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:

ART JOURNEYS: BIRDS AND ANIMALS (WEEKEND)

ART JOURNEYS: BIRDS AND ANIMALS (WEEKEND)

April 24th at 18:30 to April 26th at 13:30

Any regular Media, except Oils. Enjoy creating dynamic artwork of birds and animals. Working with different media we will explore a range of visual art styles and ways of working. Suitable for all levels – all you need is a love of animal art!

Anne Corless

Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

PAINTING WITH CERI

PAINTING WITH CERI

April 26th at 18:30 to April 29th at 13:30

Workshop for Students of any painting medium, keen to gain from Ceri’s Fine Arts background. Be encouraged, receive suggestions on how to develop ideas, and essential skills with Form, Tone and Colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome.

Ceri Allen

Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

COLLAGE, PEN AND ACRYLIC WITH SUE FORD

COLLAGE, PEN AND ACRYLIC WITH SUE FORD

April 19th at 18:30 to April 23rd at 13:30

Incorporating collage techniques with your art work can expand your appreciation for colour and the possibilities of creative development. Existing artists may work on their own subject with professional advice, or you can be guided in a project of a Street Scene with buildings which will flex your artistic muscles.

Sue Ford

Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

OUR FINAL LOT: DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

OUR FINAL LOT: DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

April 3rd at 18:30 to April 5th at 18:300

“Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves – And Immortality” (Emily Dickinson) Not being morbid, we focus on C19th and 20th death and funerary practices: monuments, effigies, cemeteries and depitciton in art and literature, as well as the impact of religion, war and improved medical practices on commemoration.

Danny Wells

Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

DISCOVER THE ELIZABETHANS

DISCOVER THE ELIZABETHANS

18:30 Thu 23 Apr – 13:30 Sun 26 Apr 2020

Themed talks and 2 half-day gentle trips out. Explore topics such as the Cult of Gloriana, Sea Dogs and the Armada, Elizabethan Theatre, Renaissance Figures, Elizabethan Music; dramatist/spy Kit Marlowe and the Essex Rebellion. Visits to see some clues.

Dr. Geoff Doel with Fran Doel, MA

Residential: £375 Non-residential: £274 (inc. Trips, Lunches; excludes coffee stops)

(inc. materials)

EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS

ON THIS WEEK

COMING SOON... ALEX JAKOB WHITWORTH EXHIBITON

ALEX JAKOB WHITWORTH EXHIBITON

March 1st to June 30th

Admission Free

All Courses

Listed chronologically

Art

Art Appreciation, Painting & Drawing, Creative Visual…

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

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…