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An evening of Spanish flair & virtuosity

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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 [...]

£12.00

Broadway Heritage Guided Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Tweedy Time!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tweedy, star of Giffords Circus and The Everyman Cheltenham Pantomime, returns to Broadway Arts Festival to perform all sorts of tricks, magic, juggling, balancing and some dangerous stunts... but Tweedy being Tweedy all sorts will probably go wrong! Tweedy will illustrate a repertoire of comedic talents which have made him one of the most respected [...]

£7.00 – £10.00

Kids “Connecting with Nature” Workshop with Jane Bevan

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Young artists (age 5+) will be making woodland creatures and fantastical worlds by selecting from a wide range of garden and woodland materials and a small block of clay. We will handle and explore a range of natural materials and share stories about the countryside and plants, including individual plant properties and names. Jane Bevan [...]

£7.00

Connecting with Nature Workshop with Jane Bevan

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Jane Bevan is an artist with a passion for English woodlands, who forages for natural materials which she ties, stitches and binds together to make her artworks. Her materials are those that might otherwise be trodden on or overlooked, such as feathers, twigs, bark, seeds and thorns reflecting the beauty and perfection in the detail [...]

£65.00

Clay Fox Sculpture workshop with Ros Ingram

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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 [...]

£35.00

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques with Tim Fisher

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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 [...]

£65.00

Broadway Heritage Guided Walk

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Enjoy a historical walk around the beautiful village of Broadway and discover the hidden history of this ancient village through its buildings and their associated stories. Little is recorded until 972 when King Edgar granted a Charter to the Benedictine Monastery of Pershore. Edgar, the peace-maker, introduced (the) ordnance of the ‘Hundreds’ where (shires) were [...]

£7.00

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques with Tim Fisher

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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 [...]

£65.00

artBEAT – The opening weekend of Broadway Arts Festival

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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. Entry to the exhibitor marquee is free to the public! Throughout the weekend the marquee will house talented artists, [...]

Mural-Making with Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

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 There [...]

Kids Pet Animation Drawing Workshop with Ali Rice

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Have fun bringing a drawing of your favourite pet to life! With Ali as your guide, your kids will complete a line drawing, trace it onto acetate with permanent pen; then paint the reverse side of the acetate. This animation cell technique was widely used by animation companies before the age of computers and guarantees [...]

£8

Making Artists Books – a taster session

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

A taster session with Patricia Henry and Stroud Artists Books Participants will be shown three types of blank book structures to make: one stitched, one single page and one folded and will be provided with a starter pack to reproduce these at home. Participants who also attend the printmaking workshop, or who have done so [...]

£45

Wire Bird Sculpture Workshop with Rachel Higgins

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Renowned local artist Rachel Higgins is a metal animal sculptor and a member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden. Back by popular demand after her sell-out workshop in 2018, she will be leading a workshop using a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering, riveting... to create a 3D metal bird from [...]

£65

Children’s After School Pot Throw Hour

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Give your youngster the experience of using a potter's wheel to throw a pot of their very own in this ceramics after school hour with Honeybourne Pottery. There will be a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. There will be lots of support and [...]

£7

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter’s wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Pot Throw & Decorate

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

The experience of using a potter's wheel to throw a pot of your very own in this ceramics hour with Honeybourne Pottery. During each workshop they will give the participants a demonstration on how to throw a pot on the potter’s wheel & decorate it using coloured slips. They will provide support throughout the workshop [...]

£24

Instant printmaking workshop

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Instant Printmaking workshop with Patricia Henry and Gloucester Printmaking Co-operative Participants will be offered three ways of producing instant prints. Instant collagraph where a card or metal based collage can be used as a printing plate; using interesting inking techniques a variety of wonderful prints can be drawn from the plate; monoprint and transfer print [...]

£35

The Great Broadway Paint-Off!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

This is your turn to join in and let your creative juices flow! Turn up with your kit, register in the marquee and then draw or paint to your heart’s content in the size and medium of your choice around the village. Expert artists will be on hand to give advice. Judging by Antonia Black, [...]

New Orleans Mardi Gras Party with Dom Pipkin

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join Dom Pipkin for a very special end of festival New Orleans style Mardi Gras party on Saturday June 16th in the marquee on the village green. Dom is one of Europe’s most respected and authentic New Orleans style piano players with playing credits ranging from Ray Davis to Paul Weller and Paloma Faith. He performs all [...]

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join us for an afternoon of family theatre on our Family Day (June 16th) as David Walliams fans enjoy a theatrical production of his bestseller “The Midnight Gang”. Heartbreak Productions invites you to join us in the big tent on the village green for the grand opening of The Lord Funt Hospital Playground, a spectacular new [...]

