2024 Open Art Competition

2023-11-27T19:42:35+00:00October 31st, 2023|, , , |

Our annual open art competition with exclusive selling exhibition of finalists at Theatrebarn Bretforton in October Prizes include: – Main prize £1000 (any medium) sponsored by Wychavon District Council – Painting in Oils or Acrylics Prize £500 – Watercolour Prize £500 – Sculpture/3D Prize £500 – Best entry from a local artist – Exhibition – [...]

Rupert Till Sculpture Garden Tour & Talk

2023-10-18T10:38:27+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 [...]

Broadway Arts Colony Guided Walk

2023-09-29T17:42:00+01:00September 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 [...]

Mystery Masterpiece Auction 2024

2023-11-08T12:20:25+00:00September 4th, 2023||

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 2025, school outreach programmes and local student arts bursaries.  Maybe you’ll spot [...]

Claire Watson announced as the new Festival Artist in Residence

2023-07-29T13:30:41+01:00July 29th, 2023|Art Workshop/Demonstration, Schools Outreach, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that our new Artist in Residence for 2023-2025 is Claire Watson. The term is for 2 years, so you will see Claire at our events between now and the next festival where she will run workshops, participate in our schools outreach programme at local primary and secondary schools, help [...]

2023 Art Competition – Open for entries!

2023-06-26T14:51:03+01:00June 26th, 2023|Art Competition, Exhibition, Sponsorship, The festival|

Our 2023 open art competition is now open for entries! 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 by John Noott (Founders Prize) - Sculpture/3D Prize £500 sponsored by Jason & Susan [...]

Portrait Painting in Oils: Demonstration by Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA

2023-05-22T15:45:42+01:00December 10th, 2022|, |

Watch contemporary impressionist artist Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA, paint a complete portrait from start to finish from a live model.  Haidee-Jo strives for simplicity and economy in her work, and she will show you how she makes every mark count.  Richard Cornwall was the winner of 'Best Beard in Broadway' and will be Haidee-Jo's model [...]

En Plein Air Painting in the Gardens of Springfield House with Penny German

2023-04-24T10:02:15+01:00December 8th, 2022||

Join Penny German, associate member of the RBSA, for this wonderful opportunity to paint en plein air, in the beautiful private gardens of Springfield House, Broadway. The roses and other blooms will be at their fabulous best at this time of year in this stunning location. The workshop will begin with Penny giving a brief [...]

Wire Bird Sculpture Demonstration by Rachel Higgins

2023-05-25T11:47:46+01:00November 15th, 2022|, |

Watch renowned local artist Rachel Higgins as she uses a variety of metalwork techniques – wirework, soldering, hammering and riveting – to create a beautiful intricate 3D metal bird. A member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden, she will also be exhibiting in the marquee at artBEAT and running 2 dragonfly wire sculpture [...]

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2023!

2023-05-26T14:51:30+01:00November 6th, 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. Top Prize £200 voucher for Jackson's Art Supplies & the winning [...]

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