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WRITERS’ RETREAT

April 11th at 18:30 to April 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Never found the time? Burning to write something, not sure what? Writer's block? Stimulate by sharing with other like-minded souls. A mixture of workshops, 1:1 tutorials, classroom exercises, plus plenty of time to do some of your own writing. Supportive, fun & helpful, suitable for both new and experienced writers. Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: This is so interesting, let me read more...

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

April 11th at 18:30 to April 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

In tones and shades of neutral colours, this relies very much on texture and 3D effects - one of its most endearing qualities. Combine a variety of hand-embroidered stitches with a selection of mixed-media techniques to create delightful hand-stitched embroidery. All levels welcome from total beginners to more experienced. Stitch a Calico Garden Sampler to This is so interesting, let me read more...

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EASTER EMBROIDERY BEGINNERS’ EXTRAVAGANZA (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

April 14th at 18:30 to April 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Now's your chance for a serious go at hand embroidery. Choose from a selection of kits to include techniques in Crewel work, Calico Gardens and counted thread works. For beginners new to embroidery to be guided through all stitches step by step with expert tuition. Beware - this can get very addictive! Kits included This is so interesting, let me read more...

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KNITTING, CROCHET & SPINNING RETREAT

April 14th at 18:30 to April 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Join with like-minded people under superb expert guidance. Open-ended, and an opportunity to learn about your less-practised techniques, with good food & a restful setting. Contact Janet beforehand to let her know what you wish to do (01292 550393 or mail@createwithfibre.co.uk). Janet Renouf-Miller (www.highamhall.com/janet-renouf-miller) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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UKULELE: EASTER PLAY AWAY!

April 14th at 18:30 to April 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Designed for anyone already playing the ukulele to increase your repertoire of chords and strumming techniques. Using well-known songs for starters, you will have an extensive booklet of songs and other materials to help you get to the next level. Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £172 inc. lyrics & chords

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