artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival 2023

2021-09-16T12:43:46+01:00June 9th, 2023|, , , , , |

artBEAT is the opening 3 day weekend for the festival that showcases the work of some of Britain’s top artists, designers and artisans in the main marquee on the village green in this idyllic Cotswold village. Throughout the weekend the marquee will house talented artists, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers, ceramicists, designer-makers and a host of traditional [...]

Stanton Guildhouse Announced as a New Venue for the 2023 Festival

2022-05-08T11:36:46+01:00May 8th, 2022|Art Workshop/Demonstration, The festival|

New venue announcement! As the festival grows we need to explore additional venues and partnerships to increase capacity and offer exclusive creative experiences. We are delighted to therefore announce that next year we will be adding the very special  Stanton Guildhouse to our list of festival venues. This beautiful Guildhouse with a facinating history and [...]

Open Art Competition 2022

2022-07-18T09:42:12+01:00April 18th, 2022|, , , , |

Our annual open art competition is open to any artist, in any medium including painting, sculpture, drawing, textiles, ceramics & printmaking. We have new prize categories, prizes, sponsors and judges in 2022. Prizes include: Main prize £1000 (any medium) sponsored by Wychavon District Council Painting in Oils or Acrylics Prize £500 sponsored by Priory Gallery Watercolour Prize £500 sponsored [...]

New panel of judges announced for the 2022 open art competition

2022-07-16T09:19:21+01:00April 13th, 2022|Art Competition, Exhibition, The festival|

We are delighted to announce that we have a new panel of 6 judges for the annual open art competition. Representing a wide spectrum of skills, experience, interests and tastes, our judges will be judging the artworks in person this year thanks to Covid restrictions being lifted. Prize winners will be announced and revealed [...]

Wood Carving Taster Workshop with Natasha Houseago

2021-06-10T11:55:31+01:00June 13th, 2021||

This is an exciting opportunity to join wood sculptor Natasha Houseago for a taster of wood carving skills on the village green. Natasha works with locally fallen green wood and you will have the chance to pick your choice of cherry, lime or perhaps ash to start your piece. Each participant will learn how to [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-04-23T12:41:48+01:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Kids Plasticine Picasso Portrait Workshop with Jen Beetson

2021-06-10T23:37:09+01:00June 12th, 2021|, |

Have a go at recreating Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman’ in plasticine! Sculpt your face or that of a friend; or build a fun figurine to add to our display for the day! Jen will guide you through the process of creating features and bringing character to your work. She will also demonstrate the art of stop-frame [...]

Glass Fusing Workshop with Jill Bagnall

2021-06-05T14:26:02+01:00June 10th, 2021||

Create a fabulous and unique free-standing serpentine wave form in fused glass; finished size is approximately 16cms tall by 38cms long by 5cms deep.  This is a substantial piece of artwork! Gorgeous in your home; create a design to catch the light. Or make the perfect handmade gift for a special occasion.   Jill Bagnall, [...]

Clay Fox Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

2021-05-26T10:53:29+01:00June 7th, 2021||

Back by popular demand after the sell-out hare & hens workshops in 2018! Create a unique clay fox sculpture with award-winning ceramicist Ros Ingram. All abilities welcome – Please bring an apron! This is an extra workshop that has been scheduled due to high demand. Tickets £35 15 Places This event will be taking place [...]

Kids Clay Bear Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

2021-03-18T13:48:26+00:00June 6th, 2021|, |

A weekend ceramics workshop for kids (6+) to create their own unique clay bear sculpture with award-winning ceramicist Ros Ingram.   All abilities welcome - Please bring an apron!   This event will take place in The Lifford Hall.   Tickets £10 15 Places   Tickets go on sale to the general public through the [...]

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