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June 2020

GET WEAVING! COLOURS, TEXTURES AND PATTERNS

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

18:30 Mon 1 Jun - 13:30 Thu 4 Jun 2020 Weave on a beautiful table top loom (provided), exploring the use of colour and textile. Learn how to follow and read weave patterns and, naturally, how to set the loom up! Jan Beadle (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/jan-beadle) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Yarns £15 max from Tutor.)

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RUSKIN LACE

June 3rd at 18:30 to June 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Wed 3 Jun - 13:30 Fri 5 Jun 2020 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. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (If required, Starter Pack £12 from Tutor)

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

June 5th at 18:30 to June 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 5 Jun - 13:30 Sun 7 Jun 2020 Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just recover, 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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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

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

18:30 Tue 9 Jun - 13:30 Fri 12 Jun 2020 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 an) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (WEEKEND course follows)

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MONOPRINT WITH VEGA BRENNAN

June 11th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 11 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Create layered prints with vibrant colours using a range of monoprint and monotype techniques. Learn how to construct a composition, also when and how to play fast and loose with the rules, embrace the accidental and enjoy the process. Aim for a mounted piece of work! Vega Brennan (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/vega-brennan) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials c£12)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

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

18:30 Fri 12 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 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: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Follows a 3 NIGHT course

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SUMMER QUILTERS’ RETREAT

June 21st at 18:30 to June 28th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 21 Jun - 9:00 Sun 28 Jun 2020 A choice of two-colour quilts, small lap quilt, cross over bag and several purses. Choose one project or try several small ones. Relax and indulge yourself! Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Supporting WOOLFEST. SPECIAL PRICE - Full week with (optional) day off for WOOLFEST: Residential: £569 Non-residential: £385

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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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