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November 2021

UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

Friday November 26, 2021 at 18:30 to Sunday November 28, 2021 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: £242 Non-residential: £172 (Materials purchasable from Tutor)

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December 2021

CHRISTMAS CREATIONS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

Wednesday December 1, 2021 at 18:30 to Friday December 3, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Creations using fresh and artificial materials: Wine Glass Wreath or Table Centre, Hurricane Lamp, Long Hearth arrangement, Outdoor Wreath or Basket, Candle Pot, and Christmas Bauble or, by request...Book-folded Birdhouse and Beaded Bauble. All materials provided: just bring small, sharp scissors and secateurs if you can. Come along, get into the Christmas Spirit! Karen Neville (N Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £274 Non-residential: £204 (incl. materials) A repeat of 24 November

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RUSKIN LACE

Friday December 3, 2021 at 18:30 to Sunday December 5, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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. If required, Starter pack £12 purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 Precedes another coursekaren quickfall

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RUSKIN LACE

Sunday December 5, 2021 at 18:30 to Tuesday December 7, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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. If required, Starter pack £12 purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 Follows another course

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GET YOUR SEWING MACHINE OUT!

Friday December 10, 2021 at 18:30 to Monday December 13, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Awaken 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 or have a refresher with stitching. Ask if you wish to borrow a machine when booking. Ann Gill (Co Durham www.highamhall.com/ann-gill) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

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SILVER JEWELLERY: RINGS, BANGLES AND EARRINGS (A)

Sunday December 12, 2021 at 18:30 to Wednesday December 15, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Create three beautiful silver pieces: stacking rings with tiny garnet, sprung bangle and stud earrings. Put your own stamp on your designs so each will be very individual. Techniques include: saw piercing, roll printing, metal forming, hammering, texturing, soldering and finishing. Hands-on, intensive and step-by-step, ideal for beginners but more experienced welcome to opt out of group projects (please let Tutor know if so). NEW TUTOR: Rebecca Halstead (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/rebecca-halstead) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Materials £37 from Tutor) Summer…

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January 2022

EXPLORE EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT WINTER SPECIAL)

January 4th at 18:30 to January 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A friendly course for all, from newbies to the more experienced. Choice includes: Calico Gardens, Stumpwork and Crewelwork, or bring your own project for helpful guidance. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) WINTER OFFER: 3 Nights for the price of 2: Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 1st of 3 successive courses with Angie - each with the 3 for 2 special offer!

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WOODCARVING: RELIEF AND CREATIVE

January 12th at 18:30 to January 18th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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) SPECIAL OFFER (1 NIGHT FREE) Residential: £499 Non-residential: £329

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RUSKIN LACE

January 14th at 18:30 to January 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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. If required, starter pack (£12) purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

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ENAMELLING WEEKEND

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

Work on copper, silver, or steel, make enamelled jewellery, small tiles or panels. Skills include: enamel application, kiln use, control and safety, foils, stencils, sgraffito and other techniques as desired. Absolute beginners welcome. Materials purchasable from Tutor (£5-£20 dependent upon project). NEW TUTOR: Tilly Wilkinson (Dorothy Cockrell has now retired) (Wirral www.highamhall.com/tilly-wilkinson) Residential: £252 Non-residential: £182 ENAMELLING WEEK follows

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