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October 2019

JAZZ IMPROVISATION AND ARRANGING WITH MARK BASSEY

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

For musicians interested in developing appropriate skills to be able to play, arrange or both. Also a chance to hear your music played by others. Nurture your swing in a friendly, supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Mark Bassey (East Sussex www.highamhall.com/mark-bassey) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING

October 28th at 18:30 to October 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create professional-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut Lino under guidance of one of the UK’s best – Clare’s work has appeared in books, magazines and on packaging (not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials c£15)

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FROM GLOW TO GLITTER: SEASONAL CREATIONS 1

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

Enjoy making sophisticated decorations – this one with an Autumn theme (glow), though some will do for Christmas, both fresh and artificial. Pieces include: table center piece, book-folded angel or tree, pillar candle platter and lantern arrangement. Back by popular demand the lit village lamp, with an alternative for repeaters. Everything provided – bring scissors and a smile. Karen Neville (N. Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £265 Non-residential: £198 (inc. materials) SEASONAL CREATIONS 2 is 27 November.

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CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH STEVE HUMBLE

October 31st at 18:30 to November 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Look at fresh approaches to working from the landscape, via the lens of Contemporary Painting. With exercises, briefs and tutorials, be pushed to extend your responses to your chosen media and subject matter. Steve Humble (London www.highamhall.com/steve-humble) Residential: £490 Non-residential: £328 (inc. Field Trips)

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November 2019

LACE – AS YOU LIKE IT

November 1st at 18:30 to November 3rd 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: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Basic materials from tutor c£5 – £10)

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THE GLORIES OF GEORGIAN ARCHITECTURE

November 1st at 18:30 to November 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The enduring popularity of Georgian architecture is partly due to familiarity. Explore its continental origins and the intriguing story of how it became our C18th style of architecture through to the present day. Examine supreme examples, discuss creative adaptations to fit our sometimes strange and perverse cultural needs. Lavishly illustrated with comprehensive handouts. Wayne Bennett (Dorset www.highamhall.com/wayne-bennett) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Precedes Wayne’s ART PATRONS course – attend both, save £25)

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A DAY OF T’AI CHI

November 2nd at 10:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A disciplined, principled approach to your body and its ease and comfort of movement, improving balance. This relaxing day of guided gentle T’ai Chi, helped by a good lunch, gives time to develop awareness of how we use our bodies and relate to our environment. Sheila Aimson (E. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/sheila-aimson) £66 (inc. lunch and refreshments)

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LOST CUMBRIA ON FILM

November 3rd at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

We will be travelling back in time for a nostalgic trip into the past all over the county with the Cumbria Film Archive. A unique afternoon of entertainment enjoying genuinely rare and unique footage – always fascinating and always something new. Andrew Leitch and Jim Bownass (Cumbria – www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £16 (inc. refreshments)

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PENCIL DRAWING: DYNAMIC LAKELAND SCENES

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Cottages and villages, trees, bushes, flowers and, of course, lakes using dry media of pencil: graphite, coloured and water-soluble (with water pen). Sketch around our grounds, also visit some local places for rustic buildings, livestock with the dynamic Autumnal reds and golds of gorgeous Lakeland scenery. For all. Margaret Eggleton (Surrey www.highamhall.com/margaret eggleton) Residential: £443 Non-residential: £314 (inc. Field Trips)

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ART PATRONS AND THE ART COLLECTIONS OF BRITAIN

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

Delve into the private collectors and the patrons who laid the foundation stones of our great public collections: monarchs and aristocrats, the names of Courtauld, Davies, Lever, Burrell, Tate, Sainsbury, Cohen and Saatchi – to name but a few. Naturally, this will be lavishly illustrated! Wayne Bennett (Dorset www.highamhall.com/wayne-bennett) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Preceded by Wayne’s GEORGIAN course – attend both, save £25)

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