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February 2020

RAKU POTTERY WITH CHRIS BARNES

Sunday February 23, 2020 at 18:30 to Friday February 28, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Chris 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: £520 Non-residential: £363 (inc. Field Trip)

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March 2020

LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING

Sunday March 1, 2020 at 18:30 to Wednesday March 4, 2020 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: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials c£15)

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PATCHWORK QUILTING

Thursday March 5, 2020 at 18:30 to Sunday March 8, 2020 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: £328 Non-residential: £229

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BOOKBINDING: LIBRARY STYLE

Friday March 6, 2020 at 18:30 to Monday March 9, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

We focus on one significant change in the book structures of the C19th – emerging public use. Library-style Buckram binding is one of the most satisfying. Maximum support from head to tail and a combination of endpaper, spine lining and board allow it to stand alone, unsupported. Intermediate level. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials at cost)

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SCULPTURE: FIGURATIVE AND THE FEMININE

Monday March 9, 2020 at 18:30 to Thursday March 12, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Be encouraged to see with your inner eye and create a 30cm 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 discovey. NEW TUTOR: Christine Pike (Norfolk www.highamhall.com/ christine-pike) Residential: £338 Non-residential: £239

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EMBROIDERY (THREE NIGHT)

Tuesday March 10, 2020 at 18:30 to Friday March 13, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Enjoy time to stitch with Angie's patient guidance. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Sampler (from tutor) to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (A weekend of CALICO follows)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

Friday March 13, 2020 at 18:30 to Sunday March 15, 2020 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: £233 Non-residential: £166

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

Friday March 13, 2020 at 18:30 to Sunday March 15, 2020 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: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Materials from Tutor)

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JEWELLERY MAKING: POLYMER CLAY (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

Sunday March 15, 2020 at 18:30 to Tuesday March 17, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Create unique jewellery from polymer clay, exploring the numerous applications for this versatile, yet easy and safe medium. Develop techniques in colour, texture, embellishment and the wider applications in this hands-on creative workshop. For all. Susan Treweek (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/susan-treweek) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 (inc. materials) Our JEWELLERY MAKING courses: SILVER CLAY 13 October; RINGS, BANGLES AND EARRINGS 12 December; ENAMELLING 24 January.

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STAINED GLASS PANEL OR TIFFANY LAMP

Sunday March 22, 2020 at 18:30 to Thursday March 26, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Make a stained glass panel or a Tiffany-style lamp, developing skills so that you can construct more elaborate projects later. Covers 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: £423 Non-residential: £294 (Materials from Tutor)

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