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Phantom Thread [15]

Phantom Thread [15]

  • Fri 23rd Feb, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sat 24th Feb, 2:30pm. Sun 25th Feb, 5pm. Mon 26th Feb, 2pm & 8pm. Tue 27th Feb, 2pm & 5pm. Wed 28th Feb, 4:30pm | £5.80

A gorgeous, intoxicating and masterful film, Phantom Thread reunites Daniel Day-Lewis in purportedly his final film role. Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the centre of British fashion with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock.

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Portraits in Motion

Portraits in Motion

  • Fri 23rd Feb, 8pm. Sat 24th Feb, 8pm | £12.00

Since 2003 Volker Gerling has walked over 3,500km throughout Germany, inviting people to visit his travelling Flipbook thumb cinema exhibition and creating flipbook portraits of some of the people he meets along the way.

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Crafted: Traditional Upholstery Weekend

Crafted: Traditional Upholstery Weekend

  • Sat 24th Feb 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £210.00

Learn traditional upholstery techniques on this weekend course to transform your tired old furniture.

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Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

  • Sat 24th Feb, 9:30am. Sat 17th Mar, 9:30am. Sat 24th Mar, 9:30am

Come and have a go at carving a relief design in lime stone with Maria Moorhouse, an experienced tutor artist who runs regular weekday courses at Dartington.

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Do Be Do Be Do, The Touching Eye - Arts Lab

Do Be Do Be Do, The Touching Eye - Arts Lab

  • Sat 24th Feb, 10am. Sat 28th Apr, 10am | £140.00

2 day workshop with Jonathan McCree. “Weaving together drawing, movement and film making, we will explore how artists and spectators make and experience art with their bodies, blurring distinctions between movement, dance and drawing."

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Coco [PG]

Coco [PG]

  • Sat 24th Feb, 12pm. Sun 25th Feb, 2pm. Fri 9th Mar, 2pm. Sat 10th Mar, 12:30pm. Sun 11th Mar, 2pm | £5.80

Winner of Best Animation at the 2018 Golden Globes, this fantastic family feature has become a smash hit worldwide. Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz.

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MET Opera: La Bohème (2018) [12A]

MET Opera: La Bohème (2018) [12A]

  • Sat 24th Feb 2018
  • 5:30pm
  • £20.00

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì, opposite Michael Fabiano as the passionate writer Rodolfo. Zeffirelli’s stupendous onstage recreations of 19th-century Paris are sure to take your breath away.

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Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

  • Sun 25th Feb, 5:30pm. Mon 26th Feb, 5:30pm. Tue 27th Feb, 5:30pm. Wed 28th Feb, 5:30pm. Thu 1st Mar, 5:30pm. Sun 4th Mar, 5:30pm. Mon 5th Mar, 5:30pm. Tue 6th Mar, 5:30pm. Wed 7th Mar, 5:30pm. Thu 8th Mar, 5:30pm

Attending an evening film at Dartington Hall’s beautiful 14C Barn Cinema? Take advantage of this great value deal – and we’ll make sure you get to your film on time. Film times vary but you will need to arrive at The White Hart by 6.30pm.

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Loveless [15]

Loveless [15]

  • Sun 25th Feb, 8pm. Mon 26th Feb, 5pm. Tue 27th Feb, 8pm. Wed 28th Feb, 1:45pm | £8.20

Andrey Zvyagintsev follows up Leviathan (2014), his powerhouse tale of corruption in contemporary Russia, with the superb Loveless; both a hypnotic thriller and an impassioned drama of spiritual crisis. Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations.

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Arts Lab: Intern Exhibition

Arts Lab: Intern Exhibition

  • Mon 26th Feb 2018
  • 10am

Paintings, films and photographs by the intern team, curated by themselves.

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Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

  • Mon 26th Feb, 10am. Tue 27th Feb, 10am. Wed 28th Feb, 10am. Mon 5th Mar, 10am. Tue 6th Mar, 10am. Wed 7th Mar, 10am. Mon 12th Mar, 10am. Tue 13th Mar, 10am. Wed 14th Mar, 10am. Mon 19th Mar, 10am

Printmaking is one of the most intriguing and absorbing of the visual arts, and these workshops offer the chance for all levels of experience to learn in a warm and enthusiastic atmosphere.

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Making Mondays - Arts Lab

Making Mondays - Arts Lab

  • Mon 26th Feb, 12:30pm. Mon 5th Mar, 12:30pm. Mon 12th Mar, 12:30pm. Mon 19th Mar, 12:30pm. Mon 26th Mar, 12:30pm. Mon 16th Apr, 12:30pm. Mon 23rd Apr, 12:30pm. Mon 30th Apr, 12:30pm. Mon 7th May, 12:30pm. Mon 14th May, 12:30pm | £10.00

Fun and relaxing lunchtime workshops for both beginners and experienced artists with Sara Downham-Lotto. Guidance in playful experiments in drawing, painting and collage. A great chance to meet people and enjoy building creative confidence.

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Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

  • Tue 27th Feb, 10am. Thu 1st Mar, 6:30pm. Tue 6th Mar, 10am. Thu 8th Mar, 6:30pm. Tue 13th Mar, 10am. Thu 15th Mar, 6:30pm. Tue 20th Mar, 10am. Thu 22nd Mar, 6:30pm. Tue 27th Mar, 10am

A new series of contemporary Life Drawing classes in the Shippon Artists Studios, Dartington with Isabel Coulton

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The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

  • Wed 28th Feb, 10am. Wed 7th Mar, 10am. Wed 14th Mar, 10am. Wed 21st Mar, 10am. Wed 28th Mar, 10am. Wed 4th Apr, 10am. Wed 11th Apr, 10am. Wed 18th Apr, 10am. Wed 25th Apr, 10am. Wed 2nd May, 10am

A centre of education for the recognition, encouragement and dissemination of spiritual values and a resource for the local and wider community.

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Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

  • Wed 28th Feb, 5:30pm. Wed 7th Mar, 5:30pm. Wed 14th Mar, 5:30pm. Wed 21st Mar, 5:30pm. Wed 28th Mar, 5:30pm. Wed 4th Apr, 5:30pm. Wed 11th Apr, 5:30pm. Wed 18th Apr, 5:30pm. Wed 25th Apr, 5:30pm. Wed 2nd May, 5:30pm

An award-winning youth theatre, with a history of offering exciting opportunities for young people, TYPT has worked with many young people in mainstream, alternative and home education.

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Séance

Séance

  • Wed 28th Feb, 7:20pm & 7:40pm & 7pm & 8:20pm & 8:40pm & 8pm & 9:20pm & 9:40pm & 9pm. Thu 1st Mar, 7pm | £6.50

Séance explores the psychology of a group of people who have been bombarded with suggestible material. It is an intense sonic performance for twenty people at a time, lasting for twenty terrifying minutes.

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ROH Live: The Winter

ROH Live: The Winter's Tale [12A]

  • Wed 28th Feb 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

The Winter’s Tale follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret, the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation.

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Séance - Q & A

Séance - Q & A

  • Thu 1st Mar 2018
  • 6pm
  • £4.00

With David Rosenburg and Glen Neath Unique opportunity to take part in a Q&A with Séance creators: David Rosenburg & Glen Neath Find out more about how the creators made the spine tingling Séance.

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First Friday

First Friday

  • Fri 2nd Mar 2018
  • 1pm

First Fridays are a time to gather and share – food, ideas, art, gossip. They are entirely informal: a bring-something-to-share lunch followed usually by some kind of artist presentation.

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The Mercy [12A]

The Mercy [12A]

  • Fri 2nd Mar, 2pm & 5pm & 7:45pm. Sat 3rd Mar, 4:30pm. Sun 4th Mar, 6pm & 8:30pm. Mon 5th Mar, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Tue 6th Mar, 1pm | £5.80

James Marsh directs the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping.

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Poltergeist [15]

Poltergeist [15]

  • Fri 2nd Mar 2018
  • 10pm
  • £5.00

This Oscar-nominated supernatural horror is a cult favourite. The Freelings, a typical American family, are beset by strange happenings in their California home, where ghosts seem to be communing with them through the television. Initially friendly and playful, the spirits’ activity becomes menacing.

