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September 2020

SIR EDWIN LUTYENS – ARCHITECT IN CONTEXT

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 27 Sep - 13:30 Tue 29 Sep 2020 From country houses to the Cenotaph in Whitehall, from churches to the Viceroy's House in New Delhi, Lutyens dominated architecture in Britian in the early C20th. Explore his varied achievements. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) and Mrs. Vanessa Lacey Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 THE GOTHIC REVIVAL precedes.

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: SQUIRREL OR NUÉ

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Fri 2 Oct 2020 Explore the beautiful technique of Or Nué, creating shading over gold threads in an original design by Helen in the form of a squirrel. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials kit purchasable from Tutor) Helen's WHITEWORK follows.

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PIANO WORKSHOP

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Thu 1 Oct 2020 *NEW EXTRA COURSE* See 27 Sep, Non-competitive with a joint recital on the last morning. John Gough (Chester www.highamhall.com/john-gough) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174 (2nd of 2 successive courses due to demand)

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October 2020

MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS (3 NIGHT)

October 1st at 13:30 to October 4th at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW LONGER COURSE* Our seasonal opportunity to develop fungi identification skills with a truly respected expert in a prime natural area. Field trips: easy, but off-path walking. For the seasoned and unseasoned. Paul Nichol (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/paul-nichol) Residential: £345 Non-residential: £244 (inc. Field Trips)

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: WHITE WORK

October 2nd at 18:30 to October 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 2 Oct - 13:30 Mon 5 Oct 2020 Be introduced to the beautiful art of Broderie Anglaise and Richelieu Embroidery with surface stitches for extra decoration and needle lace filling to add to the delicacy of the overall appearance. Beginner or to experienced welcome. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials kit purchasable from Tutor) Helen's OR NUÉ precedes.

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NATURAL HISTORY IN COLOURED PENCIL WEEKEND

October 2nd at 18:30 to October 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Come and record the smaller types of Britains wildlife ranging from butterflies to fungus, mice to foxes. The course will work mainly with both Dry and Watercolour Pencil. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

October 4th at 18:30 to October 9th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore a wide variety of painting techniques for contemporary landscape subjects in both the studio and the inspirational Lakes National Park using watercolour, gouache, acrylic inks and pastel. Demos and 1:1 tuition. For artists with previous painting experience looking to loosen-up. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £530 Non-residential: £370 (inc. Field Trips)

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Writing Fiction: Reading as a Writer

October 4th at 18:30 to October 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A residential creative writing course aimed at both beginning and intermediate writers interested in flash fiction, short stories, novellas or the novel. Consisting of lectures, writing exercises and individual tutorials, enjoy uninterrupted writing time in a beautiful rural retreat. In addition to taught sessions on ‘close reading’, ‘details’ and ‘learning from Checkhov’, Darren will provide you with short stories to discuss, and therefore help develop, your own writing style. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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AUTUMN COLOURS – LANDSCAPE IN INK AND COLOURED PENCIL

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

In a change from her usual, Helen takes the rich autumn colours of the Lake District as a start for exploring a unique combination of ink and coloured pencil. Render fells, trees, water and sky with pen and artist-quality pencil, using rich, blended colour, mark-making and easy techniques like embossing and lifting out. Slow, small-scale art with scope for creativity with results to delight and surprise! Helen Hanson (Kent www.highamhall.com/Helen-Hanson) Residential: £399 Non-residential: £254

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SKETCHING IDEAS AND INSPIRATION

October 6th at 18:30 to October 9th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A series of different methods and approaches will be suggested and taught. Ways to develop your eye and stimulate an adventurous approach to sketching. Including concertina books, collage and colour sample work as well as traditional methods. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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