Welcome to the Dartington Members Area

This restricted area is a place where you can find offers, events and news tailored for you as a Member.

As a Member, you’ll receive our quarterly newsletters* which aim to keep you up-to-date with Dartington developments, as well as special features and bonus content.

*Our newsletters are delivered in a digital format only as part of a drive to enhance our offering to Members and adopt greener methods of communication. You will still continue to receive What’s New and the Barn Cinema guides by post. If you have any issues or questions about this please email membership@dartington.org or telephone 01803 847514.

Henry Moore's Reclining Figure
Autumn Leaf in Dartington Gardens (c) Kim Aldis
great hall at night
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Left to right: Barn Cinema, Space studios, Printmaking
Cream teas at the White Hart
Food Fair cake
Ambrose Vevers. Craft of Woodworking: Stool Making
Volunteer Manager Sonja Hughes, right, with Alessia
Kid goat basking in the sun at Old Parsonage Farm
aerial of core estate, taken from Lower Drive
Archive image of Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst

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Ex-students to bring Arts College back to life through new event

Three-day festival of concourse and discourse will celebrate the human-scaled, contemporary arts education of Dartington College of Arts since 1961. Read More >>

Greater horseshoe bat (image: Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project)

Survey shows Dartington estate home to wide range of bat species

Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project survey sees high numbers and rare species recorded, including Common Pipistrelle, Noctule, Soprano Pipistrelle, Serotine, Leisler, Daubenton's bat and Greater Horseshoe. Read More >>

Agroforestry on farms essential to improve productivity and environmental protection

Major agroforestry trials - as pioneered on the Dartington Hall estate - should be established during the EU withdrawal period, according to a report launched by the Woodland Trust and Soil Association. Read More >>

Carito and Marina Rodriguez receiving their teaching diplomas from Dorothy Elmhirst

Spanish Civil War child refugees celebrated in weekend of events at Dartington

The lives of two sisters who escaped the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s to make their home on the Dartington estate have been celebrated in a range of events including film, exhibitions and public discussion. Read More >>

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Dartington supports local Sea Change festival

In response to feedback from our community to include more in our programme for young people, along with our ambitions to collaborate more with local arts organisations and enterprises, we’ve offered to host the popular, local, grass-roots festival SeaChange on part of the estate. Read More >>

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Local community hear Dartington Hall’s ambitious plans to reconnect to founders’ 1920s vision

Local people were invited to tell us what they think of progress made on realising ideas originally sparked at the Trust’s Open Space meetings in 2015/16. Read More >>