What’s On

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Call Me By Your Name [15]

Call Me By Your Name [15]

  • Sun 19th Nov, 8pm. Mon 20th Nov, 5pm. Tue 21st Nov, 2pm & 8pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 2pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 2pm & 8pm | £8.20

From the director of I Am Love and A Bigger Splash comes this ravishing, sensual and utterly beguiling drama of first love; based on the André Aciman novel and exquisitely soundtracked by Sufjan Stevens.

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Arts Lab workshops

Arts Lab workshops

  • Mon 20th Nov, 9am. Tue 21st Nov, 9am. Wed 22nd Nov, 9am. Thu 23rd Nov, 9am. Fri 24th Nov, 9am. Mon 27th Nov, 9am. Tue 28th Nov, 9am. Wed 29th Nov, 9am. Thu 30th Nov, 9am. Fri 1st Dec, 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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Exhibition: Tessa Grundon and Hannah Fletcher

Exhibition: Tessa Grundon and Hannah Fletcher

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

An exhibition of work themed around the natural world, by New York-based Tessa Grundon and London-based Hannah Fletcher.

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Inky Rags

Inky Rags

  • Mon 20th Nov, 9am. Tue 21st Nov, 9am. Wed 22nd Nov, 9am. Thu 23rd Nov, 9am. Fri 24th Nov, 9am. Sat 25th Nov, 9am. Sun 26th Nov, 9am. Mon 27th Nov, 9am. Tue 28th Nov, 9am. Wed 29th Nov, 9am

A new exhibition offering a fascinating insight into our bookbinding department at the Dartington Hall Trust.

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Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

  • Mon 20th Nov, 10am. Tue 21st Nov, 10am. Wed 22nd Nov, 10am. Mon 27th Nov, 10am. Tue 28th Nov, 10am. Wed 29th Nov, 10am. Mon 4th Dec, 10am. Tue 5th Dec, 10am. Wed 6th Dec, 10am. Mon 11th Dec, 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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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios [PG]

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios [PG]

  • Mon 20th Nov, 2pm & 8pm | £5.80

The musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club exposed the world to Cuba’s vibrant culture. Reunited by band leader Ry Cooder, their landmark 1997 album was captured in Wim Wenders’ critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentary. Now, British filmmaker Lucy Walker has made an exemplary sequel.

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Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

  • Mon 20th Nov, 5:30pm. Tue 21st Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 5:30pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 5:30pm. Sun 26th Nov, 5:30pm. Mon 27th Nov, 5:30pm. Tue 28th Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5:30pm. Thu 30th Nov, 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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Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

  • Tue 21st Nov, 10am. Thu 23rd Nov, 6:30pm. Tue 28th Nov, 10am. Thu 30th Nov, 6:30pm. Tue 5th Dec, 10am. Thu 7th Dec, 6:30pm. Tue 12th Dec, 10am. Thu 14th Dec, 6:30pm

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

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Loving Vincent [12A]

Loving Vincent [12A]

  • Tue 21st Nov, 5pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 5pm & 8pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 5pm | £8.20

The world’s first fully-painted feature film takes its story from the life and miraculous, glowing canvases of master artist Vincent Van Gogh. Animated from 65,000 oil painted frames, produced by 115 professional artists, it explores Van Gogh’s death, delving into the ambiguities of his last days via the stories of his paintings.

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The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

  • Wed 22nd Nov, 10am. Wed 29th Nov, 10am. Wed 6th Dec, 10am. Wed 13th Dec, 10am. Wed 20th Dec, 10am. Wed 27th Dec, 10am. Wed 3rd Jan, 10am. Wed 10th Jan, 10am. Wed 17th Jan, 10am. Wed 24th Jan, 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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Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

  • Wed 22nd Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 6th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 13th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 20th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 27th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 10th Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 17th Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 24th Jan, 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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The Snowman [15]

The Snowman [15]

  • Fri 24th Nov, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 25th Nov, 8pm. Sun 26th Nov, 5pm | £5.80

Michael Fassbender is Detective Harry Hole in Tomas Alfredson’s fantastic Nordic noir, adapted from Norwegian crime-writer Jo Nesbø’s novel. For Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter is anything but routine, and brings up disturbing memories of old cases.

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The Party [15]

The Party [15]

  • Fri 24th Nov, 5pm. Sat 25th Nov, 5pm. Sun 26th Nov, 8pm. Mon 27th Nov, 6:30pm & 8pm. Tue 28th Nov, 4:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 2pm. Thu 30th Nov, 8pm | £8.20

British director and screenwriter Sally Potter’s political tragicomedy features a spectacular cast. Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has received the promotion of a lifetime and celebrates by hosting close friends. But as they arrive, her husband (Timothy Spall) makes a shocking announcement.

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Seven wonders of the wild

Seven wonders of the wild

  • Fri 24th Nov 2017
  • 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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Landscape Painting Workshops

Landscape Painting Workshops

  • Sat 25th Nov, 9am. Sun 26th Nov, 9am. Sat 2nd Dec, 9am. Sun 3rd Dec, 9am. Sat 16th Dec, 9am. Sun 17th Dec, 9am

This course is intended for students with some experience of producing a painting who wish to explore observation, imagination, atmosphere and personal response to create explorative and evocative creations.

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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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Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10am. Sat 27th Jan, 10am. Sat 10th Mar, 10am. Sat 21st Apr, 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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Creative Workshops with Fevered Sleep

Creative Workshops with Fevered Sleep

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10am. Sun 26th Nov, 10am

A Dartington Live event. FREE workshops for children aged 8 - 12 years. Playful, creative workshops combining elements of movement, art, film and performance.

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Grass Workshop - Second Hand Dance

Grass Workshop - Second Hand Dance

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10:30am & 2pm

A Dartington Live event. Second Hand Dance offer creative movement workshops for children (recommended age 4-6) with Grass performer Helena Webb.

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Jazz at the Shops

Jazz at the Shops

  • 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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My Little Pony: The Movie [U]

My Little Pony: The Movie [U]

  • Sat 25th Nov, 2pm. Sun 26th Nov, 2pm | £5.80

Based on the much-loved children’s toys, this animated adventure features the voices of Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber and singer Sia, in addition to the TV series’ usual cast. The ponies of Equestria are preparing for their first Friendship Festival, overseen by Princess Twilight Sparkle in Canterlot.

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Nicholas McCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy

  • Sat 25th Nov 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £15.00

A piano recital in aid of The Towersey Foundation. This concert will feature such works as Bach’s monumental Chaconne in D Minor and the delicate pastoral setting of ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’ along with Nicholas’s own exciting arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s blazingly virtuosic Prelude in G Minor Opus 23 No.5.

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Dance in Time

Dance in Time

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 10:30am

A day to enjoy dancing together. With dance workshops, music and a chance to get creative – it’s a great day to experience with friends and the whole family.

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Grass - Second Hand Dance

Grass - Second Hand Dance

  • Sun 26th Nov, 11:30am & 2pm | £10.00

A Dartington Live event. Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for young children and families.

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Live Sunday music at The White Hart

Live Sunday music at The White Hart

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 12pm

Join us every Sunday for our delicious roasts, and from time to time you can enjoy great live music, too. This week, we're welcoming Clara Bond back to the White Hart.

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Horn Trios

Horn Trios

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £10.50

Malcolm Hancock, Dominic Moore and Martin Cousin. Programme to include; Mozart Sonata for Piano and Violin in G K301, Finzi Elegy for Violin and Piano, Richard Bissill Horn Trio and Brahms Horn Trio in Eb Op.40.

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Workshops at The Wool Merchant

Workshops at The Wool Merchant

  • 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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I Am Not A Witch [12A]

I Am Not A Witch [12A]

  • Tue 28th Nov, 1:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5pm. Thu 30th Nov, 2pm | £5.80

A strikingly original fairy tale, this dazzling feature debut by filmmaker Rungano Nyoni tells the story of 9-year-old Shula, a small, silent young girl exiled from her Zambian village to a travelling witch camp where she is told that if she tries to escape, she will undergo an alarming transformation.

