Broadway Guided Heritage Walk

2020-12-18T11:41:54+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

2021-01-04T12:50:14+00:00June 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 [...]

Design & make a silver pendant workshop

2021-01-11T13:35:39+00:00June 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 daughter, Francesca. You will learn to solder, hand forge, anneal, finish and polish a solid sterling silver pendant. Karen and Francesca run [...]

Life Drawing for the Slightly Nervous! Workshop with Simon Fry

2021-01-04T12:43:36+00:00June 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 [...]

Blockbuster Photography – Life of a stills photographer on the set of Star Wars, James Bond & Indiana Jones

2021-01-16T15:28:53+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

As a stills photographer Keith Hamshere has photographed some of the biggest names in motion pictures. He has worked alongside legendary actors, directors and cinematographers on over 150 films creating lasting images we've all come to recognise. Join Keith Hamshere and fellow photographer Peter Martin in conversation as he shares some of his extraordinary experiences [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:23:38+00:00June 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 [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-01-16T11:24:58+00:00June 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 [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2021-01-11T16:51:51+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst’s spin paintings, Artbase will help youngsters recreate his colourful masterpieces using pencil, poster paint and decoupage papers on a base of good quality cartridge paper. They will experiment with colour blending and different brush techniques to emulate the striking patterns and shapes. Returning to the festival after very popular art [...]

Standing stones, Stewarts, ‘spooks’ & stags… A fast fling through the story of Scottish art by Lachlan Goudie

2021-01-11T13:44:31+00:00June 12th, 2021|, |

In a passionate and personal account, Lachlan Goudie will whisk you across 5,000 years of Scottish art in 50 minutes. He will reveal how creativity helped shape Scotland’s history, its culture and its destiny. Since the Neolithic era the tribal leaders and chieftains of this emerging nation used art to cement their authority. During the [...]

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