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August 2020

CHURCH AND SOCIETY 1660-1714

August 7th at 18:30 to August 9th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* The tempestuous times of the late Stuart monarchy: Charles II was a secret Catholic, James II an open Catholic, William III a Calvinist and only Queen Anne was a loyal Anglican. The Church of England was restored but a large group of Nonconformists were expelled and persecuted until toleration in 1689. Hoping for a Catholic monarchy, many joined the Jacobite cause. NEW TUTOR: Michael Tunnicliffe (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/michael-tunnicliffe) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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September 2020

HEALTH AND MEDICINE IN BRITAIN SINCE 1700 – A HISTORICAL JOURNEY

September 11th at 18:30 to September 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 11 Sep - 13:30 Sun 13 Sep 2020 A journey of real discovery, pioneering instincts, technology, political will and great educational progress. Reflect upon the beginnings of nursing, C18/19th surgery, care in the industrial revolution, reforms, the impact of war and the philosophies surrounding the NHS, established 1948. An important hallmark of modern day society. Michael Dimambro (Co, Durham www.highamhall.com/michael-dimambro) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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REIVERS TO WEAVERS – VISITING THE BORDERS

September 13th at 18:30 to September 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 13 Sep - 13:30 Wed 16 Sep 2020 *NEW* A journey through time visiting less well known heritage sites around our Border Lands. Medieval dwellings fortified against attack from Scottish raiders and the infamous Reivers; wild moorland scenery; wooded river valleys with a forgotten industrial past. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues, some off-road walks, so dress for weather, walking and full-day minibus excursions. Fiona Stoddart (Solway Connections www.highamhall.com/fiona-stoddart) Residential: £375 Non-residential: £274 (inc. Field Trips and…

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HERE AND THERE: A BRITISH HISTORY OF INDIAN ARCHITECTURE

September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 18 Sep - 13:30 Sun 20 Sep 2020 The architecture of India, from the Taj Mahal to the bungalow is simultaneously exotic, and entirely familiar. Trace the story of Indian architecture not just through India itself, but through the relationships the British have had with it over time - in temples and palaces, railway stations and clubs, and Alhambras both here, and there. Edward Hollis (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/edward-hollis) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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SIR EDWIN LUTYENS – ARCHITECT IN CONTEXT

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 27 Sep - 13:30 Tue 29 Sep 2020 From country houses to the Cenotaph in Whitehall, from churches to the Viceroy's House in New Delhi, Lutyens dominated architecture in Britian in the early C20th. Explore his varied achievements. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) and Mrs. Vanessa Lacey Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 THE GOTHIC REVIVAL precedes.

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