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September 2022

EXPLORING MODERN ART ON LOCATION: EXILES IN AMBLESIDE

September 4th at 18:30 to September 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Elizabeth combines lectures and a day trip to locations associated with the less familiar history of modern art in Cumbria. This time she focuses on Ambleside and Langdale in the 1930s & 40s, where the Royal College of Art were evacuated to. A wartime retreat for artists and intellectuals emerged, and exiled German artist Kurt Schwitters spent his final years making his last great and unfinished work on the site of an old gunpowder store. Some free time to explore,…

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A2209TS1 SPIRIT OF THE NORTH: SCANDINAVIAN ROMANTIC PAINTING

September 6th at 18:30 to September 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An introduction to artists of the Nordic Golden Age, unknown to British galleries, who depicted the rugged grandeur and the people who inhabited it in the later nineteenth century. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180 A companion to Tim's GLASGOW BOYS course: attend both, get FREE B&B (Dinner bookable separately) for the day off in between to do your own thing!

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THE GLASGOW BOYS

September 9th at 18:30 to September 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

These artists, inspired by French outdoor painting, later forged their own very individual styles to create an enduringly fascinating body of work. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180 A companion to Tim's SPIRIT OF THE NORTH course: attend both, get FREE B&B (Dinner bookable separately) for the day off in between to do your own thing!

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