Local Area

What's on & Local Events

Broadway sits in the Heart of The Cotswolds and hosts a varied array of events welcoming people from all around the world. There's something for everyone, with Broadway's bustling calendar including evens and art exhibitions in the village, vintage car festivals and our very own Christmas shopping events. Here's what's coming up soon:

Our Local Museum Partner:

Visit the Gordon Russell Design Museum in Broadway. Its unique furniture Collection spans from Arts and Crafts to 1980's post modernism. www.gordonrussellmuseum.org See website for dates and exhibitions.


3rd March – 10th September 2017

The Cirencester March Hare Festival is running a Cotswold Hare Trail. there are 80 hares throughout the Cotswolds to find. 

This gives you a fantastic opportunity to explore the far corners of the Cotswolds in your search for the hares, visiting towns and villages you may never have visited before.  Go off the beaten track and follow the hares on foot, by bike and public transport with special maps outlining a variety of short and long trails around the region. Visit the website for full details www.cirencestermarchharefestival.org.uk

At The Lygon Arms we have our very own Hare painted by the artist Neil Helyard, called Charles First Hare to the Throne. Standing proudly outside our main entrance on Broadway High Street.

Bushcraft Courses

The Cotswold Farm Park hosts a 1-day Bushcraft course is perfect for families, friends and corporate groups.  You’ll be surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills of the Cotswolds, a stone’s-throw from the popular visitor attraction of Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park.  For available dates, please visit cotswoldadventures.com

Teddy Bear Tuesday - August

Visit The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in their railcar special which leaves Toddington about every half hour from 10:40 until 15:05 and Winchcombe about every hour from 11:55 until 15:15.  Join in the fun - bring your own teddy bear - make sure it's labelled as you won't want to lose it. No need to book - just turn up.  A great full day out on Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August.  For full details, please see: www.gwsr.com/Teddy_Bear_Tuesdays__August--post--25.html

Day Out With Thomas

23rd & 24th September 2017

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a volunteer operated heritage railway in Gloucestershire offering a Day Out With Thomas, the ideal all day family activity. 

Ride not only with Thomas but also behind other steam and diesel engines, including Daisy, on the frequent trains between Cheltenham Race Course, Winchcombe and Toddington.  Of course the Fat Controller will be over seeing proceedings and trying to make sure that Thomas doesn't get into any mischief! For more detilas please visit www.gwsr.com/Day_out_with_Thomas--post--21.html


7th July – 9th July 2017

Cornbury Music Festival

It's the final festival with the signing of international superstar Bryan Adams as headline act on Saturday.

A fantastic all-star line-up of artists will gather at Great Tew Park this July for Cornbury Music Festival’s Fabulous Finale. Joining Canadian superstar Bryan Adamsfor the Festival’s farewell weekend on 7-9 July, will be big band supremo and national treasure Jools Holland, Chrissie Hynde’s perennial Pretenders, and a host of Cornbury favourites including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jack Savoretti and Scouting For Girls.

14th July – 16th July 2017

The Air Tattoo at The Royal International Air Tattoo, Douglas Bader House, Horcott Hill, Fairford GL7 4RB

During the thrilling 7.5 hour flying display (4 hours on Friday) visitors will get to see fast jets, giant transporters, historic aircraft, and much, much more. There will be a chance to meet the crews, get close to the aircraft and enjoy a feast of first class entertainment including the Techno Zone, an interactive showcase designed especially for youngsters, the Vintage Village, Autodrome and the Adrenalin Zone.

 9th September 2017

Broadway Horticultural & Craft Show on the Village Green. 1pm - 4.30pm. Sponsored by The Lygon Arms - come along and buy our Lygon produce

10th September 2017

Broadway Food Festival. Local artisan producers, cooking demos by local chefs including our very own Lygon Arms Chef, delicious food to go and the best of local food and drink as well as beautiful classic cars. From 10am - 4pm.