Wishing you all a Happy New Year – it will get better!

Higham is open once again, and courses are running as scheduled. We are continuing with our sensible safety measures (Face coverings, smaller classes, asking everyone to take a Lateral Flow test before they come etc.).

For the time being, Courses are still subject to limitations on numbers.

We continue to add EXTRA and RESCHEDULED courses (not printed in the Brochure) when we spot an opportunity.

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COURSE VACANCIES

SING WITH OTHERS: YES YOU CAN! (INCL. BURNS NIGHT)

Sunday 23 to Wednesday 26 January 2022

Even if you were never encouraged to sing, it is never too late and it’s wonderful for your well-being! Enjoy plenty of songs together, and exercise those vocal chords! Coincides with Burns Night (25th) – Tartan optional! Deborah Catterall Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: MORE DRAWING IN COLOUR

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 January 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.

Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

WINTER LANDSCAPE: SKETCHING AND PAINTING

Sunday 13 to Thursday 17 February 2022 Suitable for intermediate to advanced level. Explore the Lake District in winter when colour and shadow are at their most varied and dramatic. With demos, exercises and expert artistic advice throughout, experience outdoor sketching trips (dress for weather!) using Mixed Media and develop a studio project in the painting medium of your choice.

ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: DRAWING THE HUMAN FORM

Sunday 20 to Tuesday 22 February 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 developing skills under the diligent tutelage of a practising fine artist. Ceri Allen Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

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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.

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…