FULLY BOOKED: RAKU POTTERY WITH CHRIS BARNES

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Chris will help you to create your own pieces of raku pottery and sculpture, and experience the excitement of raku firing. With lectures, demos and (hopefully) a trip out whilst 

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WHITEWORK EMBROIDERY

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

White-on-white embroidery. Sample different types and techniques of Whitework or work on your own piece. Angie Burt (Lancashire highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £290 Non-residential: £210

RUSKIN LACE

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since the late nineteenth century, Ruskin lace was made from hand-spun and woven linen produced by cottagers around Coniston. Karen is a leading exponent of this 

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JEWELLERY MAKING: SILVER CLAY

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Silver Clay is a remarkable material made up of fine silver particles, an organic plant-based binder and water. It can be moulded, rolled, textured and shaped to create hand-crafted pieces 

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WOODCARVING: CREATIVE RELIEF CARVING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Relief carving is the process of cutting a pattern or design into a flat surface. For those new to the craft, Sharon will gently guide you through the process of transforming 

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WOVEN TAPESTRY DAY (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

This one-day course serves either as an introduction for those new to tapestry or as a refresher covering the fundamentals of tapestry weaving. Looms will be ready for you to 

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: LANDSCAPE TO WEAVE

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Capture the essence of Higham's gardens and the surrounding landscape first in yarn and then directly into weave. The second in a series of 3 separate courses led by international award-winning 

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: TREES

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

This course will focus on observing form and texture in the trees at Higham. We will look at how trees have been portrayed in tapestry and explore various weaverly possibilities. The 

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LINO CUT PRINTMAKING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Produce your own lino cut designs to create individual and decorative printed cards and pictures using traditional lino cut printmaking techniques with expert guidance from Clare Melinsky. Clare is a 

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CUMBRIAN TEXTILE ADVENTURES

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

This course, which combines site visits to an outdoor textile sculpture path and working studios alongside practical workshop sessions, should prove inspiring to those who enjoy textiles. Dianne will guide you through 

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