Exclusive 2 Day Plein air workshop with Haidee-Jo Summers

2019-11-06T12:30:49+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 [...]

Sargent & Sorolla: Christopher Riopelle & Richard Ormond in conversation – Inspired by the recent Sorolla exhibition at the National Gallery (London)

2019-11-28T09:57:21+00:00June 5th, 2020||

An illustrated talk on Sargent and Sorolla - join Christopher Riopelle and Richard Ormond in conversation, inspired by the recent Sorolla exhibition at the National Gallery, London. Come along to this lively discussion about Sorolla and his interactions with international contemporaries such as Sargent as they moved with ease among the art capitals of the [...]

Today’s Events: Tuesday 14th June 2016

2017-02-20T14:50:25+00:00June 14th, 2016|Art Workshop/Demonstration, Exhibition, Lectures, Uncategorized|

Today at 10am art demonstration workshop 'Creating Textures in Watercolour' with Deborah Walker RI. The workshop will include a light lunch with wine and will take place at Springield Studios, Springfield House, Springfield Lane, Broadway. Tickets: £45.     Rebecca Hellen At 4pm, Rebecca Hellen lecture 'Sargent's Painting Practice, CLLR' in the Torrington [...]

Today: ‘Sargent in Broadway’ with Richard Ormond

2017-02-20T14:50:27+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|

Richard Ormond CBE, who is Art Historical Advisor to the Festival, was formerly Director of the National Maritime Museum and Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery will give a talk 'Sargent in Broadway' in the Lifford Hall today, Friday 3rd June, starting at 6pm. Richard is the grandson of Violet Sargent Ormond, the sister of John [...]

You Thought You Couldn’t! Drawing for the Terrified’ with Niki Crew

2017-02-20T14:50:28+00:00May 28th, 2016|Art Workshop/Demonstration, Uncategorized|

Sunday 5th June, Lifford Hall 10 am For total beginners:  overcome the fear of drawing and learn some of the basic techniques.  Niki Crew has been convincing children they can draw for 11 years at Chipping Campden School and before that drawing and printmaking at art colleges across the UK.  Tickets: Drawing for the Terrified  

JOHN SINGER SARGENT’S GREAT-NEPHEW TO LECTURE ON 3rd JUNE

2017-02-20T14:50:28+00:00May 25th, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|

Richard Ormond CBE who is Art Historical Advisor to the Festival was formerly Director of the National Maritime Museum and Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery.   He is the grandson of Violet Sargent Ormond, the sister of John Singer Sargent. She was the subject of many of Sargent's paintings and Richard Ormond has written several books about Sargent and other painters.    [...]

‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose’ by John Singer Sargent is on show at Tate Britain

2017-02-20T14:50:28+00:00May 20th, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose is now on display at one of Tate Britain’s latest exhibitions – Painting with Light - Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the modern age from 11th to 25th September 2016: www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/painting-light DON'T MISS Tate Paintings' Conservator Rebecca Hellen's lecture on the materials and techniques of John Singer Sargent, Tuesday 14th June at 4 pm in the [...]

REBECCA HELLEN Tate Paintings Conservator 14 June

2017-02-20T14:50:29+00:00May 10th, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|

Rebecca Hellen has been researching the materials and techniques in oil of John Singer Sargent. ‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose’ will be of particular interest in this talk.  Tickets: Rebecca Hellen Carnation Lily Lily Rose is now on display at one of Tate Britain’s latest exhibitions – Painting with Light. 11 May  – 25 September 2016 http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/painting-light [...]