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July 2020

WIND SERENADES SUMMER SCHOOL 2020

July 5th at 16:30 to July 10th at 16:45
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Wind Chamber course for high-advanced amateur players (diploma-standard level 1 minimum) to work in-depth on substantial original repertoire with the highest level of tuition. All works studied will be performed complete in informal concerts on the last day. The course includes a mid-week tutors' concert. Tutors: TBC and Laurence Perkins (bassoon - www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) Residential: £676 Non-residential: £497 (deposit £300) We can pick up at 5pm from Penrith Rail Station (+£20) BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ON BOOKING. All applications to be made…

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PEWTERWORK JEWELLERY: BROOCHES, PENDANTS AND MORE

July 5th at 18:30 to July 9th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 5 Jul - 13:30 Thu 9 Jul 2020 Come and learn to give form and texture to flat sheet metal. Popularised by the Arts and Crafts Movement, Pewterwork uses no heat, heavy tools, or machinery. Simple hand-held tools and an ability to follow direction are all that are needed to produce decorative pieces to wear or give as gifts. Bonnie Mackintosh (W. Sussex www.highamhall.com/bonnie-mackintosh) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299 (Materials supplied at cost)

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A VERY SPECIAL WOODWIND RECITAL

July 8th at 20:15 to 21:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

20:15 - 21:30 Wed 8 Jul 2020 TBC Led by Laurence Perkins. An hour of memorable musical performances, held in our wonderful oak-floored Lecture Room. (One hour, no interval). ADMISSION £10 Proceeds to Stroke Association with Bar available beforehand and afterwards.

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AN INFORMAL (& FREE) WOODWIND CONCERT – IN TWO HALVES

July 10th at 11:00 to 15:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

11:00 - 15:30 Fri 10 Jul 2020 All are invited to share two 45 minute concerts at 11am and 2pm, spanning lunchtime given by diploma-standard players, completing a masterclass here at Higham with Laurence Perkins. A little audience will be appreciated! ADMISSION FREE, but please do let us know if you intend to come so we can put out enough chairs! You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our grounds in-between, with donations welcome for tea and…

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BLOW! INTERMEDIATE WOODWIND WEEKEND

July 10th at 18:30 to July 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 10 Jul - 13:30 Sun 12 Jul 2020 Grades 3 to 5 FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET and BASSOON. Small and larger group playing under patient, enjoyable professional instruction. A great way to develop your playing! Notify us of instrument when booking. Patricia and Catriona Melville-Mason (Perthshire www.highamhall.com/tricia-tronamelville-mason) Residential: £268 Non-residential: £199

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD LAUREATE – A POET FOR THE PUBLIC?

July 10th at 18:30 to July 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 10 Jul - 13:30 Sun 12 Jul 2020 We will consider some of the historic laureates - Dryden onwards, Wordsworth (of course), Tennyson and on to the C20th ones. Is there a place for public poetry these days? Is the Laureateship now an outmoded idea? Prof. Bill Jones (Keswick www.highamhall.com/bill-jones) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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CIRCLE DANCE

July 12th at 18:30 to July 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 12 Jul - 13:30 Thu 16 Jul 2020 *NEW* An extended retreat for Circle Dancers. Newcomers as well as experienced are welcome to join this inclusive form of community dancing where no partners are required. Music and dances drawn from worldwide cultures and countries and pace varies from lively to meditative. A tonic for body and mind! Anne-Lise Kryger (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/anne-lise-kryger) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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POST IMPRESSIONIST PAINTING WITH CERI ALLEN

July 12th at 18:30 to July 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 12 Jul - 13:30 Wed 15 Jul 2020 Be inspired in your own Painting by the ideas and working methods of Van Gogh, Gauguin and Cézanne with expert direction in a gentle workshop for any Media. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen)c Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

July 12th at 18:30 to July 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 12 Jul - 13:30 Fri 17 Jul 2020 Explore a wide variety of painting techniques for contemporary landscape subjects in both the studio and the inspirational Lakes National Park using watercolour, gouache, acrylic inks and pastel. Demos and one-to-one tuition. For artists with some previous painting ability looking to loosen up their style. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £530 Non-residential: £370 (inc. Field Trips)

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WRITING FICTION: SETTING AND SENTENCES

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

18:30 Tue 14 Jul - 13:30 Fri 17 Jul 2020 Develop and enhance your Writing skills in a friendly, easy-going workshop atmosphere. Enjoy time to work alongside helpful advice and discussion of effective examples to use as inspiration. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Some brief preliminary material will be sent out with Course Programme.

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