Children’s Acro-Balance Workshop with Tristan Glover

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tristan has spent the last 25 years touring the world with variety act ‘The Chipolatas’ creating magical & mindful musical circus shows. He also runs children’s physical performance workshops with community groups, developing initiative and co-operation and promoting positive self-image and confidence for participants. Tristan will be hosting come-and-have- a-go acro-balance and human pyramid building [...]

Family Fun Arts & Crafts Session with ArtBase & The Colourclub and Mural Painting with Antonia Black

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Part of our Family Day of kid friendly events on June 16th An opportunity to come and have creative fun with your kids! Enjoy some highly creative art workshops to stimulate and inspire the inner artist in you and your child. ArtBase & The Colourclub's highly experienced artists will guide you through a imaginative experience [...]

Gypsy Jazz from Paris – Ben Powell & Friends

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

An evening celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli with the talented Ben Powell and friends. Join us in the big tent on the village green for a Friday night of top quality jazz with street food available to buy from our friendly vendors outside on the village green and, of course, a [...]

Drawing for Beginners Workshop with ArtBase

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

From simple mark making/ cross hatching/ smudging and putty rubber techniques to pen and felt tip wash drawing and finishing with the use of the everyday biro with some mixed media backgrounds thrown in. Come and explore an exciting range of media and techniques with Warwickshire based duo Georgina and Beth from ArtBase to help [...]

Capturing the Moment: Rapid Sketching Techniques – Tim Fisher

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Tim Fisher is an award-winning artist, author and tutor. By offering new ways to think about the sketching process, Tim will help you improve your drawing skills by better observing and interpreting what you see. Suitable for all abilities, you’ll be out and about with Tim in the beautiful village of Broadway filling those sketchbooks [...]

Fascinating Feathers, Fabulous Fur – Workshop with Jackie Garner

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Creativity is enhanced by extensive drawing skills. In this workshop, participants will use a variety of drawing techniques as they explore wildlife textures and structure. As well as using a range of traditional pencil techniques, participants will discover the creative possibilities that water-soluble graphite, graphite powder, and graphite sticks afford. A must for both art [...]

Pride & Prejudice by Heartbreak Productions

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

What better way to spend a warm June evening than enjoying the drama of a classic, English romance, on the beautiful village green. Professional touring company Heartbreak Productions are specialists in developing innovative and engaging theatre in unique outdoor spaces. We’re sure that this production of a Jane Austen favourite will be no exception. Ticket [...]

Woodcarving Workshop with Natasha Houseago

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Come and learn the basic skills to woodcarving using locally fallen green wood. From bark removal, creating your own design with chalk onto the timber and the basic techniques needed to shape the wood, professional artist Natasha Houseago will show you how. A light lunch will be included of sandwiches, a cold drink and a [...]

Flying Bird Automata & 3D Wire Sculpture Workshop with Rachel Higgins

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Led by renowned sculptor Rachel Higgins in this workshop you will create a 3D wire cube using wire work tools with a mechanical crank inside and step by step see it transformed into a mechanical flying bird with flapping wings. When everyone has made a wire bird automata we shall use the techniques learned to [...]

Willow-weaving: Workshop with Susie Early

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Learn how to weave with willow and create your own stunning functional basket with professional weaver and Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen member Susie Early. A light lunch will be included of sandwiches, a cold drink and a tea or coffee. Limited to 8 Participants £65 per person Unfortunately this event is now SOLD OUT However [...]

Politically Incorrect – The songs of Tom Lehrer with Peter Gill

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Written over 50 years ago, the highly entertaining songs and irreverent attitude of master satirist Tom Lehrer have survived the passage of time, though his words are now perhaps darker and more politically incorrect than most of today’s wits would risk! Join pianist and vocalist Peter Gill in this wonderful performance to relive the golden [...]

Children’s Ceramics Hour (FREE)

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Kids, Ros Ingram and Honeybourne Pottery will be staying on for a special session, just for you! You can make a ceramic owl sculpture with Ros or watch a short demo and throw a pot on the wheel with Honeybourne Pottery. Owls: Limited to 20 participants  – owl to take away Throw a Pot: Limited [...]

Pot throw & decorate: Workshop with Honeybourne Pottery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Ever fancied throwing a pot on the wheel? Well now’s your chance! And, once thrown, you’ll get to spend time decorating it using slips and sponges. A full demonstration will be given, making this a great option for the complete beginner. Afterwards, we’ll fire and glaze it for a permanent ceramic finish (it will be [...]

