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Monster Island (PG)

Monster Island (PG)

  • Sat 19th Aug, 2pm. Mon 21st Aug, 2pm. Tue 22nd Aug, 2pm. Thu 24th Aug, 2pm | £5.80

A young boy discovers he’s not entirely human and heads to Monster Island to discover his true identity in this fabulous new animated family adventure that fans of Monsters Inc. and Despicable Me will adore. When Lucas finds out he’s not really human and can transform into a monster, it changes his whole world

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Land Of Mine (15)

Land Of Mine (15)

  • Sat 19th Aug, 5pm & 8:15pm. Sun 20th Aug, 8:15pm. Mon 21st Aug, 4:15pm. Tue 22nd Aug, 8:15pm. Thu 24th Aug, 5pm & 8:15pm | £8.20

Martin Zandvliet's powerful, compassionate film, part anti-war essay, part gripping thriller, revisits an oft-forgotten chapter of post-war life in Denmark to explore the grey area between justice and vengeance.

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Black Voices

Black Voices

  • Sat 19th Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Internationally-acclaimed vocal ensemble singing in the black oral tradition.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Dirty Dancing [12]

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Dirty Dancing [12]

  • Sat 19th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

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Exhibition: Marianne de Trey

Exhibition: Marianne de Trey

  • Sun 20th Aug, 9am. Mon 21st Aug, 9am. Tue 22nd Aug, 9am. Wed 23rd Aug, 9am. Thu 24th Aug, 9am. Fri 25th Aug, 9am. Sat 26th Aug, 9am. Sun 27th Aug, 9am. Mon 28th Aug, 9am

Marianne de Trey CBE was a renowned potter resident at Dartington for over 60 years. This exhibition has been curated for The Dartington Hall Trust by her daughter Tattwa Gyani.

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Menuhin

Menuhin's Violin

  • Sun 20th Aug, 9am. Mon 21st Aug, 9am. Tue 22nd Aug, 9am. Wed 23rd Aug, 9am. Thu 24th Aug, 9am. Fri 25th Aug, 9am

An installation by Heidi Hinder and Richard Barnard. Imagine yourself inside Yehudi Menuhin’s violin as it resonates with memories of the music it has played, the places it has travelled, and the people who continue to be affected by its owner’s legacy.

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Dartington International Summer School & Festival concerts

Dartington International Summer School & Festival concerts

  • Sun 20th Aug, 10am. Mon 21st Aug, 10am. Tue 22nd Aug, 10am. Wed 23rd Aug, 10am. Thu 24th Aug, 10am. Fri 25th Aug, 10am. Sat 26th Aug, 10am

With up to three performances every night, you can fill your summer with world-class concerts by world-famous musicians, in the beautiful setting of Dartington’s wonderful grounds. Come and join us!

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The Jungle Book [U]

The Jungle Book [U]

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 2pm
  • £6.00

This might not be the first film you would think of when considering influential music scores, but few children's films have produced such a long-lasting musical influence.

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Some Like it Hot [12A]

Some Like it Hot [12A]

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 4pm
  • £6.00

Set in 1929, this classic comedy still enthrals audiences almost 60 years after its initial cinema release.

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Summer Music for Wind Quintet

Summer Music for Wind Quintet

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 5:15pm
  • £8.00

Atea Wind Quintet perform - Taffanel Quintet in G minor; Barber Summer Music; Ligeti Six Bagatelles.

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Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

  • Sun 20th Aug, 5:30pm. Mon 21st Aug, 5:30pm. Tue 22nd Aug, 5:30pm. Wed 23rd Aug, 5:30pm. Thu 24th Aug, 5:30pm. Sun 27th Aug, 5:30pm. Mon 28th Aug, 5:30pm. Tue 29th Aug, 5:30pm. Wed 30th Aug, 5:30pm. Thu 31st Aug, 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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Great Piano Trios: Fournier Trio

Great Piano Trios: Fournier Trio

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Including Beethoven Ghost Trio in D major Op. 70, and Bridge Phantasie in C minor.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Jaws [12A]

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Jaws [12A]

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

The power of Steven Spielberg’s quintessential summer blockbuster – complete with innovative camera work, one of the greatest film scores of all time and a judicious dose of pure terror – never fades.

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Dead Rat Orchestra

Dead Rat Orchestra

  • Sun 20th Aug 2017
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Raw, poignant, and with a love of idiosyncratic folk traditions.

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Arts Lab workshops

Arts Lab workshops

  • Mon 21st Aug, 9am. Tue 22nd Aug, 9am. Wed 23rd Aug, 9am. Thu 24th Aug, 9am. Fri 25th Aug, 9am. Mon 28th Aug, 9am. Tue 29th Aug, 9am. Wed 30th Aug, 9am. Thu 31st Aug, 9am. Fri 1st Sep, 9am

An artist-run studio offering workshops, mentoring and opportunities for collaboration, where enthusiasm and energy levels are infectious and the urge to make beautiful art irresistible. A range of workshops are on offer throughout each week.

