Seeing Sound – the colour of music in the 20th Century

2020-03-07T14:17:52+00:00June 11th, 2020|, |

The connection between colour and music goes back to Aristotle, and composers have conceived music as colour ever since. Using piano demonstrations and a trove of audio excerpts, Jonathan James will illustrate how music - keys, tonalities, chords and tone - can be 'seen' and how colour, for some late Romantics and early modernists, became [...]

Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2020-03-10T22:08:51+00:00June 9th, 2020||

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 [...]

Impressionist oil painting figure demonstration and book-signing by Haidee-Jo Summers ROI

2020-03-08T10:17:45+00:00June 7th, 2020|, , |

Watch contemporary impressionist artist Haidee-Jo Summers, member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters, paint a complete oil painting from start to finish from a live model. Haidee-Jo strives for simplicity and economy in her work, and she will show you how she makes every mark count. There will also be an opportunity to meet [...]

Watercolour with Impact – Demonstration by Brian Smith

2020-03-08T10:30:08+00:00June 7th, 2020|, |

The simplicity of pigment, paper and water offers an enormous variation for the artist to use to capture the atmosphere and mood of your chosen subject. On this occasion renowned watercolour artist Brian Smith will produce a busy street scene indicating Buildings, People, Structure and Narrative with explanation of all the issues he will encounter [...]

Talk & Demonstration by Adebanji Alade “The Addictive Sketcher” – BBC The One Show

2020-03-08T10:53:39+00:00June 6th, 2020|, , , , |

See BBC One Show Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade, Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and "Addictive Sketcher" paint an urban landscape in Acrylic abc while talking about his inspirational life as an artist. This 2.5 hour talk and demo is a chance to learn how Adebanji captures people and places and [...]

Wire bird sculpture demonstration by Rachel Higgins

2020-03-08T10:58:21+00:00June 6th, 2020|, , |

Watch renowned local artist Rachel Higgins of Court Leet Studio as she uses a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering and riveting... to create a beautiful intricate 3D metal bird.   A member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden, she will also be exhibiting in the marquee at artBEAT and running a [...]

Gordon Russell Design Museum: Half-price entry for festival ticket-holders!

2020-01-22T12:53:07+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Exhibition, Lectures, The festival|

All Broadway Arts Festival ticket-holders will qualify for half price entry to The Gordon Russell Design Museum during the 10 days of the festival - simply show evidence of your ticket (on your phone or a print-out) to get the discount!   Be sure to also visit the Gordon Russell Design Museum stand on the [...]

Adebanji Alade – VP of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters & BBC One Show Artist in Residence at the festival on June 6th 2020

2019-12-16T13:55:25+00:00December 16th, 2019|Art Workshop/Demonstration, Lectures|

  We are so excited to announce that the BBC One Show Artist in Residence & Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Adebanji Alade Artist will be at our festival on Saturday 6th June! He will be doing a demonstration and talking about his inspirational life in the afternoon ...and also offering [...]

2018 Festival Programme – now available on the website

2018-03-08T11:59:11+00:00March 8th, 2018|The festival|

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 programme of events has been announced and can now be be viewed on the website! Tickets will go on sale on 30th March at 10am through the website - Benefactors & Friends priority booking starts at 10am on March 16th. We have over 60 events this year with many [...]