The Alex Voysey Blues Band – Old Dogs, New Tricks.

2021-06-12T08:11:36+01:00June 13th, 2021|, , |

Alex Voysey returns to the festival by popular demand with his blues band and a new show for 2021. Travel back in time through 100 years of the blues as they explore some of the genre’s founding fathers like B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to current artists such as Joe Bonamassa and Joanne Shaw [...]

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 [...]

The Great Broadway Paint-Off 2021

2021-05-31T15:20:18+01:00June 13th, 2021||

Your chance to draw or paint our beautiful Cotswolds village for the day and be in with a chance of winning great prizes! Many thanks to our prize sponsors, without which we could not run this event: Top prize £500 worth of Framing from Richard Christie Framemaker £200 Jacksons Art Supplies Voucher A bouquet of [...]

Cockneys in Arcadia – The Guild of Handicraft in Chipping Campden

2021-06-09T23:21:56+01:00June 12th, 2021||

In 1902 Charles Ashbee brought fifty craftsmen and their families to Chipping Campden from the East End of London - a culture shock for all concerned. We tell the story of how these pioneers established an arts and crafts tradition in the north Cotswolds which flourishes to this day. Join speaker George Derbyshire from Court [...]

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 [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-04-23T12:41:48+01:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

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