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June 2020

CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

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

18:30 Tue 9 Jun - 13:30 Fri 12 Jun 2020 Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire an) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (WEEKEND course follows)

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MONOPRINT WITH VEGA BRENNAN

June 11th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 11 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Create layered prints with vibrant colours using a range of monoprint and monotype techniques. Learn how to construct a composition, also when and how to play fast and loose with the rules, embrace the accidental and enjoy the process. Aim for a mounted piece of work! Vega Brennan (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/vega-brennan) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials c£12)

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VERDI’S OPERATIC PINNACLE: DON CARLOS AND OTELLO

June 12th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 12 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Grand opera was still an ingredient in Verdi's settings of Schiller's Don Carlos and Shakespeare's Otello but the delineation of character has more depth and the music greater control and dramatic impact. Closer to Wagner? Not really- still Italianate and lyrical. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169ian

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

June 12th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 12 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Follows a 3 NIGHT course

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PHILOSOPHY: BUT IS IT ART?

June 12th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 12 Jun - 13:30 Sun 14 Jun 2020 Well, here's an interesting question to have some fun with. No expertise required, simply an enquiring mind and the desire to enjoy considering the way others view aspects of the world. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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YOGA AND WALKING: MID-SUMMER LONG WEEKEND

June 14th at 18:30 to June 18th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 14 Jun - 13:30 Thu 18 Jun 2020 A perfect mix for all! Sessions of hatha yoga (posture, breathing, relaxation) offset with optional guided 3-5 mile walks amongst the peaceful northern fells. Feel more supple and relaxed. Now ends with lunch on the last day. Courses run Spring, Mid- and LateSummer. Gill Hunter with Alan Hunter (www.highamhall.com/gill-hunter) Residential: £446 Non-residential: £314 (inc. Field Trips

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COLOURED PENCILS: TREASURES OF THE SUMMER GARDEN

June 14th at 18:30 to June 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 14 Jun - 13:30 Fri 19 Jun 2020 The early summer garden is full of the most amazing subjects. Use this very forgiving medium, enjoy a relaxing few days of creativity. Draw your subject to show it at its best, choose the right colours, learn tricks to create a beautiful botanical illustration to be proud of. Demos and individual tuition throughout from an RHS gold medal awardwinning tutor. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie)j Residential: £515 Non-residential: £355

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WATERCOLOURS WITH CONFIDENCE

June 15th at 18:30 to June 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 15 Jun - 13:30 Fri 19 Jun 2020 Paint in a variety of settings: Studio, Higham grounds and Lakes National Park. Enjoy demos, paint-alongs and painting en plein-air. Photograph and print your own scenes ready for painting in the studio. Develop skills, improve confidence. Beginners upwards. Mike Dobson MBE (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-dobson) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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SAXOPHONE WEEKEND (EXTENDED SUMMER WEEKEND)

June 18th at 18:30 to June 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 18 Jun - 13:30 Mon 22 Jun 2020 Players of more than 18 months. Ensemble coaching and expert support from two tutors. Play in groups of varying size, altered at each session. An extensive music library available. Sight-reading beneficial. Now extended to 4 nights. Debbie Scherer & Sarah Jobson (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/debbie-scherersarah-jobson) Residential: £455 Non-residential: £323

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ANCIENT ROCKS OF LAKELAND

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

18:30 Thu 18 Jun - 13:30 Sun 21 Jun 2020 A more advanced course for those already introduced to the subject. We examine the oldest rocks in Lakeland: the early-mid Palaeozoic (Ordovician to Devonian periods). The course includes several field trips out with some walking on a variety of paths and with stiles to climb over - so wear appropriate walking boots and warm and waterproof clothes! Note: the LAKELAND ROCKS: TROPICAL SEAS, RAGING DESERTS & ICE AGES course leads…

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