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July 2020

PEWTERWORK JEWELLERY: BROOCHES, PENDANTS AND MORE

July 5th at 18:30 to July 9th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 5 Jul - 13:30 Thu 9 Jul 2020 Come and learn to give form and texture to flat sheet metal. Popularised by the Arts and Crafts Movement, Pewterwork uses no heat, heavy tools, or machinery. Simple hand-held tools and an ability to follow direction are all that are needed to produce decorative pieces to wear or give as gifts. Bonnie Mackintosh (W. Sussex www.highamhall.com/bonnie-mackintosh) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299 (Materials supplied at cost)

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BOOKBINDING: PLAYTIME

July 17th at 18:30 to July 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 17 Jul - 13:30 Mon 20 Jul 2020 A weekend of completing projects you may have started elsewhere or an opportunity to begin a new one and need a helping hand. There will also be a chance to do some Gold Foil lettering on Skiver labels and maybe have a go at making Decorative Papers using paste or foam, acrylic paints and inks. Let's just see what can be accomplished. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234…

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WILLOW SCULPTURE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 20th at 18:30 to July 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 20 Jul - 13:30 Thu 23 Jul 2020 *NEW* Work with Cumbria basket maker Phil Bradley to learn techniques. We will cover some of the basic elements of working with willow as well as, taking a look at the growing, harvesting and managing of willow beds. Phil Bradley (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/phil-bradley) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 (inc. Materials)

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GET YOUR SEWING MACHINE OUT!

July 27th at 18:30 to July 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 27 Jul - 13:30 Thu 30 Jul 2020 Waken those sewing skills under professional guidance in using a machine to stitch in different ways. Bring your own material or items to work on if you wish. A fun way to get serious with stitiching. Ask if you wish to borrow a machine when booking. Ann Gill (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/ann-gill) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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CERAMIC SCULPTURE: GET A-HEAD!

July 27th at 18:30 to August 2nd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 27 Jul - 9:00 Sun 2 Aug 2020 Make face and head sculptures up to 30cm tall to be glazed and fired in a raku kiln at the end. Make a single larger piece using Cumbrian brick clay, fired later by us when dry. This is the real deal! Martin Copley (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/martin-copley) with Kay Latto Residential: £589 Non-residential: £399

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August 2020

WOODCARVING: RELIEF AND CREATIVE

August 10th at 18:30 to August 14th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 10 Aug - 9:00 Sun 16 Aug 2020 Transform a block of wood into a unique picture. Bring ideas or use Sharon's books for inspiration. Transfer a pattern, use chisels, learn techniques. Beginners and experienced. Sharon Littley (S. Wales www.highamhall.com/sharon-littley) Residential: £569 Non-residential: £385

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PRINTMAKING SUMMER WORKSHOP

August 22nd at 18:30 to August 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sat 22 Aug - 13:30 Wed 26 Aug 2020 Explore techniques: woodcut, (cutting an image in plankwood); wood engraving (on endgrain hardwood or plastic); drypoint (drawing on metal with a steelpoint) and etching (using acid to etch on a zinc plate). Create prints to your own design. Beginners or experienced. Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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STAINED GLASS PANEL OR TIFFANY LAMP

August 26th at 18:30 to August 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Wed 26 Aug - 13:30 Sun 30 Aug 2020 Make a stained glass panel or a Tiffany-style lamp, developing skills so that you can construct more elaborate projects later. Understand and use the techniques of template glass cutting, using grinding machines, copper foiling, leading application and final soldering. No experience required - be guided in all aspects. Illustrated evening slide lectures. Materials dependent on project.   Bill Davies (Wirral www.highamhall.com/bill-davies) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299 (Materials at cost)

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September 2020

WHITEWORK EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

September 1st at 18:30 to September 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 1 Sep - 13:30 Fri 4 Sep 2020 Each September Angie offers formal tuition on a different kind of Embroidery... Beginners or experienced welcome - work on either a Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (A WEEKEND follows)

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WHITEWORK EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

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

18:30 Fri 4 Sep - 13:30 Sun 6 Sep 2020 Each September Angie offers formal tuition on a different kind of Embroidery... Beginners or experienced welcome - work on either a Sampler to frame or your own project Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Follows a 3 NIGHTER)

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