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July 2020

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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ENAMELLING LONG WEEKEND

September 4th at 18:30 to September 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 4 Sep - 13:30 Tue 8 Sep 2020 Work on copper, silver or steel, making enamelled jewellery, small tiles or panels. Silver and gold foils, stencils, sgraffito, simple cloisonne and other techniques as desired. Absolute newbies or experidootnced welcome. Dorothy Cockrell (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/dorothy-cockrell) Residential: £441 Non-residential: £309 (Materials cost depends on project)

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RUSKIN LACE

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

18:30 Sun 6 Sep - 13:30 Tue 8 Sep 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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WOOD ENGRAVING FOR PRINTING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

September 16th at 18:30 to September 18th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Wed 16 Sep - 13:30 Fri 18 Sep 2020 *NEW* Wood engraving is a relief printmaking technique where the image is engraved onto special end grain wood blocks and printed, using either a burnishing tool or a press. You will be taken through the process from preparation of your drawing, through engraving to printing a small edition. NEW TUTOR: Chris Daunt (Tyneside www.highamhall.com/chris-daunt) Residential: £263 Non-residential: £194 (inc. Materials)

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