Swing Jive & Lindy-Hop Beginners Dance Workshop: All About Swing

2019-11-23T16:35:54+00:00June 14th, 2020|, |

This dance workshop is aimed at complete beginners or anyone wanting to refresh their fundamental skills of Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop is a partner dance with it roots in the swing jazz of the 30s and 40s. With an infectious feel and music that never fails to get your feet tapping it is very easy [...]

Mural-Making with Antonia Black

2019-11-28T10:48:07+00:00June 13th, 2020|, |

Join us in the marquee on the village green for a free drop-in mural-making family friendly art workshop with our wonderful Artist in Residence Antonia Black! No booking required and all ages and generations welcome This is a free family event in the lead up to our big family theatre event in the afternoon - [...]

The Mechanics of Writing Workshop with Vanessa Rigg

2019-11-14T17:05:35+00:00June 12th, 2020||

An intensive 3.5 hour workshop for those wanting to concentrate on techniques to advance an idea or “work-in-progress” novel. Exercises will concentrate on dialogue, character building, scene set ups, hooks, and speed plotting with a view to giving participants more confidence, structure and material to continue their own work. Suitable for progressing and advanced writers [...]

Portrait Drawing Workshop with Nick Logan in Charcoal & Sanguine

2019-12-05T14:10:03+00:00June 11th, 2020||

Working from a live model, Nick with show you a simple method for depicting the face. There will be an emphasis on value contrast/compression, edges, anatomy, flat and volumetric form. Suitable for all abilities - participants do not need to bring any materials apart from an easel as all will be supplied Restricted to 12 [...]

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 [...]

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques with Tim Fisher

2019-11-14T17:22:58+00:00June 8th, 2020||

Introducing colour, participants will build upon the learning points of the previous day, looking at recording the scene in ink and wash, using either watercolour or coloured pencil to complete the scene. This second day is for those who wish to get a better grasp of the watercolour process though loose and lively sketching. Artists [...]

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques with Tim Fisher

2019-11-15T17:21:51+00:00June 7th, 2020||

Working with pen, pencil or charcoal learn fast and effective ways of recording scenes in a landscape setting in and around the picturesque village of Broadway. Artists will focus on ways of capturing the scene and honing drawing skills. Those attending will appreciate how to observe, interpret and create sketches as a record, or potentially [...]

Sam Wilson talks about the art of Linocut printmaking & drawing for design

2019-12-12T10:03:24+00:00June 6th, 2020|, |

Sam Wilson is a luxury homeware brand inspired by the British Countryside. Using traditional printmaking craftsmanship Sam captures the rich flora and fauna of the Cotswolds, where her studio is based, into beautiful linoprint designs. Sam will talk about her work and textiles journey, her love of printmaking and how she accidentally came to print [...]

En Plein Air Sketching workshop with Adebanji Alade VP ROI

2019-12-13T17:24:13+00:00June 6th, 2020|, , |

An amazing opportunity for 15 lucky artists to watch and sketch along with the BBC One Show Artist in Residence Adebanji Alade Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Addictive Sketcher as he catches people and the environment on the village green during artBEAT, the opening weekend of the festival. This 2.5 [...]