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Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

  • Mon 21st Aug, 10am. Tue 22nd Aug, 10am. Wed 23rd Aug, 10am. Mon 28th Aug, 10am. Tue 29th Aug, 10am. Wed 30th Aug, 10am. Mon 4th Sep, 10am. Tue 5th Sep, 10am. Wed 6th Sep, 10am. Mon 11th Sep, 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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Tree Of Wooden Clogs (12A)

Tree Of Wooden Clogs (12A)

  • Mon 21st Aug, 7pm. Tue 22nd Aug, 4:30pm | £5.80

Ermanno Olmi’s newly restored neo-realist masterpiece, for which he won the 1978 Palme d’Or, is surely one of the most magical cinematic experiences you can have. Filmed with a non-professional cast, it follows late 19th century peasants farming in rural Lombardy.

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Jazzworks

Jazzworks

  • Mon 21st Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Sensational music from Eric Vloeimans, Steve Lodder and Martin France.

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John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano

John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano

  • Mon 21st Aug 2017
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Cage’s meditative, cult classic, based on Hindu philosophy performed by Joanna MacGregor.

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Alkan: Concerto for solo piano

Alkan: Concerto for solo piano

  • Tue 22nd Aug 2017
  • 5:15pm
  • £8.00

A rare chance to hear this pinnacle of piano virtuosity, by a maverick composer, performed by David Gray.

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An Evening of Brass Music

An Evening of Brass Music

  • Tue 22nd Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Scintillating brass in classical, jazz and contemporary styles, with Paul Archibald, Brett Baker and Eric Vloeimans – unmissable!

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Songs of the Jazz Age

Songs of the Jazz Age

  • Tue 22nd Aug 2017
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Sparkling repertoire from 20s and 30s America with soprano Sarah Gabriel and pianist Stephen de Pledge.

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The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

  • Wed 23rd Aug, 10am. Wed 30th Aug, 10am. Wed 6th Sep, 10am. Wed 13th Sep, 10am. Wed 20th Sep, 10am. Wed 27th Sep, 10am. Wed 4th Oct, 10am. Wed 11th Oct, 10am. Wed 18th Oct, 10am. Wed 25th Oct, 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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Dartington Gardens tours

Dartington Gardens tours

  • Wed 23rd Aug, 11am. Wed 30th Aug, 11am. Wed 6th Sep, 11am. Wed 13th Sep, 11am. Wed 20th Sep, 11am. Wed 27th Sep, 11am. Wed 4th Oct, 11am. Wed 11th Oct, 11am

Our volunteer-led tours are a brilliant opportunity to discover the secrets of our glorious Gardens.

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The Silent Pianist Speaks

The Silent Pianist Speaks

  • Wed 23rd Aug 2017
  • 5:15pm
  • £8.00

Celebrated composer Neil Brand demonstrates the art of film and live piano.

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Film with Music: Metropolis

Film with Music: Metropolis

  • Wed 23rd Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Lang's 1927 silent masterpiece of science-fiction, projected on a grand scale and accompanied by Joanna MacGregor.

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George Crumb’s Black Angels

George Crumb’s Black Angels

  • Wed 23rd Aug 2017
  • 10pm
  • £10.00

Gildas Quartet perform Crumb’s brilliantly scary work for electric string quartet.

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Workshops at The Wool Merchant

Workshops at The Wool Merchant

  • Thu 24th Aug, 10am. Wed 13th Sep, 10am. Tue 19th Sep, 10am. Tue 28th Nov, 10am. Fri 15th Dec, 10am

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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Romeo & Juliet Suite

Romeo & Juliet Suite

  • Thu 24th Aug 2017
  • 5:15pm
  • £8.00

Love and Death - the Dartington Brass Ensemble led by Paul Archibald raise the roof with Prokofiev’s great ballet score.

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Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes

  • Thu 24th Aug 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £14.00

Starring Paul Nilon as Peter Grimes – Britten’s most powerful opera.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: La La Land [12A]

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: La La Land [12A]

  • Thu 24th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

Winner of 6 Academy Awards® and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again.

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Jazz Jam

Jazz Jam

  • Thu 24th Aug 2017
  • 10:30pm

Brand new collaborations by the students and leaders of this week's Jazz Courses. Grab a drink and get involved.

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Deer Park Guided Walks

Deer Park Guided Walks

  • Fri 25th Aug, 11:30am. Fri 1st Sep, 11:30am. Fri 8th Sep, 11:30am. Fri 15th Sep, 11:30am. Fri 22nd Sep, 11:30am. Fri 29th Sep, 11:30am. Fri 6th Oct, 11:30am. Fri 13th Oct, 11:30am. Fri 20th Oct, 11:30am. Fri 27th Oct, 11:30am

A 700-year-old story awaits you on our volunteer-led Deer Park tours – learn about the people who lived here, the magnificent landscape, the deer themselves and the abundant wildlife.

