Lionel Playford’s Solway

Pennines-based artist and Higham Tutor Lionel Playford unveiled his stunning new commission in the form of a large landscape oil painting for us earlier this year. The short ceremony with 30 invited guests turned out to also be a celebration of being able to return to some sort of normality, as well as marking the 

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The ‘Blancmange’ is Out!

Higham regulars will be familiar with the sight of our rather large Rhododendron on the side lawn. Those who come to the outdoor Shakespeare may recognise this handy backdrop. When it flowers in spring, we tend to really feel we have finally said farewell to Winter, but also some of us are reminded of wobbly 

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