*NEW*A chance for botanical painting alongside our annual MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS course which should mean a wide range of real examples and mycological expertise will be immediately to hand if you wish to deepen your knowledge of your subject. Marion Wilson SBA (W Cumbria highamhall.com/marion-wilson) Residential: £365 Non-residential: £255 This is an extra course in
Our seasonal opportunity to develop fungi identification skills with a respected expert in a prime natural area. Minibus field trips: easy, but off-path walking. Collect and observe fungi in various habitats, examine finds, accurately identify with a range of keys for identification to both genus and species. For anyone interested in fungi, seasoned or unseasoned,
Dos-à-dos is a French term for “back-to-back” - a binding structure in which two separate books are bound together. The format dates back at least to the 16th century. Two books frequently bound in this form were the New Testament and Psalter. In this workshop we will be making a modern version, personalizing them by
For experienced Embroiderers, Quilters, Weavers and Sewers to take advantage of the Cedar Room to develop your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance to share ideas, relax and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little at a bargain price. Residential: £230 Non-residential: £150
Sibelius on Scandinavia. We will explore the rich string orchestra repertoire from the Nordic countries to include music by Dag Wiren, Grieg, Nielson and Sibelius. Players should have previous ensemble experience. Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £275 Non-residential: £195
We were unable to hold this Bookbinding workshop earlier this year, so here it is: An open opportunity to bring binding projects you may have started elsewhere, a book you have started to restore, or a new one you want to begin and need a helping hand to start you off. If it’s a new
A journey through time visiting less well known heritage sites on the Solway coastal plains. See ancient places of worship, once thriving seaports, forgotten estuary crossings and learn about Solway World War history. Explore the sweeping Solway coastline and abundant wildlife habitats. Hear Solway stories. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues with short off-road
Taster or refresher. Come with no experience or bring work you want help with. Looms will be ready-warped. Be shown how to weave simple shapes, mix colours and control your tension. Louise Martin (Orkney highamhall.com/louise-martin) £95 (incl. materials, lunch and refreshments) Louise (award-winning!) has two courses following.