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Crafted:The Art of Gentle Protest - Book Launch

Crafted:The Art of Gentle Protest - Book Launch

  • Tue 28th Nov 2017
  • 6:30pm
  • £5.00

We are delighted to welcome back to Dartington Craftivist Sarah Corbett for the launch of her new book, How to be a Craftivist, and an evening of lively discussion with Transition Network's Rob Hopkins at the Green Table Cafe.

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: A Woman Of No Importance [12A]

Oscar Wilde Season Live: A Woman Of No Importance [12A]

  • Tue 28th Nov 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £15.00

Olivier award-winner Eve Best and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid star in this new production of Oscar Wilde’s glittering and witty comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, and classically staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.

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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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The World Famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet

The World Famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet

  • Wed 29th Nov 2017
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

"Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour" Experience the profound and sacred music of traditional Tibetan chanting as Dartington Hall welcomes the Dalai Lama’s world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet. A cultural Christmas celebration like no other.

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The Conversation [12]

The Conversation [12]

  • Wed 29th Nov, 8pm. Thu 30th Nov, 5pm | £8.20

Gene Hackman plays Harry Caul in Francis Ford Coppola’s classic paranoid thriller made between The Godfather I & II. Caul, A surveillance expert, is tasked with recording a couple by an unknown client. But what he captures raises unsettling, deadly questions.

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Film Stars Don

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool [15]

  • Fri 1st Dec, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 5pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 8pm. Mon 4th Dec, 2pm. Tue 5th Dec, 2:15pm. Wed 6th Dec, 2pm & 5pm. Thu 7th Dec, 1pm | £5.80

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, Paul McGuigan’s highly acclaimed drama follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and imperious, vulnerable, Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in Liverpool in 1978.

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The Florida Project [15]

The Florida Project [15]

  • Fri 1st Dec, 5pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 8pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 5:30pm. Mon 4th Dec, 5pm. Tue 5th Dec, 12pm | £8.20

Sean Baker follows his 2015 hit Tangerine with another vivid portrait of unseen America. This is an unforgettable picture of life beneath the poverty line. Six year-old Moonee and her friends live in and around a Florida motel, where they are too busy romping around to recognise the struggles facing the adults around them.

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The Girl with the Iron Claws

The Girl with the Iron Claws

  • Fri 1st Dec, 7pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 4:30pm. Thu 7th Dec, 7pm. Fri 8th Dec, 4:30pm & 7pm. Sat 9th Dec, 11:30am & 4:30pm. Sun 10th Dec, 11:30am & 4:30pm. Wed 13th Dec, 11:30am | £8.00

A Dartington Live event. The Wrong Crowd present 'The Girl with the Iron Claws'. Growing up isn't easy, especially when you're in love with a bear.

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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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Medicine in Motion

Medicine in Motion

  • Sat 2nd Dec 2017
  • 10am

An invitation to bring the breadth and depth of your being into movement.

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The Son of Bigfoot [PG]

The Son of Bigfoot [PG]

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 2pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 12:30pm | £5.80

This funny, entertaining and adventurous animation sees a teenage outsider, Adam, setting out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost father – only to find out that he’s none other than the legendary ‘Bigfoot’.

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The Wrong Crowd - Engagement Workshops

The Wrong Crowd - Engagement Workshops

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 3pm. Thu 21st Dec, 3pm | £3.00

Get crafty with The Wrong Crowd this Christmas! To accompany their production, The Girl with the Iron Claws, The Wrong Crowd are inviting families to join a hands-on workshop where you can learn to make and operate your own shadow puppets!

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Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 3:30pm. Sat 20th Jan, 3:30pm. Sat 10th Feb, 3:30pm. Sat 10th Mar, 3:30pm. Sat 14th Apr, 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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Was That The Human Thing To Do

Was That The Human Thing To Do

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 7:30pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 7:30pm | £8.00

The Seed Company - by invitation of Dartington Playgoers. London 1935. Economic hardship; tension in Europe; right wing populism on the rise. A musical agent, Joseph Makin, hits upon the idea of capitalising on the wholesome family appeal of a trio of talented singing sisters; Thelma, Evangeline and Agatha Grace.

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Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

  • 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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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker [12A]

  • Sun 3rd Dec 2017
  • 3pm
  • £17.50

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed.

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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer [15]

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer [15]

  • Mon 4th Dec, 8pm. Tue 5th Dec, 4:30pm. Wed 6th Dec, 8pm. Thu 7th Dec, 4pm | £5.80

From Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos comes this complex, sensational thriller. Loosely based on the Greek myth of Iphigenia, it follows Dr. Steven Murphy a renowned surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife, Anna and their two exemplary children, Bob and Kim.

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Member Event: Barista Training

Member Event: Barista Training

  • Tue 5th Dec, 10:30am. Wed 6th Dec, 10:30am. Wed 13th Dec, 10:30am | £5.00

Ever wondered what makes great coffee? The beans and their provenance? The water? The brewing method? To hear about all this and more, we’re offering Barista training sessions at the White Hart Inn for Members only this December.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Nutcracker (2017) [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: The Nutcracker (2017) [12A]

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

A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not to be missed. Peter Wright’s enchanting production tells the story of Clara, whose Christmas is transformed by a visit from Drosselmeyer, a mysterious magician and maker of magical toys who longs to break a curse that has turned his nephew into a nutcracker doll.

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Inscriptions in a Landscape

Inscriptions in a Landscape

  • Wed 6th Dec 2017
  • 2:30pm

A visit and exploration into the history of those laid at rest in Old St Mary’s Churchyard, Dartington Hall, led by Martin Broadbent.

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NT Live: Young Marx [12A]

NT Live: Young Marx [12A]

  • Thu 7th Dec 2017
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol [U]

The Muppet Christmas Carol [U]

  • Fri 8th Dec, 2pm. Sat 9th Dec, 2pm. Sun 10th Dec, 11:45am | £5.80

Brian Henson directs this joyful Muppet version of the best-known Christmas story of all time. Michael Caine is old miser Scrooge, with Kermit his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Cratchit’s wife, and a host of Muppets in this bright, playful adaptation.

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Battle Of The Sexes [12A]

Battle Of The Sexes [12A]

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

This rousing, timely and sensationally entertaining film documents a famous ‘70s battle for gender equality both on and off the tennis court. In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of feminism, the 1973 televised match between women’s world no. 1 Billie Jean King and sexist ex-champ Bobby Riggs is watched by all.

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Late night Christmas shopping

Late night Christmas shopping

  • Fri 8th 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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The Man Who Invented Christmas [PG]

The Man Who Invented Christmas [PG]

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

A superb cast including Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Simon Callow and Miriam Margolyes star in this wonderfully atmospheric yuletide drama that imagines the six fever-pitched weeks in which Charles Dickens created his seasonal classic, A Christmas Carol.

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Dark Mountain Vol. 12 Book Launch

Dark Mountain Vol. 12 Book Launch

  • Sat 9th Dec 2017
  • 1pm

Event marking the launch of Issue 12 - a collection of non-fiction addressing the role of the sacred in our lives and environments, illustrated with breath-taking art and woven together by a singular story.

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Gaelynn Lea

Gaelynn Lea

  • Sat 9th Dec 2017
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her experimental and ambient takes on fiddle music, an approach that incorporates her love of traditional tunes, songwriting, poetry and sonic exploration.

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ROH Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore) [12A]

ROH Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore) [12A]

  • Sun 10th Dec 2017
  • 2pm
  • £12.50

A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not to be missed. Peter Wright’s enchanting production tells the story of Clara, whose Christmas is transformed by a visit from Drosselmeyer, a mysterious magician and maker of magical toys who longs to break a curse that has turned his nephew into a nutcracker doll.