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Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £100.00

Learn how to create a cutting garden to harvest your own exquisite flowers on this one and a half day course.

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Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course - FULL

Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course - FULL

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £120.00

Take your bread baking to a whole new level on this weekend course by learning to make these breakfast favourites using a sourdough starter, adding flavour and wow factor.

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Paddington 2 [PG]

Paddington 2 [PG]

  • Sat 3rd Mar, 2pm. Sun 4th Mar, 12:30pm | £5.80

Everyone’s favourite bear is back in this gloriously entertaining sequel. Now happily settled with the Browns and an established member of the community, Paddington undertakes a number of odd jobs in order to buy a unique pop-up book from an antiques shop as a 100th birthday present for his beloved Aunt Lucy.

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Blade Of The Immortal [18]

Blade Of The Immortal [18]

  • Sat 3rd Mar, 7pm. Wed 7th Mar, 8pm | £8.20

The 100th film of famously prolific director Takashi Miike (13 assassins) is based on the eponymous manga series by Hiroaki Samura. Manji, a highly skilled samurai, is cursed with immortality. Haunted by the death of his sister, Manji believes that fighting evil will regain his soul.

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Seb Rochford

Seb Rochford

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £12.00

Premiering an exciting new work, composer and drummer Seb Rochford (Polar Bear, Acoustic Ladyland) explores the theme of communication with an innovative exploration of immersive lighting design and acoustic music performed live by two drummers & two trombonists.

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The Exorcist [18]

The Exorcist [18]

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10pm
  • £5.00

Considered one of the most terrifying films of all time, this classic horror is loosely based on the last known Catholic-sanctioned exorcism in America. When a young girl, Regan, starts levitating and speaking in tongues, her frantic mother seeks help from a young priest.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

  • Sun 4th Mar, 10am. Sun 8th Apr, 10am. Sun 6th May, 10am | £45.00

Spend a relaxing and inspiring day in the woods carving a spoon with experienced woodsman and woodworker Felix Kary.

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris (2018) [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris (2018) [12A]

  • Sun 4th Mar 2018
  • 3pm
  • £17.50

Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen’s The Flames of Paris. With powerful virtuosity and some of the most stunning pas de deux, the Bolshoi Ballet displays an exuberance almost too enormous for the Moscow stage.

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After School Junior Arts Lab

After School Junior Arts Lab

  • Mon 5th Mar, 4:30pm. Mon 12th Mar, 4:30pm. Mon 19th Mar, 4:30pm. Mon 16th Apr, 4:30pm. Mon 23rd Apr, 4:30pm. Mon 30th Apr, 4:30pm | £10.00

After school art club for 8-13 year olds with Sophy D’Angelo. Explore your imaginations and talents, learn new skills and experiment with mixed media. An introduction to the possibilities in art making and following shared and individual direction.

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Workshops at The Wool Merchant

Workshops at The Wool Merchant

  • Tue 6th Mar, 10am. Tue 20th Mar, 10am. Tue 27th Mar, 10am. Wed 4th Apr, 2pm

A range of brilliant workshops for those looking to gain and develop skills with yarn! Learn how to make socks, mittens, shawls, crochet and more.

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Arts Lab: Artists’ collective evenings

Arts Lab: Artists’ collective evenings

  • Tue 6th Mar, 5pm. Tue 3rd Apr, 5pm. Tue 1st May, 5pm. Tue 5th Jun, 5pm

Meet other artists over shared food for informal group discussion about your artwork and ideas.

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Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, 5 week evening course - FULL

Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, 5 week evening course - FULL

  • Tue 6th Mar 2018
  • 6:30pm
  • £80.00

Bee-Centered Beekeeping is a course on bee "keeping" which puts their needs first, guided by honeybee biology and their behaviour in the wild.

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ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

  • Tue 6th Mar 2018
  • 6:45pm
  • £17.50

This ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky’s highly physical production. He has devised a far-from-traditional version, incorporating music written by Bizet for the score but not usually heard, and giving a new voice to the opera’s endlessly fascinating central character.

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A Sleep Cycle of Poetry

A Sleep Cycle of Poetry

  • Wed 7th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £7.00

With Peter Oswald, Alice Oswald and Howard Gayton. Bring pillows and blankets to a poetry performance, leading you through dreams of Weyland and Odysseus.

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Group Exhibition: Amélie Beaudroit, Agata Engelman, Elli Lestas

Group Exhibition: Amélie Beaudroit, Agata Engelman, Elli Lestas

  • Thu 8th Mar, 9am. Fri 9th Mar, 9am. Sat 10th Mar, 9am. Mon 12th Mar, 9am. Tue 13th Mar, 9am. Wed 14th Mar, 9am. Thu 15th Mar, 9am. Fri 16th Mar, 9am. Sat 17th Mar, 9am. Mon 19th Mar, 9am

These three artists share a passion for examining aspects of landscapes/environments along with a concern over the consequences of human legacy and climate change. Curated by art.earth and Dartington Arts.

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In Between [15]

In Between [15]

  • Thu 8th Mar 2018
  • 4pm
  • £8.20

Maysaloun Hamoud’s outstanding feature debut follows three young Palestinian women who share an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv. Lalia, a criminal lawyer, burns off her workday stress in the underground club scene. Salma, is a DJ and bartender. Student Nur, a Muslim, is both intrigued and intimidated by her two sophisticated roommates.

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Open House - Garden Tour

Open House - Garden Tour

  • Thu 8th Mar 2018
  • 4:30pm

Join celebrated garden designer Dan Pearson and our head gardener Ian Gilbert for a tour of our much loved gardens to discover how Dan's exciting ideas are to shape their future.

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story + Satellite Q&A [12A]

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story + Satellite Q&A [12A]

  • Thu 8th Mar 2018
  • 6:30pm
  • £10.00

To celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March, join us for a live broadcast of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, followed by a Q&A with Susan Sarandon and director Alexandra Dean. The film rediscovers Hollywood wild-child Hedy Lamarr, not only as a screen idol but as the brilliant mind who coinvented 1940s wireless technology still used today.

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Open House - Gardens Master Plan

Open House - Gardens Master Plan

  • Thu 8th Mar 2018
  • 6:30pm

Dartington's CEO Rhodri Samuel invites you to see how plans are taking shape and introduces award winning designer, Dan Pearson to speak about his vision for the future of Dartington's much loved gardens.

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Open House - Exhibition

Open House - Exhibition

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 9am

An informal exhbition showcasing our plans for the next five years. Part of our wider Open House sequence of talks, workshops, art events and more.

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Open House - The Future of Arts at Dartington

Open House - The Future of Arts at Dartington

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 11:30am

Join Arts General Manager Amy Bere and her team to explore the question: 'How do we programme art that allows us to navigate the times we live in?'

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Open House - The Future of Learning

Open House - The Future of Learning

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 11:30am

Progressive, experimental learning has always been at the centre of Dartington's ethos. If you're fired up, angry, or excited by the current state of education, then join us for this interactive panel discussion.

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Open House - Dance the Estate!

Open House - Dance the Estate!

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 2pm

We're shooting the final scene for our new film about the remaking of Dartington. You're part of the story and we'd love you to get involved!

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Open House - Craft: You Could Make This Up

Open House - Craft: You Could Make This Up

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 3pm

Paying tribute to Dartington’s vibrant craft history, exploring the way in which we surprise ourselves by learning, and celebrating the colourful, confident and often nonconformists makers living out Dartington’s legacy.

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Open House - The Future of Enterprise at Dartington

Open House - The Future of Enterprise at Dartington

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 4pm

Join tenants from across Dartington for an informal networking event and hear from Annette Dhami, General Manager of Impact Hub Brixton and Impact Hub Islington, who will lead a discussion about what the future of progressive enterprise could hold for Dartington.

