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June 2018

LAKELAND HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY SUMMER SCHOOL

June 18th at 18:30 to June 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

First-hand discovery of some intriguing, often unique, archaeological and historic sites in the Lake District and wider Cumbria. Minibus excursions to visit prehistoric Stone Circles, Roman Forts and medieval Castles - over 5000 years of history. Relaxed evening Talks. Some short walks, any normal level of fitness will be able to participate. Bruce Bennison (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/bruce-bennison) Residential: £458 Non-residential: £331 inc. Field Trips & admissions

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COLOURED PENCILS: ROSES (BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE)

June 18th at 18:30 to June 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Illustrate roses using coloured pencils, from very first steps of drawing, through choosing the right colours, towards beautiful and amazing results. 1:1 tuition with group demos throughout from an RHS gold award-winning pencil artist. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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A HISTORY OF NATIONS AND PEOPLES: NORTH AMERICA

June 24th at 18:30 to June 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

From the days of the Pilgrim Fathers, to the War of Independence, to the settlement of lands west of the Mississippi, the story of the USA and Canada is a powerful and dramatic narrative about people seeking a new life and creating two new nations. Dr. David Baker (E. Sussex www.highamhall.com/david-baker) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 A companion to David's GERMANY course - attend both courses, get FREE Bed and Breakfast (only) for the day off in-between to do your own…

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A HISTORY OF NATIONS AND PEOPLES: GERMANY

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

From tribal Communities opposed by Rome but celebrated by Tacitus, to confederation of States uniting as a single Nation, Germany's story is irrevocably linked to the fate and fortunes of European countries across centuries. Dr. David Baker (E. Sussex www.highamhall.com/david-baker) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 A companion to David's USA (North America) course - attend both courses, get FREE Bed and Breakfast (only) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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EXPLORE CUMBRIAN COUNTRYSIDE FOR WILD FLOWERS

June 29th at 18:30 to July 2nd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Increase your knowledge and improve observational skills whether Artist, Photographer, Writer, Teacher, Creative or enthusiast. Look at plants in various habitats within some beautiful Cumbrian reserves. Stuart Colgate (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/stuart-colgate) Residential: £301 Non-residential: £219 inc. Field Trips

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MUSIC APPRECIATION: BEETHOVEN – THE ODD-NUMBERED SYMPHONIES

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

Beethoven's 1, 3 (Eroica),5, 7 and 9 (Choral) seem to embody the romantic notion of an artist struggling in adversity to produce revolutionary works of genius that would be fully appreciated by later generations. Certainly they display the triumph of the individual over destiny. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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July 2018

VISITING LAKELAND GARDENS (4 NIGHT) – SUMMER

July 2nd at 18:30 to July 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Summer is a wonderful season to view the fantastic gardens of Cumbria. Join expert Louise, be inspired by some best-kept horticultural secrets, meeting their owners and gardeners. LIMITED NUMBER Louise Stoddart (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/louise-stoddart) Residential: £458 Non-residential: £331 inc. Admissions & Field Trips in the Higham minibus We offer Garden Visits with Louise in May, July and September.

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TRAVEL WRITING: CRAFTING YOUR STORY

July 4th at 18:30 to July 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Explore what makes good Travel writing. Transform holiday jottings, make the most of a journal. Write compelling articles to inspire. Experience unnecessary - just love travel and be ready to try! NEW TUTOR: Zoe Dawes (S.Cumbria www.highamhall.com/zoe-dawes) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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TWO AMERICAN MUSIC MINIMALISTS: PHILIP GLASS AND JOHN ADAMS

July 10th at 18:30 to July 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Minimalism grew out of chaos after World War 2. Appreciate the music and careers of Philip Glass and John Adams and their transforming effect on 21st Century Classical Music. Steven Ingman-Greer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/steven-greer) Followed by Steven's FINNISH MUSIC course - attend both, save £25 Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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ACOUSTIC SONGWRITING WORKSHOP

July 13th at 18:30 to July 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore the true craft of Songwriting, to write just for yourself, or to perform. No need to read music: write just lyrics, just music, or both. Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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