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

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September 2018

A LAND FIT FOR HEROES? BRITAIN AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR

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

24th November 1918, David Lloyd George declared the task of any future government: "to make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in", an aim not realised between the wars, with a society divided between south/north, prosperity/poverty, social change/political conservatism. Consider 20s and 30s Britain - rising hemlines to Jarrow Marchers - and her response to the approach of WW2. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 THE WAR THAT WOULD NOT END precedes - attend both,…

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DRAWING AND PAINTING – LAKELAND CHURCHES (EXTENDED)

September 28th at 18:30 to October 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The North Lakes landscape has some very characterful settings for churches. Explore their atmosphere and distinctive qualities through mixed media sketching and painting on location. We will take inspiration from some of the finest examples of evocative drawings and paintings of buildings, especially churches, in the works of John Piper and William Turner among other artists. Join Lionel, an experienced outdoor landscape artist, on 5 sketching expeditions helping you develop your drawing and colour skills and exploring new ideas in…

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ENAMELLING LONG WEEKEND

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

Work on copper, silver or steel, making enamelled jewellery, small tiles or panels. Silver and gold foils, stencils, sgraffito, simple cloisonné and other techniques as desired. Absolute beginners or experienced welcome. Materials from tutor dependent upon project. Dorothy Cockrell (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/dorothy-cockrell) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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SIMPLIFYING THE HUMAN FIGURE FOR SKETCHING AND PAINTING

September 30th at 18:30 to October 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create simplified images of the human figure, Pen and Watercolour washes, proceeding to build a painting in either Watercolours or Acrylics. For painters ready for an artistic, structured, understanding of Life. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £470 Non-residential: £309

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