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February 2021

RAKU POTTERY WITH CHRIS BARNES

February 21st at 18:30 to February 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

hris will help you to create your own pieces of Raku pottery and sculpture, and experience the excitement of Raku firing. With lectures, demos and discussion, also visit places of interest to potters: Blackwell Arts and Crafts House and a local gallery or studio. Chris Barnes (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-barnes) Residential: £530 Non-residential: £370 (inc. Field Trip)

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C2102KQ RUSKIN LACE (EXTRA COURSE)

February 21st at 18:30 to February 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*Extra Course* Drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs using needlepoint lace techniques. Suitable for both beginners (starter pack £12 from Tutor), and experienced. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: TAKE A PANEL

February 25th at 18:30 to February 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Enjoy a long weekend making this quilt. Pretty, bold or bright, the choice is yours. Enjoy good food and company in fantastic surroundings. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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March 2021

SCULPTURE – FIGURATIVE AND THE FEMININE

March 8th at 18:30 to March 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be encouraged to see with your inner eye and create a 30 cm figure or bust, inspired by imagination. No experience needed - a little rudimentary anatomy useful. More important is willingness to let the clay take you on a journey of discovery. Christine Pike (Norfolk www.highamhall.com/christine-pike) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 (includiung Clay and Firing)

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MAKE A FELTED LANDSCAPE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

*NEW* A hands-on introduction to Felt Making. Create sample pieces to explore different ways of producing colour and texture on felt. Use these to design your own unique felt picture. No experience required. NEW TUTOR: Fiona Moir (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/fiona-moir) Residential: £248 Non-residential: £179 (inc. Materials)

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

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

Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just re-cover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Simon will make prior contact to advise on materials. Simon Ireland (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/simon-ireland) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Materials from Tutor)

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BOOKBINDING BEGINNERS ONLY

March 17th at 18:30 to March 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* This is an introductory course into the basics of hand bookbinding using the same techniques that have hardly changed in centuries. You will see how paper is prepared, then hand sewn into a single section pamphlet and also a multi section book. You will learn how to prepare the book for covering using traditional methods but using modern materials. This course will give you experience and insight into book construction and how to use materials to their best advantage…

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BOOKBINDING: ADVANCED (QUARTER BOUND LEATHER)

March 19th at 18:30 to March 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The third stage in learning Bookbinding. Making books covered in leather is always a most satisfying thing to do. Make a C19th western style, smooth spine, quarter bound book in goatskin leather with decorative marbled paper sidings. Practice those endpaper making and sewing skills, taking the book through the construction stages, board attachment, leather preparation and forwarding. Some prior experience and good hand skills needed but be assured that Doug will take you through the process step by step. Doug…

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LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING

March 23rd at 18:30 to March 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create professional-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut lino under the guidance of one of the UK's best - Clare's illustrations appear in books, magazines and packaging (and not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials c£15)

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