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September 2017

YOGA & WALKING (SHORT EXTRA COURSE)

September 1st at 18:30 to September 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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ADDED COURSE FOR AUTUMN - just added Enjoy the peace of the northern Lakeland fells for both mind and body with (guided 3-5 mile walks) balanced with sessions of hatha yoga (posture, breathing and relaxation). This is a shorter, extended weekend version of the longer YOGA & WALKING courses held in July 2017 with the next one not 'till April 2018. So taking advantage of the early September season - a time when daylight is still good and most summer…

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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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January 2018

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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ARTISTS’ STUDIO WORKSHOP (NO TUTOR – 4 NIGHTS)

Friday March 30, 2018 at 18:30 to Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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For experienced artists to take advantage of an extended Higham Easter weekend in our Studio (at a bargain price!) developing your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance for students to share ideas and mutual support, and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little. VERY SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £299 Non-residential: £169

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EASTER EMBROIDERY EXTRAVAGANZA

Friday March 30, 2018 at 18:30 to Monday April 2, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Enjoy trying different hand embroideries, whether you're a newbie or oldie, on this seasonal escape. Choose from a selection of kits to include techniques in Crewel work, Calico Gardens and counted thread works. Can become addictive! Materials available from Tutor. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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