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 [...]

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 [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2021-01-11T16:56:50+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 [...]

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2021-01-04T14:23:39+00:00June 11th, 2021||

An opportunity to practice plein air painting in oils with Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters and author of Vibrant Oils, to guide you. In the special setting of Russell House, where Sargent famously painted Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, learn about Haidee-Jo’s fresh and vibrant approach to capturing the light and [...]

An Introduction to Botanical Art – Workshop with Ros Franklin

2021-01-04T13:58:04+00:00June 11th, 2021||

‘An Introduction to Botanical Art’ with RHS Gold Medalist Ros Franklin FLS in the beautiful surroundings of Dormy House. Come and explore the methods used in this traditional art form. You will be shown how to draw accurately, and how to create three-dimensional form using continuous gradational tone in graphite. You will also be introduced [...]

Dry Point printing workshop with Frans Wesselman

2021-01-13T17:06:24+00:00June 11th, 2021||

Join Frans Wesselman, a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers for this half day workshop focusing on dry point printing. This workshop will suit all levels from beginners to more experienced printers as this is a chance to learn from a real , (Dutch) master of this printing artform. The process involves incising (or [...]

The Great Gatsby by Heartbreak Productions

2020-12-18T11:40:49+00:00June 10th, 2021|, |

Served up with a twist of iconic Heartbreak style, this theatrical adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the perfect way to mark 100 years since prohibition. Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz, prohibition style, on the village green. Nick is not only the band leader [...]

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