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June 2018

DINNER AND DEMO: MAKING HANDMADE PAPER WITH WOOL, SILK, AND OTHER FANTASTIC FIBRES

June 22nd at 18:30 to 22:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

After a hard day's work.... A history of Papermaking and how modern papermakers work with a variety of different plant- and animal-derived fibres to create beautiful and useful handmade Paper. Full Higham Dinner with the Demo following the Lecture. Jonathan Korejko (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/jonathan-korejko) Supporting WOOLFEST 2018 (3 miles away). £30 including 4 course dinner (choice of vegetarian or meat to be made on booking) Precedes two DAY COURSES with Jonathan: PAPERMAKING WITH TEXTILES and PAPERMAKING WITH PLANTS AND RECYCLED MATERIALS

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TRY FOR A DAY: PAPERMAKING WITH TEXTILES

June 23rd at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For textile lovers to expand into new areas. Learn how rags can be recycled to make papers which will be filled with colourful threads, wool, fibres, and textures. Some will be finished pieces of textile artwork in their own right. Your papers will be suitable for further applications like hand/machine embroidery, books, and construction projects. A must for all creatives who thrive on the versatility of textiles. Jonathan Korejko (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/jonathan-korejko) Supporting WOOLFEST 2018 (3 miles away). £64 includes lunch,…

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TRY FOR A DAY: PAPERMAKING WITH PLANTS AND RECYCLED MATERIALS

June 24th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Use plants and recycling techniques, learn how flowers, leaves, string, thread, leather, feathers, coffee, old paper, and even sugar bags can be revitalised and made into unique papers. Recycle words and books so that your handmade paper will have a verbal message, too. Discover ways in which papermaking can re-use and re-invent itself. Jonathan Korejko (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/jonathan-korejko) £64 includes lunch, refreshments & materials An antidote to yesterday's WITH TEXTILES. Supporting WOOLFEST 2018 (3 miles away).

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BEGIN TO DISCOVER YOUR BEAUTIFUL SINGING VOICE – FULL DAY

June 27th at 09:30 to 19:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* An EXTENDED day to help discover your own true voice through 'bel canto' ('beautiful singing'). Morning together, after lunch private practice/tutorials, late afternoon Masterclass (performing solo optional), ending after a (well-earned) Dinner. Sian Carys Allen (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/sian-carys-allen) £84 inc. refreshments, lunch and dinner (A residential runs 2-5 Sep)

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TRY FOR A DAY: WOODCARVING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

June 28th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be amazed at what animal or bird you can make a block of wood into in just a day. Leave with a finished piece of work and inspiration to continue. Ideal for beginners. Ron Dickens (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/ron-dickens) £64 includes lunch, refreshments & materials Ron has a WEEKEND COURSE starting tomorrow.

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July 2018

ART DAY: DESCRIBING NATURE IN PEN AND INK (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 7th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Stone walls, rugged trees, weathered grasses - describe these in pen and ink. Use a variety of ink drawing techniques to explore ways of representing the moods and texture of Nature. Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) £74 including lunch, refreshments and materials

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ACRYLICS DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

July 9th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Get to grips with the basics of Acrylcis on this inspiring day. Projects will be set to explore their versatility, with dedicated guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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PATCHWORK PROJECTS DAY A

July 9th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Two or one day (you choose) - Get started on a bit of crazy patchwork, or work on your own project. Ann can provide a sewing machine, if needed - let us know! Possible projects include bag, cushion, throw, hanging, table runner, cube... Ann Gill (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/ann-gill) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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ACRYLICS DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

July 10th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Get to grips with the basics of Acrylcis on this inspiring day. Projects will be set to explore their versatility, with dedicated guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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PATCHWORK PROJECTS DAY B

July 10th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Two or one day (you choose) - Get started on a bit of crazy patchwork, or work on your own project. Ann can provide a sewing machine, if needed - let us know! Possible projects include bag, cushion, throw, hanging, table runner, cube... Ann Gill (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/ann-gill) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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