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Cornelius Cardew

Cornelius Cardew

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 2pm

Cardew's extraordinary graphic scores reinterpreted, including The Great Learning.

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Musical Magpieism

Musical Magpieism

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 2pm

A series of multimedia installations and performances around the Estate.

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Film with Live Music

Film with Live Music

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 3pm

Short classic films with live music

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New Chamber Music

New Chamber Music

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 5:15pm

New chamber music from students of the Advanced Composition course, directed by Michael Finnissy, performed by the Gildas Quartet and pianist Joseph Havlat.

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The Big Sick (15)

The Big Sick (15)

  • Fri 25th Aug, 5:30pm. Sat 26th Aug, 8pm. Sun 27th Aug, 5pm. Mon 28th Aug, 8pm. Tue 29th Aug, 5pm | £8.20

US comedian Kumail Nanjiani and writer Emily V. Gordon mine the history of their real-life courtship in this touching, humane and brilliantly funny romantic comedy that exploits racial and cultural anxieties for some truly memorable comedy.

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Elgar Double Bill

Elgar Double Bill

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 7:45pm
  • £14.00

Glyndebourne conductor Lee Reynolds directs The Dartington Choir and Festival Orchestra in Elgar’s profound, valedictory masterpieces, the Cello Concerto and The Music Makers.

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Final Portrait (15)

Final Portrait (15)

  • Fri 25th Aug, 8:15pm. Sat 26th Aug, 5pm. Sun 27th Aug, 8pm. Mon 28th Aug, 5pm. Tue 29th Aug, 8pm. Wed 30th Aug, 5pm. Thu 31st Aug, 4pm | £8.20

In actor/director Stanley Tucci’s witty, bold and invigorating Final Portrait, which imagines an episode in the life of influential 20th century sculptor Alberto Giacometti, on a trip to Paris in 1964, American critic and influential art-lover James Lord is asked to sit for a portrait by Giacometti.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: The Lion King [U]

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: The Lion King [U]

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

The appeal of Disney’s most successful film never fades: The Lion King is an emotionally stirring, richly drawn and beautifully animated story.

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Big Band and Jive

Big Band and Jive

  • Fri 25th Aug 2017
  • 11pm
  • £10.00

Final Night Party, Stonking Big Band and dancing

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Jazz at the Shops

Jazz at the Shops

  • Sat 26th Aug, 11am. Sat 2nd Sep, 11am. Sat 25th Nov, 11am. Sat 2nd Dec, 11am. Sat 9th Dec, 11am. Sat 16th Dec, 11am. Sun 17th Dec, 11am. Sat 23rd Dec, 11am

The John Shillito Jazz Band present some of the best, liveliest, freshest and swinging musical jazz that you can hear in the contemporary New Orleans, Dixieland style.

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The Emoji Movie (3D) (PG)

The Emoji Movie (3D) (PG)

  • Sat 26th Aug, 2pm. Sun 27th Aug, 2pm. Tue 29th Aug, 2pm. Wed 30th Aug, 2pm | £5.80

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Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes

  • Sat 26th Aug 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £14.00

Starring Paul Nilon as Peter Grimes – Britten’s most powerful opera.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Wonder Woman [12A]

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Wonder Woman [12A]

  • Sat 26th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

Newcomer Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman in the blazing, phenomenally successful reboot by Monster director Patty Jenkins that tells the origin story of the all-American heroine.

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Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Breakfast at Tiffany

Outdoor @ Torre Abbey: Breakfast at Tiffany's {PG}

  • Sun 27th Aug 2017
  • 9pm
  • £7.50

Audrey Hepburn is perfect and iconic as Truman Capote’s whimsical, dazzling heroine in Blake Edwards’s sophisticated, sparkling comedy about two bohemians falling in love in midcentury Manhattan.

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The Emoji Movie (2D) (PG)

The Emoji Movie (2D) (PG)

  • Mon 28th Aug, 2pm. Thu 31st Aug, 11am | £5.80

Featuring the voices of T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph and Patrick Stewart (as, the, er poop emoji!), this zippy, funny animation unlocks the world inside your mobile.

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WildWise at Dartington

WildWise at Dartington

  • Wed 30th Aug, 10am. Mon 23rd Oct, 10am

Wildwise offer a range of experiences on the Dartington estate including bushcraft, kids camps, nightpaddles, wild food, family events, dangerous weekends and wild nights out.

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Le Doulos (12A)

Le Doulos (12A)

  • Wed 30th Aug, 8pm. Thu 31st Aug, 1:30pm | £8.20

The first in Melville’s great series of thrillers is an intricate and shadowy tale of deadly suspicion, ambiguity, irony and betrayal. Though Silien is believed by some in the Parisian crime community to be a police informer, Maurice, a burglar just out of prison, trusts his friend enough to tell him about a job he’s lined up.