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Dartington Community Choir: Elijah

Dartington Community Choir: Elijah

  • Sun 10th Dec 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £18.00

This Christmas, Dartington Community Choir brings one of the best loved works in the choral repertoire to the Great Hall. Mendelssohn's fiery and impassioned oratorio Elijah is a work of dramatic extremes, from fire and brimstone to moments of sublimity and wonder.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi 3D [TBC]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi 3D [TBC]

  • Thu 14th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Fri 15th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Sat 16th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Sun 17th Dec, 1:45pm | £5.80

The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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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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Off the Peg: Printmaking exhibition and sale

Off the Peg: Printmaking exhibition and sale

  • Sat 16th Dec, 11am. Sun 17th Dec, 11am

This is your chance to see a huge range and variety of work made at the workshop over the last year, all hung on washing lines amongst the fascinating equipment and printing presses.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2D [TBC]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2D [TBC]

  • Mon 18th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Thu 21st Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Thu 28th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm | £5.80

The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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Paddington 2 [PG]

Paddington 2 [PG]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 1pm & 3:15pm. Sat 30th Dec, 1pm & 3:15pm. Tue 2nd Jan, 2pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 2pm. Thu 4th Jan, 5pm | £5.80

Everyone’s favourite bear is back in this gloriously entertaining sequel. Now happily settled with the Browns and an established member of the community, Paddington undertakes a number of odd jobs in order to buy a unique pop-up book from an antiques shop as a 100th birthday present for his beloved Aunt Lucy.

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Happy End [15]

Happy End [15]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 5:30pm. Sat 30th Dec, 8pm. Tue 2nd Jan, 8pm | £8.20

Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant, both stars of Michael Haneke’s 'Amour' (2012), reunite in his superlative new satire, Happy End. Set in Calais, it sees Anne command her family’s business, following on from her ailing father. But her family is shot through with anxiety.

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Suburbicon [15]

Suburbicon [15]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 8pm. Sat 30th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 5pm. Thu 4th Jan, 8pm | £8.20

Scripted by the Coen brothers and directed by George Clooney, this intelligent dark comedy explores the reality behind the perfection of idealised 1950s American life. Matt Damon and Julianne Moore star as a couple living in a peaceful, idyllic, suburban community.

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Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

  • Tue 2nd Jan, 9:30am. Sat 6th Jan, 9:30am. Sat 27th Jan, 9:30am. Sat 24th Feb, 9:30am. Sat 17th Mar, 9:30am. Sat 24th Mar, 9:30am

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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Mountain [PG]

Mountain [PG]

  • Tue 2nd Jan, 2pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 8pm. Thu 4th Jan, 2pm | £5.80

This sublime documentary is an unforgettably exhilarating watch; something like a 70-minute adrenaline rush. Narrated by actor Willem Dafoe, it is a cinematic and musical collaboration between the renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom.

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Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

  • 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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Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

  • Tue 9th Jan, 10am. Thu 11th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 16th Jan, 10am. Thu 18th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 23rd Jan, 10am. Thu 25th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 30th Jan, 10am. Thu 1st Feb, 6:30pm. Tue 6th Feb, 10am. Thu 8th Feb, 6:30pm

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

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ROH Live: Rigoletto [12A]

ROH Live: Rigoletto [12A]

  • 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: Weave Away! weekend course

Crafted: Weave Away! weekend course

  • Sat 20th Jan 2018
  • 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: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

Crafted: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

  • Sun 21st Jan, 10am. Sun 18th Mar, 10am | £120.00

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

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Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (2018) [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (2018) [12A]

  • Sun 21st Jan 2018
  • 3pm
  • £17.50

Alexei Ratmansky, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptation reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.

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Crafted: Carpentry for Beginners - six week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Beginners - six week course

  • Wed 24th Jan 2018
  • 6pm
  • £170.00

Want to learn the basics of carpentry? This course is perfect for people who wish to complete domestic carpentry jobs but lack the essential knowledge, skills or confidence to do so.

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Crafted: Woodworking: Side Table, weekend course - FULL

Crafted: Woodworking: Side Table, weekend course - FULL

  • Sat 27th Jan 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £180.00

Learn basic traditional woodworking by building your own stylish side table from local ash.

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MET Opera: Tosca (2018) [12A]

MET Opera: Tosca (2018) [12A]

  • Sat 27th Jan 2018
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

Puccini’s thrilling Tosca is a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom. When an escaped political prisoner takes refuge in a church, an opera singer and a painter are drawn into a twisting plot that puts them at the mercy of the secret police and its network of torturers and spies.

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Heads Up - Kieran Hurley

Heads Up - Kieran Hurley

  • Fri 2nd Feb, 8pm. Sat 3rd Feb, 8pm | £12.00

Multi award-winner Kieran Hurley weaves a picture of a familiar city at its moment of destruction, asking what would we do if we found ourselves at the end of our world as we know it.

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Dartington Community Choir Choral Workshop Weekend

Dartington Community Choir Choral Workshop Weekend

  • Sat 3rd Feb, 9am. Sun 4th Feb, 9am

This two day choral weekend features guest conductor Scott Stroman, soprano Catherine Hamilton and pianist Kristian Lindberg.

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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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Crafted: Pouffe or Meditation Cushion, one-day course

Crafted: Pouffe or Meditation Cushion, one-day course

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

Relax and make a gorgeous pouffe or meditation cushion on this one-day course.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, one-day course

Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, one-day course

  • Sat 3rd Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £45.00

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 day carving spoons.

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Crafted: Make your own Sketchbook or Notebook - one day course

Crafted: Make your own Sketchbook or Notebook - one day course

  • Sun 4th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £75.00

Explore traditional and contemporary bookbinding methods on this one day course to create your own artist's sketchbook or notebook.

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ROH Live: Tosca [12A]

ROH Live: Tosca [12A]

  • Wed 7th Feb 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Jonathan Kent’s production captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia, ruthlessly pursues enemies of the state. His dark, demonic music contrasts with the expansive melodies of the idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi.

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'begin again' - A Soul Motion dance workshop

  • Fri 9th Feb, 9am. Sat 10th Feb, 9am. Sun 11th Feb, 9am | £8.20

Soul Motion is a conscious dance practise. In this workshop we will practise living the dance that begins right now, with this first breath, with this first step.

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Crafted: Smelling of Roses: Build your own Compost Toilet - weekend course

Crafted: Smelling of Roses: Build your own Compost Toilet - weekend course

  • Sat 10th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £180.00

Building your own compost toilet, whether for a guest loo in the garden or to go off-grid, is a no-brainer for anyone who wants to stop polluting their source of life and obtain high-quality organic fertiliser free of charge.

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Primo - Alfredo Zinola & Felipe Gonzalez

Primo - Alfredo Zinola & Felipe Gonzalez

  • Sat 10th Feb, 11:30am & 2pm. Sun 11th Feb, 11:30am & 2pm | £10.00

Primo by Alfredo Zinola and Felipe González in an unusual performance of underwater contemporary dance and is literally set in a large pool on the stage.

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Crafted: Get Clacking, Knit-a-thon! One day event

Crafted: Get Clacking, Knit-a-thon! One day event

  • Sun 11th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £10.00

Spend a whole glorious day knitting! This year we are knitting for nature, plus yarn swaps, knitting quiz and, of course, cake!

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Crafted: Make your own Kimono - weekend course

Crafted: Make your own Kimono - weekend course

  • Sat 17th Feb 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £120.00

Make yourself or a friend a gorgeous, versatile, unisex kimono - great as a dressing gown or wrapper.

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Crafted: Toasty Pyjamas, five-week course

Crafted: Toasty Pyjamas, five-week course

  • Tue 20th Feb 2018
  • 6pm
  • £200.00

Enjoy the dark winter evenings by making a set of lovely toasty pyjamas on this five week evening course.

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At Sea - Broken Spectacles

At Sea - Broken Spectacles

  • Thu 22nd Feb 2018
  • 7pm
  • £10.00

Presented by two of Europe’s finest ethnographers, we explore the ancient myth of the Selkie.

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NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [15]

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [15]

  • Thu 22nd Feb 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage.