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The Shape Of Water [15]

The Shape Of Water [15]

  • Fri 9th Mar, 5pm & 8pm. Sat 10th Mar, 3pm. Sun 11th Mar, 5pm. Mon 12th Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Tue 13th Mar, 2pm & 5pm. Wed 14th Mar, 5pm. Thu 15th Mar, 2pm | £8.20

Mute, isolated Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a cleaning lady in a high-security government laboratory; her life is changed forever when she and colleague Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover the lab’s classified secret – a mysterious, scaly creature held captive in a water tank.

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Open House - No Them, Only Us: The Future of Social Justice at Dartington

Open House - No Them, Only Us: The Future of Social Justice at Dartington

  • Fri 9th Mar 2018
  • 6pm

In this workshop our Social Justice Director Ceri Goddard will present our vision for a new phase of social justice innovation - and invite views, ideas and debate on we can best connect to and support the wider southwest equality and social justice movements.

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The Preston Bill

The Preston Bill

  • Fri 9th Mar, 8pm. Sat 10th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

The story of a life. The story of our lives. Welcome to the North. A story from Preston. About Preston. A story that will make you stop and think about where you, and we, are in the world.

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Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £130.00

Learn about hen welfare and make a hen house that suits their needs as well as yours. This course will provide you with practical theory behind hen rearing and the opportunity to build a collective hen house for the Dartington Estate.

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Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

  • Sat 10th Mar, 10am. Sat 21st Apr, 10am | £125.00

On this weekend course you will learn techniques needed to sculpt the figure in clay with confidence and a clear sense of artistic direction.

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Sassy Second Saturdays - Arts Lab

Sassy Second Saturdays - Arts Lab

  • Sat 10th Mar, 10am. Sat 14th Apr, 10am | £50.00

Fun art workshops for both beginners and experienced artists. Colourful and lively whole-day immersive experimental making through drawing, painting and collage with Sara Downham-Lotto. A chance to meet people and enjoy building creative confidence.

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Open House - The History and Future of Development

Open House - The History and Future of Development

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 11am

Join Estate Development Director Martyn Evans for a presentation on the continuing story of development at Dartington.

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Open House - Tractor Tours

Open House - Tractor Tours

  • Sat 10th Mar, 12:45pm & 12pm

Roaming the estate by tractor, join Estate Manager John Channon to discover some of the innovative and experimental land-use projects that have sprung up in Dartington over the past few years, and start to imagine: what could come next?

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Open House - Land Use Review the Sequel!

Open House - Land Use Review the Sequel!

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 2:45pm

From the restoration of our Deer Park to experiments in agroforestry, we've delivered many of the exciting projects set out in the Land Use Review. Now it's time to ask you - what next?

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Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

  • Sat 10th Mar, 4:30pm. Sat 14th Apr, 4:30pm | £150.00

Master the art of sourdough with Dan Mifsud, baker and proprietor of the popular Almond Thief Bakery in South Devon, on this lovely weekend course.

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MET Opera: Semiramide (2018) [12A]

MET Opera: Semiramide (2018) [12A]

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

Against the backdrop of the Hanging Gardens, Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, defies bad omens and supernatural threats in her quest to find a worthy successor to her late husband. But she harbours more than one dark secret, and whoever gains the throne may find that he has lost more than he has won.

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Open House - The Future of Food at Dartington

Open House - The Future of Food at Dartington

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 6pm

In this talk and interactive workshop, join Director of Food and Drink Oliver Rowe and other key figures involved in our local food and farming community for an exploration of how food is to play a bigger role at Dartington.

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Passamezzo - Music from the Restoration

Passamezzo - Music from the Restoration

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £14.00

This is the fifth in a season of six concerts organised by the Totnes Early Music Society. An evening of music, words and song from Restoration England to partner a lecture by historian Ian Mortimer in conjunction with the Totnes Museum Society.

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Open House - Dinner with Tara and Oliver

Open House - Dinner with Tara and Oliver

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £30.00

Come and dine at Dartington! Director of Food and Drink Oliver Rowe, and Chef Manager at The Green Table, Tara Vaughan-Hughes, will be cooking up a storm using local produce from the estate and the farms in the area.

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Walk With Me [PG]

Walk With Me [PG]

  • Sun 11th Mar, 8pm. Mon 12th Mar, 5pm | £8.20

Slow down and breathe. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, this intimate, appropriately contemplative documentary takes us deep inside the monastery of world-famous Zen Buddhist master, Thich Nhat Hanh: the inventor of mindfulness.

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Mountain [PG]

Mountain [PG]

  • Tue 13th Mar, 8pm. Wed 14th Mar, 2pm | £8.20

This sublime documentary is an unforgettably exhilarating watch; something like a 70-minute adrenaline rush. Narrated by actor Willem Dafoe, it is a cinematic and musical collaboration between the renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom.

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Shiraz [U]

Shiraz [U]

  • Wed 14th Mar, 8pm. Thu 15th Mar, 5pm | £8.20

This sparkling new restoration of Frank Osten’s exquisite silent Indian romance features a stunning soundtrack composed by Anoushka Shankar. The story behind the construction of the Taj Mahal is a tale of love and undying devotion. Shiraz, a humble potter’s son, is deeply enamoured of his beautiful foster sister.

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Lady Bird [15]

Lady Bird [15]

  • Fri 16th Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 17th Mar, 8pm. Sun 18th Mar, 5pm. Mon 19th Mar, 8pm. Tue 20th Mar, 4:30pm. Wed 21st Mar, 2pm & 5pm. Thu 22nd Mar, 4:30pm | £5.80

California, 2002; Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) is a confused, precocious teenager, drifting through her final year at a strict Catholic school. She’s full of lofty aspirations for her future, forcing clashes with her strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat.

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Finding Your Feet [12A]

Finding Your Feet [12A]

  • Fri 16th Mar, 5pm. Sat 17th Mar, 5pm. Sun 18th Mar, 8pm. Mon 19th Mar, 2pm & 5pm. Tue 20th Mar, 1:30pm. Wed 21st Mar, 8pm. Thu 22nd Mar, 1:30pm | £8.20

This delightful comedy drama features an all-star British cast. On the eve of retirement, ‘Lady’ Susan Abbott discovers her husband is having an affair with her best friend. Fleeing to London, she gets a culture shock when she stays with her estranged sister Bif on an impoverished estate.

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Ten - ACE dance and music

Ten - ACE dance and music

  • Fri 16th Mar, 8pm. Sat 17th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

A thought-provoking full-length dance production. Combining contemporary dance with an essence of Flamenco, Kathak and ACE’s own Afro-fusion style, TEN is a visceral and exhilarating dance production.

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In Motion days

In Motion days

  • Sat 17th Mar, 10:30am. Sat 2nd Jun, 10:30am. Sat 29th Sep, 10:30am. Sat 8th Dec, 10:30am

Awaken and surrender to the intelligence of the moving body. Dancing to include the entirety of ourselves and engage creatively with all we meet outside of ourselves - the crunchy and the smooth.

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Tad The Lost Explorer And The Secret Of King Midas [U]

Tad The Lost Explorer And The Secret Of King Midas [U]

  • Sat 17th Mar, 2pm. Sun 18th Mar, 2pm | £5.80

In the animated sequel to 2012’s Tad, The Lost Explorer, our titular hero, the most awkward explorer in the world, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is searching for King Midas' necklace.

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Crafted: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

Crafted: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

  • Sun 18th Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £120.00

Dive into the world of fermentation. Over this two day course we'll explore the ancient art of fermentation with all its life-enhancing properties.

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What They Don

What They Don't Tell You at Art College - Arts Lab

  • Sun 18th Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £140.00

2 day art workshop run by Stephen Park to help you survive and flourish as an artist. About “action, creative flow, resilience and other animals, this is a compass of transformation” drawing on Stephen’s breadth of experience as artist and tutor.

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere

Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere's Fan [12A]

  • Tue 20th Mar 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £15.00

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Featuring a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award-winning actress Samantha Spiro and guest starring Jennifer Saunders.

