Stitched Landscape – Textiles Workshop with Ruth Parkinson-Johns

2021-05-21T15:29:57+01:00June 9th, 2021||

Ruth Parkinson-Johns is a local Textile artist and tutor who takes inspiration from her surroundings, the landscapes, wild flowers and the ever changing weather. On this workshop you’ll get the opportunity to experiment in creating your own piece of textile art - an abstract landscape using innovative techniques. You’ll colour and manipulate different materials to [...]

Broadway Heritage Guided Walk

2021-04-08T16:34:34+01:00June 9th, 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 [...]

Make a Fascinator Workshop with lunch

2021-04-30T14:32:38+01:00June 9th, 2021||

This fascinator workshop with artisan Louise Pocock Millinery is a fun introduction to millinery and a great way to let your creative hair down! The workshop includes decorating a base with a wide range of colourful trims include sinamay twirls, jewels, beads, feathers and flowers so there’s plenty to choose from. You will learn to [...]

Painting like the Impressionists – Workshop with Bruce Yardley

2021-04-26T11:38:29+01:00June 9th, 2021||

This is a rare opportunity to paint alongside one of the country's finest painters in oil in the Impressionist style, Bruce Yardley. This workshop will take place in the beautiful private gardens of Springfield House in Broadway and Bruce will introduce the day with a talk on painting like the impressionists - as well as [...]

Tweedy Time!

2021-04-01T10:51:14+01:00June 8th, 2021|, |

Tweedy, star of Giffords Circus and The Everyman Cheltenham Pantomime, returns to Broadway Arts Festival to perform all sorts of tricks, magic, juggling, balancing and some dangerous stunts... but Tweedy being Tweedy all sorts will probably go wrong! Tweedy will illustrate a repertoire of comedic talents which have made him one of the most respected [...]

Arts & Crafts Gardens: Ursula Buchan & Marion Mako in conversation

2021-05-16T18:20:00+01:00June 8th, 2021|, |

Arts and Crafts Gardens: Ursula Buchan & Marion Mako in conversation How and why they developed and where to see them. This talk will take the form of a dialogue between Ursula Buchan, garden and social historian, and Marion Mako, garden historian and garden designer, accompanied by images of some Arts and Crafts gardens and [...]

Kids “Connecting with Nature” Workshop with Jane Bevan

2021-04-07T11:54:17+01:00June 8th, 2021|, |

Young artists (age 5+) will be making woodland creatures and fantastical worlds by selecting from a wide range of garden and woodland materials and a small block of clay. We will handle and explore a range of natural materials and share stories about the countryside and plants, including individual plant properties and names. Jane Bevan [...]

A Tour of 2 Private Broadway Gardens with Marion Mako

2021-05-23T16:43:53+01:00June 8th, 2021|, |

Broadway’s gardens have been the backdrop for artists, writers, actors and musicians for over a century, and continue this theme today. 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 in June. [...]

Connecting with Nature Workshop with Jane Bevan

2021-04-21T12:08:46+01:00June 8th, 2021||

Jane Bevan is an artist with a passion for English woodlands, who forages for natural materials which she ties, stitches and binds together to make her artworks. Her materials are those that might otherwise be trodden on or overlooked, such as feathers, twigs, bark, seeds and thorns reflecting the beauty and perfection in the detail [...]

Going Wild with Watercolour (Animals & Wildlife) – Workshop with Jake Winkle

2021-04-21T09:46:29+01:00June 8th, 2021||

Paint bold loose watercolours with "The Artist" magazine's Jake Winkle painting two animal pictures closely supervised by the tutor. Tracing options will be available for those who prefer not to sketch freehand. Back by popular demand after his demonstration at the 2018 festival, this workshop will take place at the Lifford Hall in Broadway. Suitable [...]

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