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November 2020

THE ICE AGE AND ITS AFTERMATH IN LAKELAND

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

Geological trips with some rough, possibly muddy, footpaths and a little elevation close to the road with evening lectures. View glacial landforms and features that have formed since the ice disappeared (screes, landslides, river terraces and floodplains, with landscape changes still happening today. Suitable for all - prepare for walking and weather. Dr. Peter Wilson (Ulster www.highamhall.com/peter-wilson) Residential: £345 Non-residential: £244 (inc. Field Trips)

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ASTRONOMY WITH IAN MORISON

November 27th at 18:30 to November 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A weekend which will include some talks on astronomical topics of current interest along with much practical advice of the use of telescopes and their use in observing and imaging the heavens. When possible, we will also observe the Sun and stars. Prof. Ian Morison (Manchester www.highamhall.com/ian-morison) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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February 2021

GEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND

Friday February 5, 2021 at 18:30 to Sunday February 7, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An indoor course with an optional very short trip out (in the free period) if the weather is OK. Scotland has had an extremely eventful geological history for a country of its size and this is reflected in its vast array of geological features. Come on this course and discover some of the oldest rocks on our planet. Ideal for those who've caught the geology bug! Endorsed by the Geological Society. Dr Annette McGrath (geology lecturer www.highamhall.com/annette-mcgrath) Residential: £248 Non-residential:…

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March 2021

BIRD SONGS AND CALLS

Monday March 29, 2021 at 18:30 to Friday April 2, 2021 at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An alternative to LAKELAND BIRDS, with more emphasis on the aural characteristics of our feathered friends out in the field. Keith Offord (www.wildinsights.co.uk) Residential: £427 Non-residential: £281 (inc. Field Trips)

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