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Tuesday, November 19th 2013

Artists and Americans in Broadway

Jane Bingham takes a tour of the ‘other Broadway’ and learns about artistic fun and games in the 1880s. On a golden day in August we gathered at the top of Broadway hill for a tour of artists’ homes. Our guide was Jeremy Houghton, whose family has lived in the village for three generations. His grandfather arrived as a ‘boy doctor’ and stayed on all his life, becoming Broadway’s unofficial historian. Now Jeremy – a professional artist – has inherited his grandfather’s notes and photos along with a passion for Broadway (the Cotswold one, of course!). >>> [See more]

Monday, June 17th 2013

What's in a Name?

What is it about place names such as Guiting Power, Broughton Poggs, North Nibley, Pucklechurch, Cockadilly and Hook Norton that we find appealing? Is it the suggestive humour or a reminder of the nonsensical Swedish chef in the Muppets? The names beckon and as with any attraction we are drawn to move up and take a closer look. To analyse. >>> [See more]

Thursday, March 7th 2013

The Ashmolean is coming to Broadway!

No, they haven’t made a play and it’s not in New York but our very own Cotswolds. Ta da! The famous Oxford museum will house some of its priceless collection of furniture in the beautifully restored Tudor House in the village of Broadway from 25th May 2013. >>> [See more]