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H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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H2305 THE GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS with Danny Wells (expert Victorian historian) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm A war to end all wars: upwards of 70 million combatants and over 8 million people … Continue reading

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING with Heather Ritchie (40yrs a rugmaker, international tutor) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm Bring your scissors and experience hooking and prodding!  Recycle clothing & non-furnishing fabrics into mats, … Continue reading

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mustering Services by Brian Smith

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION of the artwork of Brian Smith (Award-winning watercolour artist & in-demand tutor) Lauded artist Brian Smith’s work will be displayed over Easter in our Studio. www.briansmithartist.com FREE EXHIBITION Open 10am to 7pm each day, Sat 19th to … Continue reading

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H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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H2305 THE GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS with Danny Wells (expert Victorian historian) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm A war to end all wars: upwards of 70 million combatants and over 8 million people … Continue reading

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING with Heather Ritchie (40yrs a rugmaker, international tutor) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm Bring your scissors and experience hooking and prodding!  Recycle clothing & non-furnishing fabrics into mats, … Continue reading

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mustering Services by Brian Smith

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION of the artwork of Brian Smith (Award-winning watercolour artist & in-demand tutor) Lauded artist Brian Smith’s work will be displayed over Easter in our Studio. www.briansmithartist.com FREE EXHIBITION Open 10am to 7pm each day, Sat 19th to … Continue reading

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H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

H2305 the GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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H2305 THE GREAT WAR – SHATTERED ILLUSIONS with Danny Wells (expert Victorian historian) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm A war to end all wars: upwards of 70 million combatants and over 8 million people … Continue reading

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - April 20 @ 1:30 pm
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C2307 HOOKY & PRODDY RUG MAKING with Heather Ritchie (40yrs a rugmaker, international tutor) Fri 18 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 20 Apr 2014 1:30pm Bring your scissors and experience hooking and prodding!  Recycle clothing & non-furnishing fabrics into mats, … Continue reading

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mustering Services by Brian Smith

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION of the artwork of Brian Smith (Award-winning watercolour artist & in-demand tutor) Lauded artist Brian Smith’s work will be displayed over Easter in our Studio. www.briansmithartist.com FREE EXHIBITION Open 10am to 7pm each day, Sat 19th to … Continue reading

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - April 22 @ 1:30 pm
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H2308 FALL OF EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920 with Dr Andrew Lacey (historian, Oxbridge tutor) Sun 20 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 22 Apr 2014 1:30pm C19th Europe was dominated by  ambitions and rivalries of three imperial families – Romanovs in Russia, … Continue reading

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BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mustering Services by Brian Smith

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION of the artwork of Brian Smith (Award-winning watercolour artist & in-demand tutor) Lauded artist Brian Smith’s work will be displayed over Easter in our Studio. www.briansmithartist.com FREE EXHIBITION Open 10am to 7pm each day, Sat 19th to … Continue reading

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - April 22 @ 1:30 pm
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H2308 FALL OF EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920 with Dr Andrew Lacey (historian, Oxbridge tutor) Sun 20 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 22 Apr 2014 1:30pm C19th Europe was dominated by  ambitions and rivalries of three imperial families – Romanovs in Russia, … Continue reading

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BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mustering Services by Brian Smith

BRIAN SMITH EXHIBITION of the artwork of Brian Smith (Award-winning watercolour artist & in-demand tutor) Lauded artist Brian Smith’s work will be displayed over Easter in our Studio. www.briansmithartist.com FREE EXHIBITION Open 10am to 7pm each day, Sat 19th to … Continue reading

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

H2308 FALL of EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - April 22 @ 1:30 pm
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H2308 FALL OF EAGLES: EUROPE 1848-1920 with Dr Andrew Lacey (historian, Oxbridge tutor) Sun 20 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 22 Apr 2014 1:30pm C19th Europe was dominated by  ambitions and rivalries of three imperial families – Romanovs in Russia, … Continue reading

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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - April 25 @ 1:30 pm
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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS with Ben Haslam (professional artist, gallery owner) Wed 23 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Fri 25 Apr 2014 1:30pm The Northern Lakes is home to some of the clearest streams and rivers in England.  Learn … Continue reading

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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - April 25 @ 1:30 pm
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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS with Ben Haslam (professional artist, gallery owner) Wed 23 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Fri 25 Apr 2014 1:30pm The Northern Lakes is home to some of the clearest streams and rivers in England.  Learn … Continue reading

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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - April 25 @ 1:30 pm
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A2311 WATERCOLOUR: CRYSTAL WATERS, ROCKS, REFLECTIONS with Ben Haslam (professional artist, gallery owner) Wed 23 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Fri 25 Apr 2014 1:30pm The Northern Lakes is home to some of the clearest streams and rivers in England.  Learn … Continue reading

L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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L2313 PITY OF WAR – WILFRED OWEN & THE WAR POETS with Keith Chandler (fellow, University of Chester) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Explore a distinctive literary legacy. Owen’s metaphors, wordplay, experimentation and imagery … Continue reading

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

M2312 EVOLUTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL with Dr Colin Shindler Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm The evolution of the Hollywood musical from the beginnings of sound in 1929 through its glory years to its … Continue reading

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND) with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Create a practical, decorative & long-lasting rectangular fabric box.  Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced.  Specialist … Continue reading