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Exhibition: Deborah Duffin and Shanni Ong

Exhibition: Deborah Duffin and Shanni Ong

  • Thu 31st Aug, 9am. Fri 1st Sep, 9am. Sat 2nd Sep, 9am. Sun 3rd Sep, 9am. Mon 4th Sep, 9am. Tue 5th Sep, 9am. Wed 6th Sep, 9am. Thu 7th Sep, 9am. Fri 8th Sep, 9am. Sat 9th Sep, 9am

An exhibition of painting and sculptures exploring the artists' relationship with the natural world.

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NT Live: Yerma [15]

NT Live: Yerma [15]

  • Thu 31st Aug 2017
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

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First Friday

First Friday

  • Fri 1st Sep, 1pm. Fri 6th Oct, 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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Maudie (12A)

Maudie (12A)

  • Fri 1st Sep, 5pm. Sat 2nd Sep, 8pm. Sun 3rd Sep, 5pm. Mon 4th Sep, 2pm | £8.20

Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke deliver exquisite performances in Aisling Walsh's biopic of Maud Lewis, who despite suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis became one of Canada's most celebrated outsider artists.

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A Ghost Story (12A)

A Ghost Story (12A)

  • Fri 1st Sep, 8pm. Sat 2nd Sep, 5pm. Sun 3rd Sep, 8pm. Mon 4th Sep, 5pm. Tue 5th Sep, 2pm | £8.20

In this hypnotic and highly original drama, an ecstatic, poetic meditation on love and grief, a recently deceased ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife only to find that, in his spectral state, he has become unstuck in time.

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Movement Medicine Dance group sessions with Rosie Perks

Movement Medicine Dance group sessions with Rosie Perks

  • Sun 3rd Sep, 6:30pm. Thu 14th Sep, 6pm

Various workshops - click through for details and full term dates. Movement Medicine is for anyone who wishes to explore their love of dancing in more depth with the support of a dedicated group.

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The Odyssey (PG)

The Odyssey (PG)

  • Mon 4th Sep, 8pm. Tue 5th Sep, 8pm. Wed 6th Sep, 5pm. Thu 7th Sep, 2pm & 8pm | £5.80

Featuring a gleaming French cast headed by Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney and Audrey Tautou, The Odyssey is a wonderful voyage through the life of legendary French oceanographer, environmentalist and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau.

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Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

  • Tue 5th Sep, 10am. Thu 7th Sep, 6:30pm. Tue 12th Sep, 10am. Thu 14th Sep, 6:30pm. Tue 26th Sep, 10am. Thu 28th Sep, 6:30pm. Tue 10th Oct, 10am. Thu 12th Oct, 6:30pm. Tue 17th Oct, 10am. Thu 19th Oct, 6:30pm

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

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Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

  • Wed 6th Sep, 10am. Wed 8th Nov, 10am. Wed 3rd Jan, 10am. Wed 21st Feb, 10am. Wed 18th Apr, 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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Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

  • Wed 6th Sep, 5:30pm. Wed 13th Sep, 5:30pm. Wed 20th Sep, 5:30pm. Wed 27th Sep, 5:30pm. Wed 4th Oct, 5:30pm. Wed 11th Oct, 5:30pm. Wed 18th Oct, 5:30pm. Wed 25th Oct, 5:30pm. Wed 1st Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 8th Nov, 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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Earth Talk: Soul Initiation, Nature Mysticism

Earth Talk: Soul Initiation, Nature Mysticism

  • Wed 6th Sep 2017
  • 8pm
  • £5.00

With Bill Plotkin and Geneen Marie Haugen. When a caterpillar enters its cocoon, everything recognizable about the creature dissolves. Yet, within the caterpillar body, certain dormant cells — called “imaginal cells” — have always held the shape and possibility of a butterfly. Once in the cocoon, the imaginal cells awaken and bring forth a winged being utterly unlike the former earth-crawler.

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Logan Lucky [12A]

Logan Lucky [12A]

  • Fri 8th Sep, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 9th Sep, 5pm. Sun 10th Sep, 8pm. Mon 11th Sep, 2pm & 8pm. Tue 12th Sep, 2pm & 5pm. Wed 13th Sep, 5pm. Thu 14th Sep, 2pm | £5.80

Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and an unusually hilarious Daniel Craig star in Steven Soderbergh’s triumphant return to directing, the riotous Logan Lucky. Tatum and Driver are West Virginian brothers Jimmy and Clyde, from a hardscrabble family famous for its longstanding bad luck.

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God’s Own Country [15]

God’s Own Country [15]

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

Reminiscent of Brokeback Mountain, Yorkshire-born director Francis Lee's remarkable debut tells a story of love against alienation. Johnny Saxby is a taciturn young man living on a failing Yorkshire farm with his father and grandmother. Frustrated with life, he numbs his frustrations with drinking and casual sex.

