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

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COURSE VACANCIES

FANTASTIC FEMALE PHILOSOPHERS

Sunday 12 to Wednesday 15 December 2021

Female philosophers are often overlooked, and though there are few examples in the ancient and medieval worlds due to patriarchal dominance, they have made themselves salient in modernity. Celebrate the contributions made by female philosophers throughout the last two millennia. Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

SEEING WITH ARTIST’S EYES: VICKI NORMAN WORKSHOP

Wednesday 15 to Sunday 19 December 2021

Irrespective of subject, the most important skill for any artist is observation. Through innovative and enjoyable exercises, study the traditional elements of Line, Tone, Form and Colour in an intensive, rewarding course. All levels, any media welcome. Residential: £436 Non-residential: £304

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

HUMAN GROWTH

Wednesday 26 January 2022 10 am – 4 pm *NEW* Make sense of being human: Lina Mookerjee presents four separate, standalone days: BEHAVIOUR, GROWTH, AGEING and ENERGIES. This GROWTH Day offers an introduction to Self-Actualisation. Through person-centred theory, we will explore the importance of psychological environment, self-concept and how we can manage change, growth and loss for a ‘Good Life’. £75

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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

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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…