COURSE AVAILABILITY

TRANSFORM YOUR ART: CONQUERING PERSPECTIVE

Monday 30 May to Thursday 2 June 2022

A practical grasp of Perspective makes it easier to render buildings, interiors and even landscape – a foundational skill many shy away from. Jason will make the process less daunting and more understandable and fun.  Gain a solid grounding of the basics for greater confidence to render things with substance.
Jason Skill
Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244

ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING

Sunday 12 to Tuesday 14 June 2022

 

 

A starter, or refresher, to get to grips with the basics in drawing. Be set projects to work on. Experiment with a variety of drawing media and develop skills under the diligent tutelage of a practising fine artist. Ceri Allen Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

 

SING SWING!

Friday 1 to Sunday 3 July 2022

 

For all voices. A relaxed and fun chance to recreate the close harmony style of legendary groups such as Manhatten Transfer, Ink Spots, Andrews Sisters to name a few! We will sing unaccompanied in two parts or more and you will ideally already have some experience of singing in a group.
Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

BLOW! INTERMEDIATE WOODWIND WEEKEND

Friday 8 to Sunday 10 July 2022

 

Grades 3 to 5 Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. Small and larger group playing under patient, enjoyable professional instruction. A great way to develop your playing! Notify us of instrument when booking.

 

Residential: £280 Non-residential: £210

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

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SHAKESPEARE IN THE GARDEN: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Saturday 23 July 2022

Gates open 1.30 pm for picnics; Play runs 3 – 5pm

Full Fee : £15.00 or Child – Ticket: £12.00 (School age children 5-18)

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…