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May 2021

RUSKIN LACE

May 17th at 18:30 to May 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (If required, Starter Pack £12 from Tutor) Follows another course.

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WALKING FOR PLEASURE – SPRING

May 17th at 18:30 to May 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Guided walking with two Tutors on a mixture of low level and, weather permitting, higher level day-long walks. Expect up to 9 miles and you need to be suitably attired (waterproofs should be waterproof, stout boots etc!). Some linear walks will allow for deeper exploration of the wonderful North and Central Lake District. NEW TUTORS: Alan with Barbara Riddiough (N. Lakes www. highamhall.com/Alan-Barbara-Riddiough) Residential: £456 Non-residential: £324 Also see Sept

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GOLDWORK

May 19th at 18:30 to May 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Goldwork covers all aspects of embroidery using metal threads and materials. Introducing beginners to the basic techniques and encouraging the experienced to develop their designs, everyone can work at their own pace with individual expert guidance throughout. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY follows.

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JEWELLERY MAKING: TORCH-FIRED ENAMEL BEADS

May 19th at 18:30 to May 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Every bead is unique! Experiment with different effects and colours for exciting necklace and earrings, or an unusual pendant. Thread professionally, use a variety of findings. Inspirational and fun for both existing beaders and newbies. Sharon Ford (Cambridge www.highamhall.com/sharon-ford) Residential: £451 Non-residential: £319 (inc. First bottle of MAPgas. Materials c£50 depending on project.)

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STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY

May 21st at 18:30 to May 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

New students may enjoy the thrill of making a first piece and the more experienced can develop skills, progressing towards Advanced with Projects to choose from. All abilities, from basic stitches developing through to freeform. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 GOLDWORK precedes.

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RECORDER ENSEMBLES GRADES IV-VI

May 21st at 18:30 to May 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Play music in a recorder ensemble. For recorder players of advanced standard. Music will range from Renaissance to the present day, from three to eight or more parts. Technical and stylistic guidance as appropriate. Annemarie Klein (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/annemarie-klein) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 GRADES I-III is in April, IV-VI is in November

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GET WEAVING!

May 23rd at 18:30 to May 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore the use of Colour and Texture. Dress a loom. Understand how to read pattern draft. Suitable for both absolute beginners and developing Weavers. Jan Beadle (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/jan-beadle) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Yarns £15 from Tutor)

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ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: DRAWING NATURAL FORMS

May 23rd at 18:30 to May 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With inspiration from a number of great artists we aim to work in Higham and its grounds to develop your practice in creating form from close observation. We will utilise skills in line, mark making through using various Media. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 Our hop-on, hop-off series aims to gently embed, refresh and refine the Foundation Skills for being a Fine Artist. Each course includes a slideshow and is Observational rather than working from photos.

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IMPROVE YOUR DRAWING SKILLS – PART 1 (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

May 23rd at 18:30 to May 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Starting with light, shade, tone, texture, pattern and even a short session on portraits, this course aims to help you explore the basics of an artist's toolbox. Hone essential skills and find out how to develop for different kinds of subject. Both experienced and beginners welcome. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £466 Non-residential: £334 (inc. Materials)

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: NOUGHTS AND CROSSES

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

A relaxing course in beautiful surroundings. Make one large quilt and have another small quilt with the off-cuts. A simple pattern suitable for all levels of experience. Lis Binns ( http://highamhall.com/organiser/lis-binns/) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

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