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Seven wonders of the wild

Seven wonders of the wild

  • Fri 8th Sep, 7:30pm. Sun 29th Oct, 2pm. Fri 24th Nov, 7:30pm

In association with WildWise. A diverse menu of wild encounters and experiences to give you and your family that sense of wonder and reverence that underpins healthy nature connection.

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Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend course

Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend course

  • Sat 9th Sep, 10am. Sat 21st Oct, 10am. Sat 25th Nov, 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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Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

  • Sat 9th Sep, 10am. Tue 12th Sep, 9:30am. Wed 13th Sep, 9:30am. Thu 14th Sep, 10am

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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Despicable Me 3 (3D) [U]

Despicable Me 3 (3D) [U]

  • Sat 9th Sep, 2pm. Sun 10th Sep, 2pm | £5.80

Gru faces off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who is obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable adversary to date.

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Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend course

Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend course

  • Sat 9th Sep, 3:30pm. Sat 7th Oct, 3:30pm. Sat 11th Nov, 3:30pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 3:30pm | £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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Crafted: Make your own Leather Notebook, one-day course

Crafted: Make your own Leather Notebook, one-day course

  • Sun 10th Sep 2017
  • 10am
  • £100.00

This workshop introduces you to techniques for bookbinding with leather. During the day, you will create your own quarter leather bound notebook with a slipcase.

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Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

  • Sun 10th Sep, 11am. Sun 3rd Dec, 11am. Sun 25th Feb, 11am

Come along to our informal open wedding day and take the opportunity to view our medieval Grade 1 listed building, and over 800 acres of glorious Grade 2 listed gardens. Admission Free.

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David Gilmour Live at Pompeii [12A]

David Gilmour Live at Pompeii [12A]

  • Wed 13th Sep 2017
  • 8pm
  • £12.50

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live At Pompeii in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album, Rattle That Lock.

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Victoria And Abdul [PG]

Victoria And Abdul [PG]

  • Fri 15th Sep, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sat 16th Sep, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sun 17th Sep, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Mon 18th Sep, 2pm | £5.80

Oscar winner Judi Dench and Ali Fazal star in Stephen Frears’ new film, the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s rule. When young clerk Abdul Karim travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is astonished to find favour with the Queen herself.

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Members Day

Members Day

  • Sat 16th Sep 2017
  • 9:15am
  • £10.00

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! Includes updates on our flourishing arts programme and inspiring new directions in estate development. And a chance to revisit the last year through a series of beautiful images and footage. All in the company of our Chair and trustees and senior management.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, afternoon course - FULL

Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, afternoon course - FULL

  • Sat 16th Sep 2017
  • 12pm
  • £25.00

Spend a day in the woods with local green woodworker and recent winner of Best Maker in the South West Ambrose Vevers for this inspiring afternoon carving spoons.

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Mon 18th Sep 2017
  • 5:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the first concert: Haydn: Quartet Op.20 no.4 Bruch: Pieces for viola, clarinet and piano Op.83 Dohnanyi: Piano Quintet Op.26 no.2

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Tue 19th Sep 2017
  • 12pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the second concert: Boccherini: String Quintet Op.11 no.5 Brahms: Clarinet Sonata in Eb Op.120

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Tue 19th Sep 2017
  • 5:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the third concert: Bach: Cello Suites 4 and 5

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Tue 19th Sep 2017
  • 9:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the fourth concert: Messiaen: Quartet for the end of time

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Wed 20th Sep 2017
  • 12pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the fifth concert: Haydn: String Quartet Op.77 no.2 Brahms: Clarinet Trio Op.114

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Wed 20th Sep 2017
  • 5:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the sixth concert: Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op.80 Schumann: Piano Quintet Op.44

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ROH Opera Live: The Magic Flute

ROH Opera Live: The Magic Flute

  • Wed 20th Sep 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems...

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A Dartington Outing

A Dartington Outing

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 10am

Seven days of queer arts and bent events to mark the 50th anniversary of the (partial) legalisation of homosexuality in the UK.

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A Dartington Outing Exhibits

A Dartington Outing Exhibits

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 10am

The exhibition programme includes; Robert Taylor - Print and Video, Beccy Strong - Print and Video, Androtechne - Multimedia, Lesbian Immigration Support Group - Love is Not a Crime.

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 12pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the seventh concert: Glazunov: Clarinet Quintet "Reverie Oreintale" Beethoven: Eroica Symphony arranged for piano quartet

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 5:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the eighth concert: Howells: Clarinet Quintet Armenian folk songs arranged for string quartet Brahms: Piano Quintet Op.34

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A Dartington Outing Launch

A Dartington Outing Launch

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 6:30pm

A Dartington Outing. Join guests including our supporters and artists for the launch of the festival.

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Callino Festival at Dartington

Callino Festival at Dartington

  • Thu 21st Sep 2017
  • 9:30pm
  • £10.00

Nine Chamber Music performances from the internationally acclaimed Callino Quartet. Programme for the final concert: Donald Grant and friends - folk concert.