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Portraits in Motion

Portraits in Motion

  • Fri 23rd Feb, 8pm. Sat 24th Feb, 8pm | £12.00

Since 2003 Volker Gerling has walked over 3,500km throughout Germany, inviting people to visit his travelling Flipbook thumb cinema exhibition and creating flipbook portraits of some of the people he meets along the way.

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Crafted: Deeper Weave - four day course

Crafted: Deeper Weave - four day course

  • Wed 28th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £220.00

This course is perfect for beginners and improvers who want a more in-depth experience weaving their own unique scarf.

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Séance

Séance

  • Wed 28th Feb, 7:20pm & 7:40pm & 7pm & 8:20pm & 8:40pm & 8pm & 9:20pm & 9:40pm & 9pm. Thu 1st Mar, 7pm | £6.50

Séance explores the psychology of a group of people who have been bombarded with suggestible material. It is an intense sonic performance for twenty people at a time, lasting for twenty terrifying minutes.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Winter

ROH Ballet Live: The Winter's Tale [12A]

  • 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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Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £100.00

Learn how to create a cutting garden to harvest your own exquisite flowers on this one and a half day course.

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Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course

Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £120.00

Take your bread baking to a whole new level on this weekend course by learning to make these breakfast favourites using a sourdough starter, adding flavour and wow factor.

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Seb Rochford

Seb Rochford

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £12.00

Premiering an exciting new work, composer and drummer Seb Rochford (Polar Bear, Acoustic Ladyland) explores the theme of communication with an innovative exploration of immersive lighting design and acoustic music performed live by two drummers & two trombonists.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

  • Sun 4th Mar, 10am. Sun 8th Apr, 10am. Sun 6th May, 10am | £45.00

Spend a relaxing and inspiring day in the woods carving a spoon with experienced woodsman and woodworker Felix Kary.

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Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, weekly evening course, 5 weeks

Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, weekly evening course, 5 weeks

  • Tue 6th Mar 2018
  • 6:30pm
  • £80.00

Bee-Centered Beekeeping is a course on bee "keeping" which puts their needs first, guided by honeybee biology and their behaviour in the wild.

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ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

  • 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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The Preston Bill

The Preston Bill

  • Fri 9th Mar, 8pm. Sat 10th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

The story of a life. The story of our lives. Welcome to the North. A story from Preston. About Preston. A story that will make you stop and think about where you, and we, are in the world.

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Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £180.00

Learn about hen welfare and make a hen house that suits their needs as well as yours. This course will provide you with practical theory behind hen rearing and the opportunity to build a collective hen house for the Dartington Estate.

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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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Ten - ACE dance and music

Ten - ACE dance and music

  • Fri 16th Mar, 8pm. Sat 17th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

A thought-provoking full-length dance production. Combining contemporary dance with an essence of Flamenco, Kathak and ACE’s own Afro-fusion style, TEN is a visceral and exhilarating dance production.

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NT Live: Julius Caesar [12A]

NT Live: Julius Caesar [12A]

  • Thu 22nd Mar 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony.

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Instructions for a Border Crossing

Instructions for a Border Crossing

  • Fri 23rd Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

A twelve-year-old girl sneaks across the border into her own country. Her parents watch her on a computer screen. The works of a half-forgotten performance artist seem to hold the key to bringing down a brutal system operating on our behalf and under our noses. Do you join in? Or do you look the other way?

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Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £60.00

Make a practical and beautiful Shaker style peg rail using traditional techniques and super sharp woodworking tools. A great introduction to woodwork.

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The Six O'Clock News - workshop & performance

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

Daniel Bye and Dartington Live present a unique live experience. Collapse of the ice caps? Riots in Totnes? Jacob Rees-Mogg as Prime Minister? Whatever the headlines on the Saturday 24th March, they will be digested and responded to for your viewing pleasure.

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ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

  • 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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Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

  • Fri 30th Mar, 8pm. Sat 31st Mar, 8pm | £12.00

You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again?

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ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

  • 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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Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

  • Fri 6th Apr, 8pm. Sat 7th Apr, 8pm | £14.00

An eclectic group of collaborators working with songs that are perhaps a little too well known, creating dances for two men in their mid-forties who know no better.

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Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

  • Sat 14th Apr 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £150.00

Make your own lovely foraging basket to take gathering in hedgerows and woods. 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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Hauschka

Hauschka

  • Sun 15th Apr 2018
  • 8pm
  • £14.00

The sonic landscapes created by German pianist/composer Volker Bertelmann — better known as Hauschka — sound like the work of a whole ensemble, so it is an astonishing sight to see just one lone figure onstage.

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History History History - Deborah Pearson

History History History - Deborah Pearson

  • Fri 20th Apr, 7pm. Sat 21st Apr, 7pm | £12.00

This is a performance for lovers of old cinema, and for anyone who has stared at pictures of their ancestors a little too long.

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Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

  • Sun 22nd Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £40.00

Spend a day in the woods foraging the early bright, new growth of the year with Myrtle Cooper

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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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Felix

Felix's Machine with Plaid

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £14.00

Felix Thorn is an artist who creates music using audiovisual sculptures designed and constructed by himself. The project Felix’s Machines was originally built as an acoustic set of machines intended for gallery exhibitions, installations and intimate performances.

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Hatch

Hatch

  • Sun 29th Apr, 11am & 2pm | £10.00

With a sparkling musical score by Brazilian percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale, Polka and The Royal Opera bring you the perfect introduction to music and theatre.

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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 [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Manon [12A]

  • 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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Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

  • Mon 7th May 2018
  • 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 9th May 2018
  • 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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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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Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

  • Thu 31st May 2018
  • 10am
  • £400.00

Using as inspiration the exquisite stained glass windows created by artists from the Arts and Craft movement as well as more recent stained glass artists, this course will allow you to design and make your own contemporary stained glass.

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HerbFest 2018

HerbFest 2018

  • Fri 1st Jun, 9am. Sat 2nd Jun, 9am. Sun 3rd Jun, 9am

HerbFest is a well established educational herbal gathering which attracts herbalists and herbal enthusiasts from all over the world. World class speakers, practical workshops, herb walks, yoga and delicious vegetarian food - don't miss out!

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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 [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Swan Lake [12A]

  • 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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Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

  • Fri 15th Jun 2018
  • 9am
  • £325.00

Make a knife on this three-day course, including blade, handle and sheath, with experts for each part of the process.

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Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

  • Wed 20th Jun, 9am. Thu 21st Jun, 9am. Fri 22nd Jun, 9am

A three-day international gathering of creative thinkers and doers to explore, physically and figuratively, our watery worlds and fluid states.

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Jamboree 2018

Jamboree 2018

  • Thu 28th Jun, 9am. Fri 29th Jun, 9am. Sat 30th Jun, 9am. Sun 1st Jul, 9am

Jamboree 2018 is a bespoke artist-led professional development event bringing together 150 visual artists, curators and programmers in a relaxed outdoor setting.

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Call Me By Your Name [15]

Call Me By Your Name [15]

  • Sun 19th Nov, 8pm. Mon 20th Nov, 5pm. Tue 21st Nov, 2pm & 8pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 2pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 2pm & 8pm | £8.20

From the director of I Am Love and A Bigger Splash comes this ravishing, sensual and utterly beguiling drama of first love; based on the André Aciman novel and exquisitely soundtracked by Sufjan Stevens.

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Arts Lab workshops

Arts Lab workshops

  • Mon 20th Nov, 9am. Tue 21st Nov, 9am. Wed 22nd Nov, 9am. Thu 23rd Nov, 9am. Fri 24th Nov, 9am. Mon 27th Nov, 9am. Tue 28th Nov, 9am. Wed 29th Nov, 9am. Thu 30th Nov, 9am. Fri 1st Dec, 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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Exhibition: Tessa Grundon and Hannah Fletcher

Exhibition: Tessa Grundon and Hannah Fletcher

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

An exhibition of work themed around the natural world, by New York-based Tessa Grundon and London-based Hannah Fletcher.

