2 Day Watercolour Masterclass with Hazel Soan: Figures & Flowers

2024-01-15T12:29:37+00:00January 12th, 2024||

This 2 day masterclass explores watercolour’s wet into wet blending technique with renowned artist Hazel Soan. The workshop is geared to an intermediary level of skill but both an adventurous beginner and a seasoned professional would doubtless enjoy the experience as watercolour reveals its wonders! We will use two different subjects, figures and flowers, both [...]

Intro to Lino Block Printing – Linen Cushion Workshop with Albert Harvey

2024-01-19T09:09:51+00:00December 7th, 2023||

On this day course you will work with Albert Harvey, a print maker and textile designer from Oxfordshire, to firstly design your very own bespoke Lino print block, carve it and then use it to print your linen cushion fabric. Albert will then take away the resulting fabric to make it into an expertly finished [...]

Classical Alla Prima Portraits – The John Singer Sargent Approach with Peter Keegan

2024-01-19T09:14:46+00:00November 6th, 2023|, , |

A 2 day portraiture oils workshop with professional artist & tutor Peter Keegan. Working from photographs and inspired by the painterly approach to oil portrait painting used by great artists such as John Singer Sargent who famously painted ‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose in Broadway, Peter will guide and demonstrate the artistic principles and practices used [...]

2024 Open Art Competition

2024-01-24T10:08:24+00:00October 31st, 2023|, , , |

Our annual open art competition with exclusive selling exhibition of finalists at Theatrebarn Bretforton in October Prizes include: – Main prize £1000 (any medium) sponsored by Wychavon District Council – Painting in Oils or Acrylics Prize £500 – Founder's Prize for Best Watercolour £500 sponsored by John Noott Galleries – Sculpture/3D Prize £500 – Best [...]

Alan Bennett Literary Lunch & Talk at Broadway Golf Club

2024-01-18T17:36:06+00:00October 25th, 2023|, |

Join us for a social literary lunch & talk on the talent of English playwright, author, actor & screenwriter Alan Bennett. With a glass of fizz on arrival followed by a 2 course lunch, tea/coffee and a 30 minute talk delivered by writer Adrian Barlow, this event will be taking place at Broadway Golf Club, [...]

Benefactor applications for 2024 are now open

2023-10-24T11:26:12+01:00October 24th, 2023|Bursary, Schools Outreach, The festival|

Applications to be a Benefactor of the festival are open! You can become a Bronze Benefactor for as little as £50 to qualify for priority booking for 2024 events. Benefactor donations are essential to secure the future success of the festival and fund our annual outreach programme with local primary and secondary schools and our [...]

Announcing the 2023 open art competition prize winners

2023-10-24T11:12:30+01:00October 24th, 2023|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, Schools Outreach, The festival|

Introducing the Prize Winners and Highly Commended finalists for our 2023 open art competition! We had a fantastic response with 476 entries from across the UK and the standard was exceptionally high. Thank you to everyone who entered. We are so grateful to our 7 judges who did a brilliant job. A huge thank [...]

Winner of the 2023 art competition Visitor’s Choice prize announced

2023-10-24T11:03:39+01:00October 24th, 2023|Art Competition, Art sale, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that the winner of our Visitor’s Choice prize is Lindy Allfrey for her portrait ‘Karine’. We were so pleased that her model also visited the exhibition on the final day! We had over 1,300 visitors through the doors over the 10 days, so this is praise indeed. A big [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

2024-01-19T09:19:56+00:00October 20th, 2023|, , |

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest. Marion is a garden historian, planting designer, [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

2024-01-19T09:19:07+00:00October 20th, 2023|, , |

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century. On this walking tour of two famous private gardens with Marion Mako, we shall hear about some of the stories behind those who created, inhabited and visited them, all looking their finest. Marion is a garden historian, planting designer, [...]

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