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 [...]

‘Hamlet’ by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – Outdoor Theatre at Broadway Tower

2024-04-16T11:47:51+01:00September 22nd, 2023||

Join us for an outdoor production of Hamlet, in the stunning iconic location of Broadway Tower. With a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself they present this great play as he first saw it, in the open air, with an all male cast and Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. Sitting under the same stars [...]

Mystery Masterpiece Auction 2024

2024-02-21T10:44:55+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 [...]

The Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Competition

2024-03-28T18:03:39+00:00September 1st, 2023|, |

In 2020 we launched a new short story prize in addition to our art competition in order to encourage creativity during the lockdown. The prize was generously sponsored and judged by festival benefactors Julia & Martin Wilson. The competition now takes place every other year, the next one is in 2024. Entries need to be [...]

Broadway Arts Festival 2025

2024-03-20T16:09:48+00:00September 1st, 2023|

The Cotswolds favourite arts festival! 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 a seasoned artist or total novice looking for [...]

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 [...]

Festival Ticket-buyer Survey Results are in!

2023-07-29T12:44:49+01:00July 29th, 2023|The festival|

Immediately after the festival we invited our festival ticket-buyers to take part in our survey to provide us with valuable feedback to help us plan the next year of events and our next festival in 2025. We are constantly striving to improve the festival and deliver an exciting and engaging programme of events. Thank you [...]

En Plein Air Workshop at Batsford Arboretum with Paul-Talbot Greaves RI

2023-07-28T18:18:26+01:00July 28th, 2023|, , |

In this plein air workshop at Batsford Arboretum, you will be guided towards using colour as part of your considered composition by Paul Talbot-Greaves RI. Working in acrylics or oils, you will focus on the shapes and colours of autumn or any interesting colour within the trees to make a statement painting. Looking at the [...]

2023 Open Art Competition

2023-07-26T13:43:27+01:00July 26th, 2023|, , , , |

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 Lewis [...]

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