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October 2018

TRY FOR A DAY: PAPER MODELS – THE ORGAN PIPE ORCHESTRA

October 7th at 10:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

LEGITIMATE FUN! From paper, model a pair of working pumped wind instruments, each playing a different note. Playing some fun tunes together as an ensemble - essentially a big home-made organ recital! Also choose another model from Rob's designs to make. Bring favourite scissors and combine music, science, craft and fun! Rob Ives (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/rob-ives) £74 including lunch, refreshments & materials Some of Rob's ingenious paper models are on display in the college. He makes kits of them which sell…

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: INSPIRED BY MATISSE’S PAPER-CUTS

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

Dynamic, bold shapes made in cut paper, and collaged to form the basis of a design. Interpreting in weave will give you the opportunity to explore achieving clean lines and working with strong colour. Suitable for weavers at early and advanced stages. Louise Martin (Clackmannanshire www.highamhall.com/louise-martin) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 WEAVING BIRDS follows.

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: EMBROIDERED SCISSORS KEEP

October 8th at 18:30 to October 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a charming hand embroidered Scissors Keep, with hand-made cards and small tassel to an original design by Helen. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 Basic materials kit purchasable from Tutor. Helen's OR NUÉ precedes - book both courses, save £40.

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BIRD & ANIMAL MODELLING IN CLAY

October 8th at 18:30 to October 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create lively sculptures using photographic reference material. Learn how to express movement, stillness, contrasts in texture and softness and enhance your work with details that evoke clarity. There will be a single firing at the end that can be collected later or sent on by carrier for a small fee. Students are encouraged to bring their own images/tablets, though this is not essential. Chris Barnes (E. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-barnes) Residential: £344 Non-residential: £246 (includes firing)

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: WEAVING BIRDS

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

A wonderful workshop to try out new ideas and techniques. From the cry of a curlew to a robin in the garden, birds can be a great source of delight and inspiration. Weavers have woven images of birds for hundreds of years and this workshop will look at traditional and contemporary tastes. Suitable for beginners and those with experience. Louise Martin (Clackmannanshire www.highamhall.com/louise-martin) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Follows Louise's course INSPIRED BY MATISSE.

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STRING ORCHESTRA WEEKEND

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

The Dvořák Serenade is one of the glories of the String Orchestra repertoire. Experienced string players are invited to join us to play this wonderful piece of music. Suk Meditation and Janacek Little Suite will complete a Czech weekend. Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £251 Non-residential: £184

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PICTURE FRAMING

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

Enjoy the satisfaction of making your own frames to complement your art competently and accurately. Learn about mount cutting, double mounts, glass cutting and wash lines. No experience required. Make at least two complete frames. Bill Davies (Wirral www.highamhall.com/bill-davies) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Materials at cost)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

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

Create delightful hand-stitched Embroidery - the finished effect relying very much on texture and 3D effects. Combine various stitches with mixed-media techniques, working in shades of neutral colours. All levels from total beginners to more experienced, stitch either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or work on your own design. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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A JOURNEY INTO SCOTTISH ART

October 14th at 18:30 to October 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The focus of this course is on incomparable Scottish painters through the ages; analysing their creative powers and the trials and tribulations which inspired them to produce outstanding work and thus, their prevailing reputations. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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SILVER CLAY JEWELLERY

October 14th at 18:30 to October 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Make fine silver jewellery with the ease of working with clay. Precious metal clay is an amazing material. Find out secrets to make stunning professionally styled hallmarkable jewellery, creating three pieces to take away. Those with good experience of metal clay may work independently on their own projects. Tracey Spurgin (East Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/tracey-spurgin) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 plus Materials from Tutor c£55 (subject to silver prices)

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