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December 2018

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING HOGMANAY

Saturday December 29, 2018 at 18:30 to Tuesday January 1, 2019 at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Bring in New Year alongside fellow Scottish Country Dancers (with 3 years' SCD experience, good working knowledge of traditional steps and formations) to improve technique. Morning classes (optional afternoon sessions), evening social dances culminating in a Hogmanay Dinner and Ball. Mervyn Short, Jane Meikle & Maureen Haynes with musician George Meikle Residential: £316 Non-residential: £224

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January 2019

SAXOPHONE (WINTER WEEKEND)

Friday January 4, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday January 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Players of more than 18 months. Ensemble coaching and expert support from two tutors. Play in groups of varying size, altered at each session. Extensive music library available. Sight-reading beneficial. Debbie Scherer & Sarah Jobson (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/debbie-scherer-sarah-jobson) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 A WEEKDAY version follows - attend both, save £25

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EXPLORE EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT WINTER SPECIAL)

Friday January 4, 2019 at 18:30 to Monday January 7, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A friendly course for all from newbies to the more experienced. Choice includes Calico Gardens, Stumpwork and Crewelwork, or bring your own project for helpful guidance. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) WINTER OFFER: 3 Nights for the price of 2: Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 1st of 3 successive courses with Angie - each with the 3 for 2 special offer!

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF VENETIAN MUSIC 1550-1750

Friday January 4, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday January 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Venice, European political power since the Middle Ages, took a while to flower musically. The Gabrielli's in the late 16th Century heralded a golden age of Venetian life: great church services in San Marco Basilica, flamboyant political and social ceremonies, the first commercial opera houses, and music played in the city orphanages. Discover Montiverde, Cavalli, Vivaldi etc. across one of music's most splendid periods. Julian Williamson (London www.highamhall.com/julian-williamson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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SAXOPHONE (WINTER WEEKDAY)

Sunday January 6, 2019 at 18:30 to Tuesday January 8, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

See 4 Jan. Debbie Scherer & Sarah Jobson (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/debbie-scherer-sarah-jobson) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 A WEEKEND version precedes - attend both, save £25

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WINTER WATERCOLOURS

Sunday January 6, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Total beginner or developing artist, be inspired to use watercolours to their full potential with demos, paint-alongs and individual tuition to develop skills and confidence. Produce an amazing amount of quality work! Beginners upwards. Mike Dobson MBE (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-dobson) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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EXPLORE EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT WINTER SPECIAL)

Monday January 7, 2019 at 18:30 to Thursday January 10, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

See 4 Jan. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) WINTER OFFER: 3 Nights for the price of 2: Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 2nd of 3 successive courses with Angie - each with the 3 for 2 special offer!

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BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL: ROOTS, SHOOTS AND LEAVES

Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 18:30 to Tuesday January 15, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Winter has plenty of alternative choices and is a chance to study the more unusual. Roots: Different shaped bulbs with root systems about to flower, seasonal root vegetables. Shoots: Colours and textures of twigs, some in flower, bulb shoots about to flower. Leaves: Evergreen and leafy Brassica abundant at this time. Susan Christopher-Coulson (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/susan-christopher-coulson) Residential: £577 Non-residential: £403

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EXPLORE EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT WINTER SPECIAL)

Thursday January 10, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday January 13, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

See 4 Jan. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) WINTER OFFER: 3 Nights for the price of 2: Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 3rd of 3 successive courses with Angie - each with the 3 for 2 special offer!

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

Friday January 11, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday January 13, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just re-cover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Simon will make prior contact to advise on materials. Simon Ireland (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/simon-ireland) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Materials at cost

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