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June 2018

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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A VERY SPECIAL WOODWIND CONCERT

July 11th at 20:00 to 21:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

International soloists Flautist Philippa Davies (soloist, member of the London Winds), bassoonist Laurence Perkins (soloist and Hyperion recording artist) and pianist Jan Willem Nelleke (international concert pianist) join forces for 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 (AND FREE) WOODWIND CONCERT – IN TWO HALVES

July 13th at 11:15 to 15:45
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

All are invited to share two 45 minute concerts at 11:15 and 2:30, 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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