Festival Ceilidh with Georgia Lewis & Trio

2020-03-15T15:51:19+00:00June 14th, 2020|, , |

What better way to finish the Festival than with a ceilidh, suitable for all ages, with Georgia Lewis and her trio! Beautiful uplifting folk music and a night of dancing (with a bar) to celebrate the last night of the festival. Georgia is a folk singer and accordionist from Wiltshire, highly sought after celidh caller [...]

Swing Jive & Lindy-Hop Social Dance with All About Swing

2020-03-08T12:19:31+00:00June 14th, 2020|, |

Join us for a social Jive & Lindy Hop dance to join in with our beginners once they have completed their workshop and show them how its done! Great for anyone who knows how to jive & lindy-hop who just likes to have a chance to impress us with their skills. 2 Hour social dance [...]

Swing Jive & Lindy-Hop Beginners Dance Workshop: All About Swing

2020-03-08T12:24:16+00:00June 14th, 2020|, |

This dance workshop is aimed at complete beginners or anyone wanting to refresh their fundamental skills of Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop is a partner dance with it roots in the swing jazz of the 30s and 40s. With an infectious feel and music that never fails to get your feet tapping it is very easy [...]

Broadway Guided Heritage Walk

2020-03-05T22:28:39+00:00June 14th, 2020|, |

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

2020-03-08T11:42:09+00:00June 14th, 2020||

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 [...]

Swing’s the Thing with Radio 2’s Clare Teal & Trio

2020-03-05T22:35:40+00:00June 13th, 2020||

With her stunning voice and encyclopaedic knowledge of jazz, multi award-winning jazz singer Clare Teal is a sought after singer throughout the country as well as a prolific recording artist and popular BBC Radio 2 broadcaster. Clare and her Trio are renowned for their fabulous arrangements interspersed with Clare’s warm and witty storytelling. Clare’s new [...]

Life Drawing Masterclass with Simon Fry

2020-03-08T12:10:30+00:00June 13th, 2020||

The class is intended for artists with experience at working from the life model who seek an opportunity to further develop their skills and insights. I will pay particular attention to the role of anatomy and the quality of light and reflected light on the figure under controlled lighting effects. Feel free to employ your [...]

Damien Hirst Style Youth Art Workshop: Artbase

2020-03-12T10:32:04+00:00June 13th, 2020||

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 [...]