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April 2018

YOGA AND WALKING – SPRING

April 9th at 18:30 to April 13th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A perfect mix for all! Sessions of hatha yoga (posture, breathing, relaxation) offset with optional guided 3-5 mile walks amongst the peaceful northern fells. Feel more supple & relaxed. Gill Hunter with Alan Hunter (www.highamhall.com/gill-hunter) Residential: £399 Non-residential: £261 inc. Field Trips

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THE SECRETS OF GOOD PHOTOGRAPHY – MAINLY PEOPLE AND THINGS

April 10th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Indoors, explore how to take better photos of objects and people. Proper guidance from a Pro - be a better photographer whatever your camera! Chris Freer (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-freer) £64 including lunch & refreshments A LANDSCAPE DAY with Chris follows - attend both days, save £20

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THE SECRETS OF GOOD PHOTOGRAPHY – MAINLY LANDSCAPE

April 11th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

In and around our grounds, views and neo-gothic building, explore how to take better photos. Proper guidance from a Pro - be a better photographer whatever your camera! Chris Freer (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-freer) £64 including lunch & refreshments A PEOPLE AND THINGS DAY with Chris precedes - attend both days, save £20

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HOW TO PAINT BUILDINGS IN WATERCOLOURS DAY

April 13th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A day to learn just how to get your buildings right, with a greatly-experienced tutor. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) £64 including lunch & refreshments

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

April 15th at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This TALK was postponed from Sun 18th March (bad weather for Trevor!) so is now on Sun 15th April 2018. Commonly regarded as outdated, how can Religion be intellectually justified when many scientists deny its cognitive claims and refute the reality of spirituality?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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COLLECTIONS AND CURATORS – HISTORICAL TREASURES OF THE LAKE DISTRICT

April 17th at 18:30 to April 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A spectacular variety of Lake District museums and galleries tell the story of Cumbria from Prehistory through Romantic poets to the Arts and Crafts Movement. Field-based, visit some treasures of these unique Collections. Bruce Bennison (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/bruce-bennison) Residential: £354 Non-residential: £256 inc. Field Trips & admissions

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ART APPRECIATION: A JOURNEY INTO MODERNITY

April 18th at 18:30 to April 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The pioneering new direction for Western Art including Picasso, Matisse, Van Gogh, the Cubists and Surrealists - with a profusion of original styles and startling compositions, their contribution shaped early 20th Century Art. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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CRUSADES AND TEMPLARS

April 22nd at 18:30 to April 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The concepts of Crusading and the iconic Knights Templar give fascinating insights into Medieval attitudes to the idea of 'Holy War', also to older established notions of Pilgrimage and Veneration of holy sites and relics. Includes minibus visits to Temple Sowerby, Acorn Bank and St John€'s in the Vale. Dr. Geoff Doel with Fran Doel, MA (Kent www.highamhall.com/geoff-fran-doel) Residential: £364 Non-residential: £266 inc. Trips & admissions

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