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January 2019

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE: THE STAGE AND THE MEANING OF LIFE 2

January 18th at 18:30 to January 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A second helping of Lectures and debates on a selection of plays and playwrights chosen for their incendiary philosophical ideas. Consider plays in context, delve into thought provoking passages, question accepted ideas in society. Includes: The Tempest (Shakespeare), Krapp's Last Tape (Samuel Beckett) and Top Girls (Caryl Churchill). You don't need to have been to the first part (which was a while ago) to enjoy this second helping! Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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BLACK AND WHITE MEDIA: SHEEP AND OTHER QUADRUPEDS

January 18th at 18:30 to January 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Sheep make great subject matter (see Henry Moore's Sheep Sketchbook). The course will explore depicting sheep, cattle and horses if you choose, in various ways using various black and white media. Plenty of references will be provided. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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ENAMELLING WEEKEND

January 18th at 18:30 to January 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Work on copper, silver or steel, make enamelled jewellery, small tiles or panels. Skills include: enamel application, kiln use, control and safety, foils, stencils, sgraffito, simple cloisonné and other techniques as desired. Absolute beginners welcome. Materials from tutor (£5-£20 dependent upon project). Dorothy Cockrell (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/dorothy-cockrell) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 ENAMELLING WEEK follows.

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ENAMELLING WEEK

January 20th at 18:30 to January 25th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Four full days for time-consuming techniques (etching, advanced cloisonné, plique a jour). Work on copper, silver, or pre-prepared steel, making enamel jewellery, small panels, bowls or beads. Some experimental techniques may be tried such as raku firing, torch firing, silver art clay on enamel. Beginners or more experienced. Materials from Tutor (£5-£30 dependent upon project) Dorothy Cockrell (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/dorothy-cockrell) Residential: £470 Non-residential: £309 A WEEKEND precedes.

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WINTER CONTRASTS – LANDSCAPE IN INK AND COLOURED PENCIL

January 21st at 18:30 to January 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Combine the impact of ink with the softness and subtlety of coloured pencil to describe the winter landscape. Practise techniques for mark-making in ink and blending, embossing and lifting out in coloured pencil. Integrate the two media to build up a harmonious image which will be admired. Enjoy the varied shades of winter with patient guidance from an inspirational tutor. Suitable for all. Helen Hanson (Kent www.highamhall.com/Helen-Hanson) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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SINGING FOR THE TONE DEAF (INC. BURNS NIGHT)

January 24th at 18:30 to January 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

If you were ever told NOT to sing when at school, or have just been put off through fear, this is for you! First timer or seasoned warbler, we'll enjoy plenty of songs together, and help you to sing (even) better! Coinciding with Burns Night (25th), enjoy a timely theme to some of our music and food - Tartan optional! Roger Wilkes (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/roger-wilkes) SPECIAL PRICE (1 night's accommodation free): Residential: £284 Non-residential: £226

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ARTISTS’ STUDIO WORKSHOP (NO TUTOR – WEEKEND)

January 25th at 18:30 to January 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For experienced artists to take advantage of our Studio (at a bargain price!) developing your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance to share ideas and mutual support, and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little. Any media except Oils. SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £199 Non-residential: £125

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LACE – AS YOU LIKE IT

January 25th at 18:30 to January 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Want to learn, or return to, the beautiful craft of Bobbin lacemaking? Have a lace pattern and need project advice? This is for you. All abilities welcome, including complete beginners. Jan Gardiner (Somerset www.highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Basic materials from tutor c£5 -£10)

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PAINTING WITH CERI ALLEN (NO OILS, 3-NIGHT)

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

Residential workshop for Students of any medium (except Oils), keen to gain from Ceri's Fine Arts background. Be encouraged, receive suggestions on how to develop form and colour, boost your own artistic strengths and challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 We offer both DAY and 3-NIGHT versions of PAINTING WITH CERI and also an OILS residential.

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LIFE DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE – EXPRESSIVE TECHNIQUES, CREATIVE INSIGHTS

January 27th at 18:30 to February 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore Mark-making, Drawing and Visualisation through accessible short and longer poses with demos and 1:1 guidance, fully explaining how to achieve convincing likeness in image-building through expressive ways of working. 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. The full set of courses is below for your information. LIFE DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE Three residential workshops in the Lakes Explore techniques and skills, develop your own style An…

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