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⇓ general news & blogs

Land sale secures future of Dartington Hall estate

We are delighted to be able to announce that the future of Dartington Hall Trust has been secured today with the sale of Broom Park and Sawmills West.

Merce Cunningham at Dartington | From the archive

Will Kemp explores Dartington’s fascinating connection with one of the most influential American choreographers of the 20th century.

Diary: Notes from the Walled Kitchen Garden

Regular, rolling updates from the brilliant volunteer team at our beautiful Kitchen Garden! Follow the progress of this beautiful organic garden as zero-food miles produce is grown for our café, The Green Table and our restaurant, The White Hart.

⇓ learning

Work begins on repairs to Old Postern roof

Work to repair the Old Postern, a Grade II* listed 15 Century building and home of Schumacher College, has now begun.

How to overcome fear as an aspiring entrepreneur

Why do so many projects, enterprises and businesses fail to get beyond the initial idea phase? Daisy Healy explains why fear is the entrepeneur’s greatest enemy – and how to overcome it.

It’s official: Huge impact of social enterprise programmes revealed

A new impact evaluation report has highlighted the remarkable impact and reach of a key social enterprise support programme, which is delivered in the south west by Dartington’s own School for Social Entrepreneurs.

⇓ arts & culture

Dartington Music Summer School & Festival 2020 cancelled

It is with great sadness that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the Summer School & Festival 2020 due to the uncertainly caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Come and help us record history

Soundart Radio, a community arts partner of the Dartington Trust, is inviting people to get in touch with them to record history in the making.

Merce Cunningham at Dartington | From the archive

Will Kemp explores Dartington’s fascinating connection with one of the most influential American choreographers of the 20th century.

⇓ ecology

Some jobs just can’t be hurried

Not many of us take nearly a decade to finish a job – but our conservation warden is positively proud of the fact.

How do we catch up with a climate that’s changing faster than we are?

As environmentalism goes mainstream and increasing numbers of organisations declare a climate emergency, Andrea Kuhn meets those who’ve been trying out the deep social, economic and cultural changes needed to get us out of this mess.

Ash die back at Dartington

We have been anticipating the arrival of ash die back at Dartington for some years. It’s now unequivocally here – and we are urgently seeking your support to enable us to remove diseased tress from across the estate.

Latest news & blogs

⇓ general news & blogs

Land sale secures future of Dartington Hall estate

We are delighted to be able to announce that the future of Dartington Hall Trust has been secured today with the sale of Broom Park and Sawmills West.

⇓ learning

Work begins on repairs to Old Postern roof

Work to repair the Old Postern, a Grade II* listed 15 Century building and home of Schumacher College, has now begun.

⇓ arts & culture

Dartington Music Summer School & Festival 2020 cancelled

It is with great sadness that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the Summer School & Festival 2020 due to the uncertainly caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

⇓ ecology

Some jobs just can’t be hurried

Not many of us take nearly a decade to finish a job – but our conservation warden is positively proud of the fact.

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