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Inky Rags

Inky Rags

  • Mon 20th Nov, 9am. Tue 21st Nov, 9am. Wed 22nd Nov, 9am. Thu 23rd Nov, 9am. Fri 24th Nov, 9am. Sat 25th Nov, 9am. Sun 26th Nov, 9am. Mon 27th Nov, 9am. Tue 28th Nov, 9am. Wed 29th Nov, 9am

A new exhibition offering a fascinating insight into our bookbinding department at the Dartington Hall Trust.

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Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

Crafted: Printmaking (10-week course)

  • Mon 20th Nov, 10am. Tue 21st Nov, 10am. Wed 22nd Nov, 10am. Mon 27th Nov, 10am. Tue 28th Nov, 10am. Wed 29th Nov, 10am. Mon 4th Dec, 10am. Tue 5th Dec, 10am. Wed 6th Dec, 10am. Mon 11th Dec, 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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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios [PG]

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios [PG]

  • Mon 20th Nov, 2pm & 8pm | £5.80

The musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club exposed the world to Cuba’s vibrant culture. Reunited by band leader Ry Cooder, their landmark 1997 album was captured in Wim Wenders’ critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentary. Now, British filmmaker Lucy Walker has made an exemplary sequel.

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Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

Pre-Cinema meal deal at The White Hart

  • Mon 20th Nov, 5:30pm. Tue 21st Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 5:30pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 5:30pm. Sun 26th Nov, 5:30pm. Mon 27th Nov, 5:30pm. Tue 28th Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5:30pm. Thu 30th Nov, 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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Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

Crafted: Life Drawing, Autumn 2017

  • Tue 21st Nov, 10am. Thu 23rd Nov, 6:30pm. Tue 28th Nov, 10am. Thu 30th Nov, 6:30pm. Tue 5th Dec, 10am. Thu 7th Dec, 6:30pm. Tue 12th Dec, 10am. Thu 14th Dec, 6:30pm

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

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Loving Vincent [12A]

Loving Vincent [12A]

  • Tue 21st Nov, 5pm. Wed 22nd Nov, 5pm & 8pm. Thu 23rd Nov, 5pm | £8.20

The world’s first fully-painted feature film takes its story from the life and miraculous, glowing canvases of master artist Vincent Van Gogh. Animated from 65,000 oil painted frames, produced by 115 professional artists, it explores Van Gogh’s death, delving into the ambiguities of his last days via the stories of his paintings.

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The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

The Aller Park Project – David Matthews

  • Wed 22nd Nov, 10am. Wed 29th Nov, 10am. Wed 6th Dec, 10am. Wed 13th Dec, 10am. Wed 20th Dec, 10am. Wed 27th Dec, 10am. Wed 3rd Jan, 10am. Wed 10th Jan, 10am. Wed 17th Jan, 10am. Wed 24th Jan, 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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Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

Totnes Young Peoples Theatre

  • Wed 22nd Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5:30pm. Wed 6th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 13th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 20th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 27th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 10th Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 17th Jan, 5:30pm. Wed 24th Jan, 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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The Snowman [15]

The Snowman [15]

  • Fri 24th Nov, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 25th Nov, 8pm. Sun 26th Nov, 5pm | £5.80

Michael Fassbender is Detective Harry Hole in Tomas Alfredson’s fantastic Nordic noir, adapted from Norwegian crime-writer Jo Nesbø’s novel. For Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter is anything but routine, and brings up disturbing memories of old cases.

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The Party [15]

The Party [15]

  • Fri 24th Nov, 5pm. Sat 25th Nov, 5pm. Sun 26th Nov, 8pm. Mon 27th Nov, 6:30pm & 8pm. Tue 28th Nov, 4:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 2pm. Thu 30th Nov, 8pm | £8.20

British director and screenwriter Sally Potter’s political tragicomedy features a spectacular cast. Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has received the promotion of a lifetime and celebrates by hosting close friends. But as they arrive, her husband (Timothy Spall) makes a shocking announcement.

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Seven wonders of the wild

Seven wonders of the wild

  • Fri 24th Nov 2017
  • 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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Landscape Painting Workshops

Landscape Painting Workshops

  • Sat 25th Nov, 9am. Sun 26th Nov, 9am. Sat 2nd Dec, 9am. Sun 3rd Dec, 9am. Sat 16th Dec, 9am. Sun 17th Dec, 9am

This course is intended for students with some experience of producing a painting who wish to explore observation, imagination, atmosphere and personal response to create explorative and evocative creations.

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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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Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

Crafted: Sculpting from Life, weekend courses

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10am. Sat 27th Jan, 10am. Sat 10th Mar, 10am. Sat 21st Apr, 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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Creative Workshops with Fevered Sleep

Creative Workshops with Fevered Sleep

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10am. Sun 26th Nov, 10am

A Dartington Live event. FREE workshops for children aged 8 - 12 years. Playful, creative workshops combining elements of movement, art, film and performance.

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Grass Workshop - Second Hand Dance

Grass Workshop - Second Hand Dance

  • Sat 25th Nov, 10:30am & 2pm

A Dartington Live event. Second Hand Dance offer creative movement workshops for children (recommended age 4-6) with Grass performer Helena Webb.

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Jazz at the Shops

Jazz at the Shops

  • 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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My Little Pony: The Movie [U]

My Little Pony: The Movie [U]

  • Sat 25th Nov, 2pm. Sun 26th Nov, 2pm | £5.80

Based on the much-loved children’s toys, this animated adventure features the voices of Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber and singer Sia, in addition to the TV series’ usual cast. The ponies of Equestria are preparing for their first Friendship Festival, overseen by Princess Twilight Sparkle in Canterlot.

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Nicholas McCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy

  • Sat 25th Nov 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £15.00

A piano recital in aid of The Towersey Foundation. This concert will feature such works as Bach’s monumental Chaconne in D Minor and the delicate pastoral setting of ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’ along with Nicholas’s own exciting arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s blazingly virtuosic Prelude in G Minor Opus 23 No.5.

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Dance in Time

Dance in Time

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 10:30am

A day to enjoy dancing together. With dance workshops, music and a chance to get creative – it’s a great day to experience with friends and the whole family.

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Grass - Second Hand Dance

Grass - Second Hand Dance

  • Sun 26th Nov, 11:30am & 2pm | £10.00

A Dartington Live event. Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for young children and families.

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Live Sunday music at The White Hart

Live Sunday music at The White Hart

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 12pm

Join us every Sunday for our delicious roasts, and from time to time you can enjoy great live music, too. This week, we're welcoming Clara Bond back to the White Hart.

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Horn Trios

Horn Trios

  • Sun 26th Nov 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £10.50

Malcolm Hancock, Dominic Moore and Martin Cousin. Programme to include; Mozart Sonata for Piano and Violin in G K301, Finzi Elegy for Violin and Piano, Richard Bissill Horn Trio and Brahms Horn Trio in Eb Op.40.

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Workshops at The Wool Merchant

Workshops at The Wool Merchant

  • 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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I Am Not A Witch [12A]

I Am Not A Witch [12A]

  • Tue 28th Nov, 1:30pm. Wed 29th Nov, 5pm. Thu 30th Nov, 2pm | £5.80

A strikingly original fairy tale, this dazzling feature debut by filmmaker Rungano Nyoni tells the story of 9-year-old Shula, a small, silent young girl exiled from her Zambian village to a travelling witch camp where she is told that if she tries to escape, she will undergo an alarming transformation.

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Crafted:The Art of Gentle Protest - Book Launch

Crafted:The Art of Gentle Protest - Book Launch

  • Tue 28th Nov 2017
  • 6:30pm
  • £5.00

We are delighted to welcome back to Dartington Craftivist Sarah Corbett for the launch of her new book, How to be a Craftivist, and an evening of lively discussion with Transition Network's Rob Hopkins at the Green Table Cafe.

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: A Woman Of No Importance [12A]

Oscar Wilde Season Live: A Woman Of No Importance [12A]

  • Tue 28th Nov 2017
  • 7:15pm
  • £15.00

Olivier award-winner Eve Best and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid star in this new production of Oscar Wilde’s glittering and witty comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, and classically staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.

