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Nicholas Corder – (Writing, Ukulele)

www.nicholas-corder.co.uk
  • Author (and musician) from Staffordshire
  • Hugely-experienced adult tutor with a sense of humour!
  • Writing courses are Nick’s main focus and people love them
  • Nick’s sideline is basic Ukulele courses, which seem to be amazingly popular.

Nick’s book Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Cumbria is available at a bargain price in our Foyer. He’s a happy chappy really!

FEEDBACK FOLLOWING NICK’S WRITING COURSES:
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“Superb – intensive but really rewarding. I surprised myself with the first story since school!”
“I really enjoyed this course. I signed up for this one after I enjoyed the one in December so much. Thank you to Higham for running these courses and being such a wonderful place to be.”
“A very productive few days. I have learned and accomplished much more than I thought.”
“Fantastic course, great tutor, will recommend.”
“Excellently led course, interesting well organised and enjoyable.”
“The tutor gave us many useful hints, very clear hand outs and wonderful constructive criticism and help.”
“Excellent, Nick produced more instruction than I thought possible.”
“An enjoyable break from the routine of life with the benefit of learning so much. Thanks to Nick for all the effort and entertainment he put into the course.”

 

FEEDBACK FOLLOWING NICK’S UKE COURSES:
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“Many thanks to Nick. Excellent course. He walked us, pushed us, encouraged us through the learning of the chords and the songs, smoothing out difficulties with experience, good humour, wit and aplomb. Great fun, great learning techniques, good preparation and a general feeling of feeling good and being challenged to teach out and learn new things, even tackle the impossible.”
“Learnt lots and enjoyed going home tired out.”
“An amazing experience & intro into the ukulele”
“Brilliant. Well taught. Great fun.”
“Thoroughly enjoyed this course, great teacher. Well worth the sore fingers.”
“Very Intensive BUT informative and NEVER boring”
“Superb instruction making learning easy.”
“I learned lots, thank you very much.”
“Very enjoyable. Learnt a lot!”
“Fantastic.”
“A fantastic weekend!”
“Great weekend. Brilliant tutor.”

 

Upcoming Courses

July 2017

UKULELE BEGINNERS

July 5th at 18:30 to July 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Cheap, portable and fun! Learn basic chords and strumming and use well-known folk songs to develop a mini-repertoire with a handful of chords. Includes a plethora of printed songs. Non-musicians welcome as are repeaters, but note we will be starting from scratch! Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £167 inc. lyrics & chords

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ACOUSTIC SONGWRITING WORKSHOP (3 night)

July 7th at 18:30 to July 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW* Join with like-minded people to explore the creation of thoughtful lyrics and tuneful melodies. Whether writing just for yourself or to perform in public you can develop your craft as a songwriter. No need to read notation - this course is for people who want to write lyrics or write music as well as those who fancy doing both. Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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November 2017

WRITE YOUR OWN LIFE STORY

November 7th at 18:30 to November 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Our lives are individual and interesting, no matter how ordinary they seem at first. This course will help you to take incidents and events from real life and re-create them on the page for future generations to enjoy. Everyone has a book in them - now's your big chance! Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.nicholas-corder.co.uk) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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April 2018

WRITERS’ RETREAT

Sunday April 1, 2018 at 18:30 to Wednesday April 4, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Never found the time? Burning to write something, not sure what? Writer's block? Stimulate by sharing with other like-minded souls. A mixture of workshops, 1:1 tutorials, classroom exercises, plus plenty of time to do some of your own writing. Supportive, fun & helpful, suitable for both new and experienced writers. Nicholas Corder (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/nicholas-corder) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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