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October 2020

HIGHAM HALL AND LANDSCAPE: AN ARTIST’S VIEW (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 23rd at 18:30 to October 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Combine Drawing and Watercolour using the live resource of Higham and its surrounding landscape and gardens. Covers the use of Pencils (Graphite and Watercolour), Watercolour Paints and various Brushes on a gentle course for all budding Artists. NEW TUTOR: Franky Rodwell (www.highamhall.com/franky-rodwell) Residential: £253 Non-residential: £184 (inc. Materials)

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SCHUBERT: HIS LIFE AND MUSIC

October 23rd at 18:30 to October 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An appreciation of the remarkably productive but tragically short life of one of the greatest of all composers - Familiar symphonies, chamber works, songs and piano pieces alongside lesser-known operas, choral works and Viennese dances. Chris Rodwell (www.highamhall.com/chris-rodwell) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PRINTMAKING WEEKEND

October 23rd at 18:30 to October 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Transform your own designs into print, perhaps for a Christmas card, using the fascinating media of Woodcut and Wood Engraving. Working with plywood, MDF, end-grain hardwood or plastic blocks, a wide range of styles is possible, whatever your art background. Suitable for complete beginners or experienced - be inspired to start a home industry! Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: STAINED GLASS APPLIQUE

October 23rd at 18:30 to October 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Using quick-bias tape you have the choice of 2 small or 1 large throw, with the choice of modern or traditional blocks. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 First of two successive courses due to demand.

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A2010PO LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: ADVANCED

October 25th at 18:30 to October 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This Course* incorporates image gathering trips and consolidates a deeper understanding of 'Tissue Layering' combining Acrylics, Pastel & Ink to create wholly expressive works. Gain real depth & texture by enjoying richness of surface with successive layers of Colour Blocking & Drawn Line. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 *3rd of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces; offering a continuum from basic to more advanced…

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: STAINED GLASS APPLIQUE

October 26th at 18:30 to October 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Using quick-bias tape you have the choice of 2 small or 1 large throw, with the choice of modern or traditional blocks. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Second of two successive courses due to demand.

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

Be guided as to how to make use of Watercolours to achieve the essential elements for successful paintings. Get used to colour-mixing, composition and different ways of achieving effects in a simple way, with time to experiment and develop various techniques. Just bring yourself! Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £248 Non-residential: £179 (inc. Materials)

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THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

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

Superficially, the art of the Renaissance may seem old hat but it remains endlessly fascinating and continues to provide new insights. This course will range over many aspects and consider the impact of the phenomenon in a wider European context. Wayne Bennett (Dorset www.highamhall.com/wayne-bennett) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Preceded by Wayne's PERFORMANCE ART course.

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LACE – AS YOU LIKE IT

October 30th at 18:30 to November 1st 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: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Basic materials from Tutor c£5 -£10)

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November 2020

LOST CUMBRIA ON FILM

November 1st at 14:00 to 16:30
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 & Jim Bownass (Cumbria -www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £12 each including refreshments  

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