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October 2021

TRY FOR A DAY: EARLY DANCE

October 3rd at 10:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 Sun 3 Oct to  16:00 Oct 2021 A second chance to try some simple Court Dances from Elizabethan England, Renaissance Italy and C18th France. Easy for beginners upwards. Aspects of music, dance, costume and etiquette will be discussed. Not just for dancers, but also anyone interested in getting closer to music, drama and history. If restrictions still prevail, dances will be chosen which do not involve taking hands or needing to be too close to other participants. Elizabeth Dodd…

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D2110LM DAY COURSE: HUMAN BEHAVIOUR

October 14th at 10:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 - 16:00 Thu 14 Oct 2021 *NEW* Make sense of being human: Lina Mookerjee presents four separate, standalone Days: BEHAVIOUR, GROWTH, AGEING and ENERGIES. This BEHAVIOUR day offers an introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA), a model for understanding how humans behave, communicate and relate. We will explore some theory of personality, the way we interface with others and even the psychological ‘games’ we play! Lina Mookerjee (N Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lina-mookerjee) £75 (incl. lunch and refreshments)

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November 2021

TALK & TEA: LOST CUMBRIA ON FILM

November 7th at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

We will be heading back in time for a nostalgic trip into the past all over the county with the Cumbria Film Archive. A unique afternoon of entertainment enjoying genuinely rare and unique footage - always fascinating and always something new. See www.cumbriafilmachive.com for examples of the excellent footage they have been collecting. Andrew Leitch & Jim Bownass (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £15 each or £25 for 2 including refreshments

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January 2022

DAY COURSE: HUMAN GROWTH

Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 10:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Make sense of being human: Lina Mookerjee presents four separate, standalone days: BEHAVIOUR, GROWTH, AGEING and ENERGIES. This GROWTH Day offers an introduction to Self-Actualisation. It is believed that a person has capacity and desire for personal growth and change. Through person-centred theory, we will explore the importance of psychological environment, self-concept and how we can manage change, growth and loss for a 'Good Life'. Lina Mookerjee (N Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lina-mookerjee) £75 (incl. lunch and refreshments)

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February 2022

TRY FOR A DAY: EARLY DANCE

Sunday February 27, 2022 at 10:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

More early dance: a follow on from previous day courses, although it will not be necessary to have attended those. This time the focus will be on dances from 16th and early 17th century Italy in which some lively footwork seems more like Spanish dancing! Elizabeth Dodd (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elizabeth-dodd) £75 (incl. lunch and refreshments) Ends with Tea.

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March 2022

TALK & TEA: THE WILL TO SUCCEED (AN HISTORICAL NOVEL)

Sunday March 27, 2022 at 14:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Cumbrian author, Christine, will talk about writing her novel, which re-imagines the well-documented life of local heroine Lady Anne Clifford, as a fascinating tale of love, loyalty and rights in turbulent Stuart England. Living her motto, 'Retain your loyalty, Preserve your rights', Lady Anne defies everyone, including King James, and stands alone against male power for almost three decades. Pam will give a fascinating insight in to how the cover illustration was created, reflecting on how, working to a client's…

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