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April 2019

EXPLORING COLLAGE WITH PEN AND ACRYLIC

April 25th at 18:30 to April 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Incorporating collage techniques with your art work can expand your appreciation for colour and the possibilities of creative development. Existing artists may work on their own subject with professional advice, or you can be guided in a project of a Street Scene with buildings which will flex your artistic muscles. Sue Ford (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/sue-ford) Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

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SUN, MOON AND SPACE EXPLORATION

April 26th at 18:30 to April 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore what we have learnt about the Sun, Moon and Planets through space missions. Is there life elsewhere? Some simple practical work will be shown. Bring binoculars, telescopes and cameras for advice - clear skies prevailing! No experience needed. Dr. David Clarke (www.highamhall.com/david-clarke) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166c

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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CELEBRITIES

April 26th at 18:30 to April 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Elite Ancient Egyptians strove to be remembered, much like modern celebrities. This course of lectures charts a biographical history of Ancient Egypt through some of its most interesting - though often little-known - inhabitants. Dr. Campbell Price (Manchester www.highamhall.com/campbell-price) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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YOGA AND MINDFULNESS FOR SPRING

April 28th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Come into balance with the energies of Spring to detoxify body and mind - includes Energy Medicine Yoga practices. For all levels who can practise unaided; standing, lying and sitting on the mat. Ask for pre-course information sheet (also available here on Linda's Tutor page) to find out what you need to bring. Linda Allam (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/linda-allam) £18 including refreshments

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LIFE DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE – DEVELOPING UNIQUE CREATIVE DRAWING STYLE

April 28th at 18:30 to May 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Examining Foreshortening & Measurement technique takes Drawing Styles further into achieving a true Three-Dimensional insight into working with Tonality & Colour. Fully-explained, readily understood - bring a rational and structured awareness to your works, progressing from Expressive into Academic picture making. Dr Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) Residential: £525 Non-residential: £368 Each part of DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE (Jan, Apr and Sep) is attendable separately.

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CONTEMPORARY PAINTING – ABSTRACTION AND REPRESENTATION

April 29th at 18:30 to May 3rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Look at the relationship between Abstraction and Representation through the lens of Contemporary Painting. Using exercises, briefs, and tutorials, Steve will coax you to extend your responses to your chosen media and subject matter. Steve Humble (London www.highamhall.com/steve-humble) Residential: £402 Non-residential: £259 (inc. Field Trips)

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: BARGELLO

April 30th at 18:30 to May 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Easy small quilt or larger more intricate quilt - your choice. With help on hand for both beginner and more advanced. Enjoy a break with friendly quilters of all abilities. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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May 2019

ANIMAL PORTRAITS IN PASTEL (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

May 3rd at 18:30 to May 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Starting with basic skills, complete a Tutor-led portrait of a red squirrel. If you want to do your own animal using your own supplied images, Paul can give you any help, tips and guidance along the way. Beginners and improvers. See Paul's Tutor page for further examples of this kind of art. Paul Holmes (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/paul-holmes) Residential: £253 Non-residential: £186 inc. All Materials

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A WEEKEND FOR HARPS ‘N’ FLUTES

May 3rd at 18:30 to May 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Friendly and relaxed, with music available for Harp (all abilities) and Flute (suggested level Grade 3 and above). Build confidence and reduce anxiety about performing. Opportunities for separate ensembles as well as a mixed gathering. After a free informal midday concert you will deserve your lunch! Anna Christensen (Harp) and Rachel Holt (Flute) Residential: £253 Non-residential: £186

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GEOLOGY OF THE LAKES: AN INTRODUCTION

May 3rd at 18:30 to May 5th at 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Why does Lake District topography vary so much from rolling Kendal foothill, to jagged Central Fell peak, to majestic yet rounded Skiddaw north mountain? Travel through almost 500 millon years of geological history - stories of ancient oceans, volcanoes, Himalayan-scale ranges, tropical seas, swamps, deserts and ice ages. Includes trips out with walking - bring boots and outdoor gear! N.B.: Ends at Tea Break 4pm on the last day. Endorsed by the Geological Society. Dr Annette McGrath (geology lecturer www.highamhall.com/annette-mcgrath)…

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