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Dartington Playgoers: Journey

Dartington Playgoers: Journey's End

  • Tue 20th Mar, 7:30pm. Wed 21st Mar, 7:30pm. Thu 22nd Mar, 7:30pm. Fri 23rd Mar, 7:30pm. Sat 24th Mar, 7:30pm | £10.00

This hugely influential anti-war piece, written in 1928 by R. C. Sherriff, is a powerful reminder of the horrors of war. What is less well known about the piece, however, are the strong links between Dartington and the play - it owes much of it's success to the financial backing and patronage of Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst, founders of Dartington.

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NT Live: Julius Caesar [15]

NT Live: Julius Caesar [15]

  • Thu 22nd Mar 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony.

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I, Tonya [15]

I, Tonya [15]

  • Fri 23rd Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 24th Mar, 5pm. Sun 25th Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Mon 26th Mar, 5pm. Tue 27th Mar, 1:30pm. Wed 28th Mar, 5pm. Thu 29th Mar, 5pm | £5.80

Margot Robbie stars in this superb, blackly comic biopic of disgraced ‘90s figure skater Tonya Harding. In 1991 Harding is the first American woman to complete a triple axel, but her legacy is forever tarnished by her role in one of the most infamous and sensational scandals in sports history.

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Dark River [15]

Dark River [15]

  • Fri 23rd Mar, 5pm. Sat 24th Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Sun 25th Mar, 5pm | £8.20

Clio Barnard, one of the UK’s most distinctive contemporary filmmakers, follows The Selfish Giant and The Arbor with a searing, acclaimed rural drama. Following her father’s death, casual farm labourer Alice returns to Yorkshire to claim ownership of the once beautiful smallholding she believes is hers.

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Instructions for a Border Crossing

Instructions for a Border Crossing

  • Fri 23rd Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

A twelve-year-old girl sneaks across the border into her own country. Her parents watch her on a computer screen. The works of a half-forgotten performance artist seem to hold the key to bringing down a brutal system operating on our behalf and under our noses. Do you join in? Or do you look the other way?

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Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £60.00

Make a practical and beautiful Shaker style peg rail using traditional techniques and super sharp woodworking tools. A great introduction to woodwork.

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The Six O'Clock News - workshop & performance

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

Daniel Bye and Dartington Live present a unique live experience. Collapse of the ice caps? Riots in Totnes? Jacob Rees-Mogg as Prime Minister? Whatever the headlines on the Saturday 24th March, they will be digested and responded to for your viewing pleasure.

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A Fantastic Woman [15]

A Fantastic Woman [15]

  • Mon 26th Mar, 2pm & 8pm. Tue 27th Mar, 4:30pm. Wed 28th Mar, 2pm. Thu 29th Mar, 8pm | £5.80

Marina, a Santiago waitress and aspiring singer, and her partner Orlando, are deeply in love; but when he suffers an aneurysm she is treated with suspicion. Marina is a trans woman; the doctors, Orlando’s family, and the police see not a grieving woman, but an aberration.

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ROH Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

ROH Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

  • Tue 27th Mar 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Three Royal Ballet choreographers honour the creative genius of Leonard Bernstein as part of the special worldwide centennial celebration of works created in response to his music. This programme includes two world premieres by Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon, as well as the first revival of Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety set to Bernstein’s Symphony No 2.

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Earth Talk: Communicating Climate Change

Earth Talk: Communicating Climate Change

  • Wed 28th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £5.00

With Prof Chris Rapley CBE. Through our use of fossil fuel energy to build and power the modern world we have upset the energy balance of the planet. Nations have agreed to manage the problem. But the rate and scale of action to date are insufficient to avoid potentially dangerous climatic change.

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Smiles Of A Summer Night [12A]

Smiles Of A Summer Night [12A]

  • Wed 28th Mar, 8pm. Thu 29th Mar, 2pm | £8.20

As part of the global centenary celebrations of the birth of director Ingmar Bergman, we present the comedy that first brought him to international attention. Charming, light-hearted and delicate, pithily scripted and elegantly designed, it assembles various couples for a wild weekend in rural, turn-of-the century Sweden.

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Peter Rabbit [PG]

Peter Rabbit [PG]

  • Fri 30th Mar, 12:30pm & 2:30pm. Sat 31st Mar, 11:30am & 1:30pm. Sun 1st Apr, 12:30pm & 2:30pm. Mon 2nd Apr, 12:30pm & 2:30pm. Tue 3rd Apr, 12:30pm & 2:30pm | £5.80

Peter Rabbit's feud with the McGregor family reaches new heights as he and Thomas compete for the affections of kind animal lover Bea who lives next door. James Corden gives sprightly voice to mischievous Peter Rabbit in this superb live action and animated adventure comedy.

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You Were Never Really Here [15]

You Were Never Really Here [15]

  • Fri 30th Mar, 5pm & 8pm. Sat 31st Mar, 3:30pm. Sun 1st Apr, 5pm & 8pm. Mon 2nd Apr, 5pm. Tue 3rd Apr, 8pm. Wed 4th Apr, 2pm. Thu 5th Apr, 4:30pm | £8.20

Joaquin Phoenix gives an unforgettable performance in the brutal, defiant new film by uncompromising British filmmaker Lynne Ramsay. Joe, a Gulf War veteran turned assassin who specialises in saving victims from child sex rings, is charged with saving US Senator's daughter Nina when she is kidnapped.

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Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

  • Fri 30th Mar, 8pm. Sat 31st Mar, 8pm | £12.00

You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again?

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MET Opera: Così Fan Tutte (2018) [12A]

MET Opera: Così Fan Tutte (2018) [12A]

  • Sat 31st Mar 2018
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

Goaded by their cynical friend Don Alfonso, soldiers Ferrando and Guglielmo decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity. Will the young women succumb to their tricks? A co-production with English National Opera, this clever vision of the battle of the sexes is set in a carnivalesque environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.

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ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

  • Wed 4th Apr 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts. This is Verdi at his most theatrical; the opera bristles with demonic energy.

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Convivio - A Royal Engagement

Convivio - A Royal Engagement

  • Fri 6th Apr 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £12.00

This concert has now been rescheduled after cancellation, and is part of a season of six concerts organised by the Totnes Early Music Society. Convivio celebrates the anniversary of Bach’s appointment as Kappellmeister to Prince Leopold, exactly 300 years ago.

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Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

  • Fri 6th Apr, 8pm. Sat 7th Apr, 8pm | £14.00

An eclectic group of collaborators working with songs that are perhaps a little too well known, creating dances for two men in their mid-forties who know no better.

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Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle (2018) [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle (2018) [12A]

  • Sun 8th Apr 2018
  • 4pm
  • £17.50

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, in this chilling, yet luminous ballet that continues to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.

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Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

  • Sat 14th Apr 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £150.00

Make your own lovely foraging basket to take gathering in hedgerows and woods. Learn the ancient craft of willow weaving on this two-day course in the capable hands of master craftswoman Hilary Burns.

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MET Opera: Luisa Miller [12A]

MET Opera: Luisa Miller [12A]

  • Sat 14th Apr 2018
  • 5:30pm
  • £20.00

Plácido Domingo adds yet another chapter to his legendary Met collaboration with a rarely performed Verdi gem. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role in this tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life.

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Hauschka

Hauschka

  • Sun 15th Apr 2018
  • 8pm
  • £14.00

The sonic landscapes created by German pianist/composer Volker Bertelmann — better known as Hauschka — sound like the work of a whole ensemble, so it is an astonishing sight to see just one lone figure onstage.

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Crafted: Wild Food Maker Series: six evenings over seven months

Crafted: Wild Food Maker Series: six evenings over seven months

  • Tue 17th Apr 2018
  • 6pm
  • £140.00

Forage. Craft. Unleash your inner wild thing and discover the transformative art of wildcrafting.

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Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

  • Wed 18th Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £170.00

Begin to learn the basics of carpentry in this six week course for women and make a beautiful piece of furniture for your home.

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History History History - Deborah Pearson

History History History - Deborah Pearson

  • Fri 20th Apr, 7pm. Sat 21st Apr, 7pm | £12.00

This is a performance for lovers of old cinema, and for anyone who has stared at pictures of their ancestors a little too long.