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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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The World Famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet

The World Famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet

  • Wed 29th Nov 2017
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

"Open Mind, Loving Heart Tour" Experience the profound and sacred music of traditional Tibetan chanting as Dartington Hall welcomes the Dalai Lama’s world famous Gyuto Monks of Tibet. A cultural Christmas celebration like no other.

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The Conversation [12]

The Conversation [12]

  • Wed 29th Nov, 8pm. Thu 30th Nov, 5pm | £8.20

Gene Hackman plays Harry Caul in Francis Ford Coppola’s classic paranoid thriller made between The Godfather I & II. Caul, A surveillance expert, is tasked with recording a couple by an unknown client. But what he captures raises unsettling, deadly questions.

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Film Stars Don

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool [15]

  • Fri 1st Dec, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 5pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 8pm. Mon 4th Dec, 2pm. Tue 5th Dec, 2:15pm. Wed 6th Dec, 2pm & 5pm. Thu 7th Dec, 1pm | £5.80

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, Paul McGuigan’s highly acclaimed drama follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and imperious, vulnerable, Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in Liverpool in 1978.

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The Florida Project [15]

The Florida Project [15]

  • Fri 1st Dec, 5pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 8pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 5:30pm. Mon 4th Dec, 5pm. Tue 5th Dec, 12pm | £8.20

Sean Baker follows his 2015 hit Tangerine with another vivid portrait of unseen America. This is an unforgettable picture of life beneath the poverty line. Six year-old Moonee and her friends live in and around a Florida motel, where they are too busy romping around to recognise the struggles facing the adults around them.

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The Girl with the Iron Claws

The Girl with the Iron Claws

  • Fri 1st Dec, 7pm. Sat 2nd Dec, 4:30pm. Thu 7th Dec, 7pm. Fri 8th Dec, 4:30pm & 7pm. Sat 9th Dec, 11:30am & 4:30pm. Sun 10th Dec, 11:30am & 4:30pm. Wed 13th Dec, 11:30am | £8.00

A Dartington Live event. The Wrong Crowd present 'The Girl with the Iron Claws'. Growing up isn't easy, especially when you're in love with a bear.

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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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Medicine in Motion

Medicine in Motion

  • Sat 2nd Dec 2017
  • 10am

An invitation to bring the breadth and depth of your being into movement.

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The Son of Bigfoot [PG]

The Son of Bigfoot [PG]

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 2pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 12:30pm | £5.80

This funny, entertaining and adventurous animation sees a teenage outsider, Adam, setting out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost father – only to find out that he’s none other than the legendary ‘Bigfoot’.

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The Wrong Crowd - Engagement Workshops

The Wrong Crowd - Engagement Workshops

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 3pm. Thu 21st Dec, 3pm | £3.00

Get crafty with The Wrong Crowd this Christmas! To accompany their production, The Girl with the Iron Claws, The Wrong Crowd are inviting families to join a hands-on workshop where you can learn to make and operate your own shadow puppets!

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Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

Crafted: Baking with The Almond Thief, weekend courses

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 3:30pm. Sat 20th Jan, 3:30pm. Sat 10th Feb, 3:30pm. Sat 10th Mar, 3:30pm. Sat 14th Apr, 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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Was That The Human Thing To Do

Was That The Human Thing To Do

  • Sat 2nd Dec, 7:30pm. Sun 3rd Dec, 7:30pm | £8.00

The Seed Company - by invitation of Dartington Playgoers. London 1935. Economic hardship; tension in Europe; right wing populism on the rise. A musical agent, Joseph Makin, hits upon the idea of capitalising on the wholesome family appeal of a trio of talented singing sisters; Thelma, Evangeline and Agatha Grace.

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Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

  • 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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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker [12A]

  • Sun 3rd Dec 2017
  • 3pm
  • £17.50

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed.

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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer [15]

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer [15]

  • Mon 4th Dec, 8pm. Tue 5th Dec, 4:30pm. Wed 6th Dec, 8pm. Thu 7th Dec, 4pm | £5.80

From Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos comes this complex, sensational thriller. Loosely based on the Greek myth of Iphigenia, it follows Dr. Steven Murphy a renowned surgeon presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife, Anna and their two exemplary children, Bob and Kim.

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Member Event: Barista Training

Member Event: Barista Training

  • Tue 5th Dec, 10:30am. Wed 6th Dec, 10:30am. Wed 13th Dec, 10:30am | £5.00

Ever wondered what makes great coffee? The beans and their provenance? The water? The brewing method? To hear about all this and more, we’re offering Barista training sessions at the White Hart Inn for Members only this December.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Nutcracker (2017) [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: The Nutcracker (2017) [12A]

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

A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not to be missed. Peter Wright’s enchanting production tells the story of Clara, whose Christmas is transformed by a visit from Drosselmeyer, a mysterious magician and maker of magical toys who longs to break a curse that has turned his nephew into a nutcracker doll.

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Inscriptions in a Landscape

Inscriptions in a Landscape

  • Wed 6th Dec 2017
  • 2:30pm

A visit and exploration into the history of those laid at rest in Old St Mary’s Churchyard, Dartington Hall, led by Martin Broadbent.

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NT Live: Young Marx [12A]

NT Live: Young Marx [12A]

  • Thu 7th Dec 2017
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol [U]

The Muppet Christmas Carol [U]

  • Fri 8th Dec, 2pm. Sat 9th Dec, 2pm. Sun 10th Dec, 11:45am | £5.80

Brian Henson directs this joyful Muppet version of the best-known Christmas story of all time. Michael Caine is old miser Scrooge, with Kermit his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Cratchit’s wife, and a host of Muppets in this bright, playful adaptation.

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Battle Of The Sexes [12A]

Battle Of The Sexes [12A]

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

This rousing, timely and sensationally entertaining film documents a famous ‘70s battle for gender equality both on and off the tennis court. In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of feminism, the 1973 televised match between women’s world no. 1 Billie Jean King and sexist ex-champ Bobby Riggs is watched by all.

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Late night Christmas shopping

Late night Christmas shopping

  • Fri 8th 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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The Man Who Invented Christmas [PG]

The Man Who Invented Christmas [PG]

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

A superb cast including Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Simon Callow and Miriam Margolyes star in this wonderfully atmospheric yuletide drama that imagines the six fever-pitched weeks in which Charles Dickens created his seasonal classic, A Christmas Carol.

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Dark Mountain Vol. 12 Book Launch

Dark Mountain Vol. 12 Book Launch

  • Sat 9th Dec 2017
  • 1pm

Event marking the launch of Issue 12 - a collection of non-fiction addressing the role of the sacred in our lives and environments, illustrated with breath-taking art and woven together by a singular story.

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Gaelynn Lea

Gaelynn Lea

  • Sat 9th Dec 2017
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her experimental and ambient takes on fiddle music, an approach that incorporates her love of traditional tunes, songwriting, poetry and sonic exploration.

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ROH Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore) [12A]

ROH Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore) [12A]

  • Sun 10th Dec 2017
  • 2pm
  • £12.50

A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not to be missed. Peter Wright’s enchanting production tells the story of Clara, whose Christmas is transformed by a visit from Drosselmeyer, a mysterious magician and maker of magical toys who longs to break a curse that has turned his nephew into a nutcracker doll.

