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Higham Hall College

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Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
01768 776276 www.highamhall.com

September 2020

TRAVEL WRITING: CRAFTING YOUR STORY

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 22 Sep - 13:30 Fri 25 Sep 2020 Write compelling articles to inspire on this workshop course. Transform holiday jottings, make the most of a journal or start a travel blog. All you need is to love travel and be ready to try. Work on own with Zoe's input if experienced, or join in with taught sessions as you wish. Includes a short excursion out to somewhere worth writing about. Zoe Dawes (S.Cumbria www.highamhall.com/zoe-dawes) Residential: £345 Non-residential: £244…

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PAINT WITH ALEX JAKOB-WHITWORTH

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 22 Sep - 13:30 Fri 25 Sep 2020 Consider and develop crucial elements needed for truly high-quality artwork (including tonality, composition, shape, form, texture, and pattern). Bring unfinished work and/or follow Tutor's suggestions for projects to develop your artist's eye like a professional. Most media allowed except Oils. Not for beginners. Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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A HISTORY OF NATIONS AND PEOPLES: GERMANY

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

18:30 Wed 23 Sep - 13:30 Fri 25 Sep 2020 From tribal Communities opposed by Rome but celebrated by Tacitus, to confederation of States uniting as a single Nation, Germany's story is irrevocably linked to the fate and fortunes of European countries across centuries. Dr. David Baker (E. Sussex www.highamhall.com/david-baker) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 A companion to David's US course: attend both, get FREE B&B (Dinner bookable separately) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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LACE AS YOU LIKE IT (INCLUDING TANTALISING TORCHON) PT2

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

18:30 Wed 23 Sep - 13:30 Fri 25 Sep 2020 *TWIN COURSE* See 21-23 Sep for details. Jan Gardiner (Somerset www.highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Follows another course.

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THE GOTHIC REVIVAL IN BRITAIN

September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 25 Sep - 13:30 Sun 27 Sep 2020 Why did people in the C19th and early C20th put up buildings which looked as if they had been built in the C14th? Explore one the most influential movements in British architectural history. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 SIR EDWIN LUTYENS follows.

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 25 Sep - 13:30 Sun 27 Sep 2020 Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just recover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Simon will make prior contact to advise on materials. Simon Ireland (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/simon-ireland) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Materials from Tutor)

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DISCOVERING PEN AND INK

September 25th at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 25 Sep - 13:30 Sun 27 Sep 2020 Create textures, tonal areas and decorative patterns in Pen and Ink, then combine them to create a finished drawing. With demos throughout and access to a variety of pens to experiment with, by the end you should be able to handle your materials with confidence. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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THE LAZY PHILOSOPHER’S GUIDE TO ORWELL AND 1984

September 25th at 18:30 to September 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 25 Sep - 13:30 Mon 28 Sep 2020 Well-known, but sometimes only fleetingly referrred to, 1984 was a masterpiece of its time. Visions of a society which, to some extent, we now inhabit. Enjoy delving deeper with gentle discussion and shared insights. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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PIANO WORKSHOP

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 27 Sep - 13:30 Tue 29 Sep 2020 For up to ten Players* of Grade 7 and above. Prepare a 20 minute programme to be played and discussed; if possible, bring along spare copies of pieces for others. Suggestions for improvement, style, technique and presentation will be offered. Noncompetitive with a joint recital on the last morning. *Non-performing Listeners also welcome. John Gough (Chester www.highamhall.com/john-gough) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £174 (1st of 2 successive courses due to demand)P

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SIR EDWIN LUTYENS – ARCHITECT IN CONTEXT

September 27th at 18:30 to September 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 27 Sep - 13:30 Tue 29 Sep 2020 From country houses to the Cenotaph in Whitehall, from churches to the Viceroy's House in New Delhi, Lutyens dominated architecture in Britian in the early C20th. Explore his varied achievements. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) and Mrs. Vanessa Lacey Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 THE GOTHIC REVIVAL precedes.

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VISITING LAKELAND GARDENS (4 NIGHT) – EARLY AUTUMN

September 28th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 28 Sep - 13:30 Fri 2 Oct 2020 Enjoy spectacular changing garden colours and amazing views afforded by fells, lakes and countryside by visiting some hidden horticultural gems. With her wealth of local and horticultural knowledge, Louise will seek to enchant and inspire you. LIMITED NUMBER Louise Stoddart (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/louise-stoddart) Residential: £471 Non-residential: £339 (inc. Admissions and Trips) We offer Garden Visits with Louise in May, July and September.

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: SQUIRREL OR NUÉ

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Fri 2 Oct 2020 Explore the beautiful technique of Or Nué, creating shading over gold threads in an original design by Helen in the form of a squirrel. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials kit purchasable from Tutor) Helen's WHITEWORK follows.

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THE POETRY OF LANDSCAPES: APPRECIATION AND WRITING

September 29th at 18:30 to October 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 29 Sep - 13:30 Fri 2 Oct 2020 *NEW* For those wishing to develop their own poetry writing through examining how others achieve it successfully. Read and discuss poems by living poets and have the opportunity to write and share your own. Copies of the Anthology to borrow and some handouts provided. NEW TUTOR: Clare Crossman (E. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/clare-crossman) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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October 2020

EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: WHITE WORK

October 2nd at 18:30 to October 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 2 Oct - 13:30 Mon 5 Oct 2020 Be introduced to the beautiful art of Broderie Anglaise and Richelieu Embroidery with surface stitches for extra decoration and needle lace filling to add to the delicacy of the overall appearance. Beginner or to experienced welcome. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (Materials kit purchasable from Tutor) Helen's OR NUÉ precedes.

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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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