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September 2017

FRENCH & BELGIAN FILM

September 15th at 18:30 to September 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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A relaxed viewing of three films in French (with subtitles), enlightening discussions in both English and French. Stretch your linguistic muscles as these films are an opportunity to develop your French ear in a gentle, stimulating way. Films: Dieu existe, il Habite à Bruxelles (2015) (aka Le Tout Nouveau Testament), Certifié Halal (2015) L’Enquête (2015) Sylvie Jefferson (native French speaker www.highamhall.com/sylvie-jefferson) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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GLOBE TO GLOBE: A HISTORY OF MUSIC ASSOCIATED WITH SHAKESPEARE Pt1 (1599-1800)

September 15th at 18:30 to September 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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RESCHEDULED DATE - This Part 1 course was postponed from its original date in April, as the tutor was in hospital. It has been rescheduled for this date. We have contacted those who had booked on to inform them of this new date and apologise for any inconvenience caused. This does, of course, give a new chance for others to join this course! Tracing 400 years of immense influence from original staging to the re-built Globe in two parts. This…

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BEAD EMBROIDERY

September 15th at 18:30 to September 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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An introduction to Bead Embroidery. Beads of all shapes and sizes, cabochons and buttons are used to create a stunning freestyle piece of work with fabulous surfaces. Your creation could become a hanging, panel, pendant, box lid, bracelet or feature for a book cover - whatever you would like it to be. Every piece is unique! Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 STUMPWORK precedes this.

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MUSIC APPRECIATION: “CAV AND PAG”- ITALIAN VERISMO OPERA

September 17th at 18:30 to September 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Low-life melodrama in a super-heated emotional climate; passionate melodies and stirring climaxes; verismo opera composers did everything to excess. "Cavalleria Rusticana". "Pagliacci", 'Andrea Chenier" and "Adriana Lecouvreur" contain some of the best-known arias and well-timed Intermezzos help to cool the temperature down. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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DISCOVERING PEN & INK

September 17th at 18:30 to September 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Use basic pen and ink techniques to create textures, tonal areas and decorative patterns, then combine to create finished drawings. With demonstrations throughout, you should be able to handle your materials with confidence by the end. NEW TUTOR: Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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ART TREASURES OF THE GREAT EUROPEAN CITIES

September 19th at 18:30 to September 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Lectures with gorgeous images exploring the great Collections, as well as essential sights of Europe's most celebrated cities. Destinations include: St Petersburg (Hermitage, Fabergé), Paris (Impressionists, Post-Impressionists), Berlin (Decadence, Expressionism), Rome (Ancient, Modern), Florence (Renaissance), Barcelona (Gaudi, a wealth of Catalan painters & sculptors), Copenhagen (wonderful, wonderful), Prague (Magical Capital of Old Europe, spectacular Art Nouveau and many works by Alphonse Mucha), plus two mystery destinations. A perfect primer or convenient armchair exploration. Adrian Sumner (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/adrian-sumner) Residential: £319 Non-residential:…

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OIL PAINTING – STEP BY STEP LAND & SEASCAPES (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

September 19th at 18:30 to September 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Want to really paint in oil? Create two contrasting oil paintings following a simple step-by-step demo of a wet-on-wet techniques using both brush and knife. An extended version of Carol's popular Days, with more time to perfect technique. All materials provided. Limited spaces. Carol Renshaw (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/carol-renshaw) Residential: £363 Non-residential: £267 incl. all materials.

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

September 19th at 18:30 to September 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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In tones and shades of neutral colours, this relies very much on texture and 3D effects - one of its most endearing qualities. Combine a variety of hand-embroidered stitches with a selection of mixed-media techniques to create delightful hand-stitched embroidery. All levels welcome from total beginners to more experienced. Stitch a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or work on your own designs. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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THE SECRET LIVES OF BUILDINGS WITH EDWARD HOLLIS

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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We build buildings to last, and for that reason, they often outlive the people that made them, and the lives for which they were made – and they go on to live extraordinary lives of their own. Explore some of the strange lives that buildings have led, from ancient times to the present. We may also share stories of our own! Edward Hollis (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/edward-hollis) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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INTRODUCTING MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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You will be using the skills passed down by medieval craftspeople to create small scale designs using 24 carat gold leaf and pigments. No drawing skills or experience necessary with a selection of medieval designs, including illuminated letters, to choose from. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £240 Non-residential: £174 inc. all materials

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