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Dartington Community Choir: Elijah

Dartington Community Choir: Elijah

  • Sun 10th Dec 2017
  • 7:30pm
  • £18.00

This Christmas, Dartington Community Choir brings one of the best loved works in the choral repertoire to the Great Hall. Mendelssohn's fiery and impassioned oratorio Elijah is a work of dramatic extremes, from fire and brimstone to moments of sublimity and wonder.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi 3D [TBC]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi 3D [TBC]

  • Thu 14th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Fri 15th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Sat 16th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Sun 17th Dec, 1:45pm | £5.80

The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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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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Off the Peg: Printmaking exhibition and sale

Off the Peg: Printmaking exhibition and sale

  • Sat 16th Dec, 11am. Sun 17th Dec, 11am

This is your chance to see a huge range and variety of work made at the workshop over the last year, all hung on washing lines amongst the fascinating equipment and printing presses.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2D [TBC]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2D [TBC]

  • Mon 18th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Thu 21st Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm. Thu 28th Dec, 1:45pm & 5pm & 8:15pm | £5.80

The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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Paddington 2 [PG]

Paddington 2 [PG]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 1pm & 3:15pm. Sat 30th Dec, 1pm & 3:15pm. Tue 2nd Jan, 2pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 2pm. Thu 4th Jan, 5pm | £5.80

Everyone’s favourite bear is back in this gloriously entertaining sequel. Now happily settled with the Browns and an established member of the community, Paddington undertakes a number of odd jobs in order to buy a unique pop-up book from an antiques shop as a 100th birthday present for his beloved Aunt Lucy.

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Happy End [15]

Happy End [15]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 5:30pm. Sat 30th Dec, 8pm. Tue 2nd Jan, 8pm | £8.20

Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Louis Trintignant, both stars of Michael Haneke’s 'Amour' (2012), reunite in his superlative new satire, Happy End. Set in Calais, it sees Anne command her family’s business, following on from her ailing father. But her family is shot through with anxiety.

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Suburbicon [15]

Suburbicon [15]

  • Fri 29th Dec, 8pm. Sat 30th Dec, 5:30pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 5pm. Thu 4th Jan, 8pm | £8.20

Scripted by the Coen brothers and directed by George Clooney, this intelligent dark comedy explores the reality behind the perfection of idealised 1950s American life. Matt Damon and Julianne Moore star as a couple living in a peaceful, idyllic, suburban community.

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Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

Stone Carving Courses (various dates)

  • Tue 2nd Jan, 9:30am. Sat 6th Jan, 9:30am. Sat 27th Jan, 9:30am. Sat 24th Feb, 9:30am. Sat 17th Mar, 9:30am. Sat 24th Mar, 9:30am

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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Mountain [PG]

Mountain [PG]

  • Tue 2nd Jan, 2pm. Wed 3rd Jan, 8pm. Thu 4th Jan, 2pm | £5.80

This sublime documentary is an unforgettably exhilarating watch; something like a 70-minute adrenaline rush. Narrated by actor Willem Dafoe, it is a cinematic and musical collaboration between the renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom.

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Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Women, six-week course

  • 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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Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

Crafted: Life Drawing, Spring 2018

  • Tue 9th Jan, 10am. Thu 11th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 16th Jan, 10am. Thu 18th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 23rd Jan, 10am. Thu 25th Jan, 6:30pm. Tue 30th Jan, 10am. Thu 1st Feb, 6:30pm. Tue 6th Feb, 10am. Thu 8th Feb, 6:30pm

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

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ROH Live: Rigoletto [12A]

ROH Live: Rigoletto [12A]

  • 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: Weave Away! weekend course

Crafted: Weave Away! weekend course

  • Sat 20th Jan 2018
  • 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: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

Crafted: Fermentation for the Nation, two-day course

  • Sun 21st Jan, 10am. Sun 18th Mar, 10am | £120.00

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

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Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (2018) [12A]

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (2018) [12A]

  • Sun 21st Jan 2018
  • 3pm
  • £17.50

Alexei Ratmansky, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptation reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.

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Crafted: Carpentry for Beginners - six week course

Crafted: Carpentry for Beginners - six week course

  • Wed 24th Jan 2018
  • 6pm
  • £170.00

Want to learn the basics of carpentry? This course is perfect for people who wish to complete domestic carpentry jobs but lack the essential knowledge, skills or confidence to do so.

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Crafted: Woodworking: Side Table, weekend course - FULL

Crafted: Woodworking: Side Table, weekend course - FULL

  • Sat 27th Jan 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £180.00

Learn basic traditional woodworking by building your own stylish side table from local ash.

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MET Opera: Tosca (2018) [12A]

MET Opera: Tosca (2018) [12A]

  • Sat 27th Jan 2018
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

Puccini’s thrilling Tosca is a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom. When an escaped political prisoner takes refuge in a church, an opera singer and a painter are drawn into a twisting plot that puts them at the mercy of the secret police and its network of torturers and spies.

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Heads Up - Kieran Hurley

Heads Up - Kieran Hurley

  • Fri 2nd Feb, 8pm. Sat 3rd Feb, 8pm | £12.00

Multi award-winner Kieran Hurley weaves a picture of a familiar city at its moment of destruction, asking what would we do if we found ourselves at the end of our world as we know it.

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Dartington Community Choir Choral Workshop Weekend

Dartington Community Choir Choral Workshop Weekend

  • Sat 3rd Feb, 9am. Sun 4th Feb, 9am

This two day choral weekend features guest conductor Scott Stroman, soprano Catherine Hamilton and pianist Kristian Lindberg.

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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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Crafted: Pouffe or Meditation Cushion, one-day course

Crafted: Pouffe or Meditation Cushion, one-day course

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

Relax and make a gorgeous pouffe or meditation cushion on this one-day course.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, one-day course

Crafted: Spoon Day Saturday, one-day course

  • Sat 3rd Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £45.00

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 day carving spoons.

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Crafted: Make your own Sketchbook or Notebook - one day course

Crafted: Make your own Sketchbook or Notebook - one day course

  • Sun 4th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £75.00

Explore traditional and contemporary bookbinding methods on this one day course to create your own artist's sketchbook or notebook.

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ROH Live: Tosca [12A]

ROH Live: Tosca [12A]

  • Wed 7th Feb 2018
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Jonathan Kent’s production captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia, ruthlessly pursues enemies of the state. His dark, demonic music contrasts with the expansive melodies of the idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi.

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'begin again' - A Soul Motion dance workshop

  • Fri 9th Feb, 9am. Sat 10th Feb, 9am. Sun 11th Feb, 9am | £8.20

Soul Motion is a conscious dance practise. In this workshop we will practise living the dance that begins right now, with this first breath, with this first step.

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Crafted: Smelling of Roses: Build your own Compost Toilet - weekend course

Crafted: Smelling of Roses: Build your own Compost Toilet - weekend course

  • Sat 10th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £180.00

Building your own compost toilet, whether for a guest loo in the garden or to go off-grid, is a no-brainer for anyone who wants to stop polluting their source of life and obtain high-quality organic fertiliser free of charge.

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Primo - Alfredo Zinola & Felipe Gonzalez

Primo - Alfredo Zinola & Felipe Gonzalez

  • Sat 10th Feb, 11:30am & 2pm. Sun 11th Feb, 11:30am & 2pm | £10.00

Primo by Alfredo Zinola and Felipe González in an unusual performance of underwater contemporary dance and is literally set in a large pool on the stage.

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Crafted: Get Clacking, Knit-a-thon! One day event

Crafted: Get Clacking, Knit-a-thon! One day event

  • Sun 11th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £10.00

Spend a whole glorious day knitting! This year we are knitting for nature, plus yarn swaps, knitting quiz and, of course, cake!

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Crafted: Make your own Kimono - weekend course

Crafted: Make your own Kimono - weekend course

  • Sat 17th Feb 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £120.00

Make yourself or a friend a gorgeous, versatile, unisex kimono - great as a dressing gown or wrapper.

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Crafted: Toasty Pyjamas, five-week course

Crafted: Toasty Pyjamas, five-week course

  • Tue 20th Feb 2018
  • 6pm
  • £200.00

Enjoy the dark winter evenings by making a set of lovely toasty pyjamas on this five week evening course.

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At Sea - Broken Spectacles

At Sea - Broken Spectacles

  • Thu 22nd Feb 2018
  • 7pm
  • £10.00

Presented by two of Europe’s finest ethnographers, we explore the ancient myth of the Selkie.

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NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [15]

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [15]

  • Thu 22nd Feb 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage.