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It

It's in the Doodle - Arts Lab

  • Sat 21st Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £70.00

One day workshop with artist/illustrator Claudia Schmid, step-by-step doodling - examining - extracting - transforming. Anyone who enjoys doodling and/or is curious how to create artwork starting from doodles is welcome - no previous skills needed.

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Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

  • Sun 22nd Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £40.00

Spend a day in the woods foraging the early bright, new growth of the year with Myrtle Cooper

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Carito y Marina - Entertainment Night

Carito y Marina - Entertainment Night

  • Fri 27th Apr 2018
  • 7pm
  • £5.00

Includes poetry and music performed by Visible Ink and Deborah Paige, performing "Marina and Me". Part of the 'Carito y Marina: From Bilbao to Dartington' weekend at Dartington.

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Crafted: Spring Tonics - one day course

Crafted: Spring Tonics - one day course

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £75.00

As wise women have done over the centuries, we'll harness the power of plant goodness to cleanse and rejuvenate our body and spirit using the medicinal herbs of spring.

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MET Opera: Cendrillon [12A]

MET Opera: Cendrillon [12A]

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

Long\-suffering Cendrillon lives a life of drudgery until fate, romance, and a touch of fairy magic intervene. For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met in this imaginative storybook production directed by Laurent Pelly. Superstar Joyce DiDonato sings the title role.

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Carito y Marina - Celebration Spanish Meal

Carito y Marina - Celebration Spanish Meal

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 7pm
  • £25.00

At The Green Table Café. A Spanish buffet-style meal to celebrate the lives of Carito and Marina Rodriguez – part of the "Carito y Marina: From Bilbao to Dartington" weekend including exhibitions, events and public discussions at Dartington.

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Ensemble Moliere-Telemann & his Friends in Paris

Ensemble Moliere-Telemann & his Friends in Paris

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £14.00

This is the final concert in the 2017/18 Totnes Early Music Society Season. This programme belatedly marks the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death in 1767. In 1737, he met several great musicians in Paris including Blavet, Guinon, and Forqueray.

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Felix

Felix's Machine with Plaid

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £14.00

Felix Thorn is an artist who creates music using audiovisual sculptures designed and constructed by himself. The project Felix’s Machines was originally built as an acoustic set of machines intended for gallery exhibitions, installations and intimate performances.

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Wedding Fair

Wedding Fair

  • Sun 29th Apr 2018
  • 11am

Meet over 20 of the South West’s best suppliers & experts and let them inspire you. The fair will be packed with practical tips & ideas, and all the creativity, imagination and excitement you need to make your dream wedding a reality.

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Wedding Open & Showaround Days

Wedding Open & Showaround Days

  • Sun 29th Apr, 11am. Sun 21st Oct, 11am

Come along to one of our regular opportunities to view our medieval Grade 1 listed building, glorious Grade 2 listed gardens, and find out how our venue can be the perfect setting for your big day.

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ROH Live: Manon [12A]

ROH Live: Manon [12A]

  • Thu 3rd May 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress, she can’t resist. Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan found new sympathy with the capricious Manon and her struggle to escape poverty, making this one of his most powerful dramas.

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Dartington Community Choir - Carmina Burana

Dartington Community Choir - Carmina Burana

  • Sun 6th May 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £18.00

Carl Orff's most famous work is based a collection of mediaeval poems discovered in a monastery in Bavaria. It opens and closes with O Fortuna, one of the most recognised pieces of classical music, thanks in part to its many appearances in films, TV and advertising.

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Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

  • Mon 7th May 2018
  • 9am

Join us for this residential week as we continue our explorations of relationship with landscape. Part of art.earth’s compelling new programme of short courses. Context and Form, Art and Writing is facilitated by environmental artist Chris Drury and writer Kay Syrad.

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art-earth talk: Chris Drury

art-earth talk: Chris Drury

  • Wed 9th May 2018
  • 7:30pm

Renowned environmental artist Chris Drury comes to Dartington for this special talk about his diverse practice over 40 years - working and collaborating with architects, planners, scientists, ecologists and small indigenous communities.

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NT Live: Macbeth (2018) [15]

NT Live: Macbeth (2018) [15]

  • Thu 10th May 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. In the ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war, the ruthless Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella [12A] + Live Satellite Q&A

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella [12A] + Live Satellite Q&A

  • Tue 15th May 2018
  • 7pm
  • £15.00

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. The screening will be followed by a live satellite Q&A with Matthew Bourne exclusively for cinemas.

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The Holistic Science Confluence - 5 Day Residential

The Holistic Science Confluence - 5 Day Residential

  • Sat 19th May 2018
  • 12pm
  • £420.00

We are gathering a group of scientists, mavericks, shakers and story-tellers of science from different walks of life to convene at Schumacher College to co-create a future with a more holistic, ethical and enlivened science.

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The Holistic Science Confluence - Non-Residential Weekend

The Holistic Science Confluence - Non-Residential Weekend

  • Sat 19th May 2018
  • 12pm
  • £90.00

We are gathering a group of scientists, mavericks, shakers and story-tellers of science from different walks of life to convene at Schumacher College to co-create a future with a more holistic, ethical and enlivened science.

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The Holistic Science Confluence - 3 Day Residential

The Holistic Science Confluence - 3 Day Residential

  • Mon 21st May 2018
  • 12pm
  • £330.00

We are gathering a group of scientists, mavericks, shakers and story-tellers of science from different walks of life to convene at Schumacher College to co-create a future with a more holistic, ethical and enlivened science.

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Food Fair at The Shops at Dartington

Food Fair at The Shops at Dartington

  • Sun 27th May, 10am. Mon 28th May, 10am

This two day event will showcase the best of local produce, as well as arts, crafts and activities for all the family.

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Mud Larks Fun Run

Mud Larks Fun Run

  • Sun 27th May 2018
  • 10am
  • £20.00

Join us for our first ever Mud Larks Fun Run at Dartington, during the annual May Food Fair guaranteed to leave you muddied and with a smile on your face!

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Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

  • Thu 31st May 2018
  • 10am
  • £400.00

Using as inspiration the exquisite stained glass windows created by artists from the Arts and Craft movement as well as more recent stained glass artists, this course will allow you to design and make your own contemporary stained glass.

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HerbFest 2018

HerbFest 2018

  • Fri 1st Jun, 9am. Sat 2nd Jun, 9am. Sun 3rd Jun, 9am

HerbFest is a well established educational herbal gathering which attracts herbalists and herbal enthusiasts from all over the world. World class speakers, practical workshops, herb walks, yoga and delicious vegetarian food - don't miss out!

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Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday

  • Sun 10th Jun 2018
  • 11am

Open Farm Sunday is a national, free event, with farmers across the country opening their gates to the general public - including those on and around the Dartington Hall estate.

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Bolshoi Ballet: Coppélia [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: Coppélia [12A]

  • Sun 10th Jun 2018
  • 4pm
  • £17.50

The Bolshoi’s unique version of 'Coppélia' exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancee with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker.

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ROH Live: Swan Lake (2018) [12A]

ROH Live: Swan Lake (2018) [12A]

  • Tue 12th Jun 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season, The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet.

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Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

  • Fri 15th Jun 2018
  • 9am
  • £325.00

Make a knife on this three-day course, including blade, handle and sheath, with experts for each part of the process.

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Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

  • Wed 20th Jun, 9am. Thu 21st Jun, 9am. Fri 22nd Jun, 9am

A three-day international gathering of creative thinkers and doers to explore, physically and figuratively, our watery worlds and fluid states.

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Transition Together - Non-residential

Transition Together - Non-residential

  • Thu 21st Jun 2018
  • 6pm
  • £200.00

The 4th International Transition Design Symposium brings together representatives from major movements and initiatives to discuss the urgent need for sustainable societal transitions.

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Transition Together - Residential

Transition Together - Residential

  • Thu 21st Jun 2018
  • 6pm
  • £250.00

The 4th International Transition Design Symposium brings together representatives from major movements and initiatives to discuss the urgent need for sustainable societal transitions.

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Jamboree 2018

Jamboree 2018

  • Thu 28th Jun, 9am. Fri 29th Jun, 9am. Sat 30th Jun, 9am. Sun 1st Jul, 9am

Jamboree 2018 is a bespoke artist-led professional development event bringing together 150 visual artists, curators and programmers in a relaxed outdoor setting.

