Carito y Marina Weekend


Friday 27 – Sunday 29 April, 2018

A series of events, public discussions and exhibitions on the Dartington Hall estate to celebrate the lives and explore the legacy of the Rodriguez sisters, Carito and Marina, who came to Britain as child refugees during the Spanish Civil War and went on to become much loved teachers and to contribute so much to life in Dartington and Totnes.

Organised by friends of Carito and Marina. Public discussions sessions on refugees and the future of learning organised in association with The Dartington Hall Trust.

Most events are free, but some are ticketed and require booking. For details on all events please see our event programme below.

For further details from the event organisers, please contact totnesgrove@yahoo.com.

Carito and Marina


Programme and booking

Event

Time

Venue

Tickets

Friday 27 April

Entertainment Night
Includes poetry and music performed by Visible Ink, and Deborah Paige performing 'Marina and Me'. Accompanied by Nicky Marshall.
7pm (Doors open 6pm)
Hex (Studio 30)
Tickets £5 via Dartington Box Office - BOOK NOW

Saturday 28 April

Exhibition on Basque Refugees10am to 1pm and 4pm-5pmHex (Studio 30)Free entry
Documentary Film Showing: The Guernica Children [PG]11am, duration 60 minsHex (Studio 30)Free entry
Repeat performance of Deborah Paige performing 'Marina and Me'.1pm, duration 30 minsHex (Studio 30)Free entry
Exhibition on the lives of Carito and Marina Rodriguez10am until 5pmAller ParkFree entry
Why Not Now? A public discussion asking where we have been, where we are now and the future we want to see for refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced people in the UK.

In association with The Dartington Hall Trust.
2.30pm
Hex (Studio 30)
Free entry but booking is required - BOOK NOW
Celebration: Spanish Meal at The Green Table
A Spanish buffet-style meal to celebrate the lives of Carito and Marina Rodriguez. With live music from Jambones, an eclectic trio of Totnes musicians playing Spanish and steel guitar, mandolin and percussion.
7pm
The Green Table
Tickets £25 via Dartington Box Office - BOOK NOW

Sunday 29 April

Exhibition on Basque Refugees10am until 1pmHex (Studio 30)Free entry
Exhibition on the lives of Carito and Marina Rodriguez
10am until 1pmAller ParkFree entry
Public discussion on the future of education and learning

Discussion focused on those who had direct experience of the “experiment in education” at Dartington, drawing insights from the experience and looking to the future of learning at Dartington and beyond.

Chaired by Alan Boldon, Interim Director of Learning Innovation at Dartington. Expected participants include Mark Dunhill (former Dean of Art at Central Saint Martin’s College and Dartington School alumni), Tracey Warr (Writer and Lecturer including former Senior Lecturer at Dartington College of Arts) and Jonathan Dawson, Coordinator and Senior Lecturer at Schumacher College.

In association with The Dartington Hall Trust.
12 noon until 1.30pmHex (Studio 30) Free entry and no booking required
Public auction of items in exhibition on the lives of Carito and Marina Rodriguez
Proceeds to be donated to the South Devon Refugee Support Network
2pm-3pmAller Park