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December 2017

HIGHAM CHRISTMAS DINNER & SLEEPOVER

December 17th at 18:00 to December 18th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Come alone or together for a House Party atmosphere, be well-fed and stay over, finishing with a hearty breakfast. Enjoy a superb Higham Christmas Dinner at Higham Hall. One night only. Bar will be open. Sunday 17 December 2017 at 6pm, Melon Fan with Fruit Coulis (v) or Soup of the Day (v) or Prawn, Salmon & Smoked Mackerel Seafood Platter Roast Turkey, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Cranberry Sauce or Roast Lamb with Redcurrant & Port…

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT HIGHAM

December 18th at 13:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Come alone or with others. Enjoy a superb Higham 4 course Seasonal Lunch at Higham Hall Lovingly prepared and served by our legendary kitchen staff. For two days only: Monday 18th December & Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 1pm Melon Cocktail with Cassis Sorbet (v) or Vegetable Soup & Crusty Roll (v) Roast Turkey, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce or Seasonal Nut Roast (v) All served with Seasonal Vegetables Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce or Red Berry Cheesecake &…

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT HIGHAM

December 19th at 13:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

On this day (Tuesday 19th) , anyone coming on their own is welcome to join 'Mr & Mrs Principal' on their table for intelligent banter and high quality cracker jokes! Inform us on booking if you dare take up this offer. Come alone or with others. Enjoy a superb Higham 4 course Seasonal Lunch at Higham Hall Lovingly prepared and served by our legendary kitchen staff. For two days only: Monday 18th December & Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 1pm…

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SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING HOGMANAY

Friday December 29, 2017 at 18:30 to Monday January 1, 2018 at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Bring in New Year with fellow Scottish Country Dancers. For regular dancers with at least 3 years’ SCD experience, good working knowledge of traditional steps and formations to improve technique. Morning classes (optional afternoon sessions), evening social dances culminating in a Hogmanay Dinner and Ball. Mervyn Short & Maureen Haynes with musician George Meikle Residential: £303 Non-residential: £212

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March 2018

TALK & TEA: WHAT IS THE POINT OF RELIGION IN A SECULAR AGE?

Sunday March 18, 2018 at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Commonly regarded as outdated, how can Religion be intellectually justified when many scientists deny its cognitive claims and refute the reality of spirituality? Yet our age is not settling down to a comfortable unbelief, and secularisation may open up new possibilities for faith and different futures for Religion. NEW TUTOR: Trevor Pitt (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/trevor-pitt) £16 including refreshments

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PENINSULAR WAR WEEKEND – WATERLOO: THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW

Friday March 23, 2018 at 18:30 to Sunday March 25, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With the battle bicentenaries behind us we turn to the bigger picture, and place the Peninsular War in its global context. We look at the North American conflicts of 1812, the Haitian revolt against Napoleon, and the demise of the Spanish Empire in South America. We study the development of army medical services post-Waterloo, and the career of a famous Wolf. Speakers: Paul Brunyee, Mick Crumplin, John Morewood & John Sadler Organised by the Waterloo Association www.highamhall.com/waterloo-association Residential: £236 Non-residential:…

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FRIENDS OF HIGHAM AGM 2018

Sunday March 25, 2018 at 12:30 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Members of the Friends are welcome to join us for the Annual General Meeting and lunch. There will be a welcome reception before the meeting at 1pm, a break for lunch half way through, and tea at the end. If you are traveling a distance, or even if you are not, why not stay over afterwards? (We've factored in space this year for some people to do this, after requests to do so last year - a see below). This…

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