The Broadway Arts Festival 2023

2021-09-16T11:27:21+01:00June 9th, 2023|, , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Cotswolds favourite arts festival! artBEAT over the first long weekend (8-10th June), 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 [...]

Rosa & Roberto – an evening of Spanish flair & virtuosity

2021-09-19T16:36:55+01:00March 27th, 2022||

An evening of Spanish flair with a hot Latin flavour including music by Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos and Sergio Assad. Good news... the concert that sadly had to be cancelled at the festival in June 2021 is going ahead in March 2022 instead! Two musicians on four instruments: Rosa Campos-Fernandez: clarinets Roberto Carillo-Garcia: guitar & double bass [...]

The Alex Voysey Blues Band – Old Dogs, New Tricks.

2021-06-12T08:11:36+01:00June 13th, 2021|, , |

Alex Voysey returns to the festival by popular demand with his blues band and a new show for 2021. Travel back in time through 100 years of the blues as they explore some of the genre’s founding fathers like B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to current artists such as Joe Bonamassa and Joanne Shaw [...]

They Say It’s Swing with Clare Teal & Trio

2021-05-25T11:23:01+01:00June 11th, 2021||

With her stunning voice and encyclopaedic knowledge of jazz, multi award-winning jazz singer Clare Teal is a sought after singer throughout the country as well as a prolific recording artist and popular former Radio 2 presenter and a recent addition to the Jazz FM family. Clare and her Trio are renowned for their fabulous arrangements interspersed [...]

An evening of Spanish flair & virtuosity

2021-06-07T23:07:37+01:00June 9th, 2021||

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Rosa & Roberto, the musicians scheduled to play at our Spanish night on Wednesday 9th June in the marquee have had to cancel.   However, good news!  We are absolutely delighted that the world-renowned classical guitarist, Craig Ogden, has agreed to perform in their place with a sunny Spanish programme to [...]

9 Local arts students awarded bursaries to support their careers in the arts

2020-12-31T14:35:52+00:00December 31st, 2020|Arts Grants, Music, Sponsorship, The festival, Theatre|

We were blown away by the quality and record number of applications for our student bursaries this year! Given the particularly challenging circumstances for university students in 2020, we increased funding for these grants by 1/3rd (worth £500 - £1000+ each). Nine exceptional arts students have been awarded bursaries this week on a wide range [...]

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 [...]

Coffee Concert with Marcel Zidani

2020-03-08T09:28:17+00:00June 8th, 2020||

Prize winning composer and pianist Marcel Zidani presents a programme of uplifting and beautiful piano music to include traditional works by classical composers Mozart and Liszt and a masterpiece by the great living jazz pianist Keith Jarrett. With an additional touch of Spanish musical elegance there will be something for every musical taste. Marcel is [...]

Beets & Pieces The Crista Trio: Ashok Gupta, Ben & David Powell

2020-03-08T09:59:33+00:00June 7th, 2020||

Beethoven’s final and heroic Archduke Piano Trio forms the centrepiece of this concert in celebration of his 250th anniversary. Performed by Ashok Gupta and friends of the Festival Ben and David Powell as the Crista Trio, the programme also includes rarely heard arrangements of Beethoven’s famous overture Egmont and Chabrier’s orchestral masterpiece Espana, along with [...]

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