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Summer Music by Candlelight: Ex Cathedra

Summer Music by Candlelight: Ex Cathedra

  • Sat 28th Jul 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A magical programme for a midsummer evening, performed in the soft glow of candlelight.

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Fire Burning in Snow: Ex Cathedra

Fire Burning in Snow: Ex Cathedra

  • Sun 29th Jul 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Ex Cathedra revel in a programme of the exuberant Latin American Baroque, full of evocative indigenous imagery: repertoire for which the group has received rapturous acclaim.

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Sunrise to Sunset: Fretwork

Sunrise to Sunset: Fretwork

  • Sun 29th Jul 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A richly coloured, imaginative programme built around the heavens, sunrise and sunset, from the world’s leading viol consort, ranging from the 16th to 20th centuries.

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Grounds and Chaconnes: Joanna MacGregor

Grounds and Chaconnes: Joanna MacGregor

  • Sun 29th Jul 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

The ground bass is transfigured: from Henry Purcell’s street savvy and Orlando Gibbons’ wit, to Phillip Glass’s exhilarating music from Einstein on the Beach.

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Music for Bass Viols

Music for Bass Viols

  • Mon 30th Jul 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Mellow, meditative viol music from France, played by two star virtuosos from Fretwork. Their programme features the music of Marin Marais, hired to the royal court of Versailles, and appointed as ordinaire de la chambre du roy pour la viole in 1679.

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Sekhmet’s Birds: Merit Ariane and Friends

Sekhmet’s Birds: Merit Ariane and Friends

  • Mon 30th Jul 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Birds are free. They traverse boundaries, real or imaginary, linking the realms of the living and dead, magic and reality, nature and art.

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Celestial Bodies: Clare Wilkinson

Celestial Bodies: Clare Wilkinson

  • Mon 30th Jul 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

A beautiful late night programme of Elizabethan and 17th century songs and music, from two of early music’s leading lights. Their concert drops in on various inhabitants of the heavens – the muses, moon and stars, gods behaving badly – and their astronomers.

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The Astronomer and the Witch: Ulinka Rublack

The Astronomer and the Witch: Ulinka Rublack

  • Tue 31st Jul 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Cambridge historian and writer Ulinka Rublack brings a small Lutheran community to life at the height of the witch-craze in Europe, describing Kepler's struggle to prevent his widowed mother's execution. A fascinating glimpse into a world between the Reformation and the scientific revolution.

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The Emperor and The Alchemist: In Echo

The Emperor and The Alchemist: In Echo

  • Tue 31st Jul 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II (1552-1612) lived in a bizarre and creative world. Fascinated by astrology, numerology, nature, the occult and alchemy, he surrounded himself with some of Europe's most radical thinkers, and had a personal horoscope made by Nostradamus.

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Call of the Birds: Joanna MacGregor

Call of the Birds: Joanna MacGregor

  • Tue 31st Jul 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Joanna MacGregor’s programme explores the sweetness, humour and complexity of birdsong - from courtly French pieces to the beauty of the Iranian composer Hossein Alizâdeh. She’s joined by the celebrated poet Tamim al-Barghouti.

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Atéa Wind Quintet

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Atéa Wind Quintet

  • Wed 1st Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

A sparkling afternoon wind concert based around magic and the underworld, from this acclaimed young quintet.

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Musica Universalis: The Brook Street Band

Musica Universalis: The Brook Street Band

  • Wed 1st Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

The Brook Street Band evokes the spirit of the 1719 Dresden ‘Festival of the Planets,’ designed to celebrate political and cultural power through art and music.

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Sea Poem: Alice Oswald, Huw Warren and Steve Buckley

Sea Poem: Alice Oswald, Huw Warren and Steve Buckley

  • Wed 1st Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Three award-winning performers meet to create a magical late-night ambience, improvising around new work, including Sea Poem by Alice Oswald.

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Byrd’s The Great Service

Byrd’s The Great Service

  • Thu 2nd Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Jeffrey Skidmore directs Dartington’s Chamber Choir in the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis from William Byrd’s magnificent devotional work, as well as his verse anthems.

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For the Honour of the Cittie: The City Musick

For the Honour of the Cittie: The City Musick

  • Thu 2nd Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A concert of brilliance and variety from the hugely popular The City Musick, as they explore the world of the London Waits: the civic band of elite musicians who reflected the splendour of 16th century City of London.

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The Caliph and the Poet: Tamim al-Barghouti, Stevie Wishart and Joanna MacGregor

The Caliph and the Poet: Tamim al-Barghouti, Stevie Wishart and Joanna MacGregor

  • Thu 2nd Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

The famed Palestinian poet and activist performs from his new collection In Jerusalem and Other Poems, with live music. A spoken-word rock star, Tamim’s charisma, brilliance and humour is both revolutionary, illuminating and moving.

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Masterclass Concert

Masterclass Concert

  • Fri 3rd Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

A mixed programme of the week's liveliest young students, performing all kinds of music. Proceeds from a retiring collection will be used to support Summer School bursaries.

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Christmas in the Sun: Baroque Choral Music from Latin America

Christmas in the Sun: Baroque Choral Music from Latin America

  • Fri 3rd Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

The first week of Dartington International Summer School & Festival climaxes with sunshine-imbued choral music from the Americas, including Bolivia, Peru and Mexico.

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Tavern Night: Medieval Partying

Tavern Night: Medieval Partying

  • Fri 3rd Aug 2018
  • 10:30pm

Celebrate the end of the week in rousing style, with medieval songs and dances, washed down with mead, ale – or wine.

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Los Nacimientos: Tom Randle, Gillian Keith and dotdotdot dance

Los Nacimientos: Tom Randle, Gillian Keith and dotdotdot dance

  • Sat 4th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A terrific opening night concert to the second week of Dartington Festival, featuring two of the world’s most exciting singers: US-born tenor Tom Randle and Canadian soprano Gillian Keith.

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Poetry and Music: Katrina Porteous

Poetry and Music: Katrina Porteous

  • Sun 5th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

What better way to kick off our folk and poetry programme this week than the award winning poet, historian and broadcaster Katrina Porteous.

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Harbottle & Jonas

Harbottle & Jonas

  • Sun 5th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

We’re delighted that Harbottle & Jonas, a stunning young indie duo taking the folk world by storm, are with us this week.

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Bach

Bach's Influence: Family Matters

  • Sun 5th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Steven Devine starts the first of our series Bach’s Influence, before the mighty St Matthew Passion on Friday.

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The Virtuoso Recorder: Jill Kemp

The Virtuoso Recorder: Jill Kemp

  • Mon 6th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Jill Kemp is passionate about raising the recorder’s profile, and proving it to be an exciting and versatile instrument. Jill’s repertoire spans seven centuries, and she regularly performs premieres and new commissions.

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Bach

Bach's Influence: Trio Gaspard

  • Mon 6th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

The young Trio Gaspard – whose members hail from Greece, Germany and the UK – make their Dartington debut with a sumptuous programme.

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Bach

Bach's Influence: The Romantics

  • Mon 6th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

A superb programme by one of the UK’s leading early cellists.

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Bach, Man and Myth: James Runcie

Bach, Man and Myth: James Runcie

  • Tue 7th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

James Runcie’s lively lecture focuses on Bach’s arrival in Leipzig at the age of 38: still young, ambitious, and with a growing family, not the grumpy elderly genius of later reputation, touched by God.

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Bach

Bach's Influence: Beethoven and Beyond

  • Tue 7th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Joanna MacGregor's recital explores the influence of Bach on Beethoven - opening with the fireworks of his C minor Variations, and closing with the heroic Appassionata Sonata.

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The Madness of...: Andrew Watts

The Madness of...: Andrew Watts

  • Tue 7th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Countertenor Andrew Watts displays his versatility in a programme of songs and arias exploring 'madness' in all of its forms. Taking characters from opera, oratorio and song Andrews explores the cause, event, and the outcome of madness.

