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July 2020

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 7 August 2020 (rescheduled and now will be some sort of online broadcast stream -  if we can get the tech working) All are invited to virtually 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 link will be put up here to the concert which we will attempt to stream (with Laurence's help!). Fingers crossed! (Not the players, though,…

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August 2020

[RESCHEDULED] WIND SERENADES SUMMER SCHOOL 2020

August 2nd at 16:30 to August 7th at 15:45
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: Philippa Davies, Jan Willem Nelleke, Colin Honour and Laurence Perkins (bassoon - www.highamhall.com/laurence-perkins) We can pick-up at 5pm from Penrith Rail Station (+£20) ONLY BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT, IF RESTRICTIONS PERMIT. Residential: £676 Non-residential: £497…

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A2008PO LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: INTERMEDIATE

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

This Workshop* aims for short (fine weather) trips into local landscapes to gather images to progress into our Studio Works. 'Tissue Layering' and top-working with painted and various drawn 'marks' will be further explored, emphasising more traditional ways of representing Landscape. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 *2nd of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces; offering a continuum from basic to more advanced techniques. Each…

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ACRYLIC: CONFIDENT MARKS – EXPRESS YOURSELF

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

18:30 Sun 9 Aug - 13:30 Tue 11 Aug 2020 The flexibility of the medium encourages you to experiment with mark making and colour selection to create the impression of a multitude of subject choice from landscape to buildings, figure and structures. Join Brian to free your approach and grow as an Artist. Brian Smith (Cotswolds www.highamhall.com/brian-smith) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Brian's 3-night WATERCOLOUR COURSE follows.

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LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: INTERMEDIATE

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

18:30 Sun 9 Aug - 13:30 Fri 14 Aug 2020 This Workshop* aims for short (fine weather) trips into local landscapes to gather images to progress into our Studio Works. 'Tissue Layering' and top-working with painted and various drawn 'marks' will be further explored, emphasising more traditional ways of representing Landscape. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 pat*2nd of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces;…

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WOODCARVING: RELIEF AND CREATIVE

August 10th at 18:30 to August 14th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 10 Aug - 9:00 Sun 16 Aug 2020 Transform a block of wood into a unique picture. Bring ideas or use Sharon's books for inspiration. Transfer a pattern, use chisels, learn techniques. Beginners and experienced. Sharon Littley (S. Wales www.highamhall.com/sharon-littley) Residential: £569 Non-residential: £385

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WATERCOLOURS TO YOUR NEXT LEVEL

August 11th at 18:30 to August 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 11 Aug - 13:30 Fri 14 Aug 2020 Allow Brian to help you develop and grow using this wonderful medium to express your ideas and expand your skills. Create paintings that will stretch and lift your expectations of what you can achieve. You will cover new techniques, grow your skill base as we explore. Brian Smith (Cotswolds www.highamhall.com/brian-smith) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Follows Brian's 2-night ACRYLICS COURSE.

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TRY FOR A DAY: BOTANICAL PAINTING FOR THE LESS TERRIFIED

August 22nd at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 - 17:00 Sat 22 Aug 2020 A day for those who already consider themselves initiated (maybe following on from our FOR THE TERRIFIED course), wishing to go a step further. Slightly more ambitious in outcomes, still with gentle guidance. All materials still provided. Lis Bramwell (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lis-bramwell) £78 (inc. Lunch and Materials)

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PRINTMAKING SUMMER WORKSHOP

August 22nd at 18:30 to August 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sat 22 Aug - 13:30 Wed 26 Aug 2020 Explore techniques: woodcut, (cutting an image in plankwood); wood engraving (on endgrain hardwood or plastic); drypoint (drawing on metal with a steelpoint) and etching (using acid to etch on a zinc plate). Create prints to your own design. Beginners or experienced. Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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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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