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Portraits in Motion

Portraits in Motion

  • Fri 23rd Feb, 8pm. Sat 24th Feb, 8pm | £12.00

Since 2003 Volker Gerling has walked over 3,500km throughout Germany, inviting people to visit his travelling Flipbook thumb cinema exhibition and creating flipbook portraits of some of the people he meets along the way.

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Crafted: Deeper Weave - four day course

Crafted: Deeper Weave - four day course

  • Wed 28th Feb 2018
  • 10am
  • £220.00

This course is perfect for beginners and improvers who want a more in-depth experience weaving their own unique scarf.

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Séance

Séance

  • Wed 28th Feb, 7:20pm & 7:40pm & 7pm & 8:20pm & 8:40pm & 8pm & 9:20pm & 9:40pm & 9pm. Thu 1st Mar, 7pm | £6.50

Séance explores the psychology of a group of people who have been bombarded with suggestible material. It is an intense sonic performance for twenty people at a time, lasting for twenty terrifying minutes.

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ROH Ballet Live: The Winter

ROH Ballet Live: The Winter's Tale [12A]

  • 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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Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

Crafted: Design & Create Your Own Cut Flower Garden - one and a half day course

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £100.00

Learn how to create a cutting garden to harvest your own exquisite flowers on this one and a half day course.

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Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course

Crafted: Sourdough Croissants, Bagels & Crumpets - weekend course

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £120.00

Take your bread baking to a whole new level on this weekend course by learning to make these breakfast favourites using a sourdough starter, adding flavour and wow factor.

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Seb Rochford

Seb Rochford

  • Sat 3rd Mar 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £12.00

Premiering an exciting new work, composer and drummer Seb Rochford (Polar Bear, Acoustic Ladyland) explores the theme of communication with an innovative exploration of immersive lighting design and acoustic music performed live by two drummers & two trombonists.

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Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

Crafted: Spoon Day Sunday - one-day course

  • Sun 4th Mar, 10am. Sun 8th Apr, 10am. Sun 6th May, 10am | £45.00

Spend a relaxing and inspiring day in the woods carving a spoon with experienced woodsman and woodworker Felix Kary.

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Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, weekly evening course, 5 weeks

Crafted: Bee-Centered Beekeeping, weekly evening course, 5 weeks

  • Tue 6th Mar 2018
  • 6:30pm
  • £80.00

Bee-Centered Beekeeping is a course on bee "keeping" which puts their needs first, guided by honeybee biology and their behaviour in the wild.

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ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

ROH Live: Carmen [12A]

  • 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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The Preston Bill

The Preston Bill

  • Fri 9th Mar, 8pm. Sat 10th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

The story of a life. The story of our lives. Welcome to the North. A story from Preston. About Preston. A story that will make you stop and think about where you, and we, are in the world.

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Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

Crafted: If a Hen Built Her Own House - two day course

  • Sat 10th Mar 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £180.00

Learn about hen welfare and make a hen house that suits their needs as well as yours. This course will provide you with practical theory behind hen rearing and the opportunity to build a collective hen house for the Dartington Estate.

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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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Ten - ACE dance and music

Ten - ACE dance and music

  • Fri 16th Mar, 8pm. Sat 17th Mar, 8pm | £12.00

A thought-provoking full-length dance production. Combining contemporary dance with an essence of Flamenco, Kathak and ACE’s own Afro-fusion style, TEN is a visceral and exhilarating dance production.

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NT Live: Julius Caesar [12A]

NT Live: Julius Caesar [12A]

  • Thu 22nd Mar 2018
  • 7pm
  • £17.50

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony.

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Instructions for a Border Crossing

Instructions for a Border Crossing

  • Fri 23rd Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

A twelve-year-old girl sneaks across the border into her own country. Her parents watch her on a computer screen. The works of a half-forgotten performance artist seem to hold the key to bringing down a brutal system operating on our behalf and under our noses. Do you join in? Or do you look the other way?

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Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 10am
  • £60.00

Make a practical and beautiful Shaker style peg rail using traditional techniques and super sharp woodworking tools. A great introduction to woodwork.

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The Six O'Clock News - workshop & performance

  • Sat 24th Mar 2018
  • 8pm
  • £12.00

Daniel Bye and Dartington Live present a unique live experience. Collapse of the ice caps? Riots in Totnes? Jacob Rees-Mogg as Prime Minister? Whatever the headlines on the Saturday 24th March, they will be digested and responded to for your viewing pleasure.

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ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary [12A]

  • 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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Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

Plan B for Utopia - Joan Cleville Dance

  • Fri 30th Mar, 8pm. Sat 31st Mar, 8pm | £12.00

You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again?

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ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

ROH Live: Macbeth [12A]

  • 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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Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

Last Act of Rebellion - Lone Twin

  • Fri 6th Apr, 8pm. Sat 7th Apr, 8pm | £14.00

An eclectic group of collaborators working with songs that are perhaps a little too well known, creating dances for two men in their mid-forties who know no better.

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Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

Crafted: Weave Your Own Foraging Basket, weekend course

  • Sat 14th Apr 2018
  • 9:30am
  • £150.00

Make your own lovely foraging basket to take gathering in hedgerows and woods. 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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Hauschka

Hauschka

  • Sun 15th Apr 2018
  • 8pm
  • £14.00

The sonic landscapes created by German pianist/composer Volker Bertelmann — better known as Hauschka — sound like the work of a whole ensemble, so it is an astonishing sight to see just one lone figure onstage.

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History History History - Deborah Pearson

History History History - Deborah Pearson

  • Fri 20th Apr, 7pm. Sat 21st Apr, 7pm | £12.00

This is a performance for lovers of old cinema, and for anyone who has stared at pictures of their ancestors a little too long.

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Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

Crafted: Wild Spring Superfoods - one-day course

  • Sun 22nd Apr 2018
  • 10am
  • £40.00

Spend a day in the woods foraging the early bright, new growth of the year with Myrtle Cooper

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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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Felix

Felix's Machine with Plaid

  • Sat 28th Apr 2018
  • 8:30pm
  • £14.00

Felix Thorn is an artist who creates music using audiovisual sculptures designed and constructed by himself. The project Felix’s Machines was originally built as an acoustic set of machines intended for gallery exhibitions, installations and intimate performances.

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Hatch

Hatch

  • Sun 29th Apr, 11am & 2pm | £10.00

With a sparkling musical score by Brazilian percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale, Polka and The Royal Opera bring you the perfect introduction to music and theatre.

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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 [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Manon [12A]

  • 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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Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

Short Course: Context and Form, Art and Writing

  • Mon 7th May 2018
  • 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 9th May 2018
  • 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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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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Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

Crafted: Arts & Craft Movement Stained Glass - four day course

  • Thu 31st May 2018
  • 10am
  • £400.00

Using as inspiration the exquisite stained glass windows created by artists from the Arts and Craft movement as well as more recent stained glass artists, this course will allow you to design and make your own contemporary stained glass.

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HerbFest 2018

HerbFest 2018

  • Fri 1st Jun, 9am. Sat 2nd Jun, 9am. Sun 3rd Jun, 9am

HerbFest is a well established educational herbal gathering which attracts herbalists and herbal enthusiasts from all over the world. World class speakers, practical workshops, herb walks, yoga and delicious vegetarian food - don't miss out!

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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 [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Swan Lake [12A]

  • 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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Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

Crafted: Hand-Forged Knife, three-day course

  • Fri 15th Jun 2018
  • 9am
  • £325.00

Make a knife on this three-day course, including blade, handle and sheath, with experts for each part of the process.

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Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds

  • Wed 20th Jun, 9am. Thu 21st Jun, 9am. Fri 22nd Jun, 9am

A three-day international gathering of creative thinkers and doers to explore, physically and figuratively, our watery worlds and fluid states.

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Jamboree 2018

Jamboree 2018

  • Thu 28th Jun, 9am. Fri 29th Jun, 9am. Sat 30th Jun, 9am. Sun 1st Jul, 9am

Jamboree 2018 is a bespoke artist-led professional development event bringing together 150 visual artists, curators and programmers in a relaxed outdoor setting.

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