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Delicatessan: A Choice Selection of Early English Song

Delicatessan: A Choice Selection of Early English Song

  • Wed 8th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

This delicious programme explores 17th and 18th century English composers well known for their artistry in painting words and music; and those writing for London's Pleasure Gardens.

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Great Baroque Sonatas

Great Baroque Sonatas

  • Wed 8th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A veritable supergroup of Baroque players, in a concert of virtuosity and fireworks!

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Ballades, Blues & Broadway: A Century of American Song

Ballades, Blues & Broadway: A Century of American Song

  • Wed 8th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

From Aaron Copland's quintessential American soundscape to the shining lights of Broadway, this concert serves up an intoxicating mix of iconic music, including Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Stephen Sondheim.

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As I Walked Out One Morning

As I Walked Out One Morning

  • Thu 9th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm

Some of the most exciting musicians working in folk music and folk poetry present this concert of specially created work for singers and instrumentalists.

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Bach: The Great Passion

Bach: The Great Passion

  • Thu 9th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

James Runcie's musical drama reveals how the St Matthew Passion was composed and rehearsed in the build-up to its first performance in Leipzig, on Good Friday 1727. It recreates the struggle and frustration of Bach's gargantuan undertaking, while retaining the intimacy, sympathy and profound beauty at the heart of the music.

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Pagoda Project

Pagoda Project

  • Thu 9th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Created by Paul Hutchinson (piano accordion) and Karen Wimhurst (clarinets) to evolve their fusion sound, Pagoda Project brings together a unique blend of traditional folk music with jazz improvisation to create a warm and dynamic sound.

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Bach

Bach's St Matthew Passion

  • Fri 10th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £20.00

For Dartington's 70th Anniversary, we're mounting one of the Everests of the choral repertoire. With double orchestra, double choir and multiple soloists, this will be an unforgettable experience: a chance to absorb Bach's philosophical, theological and musical statement, in the intimate atmosphere of Dartington's Great Hall.

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Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band

Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band

  • Fri 10th Aug 2018
  • 10:30pm
  • £10.00

The final night party celebrating this week's folk themes, with caller Alexis Bennett and the Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band. Bring your dancing shoes!

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Quatuor Hermès

Quatuor Hermès

  • Sat 11th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

We welcome this brilliant young Paris-based quartet, making their debut at Dartington this summer. Their well-planned programme is a musical feast for chamber music lovers.

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Bukolika Piano Trio

Bukolika Piano Trio

  • Sun 12th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

A warm welcome back to the vibrant young Bukolika Piano Trio, who were a big hit last year. Their colourful Parisian programme includes Ravel’s iconic, virtuoso trio, preceded by romantic miniatures by the wonderfully gifted Lili Bouanger.

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Cello and Piano: Adrian Brendel and Joanna MacGregor

Cello and Piano: Adrian Brendel and Joanna MacGregor

  • Sun 12th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Adrian Brendel and Joanna MacGregor are perfectly matched in bold musicianship, technical virtuosity and personality, and their concerts for Dartington are always exciting. They meet again with a fresh programme connected to the great Russian cellist ‘Slava’ Rostropovich.

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Czech Piano Music: Joseph Havlat

Czech Piano Music: Joseph Havlat

  • Sun 12th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

The brilliant young Australian pianist presents a rich tapestry of works, from Dvořák’s heroic, well known Poetic Tone Pictures to Schulhoff’s virtuoso jazz pieces. All are linked by melodious folk tunes, and a love of homeland.

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A Short History of the Summer School

A Short History of the Summer School

  • Mon 13th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Dartington Summer School is 70 years old this year, and hads been a hub for musicians and composers all over the world, at every stage of their career. Who better than the long-serving Artistic Director Gavin Henderson (1985-2010) to give us an entertaining, knowledgeable and personal account?

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Tango Nuevo: Adriano Adewale and Friends

Tango Nuevo: Adriano Adewale and Friends

  • Mon 13th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

An annual Festival sell-out: a sizzling new programme of tango, bossa nova, and hot Latin rhythms, led by the sensational Brazilian master percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale. Unmissable!

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Celebrating Dorothy Elmhirst

Celebrating Dorothy Elmhirst

  • Mon 13th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

The indomitable Dorothy Elmhirst used her imagination, generosity and passion to create an extraordinary artistic world at Dartington. This concert features letters, diaries and readings from Tagore and George Bernard Shaw; and includes music by Britten and songs associated with Yul Brynner.

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Alfred Brendel: On Playing Mozart

Alfred Brendel: On Playing Mozart

  • Tue 14th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

We are thrilled to welcome Alfred Brendel back to Dartington Summer School & Festival. Alfred is one of the greatest pianists of our time, and one of today’s greatest musical thinkers, mixing profound philosophy, musicological insight and mischievous humour.

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Thomas Gould and Friends

Thomas Gould and Friends

  • Tue 14th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

The charismatic violinist Thomas Gould curates a concert programme around Mozart: his wonderfully stormy G minor Quartet, and the radiant, long-breathed E flat Divertimento. In between, Ukranian composer Valentin Silvestrov’s delicate homage to Mozart, a poetic tapestry for violin and piano.

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Mozart - Light and Shade: Florian Mitrea

Mozart - Light and Shade: Florian Mitrea

  • Tue 14th Aug 2018
  • 8pm
  • £10.00

Florian Mitrea’s recital brings an evening devoted to Mozart to an elegant close. His programme focuses on the innocence and experience of Mozart’s music: its light and shade, as well as its grandeur and nobility.

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The Growing Charm of Dada: Alfred Brendel

The Growing Charm of Dada: Alfred Brendel

  • Wed 15th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

We are thrilled to welcome Alfred Brendel back to Dartington Summer School & Festival. He has had a lifelong passion for Dadism: here he explores its manifold absurdities in conversation with Dawn Adès, the leading British expert on Dada and Surrealism, with short film excerpts.

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Iberia y Francia: Felicity Lott and Imogen Cooper

Iberia y Francia: Felicity Lott and Imogen Cooper

  • Wed 15th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

We are absolutely delighted that two such influential, legendary artists are visiting Dartington. Imogen Cooper has been at the forefront of British music life for decades, feted for her interpretations of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven. She is joined by the one of the world’s most loved sopranos, Felicity Lott, unbelievably on her first visit to Dartington.

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Adrian Brendel & Quatuor Hermès

Adrian Brendel & Quatuor Hermès

  • Wed 15th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

The sublime, bittersweet String Quintet in C major was written in the last weeks of Schubert’s life, and it is considered one of his greatest, transcendent works. The Heath Quartet and cellist Adrian Brendel come together to perform this masterpiece in the magical late-night atmosphere of the Great Hall.

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Music from Brazil: Adriano Adewale and Luiz Morais

Music from Brazil: Adriano Adewale and Luiz Morais

  • Thu 16th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Sun-filled rhythm and lyricism from two masters of Brazilian jazz; a feel-good melodious concert for a summer’s afternoon.

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Oh! What a Lovely War

Oh! What a Lovely War

  • Thu 16th Aug, 7:15pm. Fri 17th Aug, 7:15pm | £10.00

Joan Littlewood’s searing musical satire on the First World War is our tribute to the centenary of the war’s end in 1918. The original production, at Theatre Stratford East in 1963, changed the course of British theatre, and our view of the Great War, forever.

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Dartington Festival Orchestra

Dartington Festival Orchestra

  • Thu 16th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Timothy Redmond presents the Advanced Conducting students in a stirring programme, ending with Brahms’ valedictory 4th Symphony. It includes a piano concerto performance by Beethoven, Liszt or Bartók, performed by the winner of the 2018 Dartington Piano Competition.

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Opera Gala

Opera Gala

  • Thu 16th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

A hugely pleasurable concert: show-stopping operatic arias by Puccini, Verdi, Mozart and Bizet, performed with panache and style by students on the Advanced Opera course. This was one of our highlights last year - come and be entertained and enthralled.

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Dartington String Orchestra

Dartington String Orchestra

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 1:15pm

An informal performance of Mendelssohn’s romantic Concerto for Piano, Violin and Strings in D minor, with students on this week’s String Orchestra course.