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A Dartington Outing - Weekend Pass

A Dartington Outing - Weekend Pass

  • Fri 22nd Sep 2017
  • 9am
  • £50.00

A Dartington Outing. This weekend ticket includes entry to all Dartington Outing events and films taking place on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September inclusive.

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Brother Outsider + Q&A with Co-Director Bennet Singer [15]

Brother Outsider + Q&A with Co-Director Bennet Singer [15]

  • Fri 22nd Sep 2017
  • 7pm
  • £8.20

A Dartington Outing. This is a definitive film biography of one of the most controversial figures of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Crafted: Architectural Garden Bench, weekend course

Crafted: Architectural Garden Bench, weekend course

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 10am
  • £300.00

Make an architectural garden bench on this weekend course using Shou-sugi-ban (burnt wood preserve technique) with Ambrose Vevers.

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Crafted: Shearling Waistcoat, weekend course

Crafted: Shearling Waistcoat, weekend course

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 10am
  • £220.00

Make a beautifully crafted garment from shearling skins with experienced designer Jane Norris that you'll cherish for years to come.

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Queerama [15]

Queerama [15]

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 1pm
  • £5.80

Mining the jewels of the BFI archive, Queerama tells the story of an extraordinary century of gay experiences. Directed by Daisy Asquith with a soundtrack by Alison Goldfrapp, Hercules & Love Affair and John Grant, the film takes us into the relationships, desires, fears and expressions of gay men and women in the 20th century – a century of incredible change.

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What (the f**k) is Lesbian Cinema?

What (the f**k) is Lesbian Cinema?

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 5pm
  • £10.00

A Dartington Outing. Live drawing show with Lisa Gornick. Fresh from a run at London's Barbican, this show is an irreverent but also passionate look at cinema particularly the world of niche lesbian cinema.

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Blondel - A History of Dance in Music

Blondel - A History of Dance in Music

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £14.00

This is the first in a new season of six concerts organised by the Totnes Early Music Society. From Gace Brulé (c.1205) to Playford’s Dancing Master (1651) and many anonymous masters along the way, Blondel trace the history of dance in music.

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The Book of Gabrielle [15]

The Book of Gabrielle [15]

  • Sat 23rd Sep 2017
  • 8pm
  • £8.20

A Dartington Outing. The Book of Gabrielle is a clever dramedy about an intimate, yet platonic relationship that develops between a female graphic artist and an older male erotic novelist.

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Victim [PG]

Victim [PG]

  • Sun 24th Sep 2017
  • 12pm
  • £5.80

“I wanted him!” A cry of protest runs through Basil Dearden’s spellbinding thriller, a landmark in gay cinema featuring an extraordinarily courageous performance by Dirk Bogarde.

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An Evening with Noel Coward & Friends

An Evening with Noel Coward & Friends

  • Sun 24th Sep 2017
  • 6:30pm
  • £14.00

A Dartington Outing. Stefan Bednarczyk is the foremost interpreter of Noel Coward's songs and music.

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Crafted: Bookbinding (10-week course)

Crafted: Bookbinding (10-week course)

  • Tue 26th Sep, 2pm. Wed 27th Sep, 9:30am. Thu 28th Sep, 9:30am

Learn the arts of lead and brass typography or embark on your own restoration project under the guidance of skilled tutor, Mary Bartlett

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Africa

Africa's Future Has No Space For Stupid Black Men

  • Tue 26th Sep 2017
  • 7pm
  • £22.95

A Dartington Outing. A short story by Pwaangulongii Dauod, performed by Bisi Alimi. Live Theatre interwoven with Dinner.

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Crafted: Fermentation Night School, four-week course

Crafted: Fermentation Night School, four-week course

  • Tue 26th Sep 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £120.00

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

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Tangerine [15]

Tangerine [15]

  • Wed 27th Sep 2017
  • 8pm
  • £8.20

Sean Baker writes and directs this comedy drama about the life of a transgender sex worker in downtown Los Angeles.

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Blue is the Warmest Colour [18]

Blue is the Warmest Colour [18]

  • Thu 28th Sep 2017
  • 7pm
  • £8.20

Blue is the Warmest Colour centers on a 15-year-old girl named Adèle who is climbing to adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin [PG]

Goodbye Christopher Robin [PG]

  • Fri 29th Sep, 12:30pm & 3pm & 5:30pm. Sat 30th Sep, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sun 1st Oct, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Mon 2nd Oct, 2pm | £5.80

Beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin – whose toys inspired Milne to create the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – are the subjects of this moving, nostalgic period drama, scripted by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and scored by Carter Burwell.

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Against the Law + Q&A with Director Fergus O

Against the Law + Q&A with Director Fergus O'Brien [15]

  • Fri 29th Sep 2017
  • 7pm
  • £8.20

A Dartington Outing. When Peter Wildeblood fell in love with Edward McNally in 1952, homosexuality was a crime in Britain. Their love affair would have devastating consequences for each of them.

