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October 2017

TALK & TEA: BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG HORN & ITS PLACE IN THE SIOUX WAR OF 1876

October 22nd at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An iconic battle on American soil that disproved military theories of the day. Hear about the campaign timelines of the wider Sioux War and the key engagement between the US 7th Cavalry and combined Northern Plains tribes in Montana Territory in June 1876. NEW TUTOR: Tom McMullen (Colonel W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/tom-mcmullen) £16 including refreshments

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November 2017

A JOURNEY INTO CUMBRIA’S PAST … WITH TEA

November 5th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Rare cine films bring Cumbria's fascinating past to life once again. Much of the material has never been seen before. Complemented by atmospheric old photographs, enjoy a unique experience where you can soak up the nostalgia of the county over the decades. All presented in a lively, entertaining but immensely informative way by television producer Andrew Leitch and editor Jim Bownass. NEW TUTORS: Andrew Leitch & Jim Bownass (Cumbria - www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £16 including refreshments

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RETREAT: GATHERING IN GRACE, GRATITUDE, LAUGHTER & ENLIGHTENMENT*

November 26th at 18:30 to November 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A wonderful (non-religious) Retreat, supported by gentle music, if you feel drawn towards meditation, opening to your true self and that "Your truth is an experience, not a belief". (*Philip uses the acronym GiGGLE for this course,and asks you to view his short 4 min video before registering.) NEW TUTOR: Philip Wade (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/philip-wade) Supported by Harp & Flute Music by Omnisphere: Tara Annette & Ken Cook Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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CHRISTMAS CREATIONS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

November 29th at 18:30 to December 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Come, join our annual chance to create high quality Christmas decorations, some with floral elements, in good time for the season. This year's arrangements to include a cone tree, a lit village container, a table centre piece and a frosty winter basket. Bring scissors or secateurs, come along and enjoy! Karen Neville (N. Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £258 Non-residential: £192 (Materials Included)

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