Black Sabbath there wouldn't be heavy metal, they defined an entire genre. Tony Iommi's detuned guitar style and deep resonating dark riffs made them sound like no other band. Tony will be in conversation with his close friend, the BBC’s Nick Owen at the new Cidermill Theatre in Chipping Campden. They’ll cover his early [...]

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

2024-01-12T15:32:17+00:00January 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 was 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 [...]

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 [...]

Broadway Arts Colony Guided Walk

2024-01-19T09:31:39+00:00September 29th, 2023|, |

In the late 19th century Broadway turned from a sleepy backwater into a hub of creativity thanks to an influx of mainly American artists, writers and actors. Learn all about this world-famously influential colony on an informative, illustrated walk around beautiful Broadway with local art historian, Karen Bloch, and how one of the world's most [...]

Broadway Arts Colony Guided Walk

2024-01-19T09:29:56+00:00September 29th, 2023|, |

In the late 19th century Broadway turned from a sleepy backwater into a hub of creativity thanks to an influx of mainly American artists, writers and actors. Learn all about this world-famously influential colony on an informative, illustrated walk around beautiful Broadway with local art historian, Karen Bloch, and how one of the world's most [...]

Getting Going in Watercolours Workshop

2023-09-01T12:09:29+01:00August 25th, 2023|, |

This 1 day workshop offers a foundation in watercolour painting. You will start by practicing the basic techniques and the most important skills required in using the medium, which will help you produce a small number of finished paintings by the end of the day. The subject matter will be varied to include landscapes, seascapes, and [...]

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