Pattern and Texture in Clay: Workshop with Hilary LaForce

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Hilary LaForce is known for her exquisitely thin porcelain and statement stoneware vessel forms. In this 2 hour workshop she’ll show you how to make your own bowl form, the emphasis is on experimentation with texture and pattern and colouring using decorative slips. Limited to 10 participants £35pp

Pot throw & decorate: Workshop with Honeybourne Pottery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Ever fancied throwing a pot on the wheel? Well now’s your chance! And, once thrown, you’ll get to spend time decorating it using slips and sponges. A full demonstration will be given, making this a great option for the complete beginner. Afterwards, we’ll fire and glaze it for a permanent ceramic finish (it will be [...]

Clay Sculpture: Make your own Ceramic Hare with Ros Ingram

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Come and make one of these fun, quirky ceramic Hares with Ros Ingram, an award-winning ceramicist and arts educator. Limited to 15 people per session £25 per person Price includes high quality sculpture clay, slip, oxides, bisque firing and final stoneware firing. Unfortunately this event is now SOLD OUT However if you would like to [...]

Pot throw & decorate: Workshop with Honeybourne Pottery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Ever fancied throwing a pot on the wheel? Well now’s your chance! And, once thrown, you’ll get to spend time decorating it using slips and sponges. A full demonstration will be given, making this a great option for the complete beginner. Afterwards, we’ll fire and glaze it for a permanent ceramic finish (it will be [...]

Pot throw & decorate: Workshop with Honeybourne Pottery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Ever fancied throwing a pot on the wheel? Well now’s your chance! And, once thrown, you’ll get to spend time decorating it using slips and sponges. A full demonstration will be given, making this a great option for the complete beginner. Afterwards, we’ll fire and glaze it for a permanent ceramic finish (it will be [...]

Clay Sculpture: Make your own ceramic Hen workshop with Ros Ingram

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Come and make one of these fun, quirky ceramic Hens with Ros Ingram, an award-winning ceramicist and arts educator. Limited to 15 people per session £20 per person Price includes high quality sculpture clay, slip, oxides, bisque firing and final stoneware firing. Standard tickets go on sale at 10am on 30th March through the website [...]

Pot throw & decorate: Workshop with Honeybourne Pottery

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Ever fancied throwing a pot on the wheel? Well now’s your chance! And, once thrown, you’ll get to spend time decorating it using slips and sponges. A full demonstration will be given, making this a great option for the complete beginner. Afterwards, we’ll fire and glaze it for a permanent ceramic finish (it will be [...]

“Romeo & Juliet” by the Handlebards

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Before touring their seriously silly production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, the all-female HandleBards troupe pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bike, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand. Expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, [...]

Tweedy takes a detour!

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

TWEEDY – the comedy and slapstick legend and star of Gifford’s Circus, Cirque Berserk and the Cheltenham Everyman pantomime, appears in the tent on the village green for an after-school treat for all the family! Tweedy has an impressive repertoire of comedic talents which have made him one of the most respected and popular clowns [...]

Inner Visions Workshop with Tricia Torrington

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Release your inner vision with a creative transfer print. Expert printmaker, Tricia Torrington, shows you how to use ink and rollers, brush and line, and collaged imagery to create an imaginative print of your own. You do not have to be able to draw or have any experience of printmaking to enjoy this workshop. We [...]

Woodland Woodcuts: Workshop with Esther Stephenson & Jen Whiskerd

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Drawing on the theme of the woodland creature come and create your very own woodcut. Through a full demonstration of the technique you will be guided through the process of designing and cutting. After lunch you will complete your piece and be shown how to print your woodcut to take home. A light lunch will [...]

Create your own prints: Lyrical Landscapes Workshop with Anthea Millier

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Cheltenham based artist Anthea Millier is a printmaker that draws inspiration from the landscape and found objects within it. In this 2 hour workshop she will give you all the tools and techniques you need to produce your own monoprint or small, folded, decorated book based on a line from your favourite poem or quote [...]

Blues Hand me Downs: Alex Voysey & friends

Marquee on the village green Lower Green, Broadway

Join virtuosic guitarist Alex Voysey through a history of the blues. Starting with the classic rock n’ roll hits of Chuck Berry through BB King and Stevie Ray Vaughan to more contemporary favourites such as John Mayer and Lady Antebellum, and many more in between. This show covers them all in a high energy performance [...]

Inspiring the Next Generation: Performance with Tom Redmond

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Radio 3 broadcaster, presenter, horn player and animateur, Tom Redmond, will be working with local primary school children in Broadway towards this performance that is open to all. Recent appearances include devising and presenting My Great Orchestral Adventure at the Albert Hall, and his innovative and motivational approach is guaranteed to inspire the next generation [...]