What's On: Courses and workshops

Our legacy of progressive education continues to inform our learning programme: from craft courses and post-graduate studies for adults to schools’ programmes for children.

Our full range of learning opportunities can be found below, or use the yellow filter to browse by individual programmes – including our brilliantly diverse Craft Revolution courses and community-centred art for all ages at Arts Lab. To find out more about the ethos and legacy that underpins our approach to learning at Dartington, head here.


WORD UP: Confess: Exhibition

  • 20/07/2019 to 30/08/2019

As part of The Craft Revolution’s WORD UP! series of events, provocative printmaker and artist Alice Leach exhibits this new body of work. More Info >

Carve your own Kuksa

  • 20/07/2019 to 05/10/2019

A Craft Revolution course with Felix Kary. On the Kuksa carving weekender course you will carve with green wood to create your very own Kuksa cup. More Info >

Arts Lab: After School Art Club

  • Mon 22nd Jul 2019

After school art club for 8-14 year olds with Arts Lab’s Sophy D’Angelo. Developing ideas and talents in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, students learn new skills and experiment with mixed media. More Info >

Arts Lab: Making Mondays – Drawing & Painting

  • Mon 22nd Jul 2019

For complete beginners, those who’ve had art in their lives and want more or anyone feeling adventurous to try something new …. free up your creativity with abstract artist Sara Downham-Lotto who guides you in playful explorations with mixed media. More Info >

Life Drawing with Oona Wagstaff

  • 25/07/2019 to 26/09/2019

Oona Wagstaff is an artist and experienced drawing and painting tutor with a studio at the Shippon and with working links to Schumacher College and Plymouth College of Art. More Info >

Goat Yoga

  • 27/07/2019 to 07/09/2019

A therapeutic workout for the mind, body and soul, guaranteed to help you smile on the inside (and out, until your face hurts!). Staying true to the teachings of yoga, this class aims to relax and revitalise the body whilst uplifting your mind. More Info >

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Bee Sunday: Beginners guide to beekeeping

  • Sun 28th Jul 2019

A Craft Revolution course with Emily Reed. Whether you are keen to learn the basics or are simply super enthusiastic about keeping bees, this course will teach you how to keep bees in an environmentally friendly and caring way. More Info >

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Young Dartington

  • Mon 29th Jul 2019

Young Dartington is a children’s holiday camp which takes place on the Dartington estate at Park School. It lasts for two weeks in the summer holidays and offers outdoor activities and crafts for 8-14-year-olds. More Info >

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