Courses for the forseeable future may still subject to changes and limitations on numbers. We continue to add EXTRA courses with popular Tutors, not in the Brochure, arranged when we spot an opportunity. It’s going to be like that for a while.
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COURSE VACANCIES

THE LAZY PHILOSOPHER’S GUIDE TO KAFKA (WEEKEND)

September 3rd at 18:30 to September 5th at 13:30

According to Kafka, “It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.” Tracing his life and key works, we will explore some of Kafka’s ideas including the blending of the realistic and the fantastic, how bureaucratic forces limit an individual’s freedom and end by looking at his legacy, which was only made possible by his lifelong friend and literary executor Max Brod. Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

SHAKESPEARE IN ATHENS: MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM AND TWO NOBLE KINSMEN

September 13th at 18:30 to September 15th at 13:30

Explore unexpected depths in Shakespeare’s early comedy, Midsummer’s Night’s Dream, with lovers, fairies, amateur actors and transformations. Compare his final play, the tragi-comedy Two Noble Kinsmen, co-written with John Fletcher, which also starts with the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta and revisits themes of love, rivalry and madness from across the Bard’s career. Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

WALKING FOR PLEASURE - LATE SUMMER

September 23rd at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30

*NEW* Guided walking with two Tutors on a mixture of low level and, weather permitting, higher level day-long walks. Expect up to 9 miles and you need to be suitably attired (waterproofs should be waterproof, stout boots etc!). Some linear walks will allow for deeper exploration of the wonderful North and Central Lake District. Residential: £456 Non-residential: £324

STUMPWORK

September 15th at 18:30 to September 17th at 13:30

Coloured silks and metallic threads on heavy silk show insects, fruit, small animals and flowers in Elizabethan Stumpwork. A modern piece may be any raised design, inspired by a book, picture or photograph using any fabric and thread you’d like for texture. Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

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ROBERT DUTTON EXHIBITION

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Running now until the end of 2021

“I have been drawing and painting as long as I can remember and it is within landscape I feel most inspired. Within, as a description of process is important as I’m connected and engaged with landscape physically, through painting practice, personally and passionately. The majesty of landscape cannot be felt, seen, painted or drawnwith strength and presence without being there. These experiences influence the grander studio pieces giving them all, without doubt, greater depth.” R.D.

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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…