More than a college running interesting courses, as one student put it:
“Higham is a place set apart; half-hidden, a place to retreat to, to recharge batteries in and to leave with regret – batteries primed again.”

SPOTLIGHT ON:

OILS WITH CERI ALLEN (4-NIGHT)

OILS WITH CERI ALLEN (4-NIGHT)

February 7th at 18:30 to February 11th at 13:30

For Students serious about developing Oils skills, capitalising on Ceri’s Fine Arts background. Be encouraged and receive suggestions on how to improve ideas and essential skills with form, tone and colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky.

Ceri Allen

Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

PAINTING AND DRAWING THE LAND

PAINTING AND DRAWING THE LAND

February 18th at 18:30 to February 23rd at 13:30

Lake District landscape is perhaps at its most inspiring for artists in late winter. Explore its beauty and connect with it through sketching expeditions and studio painting using your choice: charcoal, watercolour, acrylics and/or oils.

Lionel Playford

Residential: £535 Non-residential: £378 (inc. Field Trips)

RE-ARRANGING YOUR PICTURES: COMPOSITION, COLOUR IN ACRYLICS

RE-ARRANGING YOUR PICTURES: COMPOSITION, COLOUR IN ACRYLICS

February 28th at 18:30 to March 1st at 13:30

A short practical Art workshop looking specifically at the best ways to express yourself in painting by means of composition and colour.

Linda Birch

Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

SHAKESPEARE: AMBITION AND ASSASSINATION – MACBETH AND CAESAR

SHAKESPEARE: AMBITION AND ASSASSINATION – MACBETH AND CAESAR

February 21st at 18:30 to February 23rd at 13:30

Investigate Shakespeare’s explorations of assassination and its consequences. Discuss ambition, power, politics, marriage, fate, murder, manipulation, rhetoric, idealism, tyranny and much, much more.

Clare Smout

Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS IN FIVE DAYS

SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS IN FIVE DAYS

29 March 2020, 18:30 – 3 April 2020, 13:30

*NEW* An intensive (but fun) course covering the basics to get by as a tourist. Order food and drink, go shopping, ask directions and pronounce paella correctly. No experience required, full notes provided. Without being fluent, you can still be ready to give it a go in some of the 20-plus countries where Spanish is the official language.

Eric Rayner

SPECIAL PRICE (5 nights for 4): Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294 (inc. materials)

EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS

ON THIS WEEK

FRANCES WINDER EXHIBITION

FRANCES WINDER EXHIBITION

1st October until 31st January

Work by Higham tutor Frances Winder is on display in our dining room and foyer from the 1st October until 31st January.

Admission free

All Courses

Listed chronologically

Events

Concerts, Dinners, Exhibitions, Demos …

Day

Short Courses, Try for a Day, Workshops …

Art

Art Appreciation, Painting & Drawing, Creative Visual…

Crafts

Creative courses with Textiles, Wood, Paper, Furniture…

Humanities

History, Geography, Cultural Studies…

Music

Music Appreciation & History…

Performing Arts

Instruments, Singing, Masterclasses, Theatre…

Personal

Hobbies, social and well-being…

Sciences

Natural Studies, Geology, Health…

Words

Literature Appreciation, Drama, Writing…