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS with Susie White (garden writer, designer & RHS speaker) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Lakeland in spring with daffodils and emerging foliage against a backdrop of soaring mountains. Celebrate springs … Continue reading

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L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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L2313 PITY OF WAR – WILFRED OWEN & THE WAR POETS with Keith Chandler (fellow, University of Chester) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Explore a distinctive literary legacy. Owen’s metaphors, wordplay, experimentation and imagery … Continue reading

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

M2312 EVOLUTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL with Dr Colin Shindler Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm The evolution of the Hollywood musical from the beginnings of sound in 1929 through its glory years to its … Continue reading

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND) with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Create a practical, decorative & long-lasting rectangular fabric box.  Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced.  Specialist … Continue reading

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS with Susie White (garden writer, designer & RHS speaker) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Lakeland in spring with daffodils and emerging foliage against a backdrop of soaring mountains. Celebrate springs … Continue reading

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L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

L2313 PITY of WAR – WILFRED OWEN & The WAR POETS

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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L2313 PITY OF WAR – WILFRED OWEN & THE WAR POETS with Keith Chandler (fellow, University of Chester) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Explore a distinctive literary legacy. Owen’s metaphors, wordplay, experimentation and imagery … Continue reading

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

M2312 EVOLUTION of the HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

M2312 EVOLUTION OF THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL with Dr Colin Shindler Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm The evolution of the Hollywood musical from the beginnings of sound in 1929 through its glory years to its … Continue reading

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND)

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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C2315 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX (WEEKEND) with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Create a practical, decorative & long-lasting rectangular fabric box.  Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced.  Specialist … Continue reading

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS WITH SUSIE WHITE

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - April 27 @ 1:30 pm
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N2314 SPRING LAKELAND GARDENS with Susie White (garden writer, designer & RHS speaker) Fri 25 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Sun 27 Apr 2014 1:30pm Lakeland in spring with daffodils and emerging foliage against a backdrop of soaring mountains. Celebrate springs … Continue reading

C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
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C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Complete existing fabric box projects wherever or whenever they were started. Share our enthusiasm and ideas to overcome any blocks … Continue reading

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

H2317 THE QUEST FOR UTOPIA with Chad Goodwin (popular WEA lecturer & museum trustee) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Aspirations for a better, even perfect, society were promoted throughout history by philosophers, social reformers, … Continue reading

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C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
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C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Complete existing fabric box projects wherever or whenever they were started. Share our enthusiasm and ideas to overcome any blocks … Continue reading

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

H2317 THE QUEST FOR UTOPIA with Chad Goodwin (popular WEA lecturer & museum trustee) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Aspirations for a better, even perfect, society were promoted throughout history by philosophers, social reformers, … Continue reading

A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 30 @ 1:30 pm
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A2318 THE DRAWN LANDSCAPE ~ BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION with Dr Patrick Oates (figurative fine artist, historian, retired college head) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Wed 30 Apr 2014 1:30pm Ways in which multi-styles of drawing can be developed in the … Continue reading

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C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
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C2316 HANDSEWN FABRIC BOX with Elaine Hicks (needlework expert) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Complete existing fabric box projects wherever or whenever they were started. Share our enthusiasm and ideas to overcome any blocks … Continue reading

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

H2317 the QUEST for UTOPIA

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 29 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

H2317 THE QUEST FOR UTOPIA with Chad Goodwin (popular WEA lecturer & museum trustee) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Tue 29 Apr 2014 1:30pm Aspirations for a better, even perfect, society were promoted throughout history by philosophers, social reformers, … Continue reading

A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 30 @ 1:30 pm
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A2318 THE DRAWN LANDSCAPE ~ BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION with Dr Patrick Oates (figurative fine artist, historian, retired college head) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Wed 30 Apr 2014 1:30pm Ways in which multi-styles of drawing can be developed in the … Continue reading

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A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

A2318 the DRAWN LANDSCAPE – BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 30 @ 1:30 pm
slide-quad-painting & drawing at higham 001

A2318 THE DRAWN LANDSCAPE ~ BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION with Dr Patrick Oates (figurative fine artist, historian, retired college head) Sun 27 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Wed 30 Apr 2014 1:30pm Ways in which multi-styles of drawing can be developed in the … Continue reading

H2319 ST GEORGE for MERRIE ENGLAND – And BEYOND?

H2319 ST GEORGE for MERRIE ENGLAND – And BEYOND?

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - May 2 @ 1:30 pm
Cogito - Higham for thinking people

H2319 ST GEORGE FOR MERRIE ENGLAND – AND BEYOND? with Dr Sam Riches (cultural historian Lancaster University) Wed 30 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Fri 2 May 2014 1:30pm It’s tempting to accept our English understandings of St George, yet hes … Continue reading

A2320 LANDSCAPES INTO PAINT – LAYERING TECHNIQUES

A2320 LANDSCAPES INTO PAINT – LAYERING TECHNIQUES

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - May 2 @ 1:30 pm
landscapes close by: inspiration for artists, photographers and the humanities

A2320 LANDSCAPES INTO PAINT ~ LAYERING TECHNIQUES with Dr Patrick Oates (figurative fine artist, historian, retired college head) Wed 30 Apr 2014 6:30pm to Fri 2 May 2014 1:30pm Explore the uses of colour through the painted mediums of watercolour … Continue reading

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