The Broadway Arts Festival 2023

2021-09-16T11:27:21+01:00June 9th, 2023|, , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Cotswolds favourite arts festival! artBEAT over the first long weekend (8-10th June), outdoor theatre on our idyllic village green, top quality live music, art & design talks, private garden tours, Heritage Walks, art demonstrations, exhibitions, competitions, opportunities to buy original art direct from the artists. A huge variety of art workshops for everyone whether [...]

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 [...]

Broadway Heritage Guided Walk with Gordon Franks

2021-09-16T11:20:58+01:00May 29th, 2022|, |

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. The Great Broadway Paint-Off will also be taking place on the same day. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of [...]

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 [...]

The Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize

2021-09-16T12:57:03+01:00February 1st, 2022|, |

In 2020 Broadway Arts Festival launched a new short story prize in addition to their art competition prizes in order to encourage creativity during the lockdown. The prize was generously sponsored by festival benefactors Julia & Martin Wilson who also judged the very varied and eclectic entries from across the globe. The competition is now an annual [...]

Introducing our new Artist in Residence (2021- 2023) – Nick Logan

2021-08-13T11:51:28+01:00August 13th, 2021|Art Competition, Art Workshop/Demonstration, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to annouce that our new Artist in Residence is Nick Logan. The term is for 2 years, so you will see Nick at our events between now and the next festival where he will run workshops, participate in our educational outreach programmes in schools, help to judge The Great Broadway Paint-Off and [...]

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 [...]

Introducing The Great Broadway Paint-Off Prize Winners 2021!

2021-06-28T14:22:13+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, The festival|

57 Talented artists braved the soaring temperatures (28oC) & blazing sunshine to compete for an impressive array of prizes and be in with a chance off selling their work in the exhibition at the end of the day. Villagers & visitors loved seeing our artists at work, in some cases appearing in their paintings and [...]

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, [...]

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