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July 2022

BOOKBINDING: PLAYTIME

July 15th at 18:30 to July 18th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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 tooling on Skiver labels and maybe have a go at making Decorative Papers using various simple techniques, such as paste and acrylic paints or inks. Let us just see what can be accomplished. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244 (Materials at cost)

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CERAMIC SCULPTURE: GET A-HEAD!

July 18th at 18:30 to July 24th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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 (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/martin-copley) with Kay Latto Residential: £675 Non-residential: £475

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY

July 24th at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244

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SCULPTURAL NEEDLEFELT

July 24th at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a high quality, characterful 3D sculpture, 12-18 inches in size, from wool fibre based on a wire armature. Theme choices include an art-deco figure, a stone carving, or a caricature. Sympathetic, patient guidance from an outstanding felt artist (www.furzie.co.uk). Both experienced and beginners welcome. Furzie aka Michelle Hickman (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/michelle-hickman) Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244 (Materials purchasable from Tutor c£20)

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RUSKIN LACE

July 27th at 18:30 to July 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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**EXTRA COURSE NOT IN BROCHURE** A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. If required, Starter Pack £12 purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310

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August 2022

BOOKBINDING BEGINNERS ONLY

August 12th at 18:30 to August 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* An introduction to the basics of hand bookbinding using techniques that have hardly changed in centuries. See how paper is prepared, then hand sewn into a single-section pamphlet and also a multi-section book. Learn how to prepare the book for covering, using traditional methods with modern materials. Gain experience and insight into book construction and how to use materials to their best advantage. End up with two lovely books to take home! Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £250 Non-residential:…

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PRINTMAKING SUMMER WORKSHOP

August 20th at 18:30 to August 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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: £445 Non-residential: £310

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WOODCARVING: RELIEF AND CREATIVE

August 24th at 18:30 to August 30th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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: £585 Non-residential: £405

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September 2022

CREATIVE STITCHING FOR THE TERRIFIED!

September 2nd at 18:30 to September 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A fun way to get serious with stitching little creative projects using a stash of bits and pieces. Basic materials provided, but feel free to bring some of your own if you wish. Ann will guide you with professional tips to see what you can end up with. Relaxed and absorbing, a course to inspire your creativity and awaken your needle and/or machine skills. Ann Gill (Co Durham www.highamhall.com/ann-gill) Residential: £260 Non-residential: £190 (Materials included)

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RUSKIN LACE

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

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. If required, Starter pack £12 purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

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