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November 2019

PAINTING WITH CERI (TWO NIGHT

November 5th at 18:30 to November 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A short workshop for students serious about developing skills, capitalising on Ceri’s Fine Arts background. Be encouraged and receive suggestions on how to improve ideas and essential skills with form, tone and colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky. All welcome. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 We also offer, with Ceri, a THREE NIGHTER and an OILS course

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THE CHORAL CLASSICS: BRAHMS, VERDI AND ELGAR

November 5th at 18:30 to November 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Three composers from the Romantic era, better-known for works in other fields, were inspired by religious texts to produce outstanding choral works: Brahms and Verdi – Requiems and Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius. Hear impassioned solos, colourful orchestrations and choruses. Soul-stirring and sublime! Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 See also courses by Chris Rodwell, Tim Shuker and Julian Williamson.

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CAPTURING SKYE: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

November 7th at 18:30 to November 12th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Work with (don’t fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and use Mixed Media to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from reference images of your tutor’s Isle of Skye home), layer by layer. For all levels wanting to loosen up with a willingness to get paint on hands, possibly clothes! Marion Boddy-Evans (Skye www.highamhall.com/ marion-boddy-evans) Residential: £475 Non-residential: £313

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LAKELAND FIELD TRIPS: THE MAKING OF THE LAKE DISTRICT

November 7th at 18:30 to November 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Visits to key sites revealing what makes the Lake District unique as a World Heritage Site. Enjoy a look at landscape, archaeology, history and key figures. Intended visits include Dove Cottage, Blackwell Arts and Crafts House and a Heritage Boat Trip to the newly-opened Windermere Steamboat Museum. Bruce Bennison (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/bruce-bennison) Residential: £358 Non-residential: £259 (inc. Field Trips and all lunches out)

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (1 of 2)

November 8th at 18:30 to November 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Repeated 10 November. Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Specialist items available from tutor)

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YOGA AND MINDFULNESS FOR AUTUMN

November 10th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Come into balance with the energies of the season to detoxify body and mind – includes Energy Medicine Yoga practices. For all levels who can practise unaided; standing, lying and sitting on the mat. Ask for pre-course information sheet (also available on-line) to find out what you need to bring. Linda Allam (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/linda-allam) £18 (inc. refreshments)

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (2 of 2)

November 10th at 18:30 to November 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Specialist items available from tutor) Elaine’s final course with us as she is retiring.

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THE APPEAL OF CROCHET

November 10th at 18:30 to November 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Follow demos and gain inspirational ideas to make wonderful crochet pieces. For an artistic twist, crochet can be added to stiff fabric and paper, wood, leather etc. Feel free to discuss possible project(s) beforehand: paulineturner@crochet.co.uk. Pauline Turner (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/pauline-turner) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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COLLAGE AND ACRYLIC WITH FRANCES WINDER

November 12th at 18:30 to November 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create and explore using collage to really free up your work. Extend your Acrylic vocabulary, build up surfaces with gesso and use watercolour, impasto effects, rags and cards to paint as well as brushes and rollers. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 Frances’ work will be on exhibition at Higham 1 October 2019 to 31 January 2020.

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THE PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE OF TOLSTOY

November 12th at 18:30 to November 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The author of Anna Karenina and, of course, War and Peace. Let Darren enlighten you as to what this literary giant was saying to a society poised for radical changes. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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