Capturing Light & Reflection in Watercolours Workshop with Beth Watkins

2024-01-19T09:21:19+00:00November 8th, 2023|, , |

Join Beth Watkins of Lagarto Studio Watercolours for an intermediate watercolour workshop exploring ways to capture light and reflection. Working from a photograph we will be capturing the light and reflections of a Waterscape. It could include the sky, a mountain range, reeds, the branch of a tree as all of these elements create their [...]

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

2024-02-29T16:41:27+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 [...]

Acrylic Botanicals Workshop with Artist in Residence Claire Watson

2023-12-15T12:32:43+00:00October 31st, 2023|, |

Join our new Artist in Residence, Claire Watson, for a 1 day workshop painting botanicals in acrylics. During this workshop you will be guided through colour value and colour theory. You will explore observational drawing using the negative space as a tool. Claire will demonstrate ways to loosen up your painting approach, focusing on the [...]

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 [...]

Broadway Arts Festival 2025

2023-09-01T11:57:01+01:00September 1st, 2023|, , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Cotswolds favourite arts festival! Outdoor theatre on our idyllic village green, top quality live music, art & design talks, private garden tours, Heritage Walks, art demonstrations, exhibitions, competitions, opportunities to buy original art direct from the artists. A huge variety of art workshops for everyone whether a seasoned artist or total novice looking for [...]

Getting Going in Watercolours Workshop

2023-09-01T12:09:29+01:00August 25th, 2023|, |

This 1 day workshop offers a foundation in watercolour painting. You will start by practicing the basic techniques and the most important skills required in using the medium, which will help you produce a small number of finished paintings by the end of the day. The subject matter will be varied to include landscapes, seascapes, and [...]

Art Competition Exhibition of Finalists

2023-09-01T11:39:44+01:00July 26th, 2023|, , , , |

Our annual open art competition is open to any artist, in any medium including painting, sculpture, drawing, textiles, jewellery, pastels, ceramics & printmaking. Artists’ work that was selected for the final judging stage will form an exclusive selling exhibition of 150 works at Theatrebarn in Bretforton (15 mins drive from Broadway) from Friday 6th - [...]

Best Beard in Broadway – Winner announced!

2023-05-22T15:52:38+01:00May 22nd, 2023|Art Competition, Art Workshop/Demonstration, The festival|

Congratulations to Richard Cornwall, crowned winner of The Best Beard in Broadway by Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA ! Richard will be Haidee-Jo's model for her portrait demonstration on Saturday 10th June from 2-4pm at the Lifford Hall in Broadway. Tickets are still available, so get yours today: https://broadwayartsfestival.com/.../cate.../demonstrations/ Thank you to all the wonderful bearded chaps [...]

We are searching for ‘The Best Beard in Broadway’!

2023-04-18T15:21:18+01:00April 18th, 2023|Art Competition, Art Workshop/Demonstration, The festival|

Do you have 'THE BEST BEARD IN BROADWAY'?! We have internationally renowned artist Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA coming to do a portrait painting demonstration on the afternoon of Saturday 10th June from 2-4pm at the Lifford Hall & she has requested a model with a fabulous beard! So if you [...]

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