COURSE AVAILABILITY

CIRCLE DANCE

Saturday 20 to Monday 22 August 2022

Newcomers, as well as experienced, are welcome to join this inclusive form of community dancing where no partners are required. Music and dances drawn from worldwide cultures and countries and pace varies from lively to meditative. A tonic for body and mind! Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310

 

STARTERS’ MINI-ORCHESTRA FOR WOODWIND & STRINGS (C INSTRUMENTS)

Friday 26 to Sunday 28 August 2022

Easy-level weekend for instruments in the key of C (i.e. flute, oboe, bassoon and bowed strings – sorry, no clarinets or saxophones). With relatively straightforward instrumental parts, in terms of key and note range, enjoy making music in our mini-orchestra.

Residential: £280 Non-residential: £210

THE LAZY PHILOSOPHER’S GUIDE TO JAMES JOYCE AND ‘ULYSSES’

Thursday 26 to Monday 29 August 2022

 

This, the centenary year of the publication of Joyce’s Ulysses, is the perfect time to explore his celebrated novel. Tracing his life, using Dubliners and Ulysses as our guides, we will shed light upon Joyce’s intriguing and sometimes perplexing work.
Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244

SING WITH OTHERS: YES YOU CAN! (SUMMER)

Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2022

If you have minimal experience in singing with others, or believe you can’t sing. This is a discovery course, to find a voice and use it in the very first steps of singing together. There will be a holistic approach and a lot of fun along the way. No music reading necessary, but there will be a good deal of confidence building! Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

Taxi Service

Getting to Higham from the stations is a journey of 25 miles. We are pleased to announce that, in addition to the bus you now have the option a fixed price with one of our local Taxi firms:

  • Davies Taxis (Keswick)
    Fixed 2022 price for picking up from the station: Penrith £59 or Carlisle £79

    pre-book direct  through Davies Taxis: 017687 72676   www.daviestaxis.co.uk 
    See full details of how to find us: How Get Here

OUR OFFICAL COVID-19 SECURE DECLARATION

Our official Covid-19 Secure declaration may be seen in full here.

OUR SAFETY HANDOUT FOR STUDENTS AND TUTORS

Click the Donate logo or this link

Those who know us are aware that we are more than a college running interesting courses…

A Donation of any amount (we are a self-supporting charity) will help us to continue our vocation of providing lifelong learning in a special setting.

       Thank you.

USEFUL LINKS

A SPECIAL EVENT

PRINCIPAL’S PRATTLINGS

ON THIS WEEK

HOW TO GET HERE

INFORMAL (& FREE) JAZZ CONCERT: MARK BASSEY & FRIENDS

Tuesday 25 October 2022

Mark Bassey (Trombonist) and Friends

FREE

PRINCIPAL'S PRATTLINGS

All Courses

Listed chronologically

Art

Art Appreciation, Painting & Drawing, Creative Visual…

Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation, History

Crafts

Creative courses with Textiles, Wood, Paper, Furniture…

Day

Short Courses, Try for a Day, Workshops …

Events

Concerts, Dinners, Exhibitions, Demos …

Humanities

History, Geography, Cultural Studies…

Music

Instruments, Singing, Masterclasses, Theatre…

Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation & History…

Personal

Fitness, and Well-being…

Sciences

Natural Studies, Geology, Health…

Words

Literature Appreciation, Drama, Writing…