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Tom Marshman: Queer Salon - A Brush with the Past

Tom Marshman: Queer Salon - A Brush with the Past

  • Fri 29th Sep 2017
  • 9:15pm
  • £10.00

A Dartington Outing. Tom Marshman and friends host a night of all things LGBTQ, marking 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.

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Crafted: Tonics & Tinctures, one-day course

Crafted: Tonics & Tinctures, one-day course

  • Sat 30th Sep 2017
  • 10am
  • £75.00

Just like wise women over the centuries, we'll harness the power of plant goodness on this course to make herbal syrups, infusions, decoctions and tinctures to help care for ourselves and our loved ones throughout the winter months.

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Dynamic Dartington Weekend

Dynamic Dartington Weekend

  • Sun 1st Oct 2017
  • 11am

Do you fancy setting yourself a challenge whilst raising money for charity? Enjoy a challenging 10 mile (approximately 800ft climb) trail race within the very scenic Dartington Estate in South Devon.

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ROH Live: La Boheme

ROH Live: La Boheme

  • Tue 3rd Oct 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.

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Edgelarks

Edgelarks

  • Fri 6th Oct 2017
  • 8pm
  • £14.00

With Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. Edgelarks fly in on the tailwind of BBC award winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. The pair's new project takes the roots of their previous work, from the traditional musics of the British Isles to Indian classical slide guitar to the stomping roots party of Phil's beatbox harmonica; adds a strong stem of original writing; and runs wilder with each repeat play.

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Crafted: Weave Away! weekend course

Crafted: Weave Away! weekend course

  • Sat 7th Oct, 10am. Sat 4th Nov, 10am | £120.00

This two-day workshop is the ideal way to start if you have never woven before or want a refresher course in the basics.

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Crafted: Wooden Bowl Letter Carving, five-week evening course

Crafted: Wooden Bowl Letter Carving, five-week evening course

  • Tue 10th Oct 2017
  • 6pm
  • £250.00

Develop your own approach to carving lettering in wood through group and individual tuition with expert Isabel Coulton in this five-week evening course.

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Crafted: Natural Beekeeping - 6 week course

Crafted: Natural Beekeeping - 6 week course

  • Thu 12th Oct 2017
  • 6:30pm
  • £100.00

This six week beekeeping course is an introduction to what has become known as ‘natural beekeeping’.

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A Celebration of Local Produce

A Celebration of Local Produce

  • Thu 12th Oct 2017
  • 7pm

A five-course dinner in the Great Hall in partnership with a range of our brilliant food and drink producers in the South West.

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Crafted: Wild Autumn Super Foods, one-day course

Crafted: Wild Autumn Super Foods, one-day course

  • Sat 14th Oct 2017
  • 10am
  • £40.00

Use the season to help your body prepare for winter as you spend the day outdoors foraging for nuts, berries and other autumnal treasures, then return to our outdoor kitchen where you will learn to prepare the harvest and cook over a fire.

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One-day photography workshop at Dartington Hall

One-day photography workshop at Dartington Hall

  • Sat 14th Oct 2017
  • 10am

A one-day workshop for beginners and improvers with the fantastic Marion Frances Photography.

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Devon Opera - Cosi Fan Tutte

Devon Opera - Cosi Fan Tutte

  • Sat 14th Oct 2017
  • 7pm
  • £25.00

A specially abridged production of Mozart’s much loved comedy, sung in the original language with surtitles, performed by a cast of stunning young professional singers with piano accompaniment.

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Crafted: Apple Day! one-day course

Crafted: Apple Day! one-day course

  • Sun 15th Oct 2017
  • 10am
  • £40.00

Explore all things apple - from orchard harvesting, apple pressing and folklore to cider making and other scrummy treats on this one day workshop set inside and out.

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Member Conversation: 40 years of Printmaking - with Michael Honnor

Member Conversation: 40 years of Printmaking - with Michael Honnor

  • Fri 20th Oct 2017
  • 10:30am

Enjoy an illustrated talk by Dartington's landscape painter and printmaker Michael Honnor, followed by a behind-the-scenes 'hands on' session at the printmaker's workshop on the Dartington Hall Estate.

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Soul Motion®: Moving with Life

Soul Motion®: Moving with Life

  • Fri 20th Oct 2017
  • 7pm

Join Zuza Engler to travel the landscapes of Soul Motion in motion and stillness, with music and in silence. You will be guided, supported, and encouraged to relax into a dance that brings you home to yourself.

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Convivio - A Royal Engagement

Convivio - A Royal Engagement

  • Sat 21st Oct 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £12.00

This is the second in 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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ROH Ballet Live: Alice

ROH Ballet Live: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

  • Mon 23rd Oct 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents’ friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole events become curiouser and curiouser...

