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August 2020

SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A NOVEL?

August 22nd at 18:30 to August 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sat 22 Aug - 13:30 Mon 24 Aug 2020 Writing novels is just a pipe-dream? This course will set you on the road to success. Our Tutor, (five published novels, international recognition) will guide you through a range of genres and methodology and fire your imagination to produce submissions that will be noticed. Gordon Parker (Tyneside www.highamhall.com/gordon-parker) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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YOU THE JURY

August 28th at 18:30 to August 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 28 Aug - 13:30 Mon 31 Aug 2020 After listening to and discussing evidence with fellow Jurors, you will be able to pronounce your verdict on five separate (real-life) murder cases, which occurred between 1900-1975, chosen for the insights they can give us on our judicial system and social history. Come equipped with pen, notebook and open mind... A late summer Bank Holiday treat. N.B. This format involves lots of listening around the room. Diane Janes (www.highamhall.com/diane-janes) SPECIAL…

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September 2020

SHAKESPEARE’S FALSTAFF – IN THE TAVERN, ON THE BATTLEFIELD AND IN LOVE

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

18:30 Fri 11 Sep - 13:30 Sun 13 Sep 2020 Join us to explore the adventures of Shakespeare's most popular rogue, the fat knight Sir John Falstaff, plus the other events and characters of Henry IV, Part 1 and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Clare Smout (W. Midlands www.highamhall.com/clare-smout) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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TRAVEL WRITING: CRAFTING YOUR STORY

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 22 Sep - 13:30 Fri 25 Sep 2020 Write compelling articles to inspire on this workshop course. Transform holiday jottings, make the most of a journal or start a travel blog. All you need is to love travel and be ready to try. Work on own with Zoe's input if experienced, or join in with taught sessions as you wish. Includes a short excursion out to somewhere worth writing about. Zoe Dawes (S.Cumbria www.highamhall.com/zoe-dawes) Residential: £345 Non-residential: £244…

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THE LAZY PHILOSOPHER’S GUIDE TO ORWELL AND 1984

September 25th at 18:30 to September 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 25 Sep - 13:30 Mon 28 Sep 2020 Well-known, but sometimes only fleetingly referrred to, 1984 was a masterpiece of its time. Visions of a society which, to some extent, we now inhabit. Enjoy delving deeper with gentle discussion and shared insights. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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THE POETRY OF LANDSCAPES: APPRECIATION AND WRITING

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Fri 2 Oct 2020 *NEW* For those wishing to develop their own poetry writing through examining how others achieve it successfully. Read and discuss poems by living poets and have the opportunity to write and share your own. Copies of the Anthology to borrow and some handouts provided. NEW TUTOR: Clare Crossman (E. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/clare-crossman) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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