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February 2019

RAKU POTTERY WORKSHOP

February 24th at 18:30 to March 1st 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: £514 Non-residential: £359 inc. potter's Field Trip & admissions

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C1902CM LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING (EXTRA COURSE)

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

EXTRA COURSE ADDED (November's is full): Create colourful-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: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£15)

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March 2019

CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

March 1st at 18:30 to March 3rd 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: £231 Non-residential: £164 Join Angie's EASTER EMBROIDERY EXTRAVAGANZA 19 Apr.

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MONOPRINT WITH VEGA BRENNAN

March 3rd at 18:30 to March 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* 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! NEW TUTOR: Vega Brennan (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/vega-brennan) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£12)

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (WEEKEND)

March 8th at 18:30 to March 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Specialist items available from Tutor)

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BOOKBINDING: BACK TO BASICS

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

This back to basics masterclass will look at all these elements that go into the mechanics of books. You will be paper folding, sewing, making end-papers and constructing a pamphlet style binding followed by a hard case multisection binding, covering with coloured bookcloth and decorative papers, producing two very tactile, case books to take home. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£25)

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: FRIENDSHIP

March 14th at 18:30 to March 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Friendship Star within a Circle of Friends. Enjoy a warm and friendly environment amongst like-minded folk. Large or small quilt with expert help on hand every step along the way. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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MAPPING YOUR LIFESTORY

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

*NEW* A fun, visual way of recording what you have done and where you have been. Create 'maps' as you reflect on your life, spot key locations and connections, reviving forgotten memories. Feel the benefit as you gently take stock of life's richness with both ups and downs. Be prepared to doodle - no skill needed at all - just you! Dr. Jo Stanley (Pennines www.highamhall.com/jo-stanley) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. all materials

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

March 15th at 18:30 to March 17th 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: £231 Non-residential: £164 Materials at cost

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YOUR OWN POLYMER CLAY TILED BOX OR MIRROR SURROUND

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

*NEW* Create your own polymer tiles, according to your own design to then decorate a small box or mirror surround. Explore colour, texture, embellishment and the wider applications of this versatile material with your own unique piece that could become an heirloom or gift. NEW TUTOR: Susan Treweek (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/susan-treweek) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. Materials

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