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November 2017

A JOURNEY INTO CUMBRIA’S PAST … WITH TEA

November 5th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Rare cine films bring Cumbria's fascinating past to life once again. Much of the material has never been seen before. Complemented by atmospheric old photographs, enjoy a unique experience where you can soak up the nostalgia of the county over the decades. All presented in a lively, entertaining but immensely informative way by television producer Andrew Leitch and editor Jim Bownass. NEW TUTORS: Andrew Leitch & Jim Bownass (Cumbria - www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £16 including refreshments

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SKETCHING WITH AN IPAD DAY

November 9th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Bring an iPad and achieve realistic digital versions of watercolour, charcoal or pastel sketches using the Procreate app. Fantastic results can be achieved if you are guided expertly and this six hour course will teach you the basics. Pam Grant (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pam-grant) £62 including lunch & refreshments

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December 2017

HIGHAM CHRISTMAS DINNER & SLEEPOVER

December 17th at 18:00 to December 18th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Come alone or together for a House Party atmosphere, be well-fed and stay over, finishing with a hearty breakfast. Enjoy a superb Higham Christmas Dinner at Higham Hall. One night only. Bar will be open. Sunday 17 December 2017 at 6pm, Melon Fan with Fruit Coulis (v) or Soup of the Day (v) or Prawn, Salmon & Smoked Mackerel Seafood Platter Roast Turkey, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Cranberry Sauce or Roast Lamb with Redcurrant & Port…

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT HIGHAM

December 18th at 13:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Come alone or with others. Enjoy a superb Higham 4 course Seasonal Lunch at Higham Hall Lovingly prepared and served by our legendary kitchen staff. For two days only: Monday 18th December & Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 1pm Melon Cocktail with Cassis Sorbet (v) or Vegetable Soup & Crusty Roll (v) Roast Turkey, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce or Seasonal Nut Roast (v) All served with Seasonal Vegetables Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce or Red Berry Cheesecake &…

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT HIGHAM

December 19th at 13:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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On this day (Tuesday 19th) , anyone coming on their own is welcome to join 'Mr & Mrs Principal' on their table for intelligent banter and high quality cracker jokes! Inform us on booking if you dare take up this offer. Come alone or with others. Enjoy a superb Higham 4 course Seasonal Lunch at Higham Hall Lovingly prepared and served by our legendary kitchen staff. For two days only: Monday 18th December & Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 1pm…

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January 2018

EXPLORE EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT WINTER SPECIAL) EXTRA COURSE

Thursday January 11, 2018 at 18:30 to Sunday January 14, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Come and explore hand embroidery. This course is suitable for all levels, from those brand new to embroidery to the more experienced stitcher. There will be different designs to choose from including Calico Gardens, Stumpwork and Crewelwork or bring your own project to stitch and get helpful advice and guidance throughout the course. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) WINTER OFFER: 3 Nights for the price of 2: Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 Preceded by the 2 original courses - THIS EXTRA COURSE…

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BRIDGE: SLAMS FOR IMPROVERS

Sunday January 28, 2018 at 18:30 to Wednesday January 31, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Have difficulty finding slams? This course teaches how to find them and stay out of slams that are unlikely. Suitable for players who have some experience and wish to improve. There will be time to practise and get used to a number of helpful techniques in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere led by an experienced tutor. Pairs or singletons welcome as a host will be available. NEW TUTOR: John Duxbury ((Fylde www.highamhall.com/john-duxbury) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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March 2018

DRAW LIKE A CARTOONIST

Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 18:30 to Friday March 9, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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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: £228 Non-residential: £162

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AN INFORMAL (& FREE) WOODWIND CONCERT!

Thursday March 8, 2018 at 11:15 to 12:15
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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You and any friends are invited to enjoy this hour-long concert given by diploma-standard players (i.e. above grade 8) who will be completing a masterclass here at Higham with Laurence Perkins. It would be good to have a little audience for this informal event which will be of an exceptional standard, being held in our wonderful oak-floored Lecture Room. ADMISSION FREE, but please do let us know if you intend to come so we can put out enough chairs!

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

Sunday March 18, 2018 at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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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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