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Coming up at Dartington

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Summer School concerts

August: A whole month of world-class concerts by world-famous musicians, from opera to jazz and everything in between.

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goatsquareOpen Farm Sunday, 11 Jun

Enjoy talks, walks, goat milking and more as part of this national celebration of farming.

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henry moore statue

Gardens Tours

Every Wednesday. Learn more about the heritage, beauty and historical features of our beautiful Gardens.

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Current projects

Just a small selection of developments from across the Dartington estate. Visit Our work to explore everything that we do.

Dartington is changing

The Dartington Hall Trust is currently going through a time of significant transformation. Visit our ‘Dartington is changing’ microsite to find out more about how we are working towards a new strategy and approach at Dartington. Read more

Deer Park restoration

Latest news on ongoing work to repair and conserve the historic 18th century Grade 11 listed Deer Park Wall on the estate. Read more

The Plantation

A groundbreaking new self and custom build housing project in Dartington Read more

Refugee and asylum support

We are part of a network offering practical support and welcome for refugees and asylum seekers in South Devon. Read more

Queen's Marsh restoration

Find out why we’re conducting a feasibility study into the potential to restore Queen’s Marsh to a wetland habitat. Read more

Aller Park rooms reopen

Register now for this new, community-led project bringing two rooms back into use for artists and practitioners. Read more

Latest News

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2017 General election – Totnes Constituency hustings at Dartington Hall

Dartington Hall is to hold a ‘Question Time’ style hustings event to give voters and a wide range of different interest groups the chance to hear from and question those seeking to represent them in parliament. Read More >>

Mona Nasseri (second from right) with colleagues from the Jali Ardhi project

Profile: Mona Nasseri

The Jali Ardhi - 'Care for the Land' - project is a remarkable study of the effects of soil erosion in East Africa. Here, Mona Nasseri, senior lecturer in ecological design thinking at Schumacher College, talks about the project and the challenges involved. Read More >>

Noisettes performing at Party in the Town. (c) Aubrey Simpson

Over 3000 turn out for free Totnes party

A celebration of the diversity of music and creativity in Totnes returned on Friday 28 April, as the second Party in the Town attracted 3,500 revellers. Read More >>

Blogs from around the estate

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Arts Lab blog: Latest updates from the Lab

A peek behind the scenes as Arts Lab prepare for the opening of their summer show on 30 May - an exhibition honouring the work of young people through painting, drawing, photography and dance. Read More >>

Dartington Hall's Tiltyard as Dutch Garden, date unknown

Behind the scenes: Researching our ever-changing Gardens

Dartington's Gardens are often seen as a 'timeless' feature that has hardly changed in centuries. In fact, the opposite is true - as Gardener Katherine found as part of a historical research project. Read More >>

Thanks to Gillian Cartwright for sending in this fantastic image of Queen's Marsh in flood!

Our ducks are in a row - now they're getting a pond

After much planning, it's time for action! Work to create the fundamental structure for reinstating the entire 7 hectares of Queen’s Marsh field as a wetland has now been confirmed - read on to find out more. Read More >>

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