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Scenes from West Side Story & On the Town

Scenes from West Side Story & On the Town

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 4pm

A boisterous journey through the world of musical theatre, celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centenary, with two of his most loved scores.

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Masterclass Concert

Masterclass Concert

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

A mixed programme of the week's liveliest young students, performing all kinds of music. Proceeds from a retiring collection will be used to support Summer School bursaries.

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Haydn’s The Creation: Jane Glover

Haydn’s The Creation: Jane Glover

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Haydn’s exhilarating, life-enhancing oratorio tells the story of the creation of the world and mankind, in exultant choruses and sublime arias. In this specially conceived performance for Dartington, it’s conducted by the superb Jane Glover, and narrated by the celebrated actor Harriet Walter.

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In the Heart of Rhythm Ensemble

In the Heart of Rhythm Ensemble

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 10:15pm

A joyfully uplifting - and loud! - performance of Latin percussion music in the White Hart bar, to finish off a week of Latin American courses. Be warned – you might start dancing.

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Salsa Ball

Salsa Ball

  • Fri 17th Aug 2018
  • 10:30pm
  • £10.00

Final night party, with a live Salsa band to practise your stylish moves. Bring your dancing shoes!

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Black Voices

Black Voices

  • Sat 18th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

The hugely popular Black Voices return! Formed in 1987 by its Music Director Carol Pemberton MBE, Black Voices has gained a reputation as Europe’s finest female a cappella quintet.

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Launch: Permutations

Launch: Permutations

  • Sun 19th Aug 2018
  • 1pm

Join us for the launch of Permutations, where you can meet the composer and architects behind this fabulous installation, running all week until 25 August.

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Soul of a Woman: Joanna MacGregor

Soul of a Woman: Joanna MacGregor

  • Sun 19th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Blues, fairy tales, salsa, and Eleanor Alberga’s epic and moving It’s Time, based on the great Pushkin poem It’s time, my friend, it’s time: a recital devoted to the power of female imagination.

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Heath Quartet

Heath Quartet

  • Sun 19th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

A nutritious, thought-provoking programme of works from this much-loved string quartet, returning to Dartington.

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Dead Rat Orchestra

Dead Rat Orchestra

  • Sun 19th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Dead Rat Orchestra return to Dartington after their unforgettable debut last summer. Adventurers adrift in a sea of sound and possibility, Nathaniel Mann and Robin Alderton have gained a reputation as one of the most innovative ensembles on the UK music scene.

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Trio Tritium

Trio Tritium

  • Mon 20th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

The award-winning young clarinet trio make their debut in this imaginative programme. Formed at the Royal Academy of Music, the Tritium Trio is a truly multinational ensemble, comprising Slovenian clarinettist Jernej Albreht, Swedish cellist Lydia Hillerudh, and Australian pianist Joseph Havlat.

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Jazzworks

Jazzworks

  • Mon 20th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

We’re very lucky to have five of Europe’s most celebrated jazz musicians, playing together exclusively in Dartingon’s relaxed and informal setting.

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Songs of Berlin Cabaret

Songs of Berlin Cabaret

  • Mon 20th Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

An exploration of decadent, political Berlin during the Weimar era from Sarah Gabriel, one of the UK’s most talented and experienced singers in music theatre and classical music.

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Glock’s Legacy: Dartington’s New Music

Glock’s Legacy: Dartington’s New Music

  • Tue 21st Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

The composer and conductor Oliver Knussen, who was himself a student at Dartington Summer School, discusses William Glock’s legacy with Joanna MacGregor, Artistic Director. We illustrate its history with short contemporary pieces - all of whose composers either taught or were students at Dartington.

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Film with Music: Nosferatu (1922)

Film with Music: Nosferatu (1922)

  • Tue 21st Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Our annual live music and film event in the Great Hall returns! Murnau’s screen adaption of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is one of the most famous \– and scary \- silent movies ever made, changing cinema history forever. It literally invented everything we think we know about vampire movies.

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Film with Music: Summer School Archive

Film with Music: Summer School Archive

  • Tue 21st Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Enjoy more than 50 years of vintage Summer School archive film – participants, celebrated musicians, folk dancing in the Courtyard - with live music.

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Film with Music: You’re Darn Tootin’

Film with Music: You’re Darn Tootin’

  • Wed 22nd Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Neil Brand is a regular visitor to the Summer School, bringing is inimitable expertise and knowledge of film and music. Here he presents a live performance of his own score (first heard on Paul Merton's BBC series Silent Clowns) of Laurel and Hardy's classic, in which they create havoc as two itinerant musicians.

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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

  • Wed 22nd Aug, 7:45pm. Sat 25th Aug, 7:30pm | £15.00

Mozart’s sparkling opera is a merry-go-round of love, morality and intrigue; it celebrates the human condition though joyful wit, and consummate invention. We’re delighted to present a semi-staged concert version, with some of today’s best young singers.

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Jazz Jam

Jazz Jam

  • Wed 22nd Aug 2018
  • 10:30pm

Our traditional Jazz Jam is perfect for a summer’s late night entertainment in the White Hart. Grab a drink, and enjoy brand new collaborations by the students and leaders of this week’s Jazz Courses.

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Dartington Brass Ensemble

Dartington Brass Ensemble

  • Thu 23rd Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Our Dartington Brass Ensemble is a large, raucous ensemble of about thirty players, who get together for the brass courses in the final week of the Summer School each year. Their afternoon programme – conducted by course leaders Paul Archibald and Brett Baker – is colourful and ebullient.

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An Evening of Brass Music

An Evening of Brass Music

  • Thu 23rd Aug 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £15.00

Calling all brass players, brass lovers and good-music-lovers! This programme showcases Baroque and classical brass concertos, as well as Norwegian composer Trygve Madsen’s lovely, muscular trio. In the second half, the irrepressible jazz trumpeter Eric Vloeimans leads the ensemble through some of his own works.

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Heath Quartet

Heath Quartet

  • Thu 23rd Aug 2018
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

A unique chance to hear Jörg Widmann’s ambitious, expressive cycle of short quartets in one concert – a real festival experience. Sarah Gabriel joins them for Widmann’s Quartet no.5.

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Dorothy’s Ghost

Dorothy’s Ghost

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 2pm

An immersive experience in short, poetic scenes: a reflection of the astonishing life of Dorothy Elmhirst, found everywhere at Dartington. Meet at 2pm on the lawn for a series of ghostly encounters in hidden locations – music, art, and nature.

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Film with Live Music

Film with Live Music

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 3pm

A truly lively, and lovely, event of short clips and silent film in the Barn Theatre, all accompanied live by this week’s film and music students. Neil Brand provides – as ever – witty and insightful introductions.

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New Chamber Music

New Chamber Music

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 5:15pm
  • £10.00

Exciting new work created by this week’s Advanced Composition students and introduced by their course director, Eleanor Alberga. Several short, new works receive their premiere, played by the world class Heath Quartet and Trio Tritium.

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Verdi’s Requiem

Verdi’s Requiem

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 7:45pm
  • £15.00

Drums thunder, trumpets blast, and a huge chorus yells out in terror: Verdi’s Requiem isn’t what you might expect from religious music! But it’s exactly what you’d expect from the grand master of Italian opera – the composer of Otello, La Traviata, and Rigoletto.

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Multimedia Installations

Multimedia Installations

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 10pm

A magical series of late night installations and performances around the Estate, led by the brilliant duo Nathaniel Mann and Robin Alderton. Assemble under the Archway, by the Barn Box Office.

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Big Band and Jive

Big Band and Jive

  • Fri 24th Aug 2018
  • 11pm
  • £10.00

Final Party Night: Stonking Big Band and dancing! Join us for our annual swing–jive, led by the indefatigable Steve Dummer. Jazz trumpeters Eric Vloeimans and Byron Wallen guest.

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Infant Movement Development Course

Infant Movement Development Course

  • Fri 21st Sep 2018
  • 9am

The first module for the Diploma in Integrative Bodywork and Movement Therapy. For those interested in experiential learning including movers, dancers, yoga practitioners, therapists and bodyworkers.

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