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March 2019

DRAW LIKE A CARTOONIST

March 6th at 18:30 to March 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Break free and get to grips with using simple lines to depict figures, faces and simple scenes. Fun for absolute non-artists and useful for artists alike, what's more, your approach to life could change forever! Colin Shelbourn (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/colin-shelbourn) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (WEEKEND)

March 8th at 18:30 to March 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Specialist items available from Tutor)

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FRENCH AND BELGIAN FILM

March 8th at 18:30 to March 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For all cinéphiles and/or language buffs. Three films in French (English subtitles) stimulating discussion in English (and French, if appropriate). Au revoir là-haut (2018 César for best for direction and adaptation) - Albert Duponte Ma Loute/Slack Bay (2017) - Bruno Dumond Redoutable (2018) - Michel Hazanavicius Sylvie Jefferson (native French speaker www.highamhall.com/sylvie-jefferson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164  

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STRING CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP

March 10th at 16:30 to March 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A country house - ideal for chamber music. Preformed strings or piano groups can join us for 2 days of intense music making. Groups should choose two works for special study and a large library will be available for repertoire exploration. Students may have a warm-up session from 5-6pm on the arrival day. Limited spaces but also see 10 Feb. Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £236 Non-residential: £169

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SOLWAY FIELD TRIPS: HISTORY AND BEAUTY

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

*NEW* A journey through time visiting less well known heritage sites on the Cumbrian Solway coastal plains. See ancient places of worship, once thriving seaports, forgotten estuary crossings. Explore the sweeping Solway coastline and abundant wildlife habitats. Hear Solway stories. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues with some short off-road walks so dress for weather and walking. NEW TUTOR: Fiona Stoddart (Solway Connections www.highamhall.com/fiona-stoddart) Residential: £358 Non-residential: £259 inc. Field Trips and any lunches out

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SKETCHBOOK LATE WINTER SAFARI

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

Observe and record Winter Lakeland (it can be stunning!) plus some special interior locations with lightning sketches - a sort of 'flash mob' armed with pencils, pens, sketch books and cameras - with tea stops! Back at Higham, work your source sketches into more finished drawings. Includes a Famous Artists' Sketchbooks slideshow. Fun for any level. Pam Grant (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pam-grant) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. Field Trips & tea stops.

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: FRIENDSHIP

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

Friendship Star within a Circle of Friends. Enjoy a warm and friendly environment amongst like-minded folk. Large or small quilt with expert help on hand every step along the way. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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MAPPING YOUR LIFESTORY

March 15th at 18:30 to March 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A fun, visual way of recording what you have done and where you have been. Create 'maps' as you reflect on your life, spot key locations and connections, reviving forgotten memories. Feel the benefit as you gently take stock of life's richness with both ups and downs. Be prepared to doodle - no skill needed at all - just you! Dr. Jo Stanley (Pennines www.highamhall.com/jo-stanley) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. all materials

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

March 15th at 18:30 to March 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just re-cover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Simon will make prior contact to advise on materials. Simon Ireland (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/simon-ireland) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Materials at cost

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YOUR OWN POLYMER CLAY TILED BOX OR MIRROR SURROUND

March 17th at 18:30 to March 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Create your own polymer tiles, according to your own design to then decorate a small box or mirror surround. Explore colour, texture, embellishment and the wider applications of this versatile material with your own unique piece that could become an heirloom or gift. NEW TUTOR: Susan Treweek (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/susan-treweek) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. Materials

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