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August 2017

JAZZ CONCERT with special guest ‘the great’ Alan Barnes

August 12th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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A lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with special guest Alan Barnes, one of Europe's finest jazz players, and our Jazz Summer School. Tickets £7 Bar available Special Guest: Alan Barnes (www.highamhall.com/alan-barnes) Co-ordinator: David Black (www.highamhall.com/david-black)

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4th ANNUAL EARLY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL 2017

August 13th at 16:00 to August 19th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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For competent singers, viol and recorder players, covering music c1450-c1650. Instruction in choral/solo singing, viol and recorder playing, lute, plus vocal technique and various consorts. Plenary music-making sessions, lectures and opportunities to try something new (instrument or voice). A marvellously rich musical cocktail! FURTHER INFORMATION In General. This Early Music Summer School is essentially a practical course, aimed in particular at proficient singers and players of viol, recorder and (of any playing standard) lute. It will include sessions in choral…

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TRY FOR A DAY: WOODCARVING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

August 19th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Be amazed at what you can make a block of wood into in just a day. Leave with a finished piece of work and inspiration to continue! Ron Dickens (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/ron-dickens) £62 includes lunch, refreshments & materials

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PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

August 20th at 18:30 to August 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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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: £413 Non-residential: £288

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CHAMBER MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL

August 21st at 18:30 to August 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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For pre-formed trios, quartets & quintets. Groups work together in the mornings at self-selected repertoire. Afternoons free to explore the beautiful surroundings. Remaining sessions for mixed ensembles. Large library of music to explore. Co-ordinator: Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £433 Non-residential: £308

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BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING (WEEKEND)

August 25th at 18:30 to August 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Create a beautifully realistic flower painting with a detailed study of your favourite plant aided by individual tuition with demonstrations of watercolour washes and dry brush techniques. All abilities. Marion Wilson SBA (W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/marion-wilson) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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RELIEF & CREATIVE WOODCARVING SUMMER SCHOOL

August 25th at 18:30 to August 31st at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Extended opportunity to transform a block of wood into a unique picture. Bring ideas or use Sharon's books for inspiration. Transfer pattern to wood, use chisels, learn all the techniques. Beginners upwards. Sharon Littley (Welsh woodcarver - sharonlittley.com) Residential: £546 Non-residential: £369

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (WEEKEND)

August 25th at 18:30 to August 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Create a practical, decorative & long-lasting rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Specialist items available at cost from the tutor. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 A WEEKEND precedes this - attend both, save £25.

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TALK & TEA: JOHN SINGER SARGENT, LAURA KNIGHT & THEIR CONTEMPORARIES

August 27th at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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John Singer Sargent and Laura Knight took one view, Percy Wyndham Lewis and Henri Gaudier-Brzezka took another, in their depiction of figurative art in the early C20th. All had remarkable stylistic virtuosity in the emergence of the great diversity of British and European art. Their legacy remains to influence the present day. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) £16 including refreshments

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LIFE DRAWING & PORTRAITURE – ACHIEVING PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

August 27th at 18:30 to September 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Third part of our 3 level LIFE DRAWING & PORTRAITURE PROGRAMME, attendable individually. Embracing detail of the two preliminary workshops, a multimedia approach through the layering of media whilst looking at advanced measuring schemes and issues relating to composition. Our aims are to get equipped to exhibition standard. Includes the opportunity to draw and paint from live models. Dr Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) Residential: £510 Non-residential: £355 Follows Patrick's TALK & TEA.

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