Past news, views and events from BAF venues and artists:
An earthquake shook the sea, and now a huge wave threatens to destroy the village. See Bradworthy School Hall transformed into an evacuation centre and watch friends and family perform alongside four breathtaking dancers to an evocative soundtrack.
Among the local community, four main characters arrive with only the clothes on their backs, and find themselves asking what has been lost, and what is left to lose. Can the strangers around them, and the contents of a mysterious unclaimed bag, offer them the hope they need as the sea returns?
Lila Dance is one of Britain’s fastest rising dance companies, with a reputation for redefining community involvement in professional productions.
Suitable for 8+. Running time 60mins plus 15mins pre show. Tickets £5 (ad) £2.50 (U16) - 01409 241313 or from Bradworthy Post Office or Bradworthy Primary Academy. Rescue refreshments available to buy before the performance.
Doors 6.30pm. Action from 6.45pm onwards. Proceeds from the performance to Bradworthy Arts Festival and Bradworthy Primary Academy
Survivors’ Soup at The Bradworthy Inn Restaurant, Bradworthy Square served from the end of the performance until 9.30pm. £4 book in advance by midday, Weds 14 November 01409 241313
BAF would like to thank The Balsdon Trust for their one-off donation of £500 towards forthcoming events and the 2017 festival.
Scarecrow Festival 2016. Heroes and Villains. May Bank Holiday Weekend.
Get busy! Create your scarecrow & enter the competition.
Put your scarecrow's name, your address & contact information plus £2 in an envelope & put it in the box at Martin's shop in The Square or at Bradworthy Primary Academy.
Entries to be displayed by April 27th / 28th and judged from April 29th.
Questions? 01409 241949 or firstname.lastname@example.org
An exciting workshop based on Roald Dahl's Matilda.
Sophie Evans will lead this workshop for 7 to 12 year olds.
When? Monday 2nd May Bank Holiday 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where? Bradworthy Memorial Hall.
Children will create the play together and share it with family and friends at 3.30 p.m.
Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a packed lunch and drinks.
Reserve places early as Sophie's practical workshops are always popular.
Booking: 01409 241313. Organised by Bradworthy Arts Festival and The Plough Arts Centre.
The Other Band are: Dave King (mandolin, ukulele, vocals), Alan Barnes (banjo, vocals), Terry Sargent (guitar), Mark Shears (bass) and Stuart Ball (guitar).
A live/acoustic outfit with a bluegrass line-up covering a variety of styles and genres.
The band play an eclectic mix of new tunes and old favourites for all occasions. From Amy Winehouse to David Gray via Randy Newman and the Steeldrivers!
For booking or any other information phone 07472 928736.
Award winning THIS THEATRE perform Police Cops in Bradworthy on March 5th 2016!
1970s themed music and boogie afterwards.
Click here to download the flyer and read more details.
View the great art work by local artists at Bradworthy Inn's Gallery - Martin Venning is featured at the beginning of 2016.
This Theatre performs their award winning Comedy Theatre piece, Police Cops at Bradworthy Memorial Hall, Saturday, March 5th 2016 at 8pm.
Tickets from Bradworthy Post Office or 01409 241313 or
BAF has been lucky enough to receive a grant for £1000 from the Skinners' Company Lady Neville Charity.
This is a contribution towards the purchase of a marquee which will allow BAF to have all-weather extra space plus save on hire charges in the future.
The Charity "provides grants that will make a clear and significant contribution to grass-roots charitable organisations working in designated priority areas."
BAF's application came under the area of Performing and Visual Arts Groups involved in undertaking a particular activity in any field in this area.
Over a year ago, many committee members & friends of BAF wrote a Waitrose Community Matters request card recommending that Bradworthy Arts Festival be included in their GREEN TOKEN CHARITY BOX situated in Holsworthy store. We have been fortunate enough to be included during the month of January 2016!
If you visit Holsworthy Waitrose, please place your green token in our box. Raising money now and throughout 2016 will mean that BAF 2017 will be even better! THANK YOU for supporting BAF.
"At the end of your shop in branch, you’ll receive a token to place in a box of the good cause you’d most like to support. The more tokens a cause gets, the bigger the donation they receive. Each month every Waitrose branch donates £1,000 (£500 in Convenience shops) between 3 local good causes that you choose." Waitrose.