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Crafted: Weave Your Own Bread Basket, weekend course

Crafted: Weave Your Own Bread Basket, weekend course

  • Sat 28th Oct 2017
  • 9:30am
  • £150.00

Make your own lovely bread basket to adorn your kitchen table. 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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Devon Baroque-Musical Battles & the Trumpet, Naturally!

Devon Baroque-Musical Battles & the Trumpet, Naturally!

  • Sun 29th Oct 2017
  • 3pm
  • £18.50

To play complex melodies on the natural trumpet, with no moving parts, is an incomparable skill. This concert offers the chance to see and hear that skill in close-up, with concertos for trumpet interlaced with battle-inspired music for strings.

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Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

  • Mon 30th Oct 2017
  • 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 1st Nov 2017
  • 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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Beyond Crisis: Towards Social Renewal

Beyond Crisis: Towards Social Renewal

  • Sat 4th Nov 2017
  • 8:15am
  • £55.00

Anthroposophical Society - Devon Group. Taking a fresh look at Societal Threefolding and its potential to transform the world we live in.

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Crafted: Natural Skincare Festive Gifts, one-day course

Crafted: Natural Skincare Festive Gifts, one-day course

  • Sun 12th Nov 2017
  • 10am
  • £85.00

Spend a relaxing day learning to harness the power of herbs whilst sorting out your Christmas shopping! Make your own luxurious natural skincare products to give as gifts.

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Crafted: Traditional Upholstery Weekend

Crafted: Traditional Upholstery Weekend

  • Sat 25th Nov, 9:30am. Sat 24th Feb, 9:30am | £210.00

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

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Member Conversation: My spell as a Dartington schoolboy, by Graham Fenn

Member Conversation: My spell as a Dartington schoolboy, by Graham Fenn

  • Wed 29th Nov 2017
  • 11am

Turn back 50 years with Somerset stone carver, Graham Fenn, who was one of the first students on the Dartington Hall School exchange programme with Northcliffe Community High School in the mining town of Conisbrough, Yorkshire, in 1969.

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Rosafresca-Music from the Time of Ferdinand & Isabella

Rosafresca-Music from the Time of Ferdinand & Isabella

  • Fri 1st Dec 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £12.00

This is the third in a season of six concerts organised by the Totnes Early Music Society. One of the great legacies of Queen Isabella’s support of the arts is the magnificent collection of over 400 songs known as El Cancionero de Palacio or the Palace Songbook.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Nutcracker (2017)

  • Tue 5th Dec 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker doll. But the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure.

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Late night Christmas shopping

Late night Christmas shopping

  • Thu 7th Dec 2017
  • 5:30pm

Join us at the The Shops at Dartington for music, mince pies, and mulled wine. There will be plenty of great offers throughout the Shops, too.

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Christmas Fair at The Shops at Dartington

Christmas Fair at The Shops at Dartington

  • Sat 16th Dec, 10am. Sun 17th Dec, 10am

Celebrate Christmas at The Shops at Dartington’s annual Christmas Fair - music, magic and a host of activities in every shop!

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ROH Live: Rigoletto

ROH Live: Rigoletto

  • Tue 16th Jan 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect...

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Class of 1685-Masumi Yamamoto & Boris Bizjak

Class of 1685-Masumi Yamamoto & Boris Bizjak

  • Fri 19th Jan 2018
  • 7:30pm
  • £12.00

This is the fourth in a season of six concerts organised by the Totnes Early Music Society. This programme of works by composers born in 1685 covers a wide range of styles. Handel studied in Italy and became British; Scarlatti worked in Portugal and Spain; Dornel was French; and Bach German.

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Crafted: Build a Custom Wooden Surfboard - six day course

Crafted: Build a Custom Wooden Surfboard - six day course

  • Sat 20th Jan 2018
  • 10am
  • £1200.00

Build a beautiful hollow wooden surfboard designed just for you - worthy of riding the waves or being displayed as a piece of art.

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Crafted: Marmalade Making

Crafted: Marmalade Making

  • Sat 3rd Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £50.00

January and February is the time to make the most of the bitter Seville oranges and take away the fruits of your labour to savour all year round.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Winter

ROH Ballet Live: The Winter's Tale

  • 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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ROH Live: Carmen

ROH Live: Carmen

  • 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. 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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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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ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary

ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary

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

To celebrate the centenary year of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, The Royal Ballet has united all three of its associate choreographers to celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of Bernstein’s music. At the heart of the programme is the first revival of Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety.

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ROH Live: Macbeth

ROH Live: Macbeth

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

Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts. Murder makes Macbeth king, and the witches make another prediction, which also comes true and justice is restored.

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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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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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ROH Ballet Live: Manon

ROH Ballet Live: Manon

  • 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. Manon is arrested as a prostitute and deported to New Orleans. On the run, Manon dies from exhaustion.

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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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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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ROH Ballet live: Swan Lake

ROH Ballet live: Swan Lake

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

This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production of Swan Lake. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

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