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July 2022

RUSKIN LACE

July 27th at 18:30 to July 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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**EXTRA COURSE NOT IN BROCHURE** A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. If required, Starter Pack £12 purchasable from Tutor. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310

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HILLS AND MOORS: LANDSCAPE IN RECYCLED FABRICS

July 29th at 18:30 to July 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Beginners and improvers. Create a landscape based on hilly landscapes and moorlands using a wide range of recycled, found and repurposed materials. Explore a wide range of experimental textile and mixed media techniques including layering and blending of fabrics. From inspiration to realisation, be supported and encouraged to play, taking a closer look at colour, pattern and perspective. NEW TUTOR: Justine Warner (North Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/justine-warner) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

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EASY TEAROOM WALKS

July 29th at 18:30 to July 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Guided walking in our wonderful North and Central Lakes with two Tutors on generally low-level and, weather permitting, medium-level half-day walks, designed to always end at a place of refreshment. You do need to be suitably equipped (waterproofs, layers, stout boots etc!) and be up to a bit of Lakeland tramping in good company. Alan with Barbara Riddiough (N Lakes www.highamhall.com/Alan-Barbara-Riddiough) Residential: £280 Non-residential: £210 (inc. field trips)

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JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL

July 31st at 18:30 to August 7th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A serious, yet relaxed week for jazz players who are able to play and read music to rehearsal band standard. Play from Swing to Bebop in small groups under the superb guidance of two of England's best Jazz musicians. All prospective players must contact David 07951 903230 daveblackmusic@hotmail.com before enrolling to ascertain level, instrument(s) and suitability. David Black (Course leader www.highamhall.com/david-black) with Alan Barnes and Martin Shaw Residential: £615 Non-residential: £399

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August 2022

JAZZ CONCERT – CANCELLED

August 6th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

SORRY, CONCERT NOW CANCELLED DUE TO RISK OF COVID. Our lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with David Black and players from our residential Jazz course joined by very Special Guests: saxophonist Alan Barnes and trumpeter Martin Shaw.

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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

August 7th at 18:30 to August 12th 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 one-to-one tuition. For artists with some previous painting ability looking to loosen up their style. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £554 Non-residential: £387 (incl. field trips)

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THE SYMPHONIES OF BEETHOVEN

August 7th at 18:30 to August 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Julian's extended summer visit this year offers a unique opportunity to be guided gently through all nine symphonies composed between 1799 and 1824 – what a journey it will be! Julian Williamson (London www.highamhall.com/julian-williamson) Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310

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BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL: SUMMER SESSION (5 NIGHT)

August 7th at 18:30 to August 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Ideal for those keen to spend a longer stay, maybe getting on with existing projects in our usual relaxed atmosphere, rotating individual attention so you may work at your own pace. Susan Christopher-Coulson (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/susan-christopher-coulson) Residential: £539 Non-residential: £372

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BOOKBINDING BEGINNERS ONLY

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

*NEW* An introduction to the basics of hand bookbinding using techniques that have hardly changed in centuries. See how paper is prepared, then hand sewn into a single-section pamphlet and also a multi-section book. Learn how to prepare the book for covering, using traditional methods with modern materials. Gain experience and insight into book construction and how to use materials to their best advantage. End up with two lovely books to take home! Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £250 Non-residential:…

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[EXTRA] LEARNING FROM THE SCOTTISH COLOURISTS

August 12th at 18:30 to August 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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The legacies of just four Scottish painters: Peploe, Cadell, Hunter and Fergusson, enlivened their national image and still influence artists today with vibrant colours stemming from the Fauvist tradition. Let Ceri guide your painting to encapsulate this magic on this extended painting break. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

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