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July 2022

A VERY SPECIAL WOODWIND RECITAL

July 6th at 20:15 to 21:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Laurence Perkins (bassoon - www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) with Philippa Davies (Flute), Colin Honour (Clarinet) and Jan Willem Nelleke (Piano) An hour of memorable musical performances, held in our wonderful oak-floored Lecture Room. (One hour, no interval). ADMISSION £10 Proceeds to Stroke Association with Bar available beforehand and afterwards.

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AN INFORMAL (& FREE) WOODWIND CONCERT – IN TWO HALVES

July 8th at 11:00 to 15:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

All are invited to share two 45-minute concerts at 11am and 2pm, spanning lunchtime, given by diploma-standard players, completing a masterclass here at Higham with Laurence Perkins. A little audience will be appreciated! ADMISSION FREE, but please do let us know if you intend to come so we can put out enough chairs! You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our grounds in between, with donations welcome for tea and a slice afterwards. Limited Lunch spaces might…

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SHAKESPEARE IN THE GARDEN: ‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’

July 23rd at 15:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

'The course of true love never did run smooth'... We welcome back the Festival Players for this great comedy and hope for good weather! Shakespeare’s wonderful fantasy comedy has always been a firm favourite for open-air production. As in the Bard’s day, Festival Players International will be performing with an all-male company of skilled professional actors, and invite you to share in the colour, poetry, and magical mayhem of this unique and amazing play. A Summer treat for the whole…

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August 2022

JAZZ CONCERT

August 6th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Our lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with David Black and players from our residential Jazz course joined by very Special Guests: saxophonist Alan Barnes and trumpeter Martin Shaw. Tickets £10 (Bar available)

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DAY COURSE: HANGED IN ERROR?

August 28th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A one-day course examining a series of alleged twentieth century miscarriages of justice, examining the facts, assessing the soundness - or otherwise - of the verdict and attempting to decide whether or not justice was well-served by the outcome. No specialist experience or knowledge required. Diane Janes (Devon www.highamhall.com/diane-janes) £79 including Lunch Diane's longer course YOU THE JURY: CASEBOOK NUMBER THREE follows.

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September 2022

TRY FOR A DAY: BOTANICAL PAINTING FOR THE TERRIFIED

September 8th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

You will spend the morning building confidence by practicing watercolour techniques painting petals, leaves and berries. The afternoon is spent painting flowers and plants from the beautiful gardens here at Higham. Informal, fun and relaxed. Everyone welcome, even if you think you won't be any good! All materials supplied and you get to keep your sketchbook. Lis Bramwell (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lis-bramwell) £89 (incl. lunch and materials)

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