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.


drift and draw

Drift and draw

  • 04/07/2019 to 07/11/2019

A Craft Revolution course. Unleash the artist within, learn a thing or two about drawing and have a few drinks with like-minded scribblers – in the coolest place in town, right? More Info >

WORD UP: Confess: Exhibition

  • 05/07/2019 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 >

Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas

  • 05/07/2019 to 15/07/2019

Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas is an annual 10-day festival which takes place in the buildings around the courtyard at Dartington Hall. There are around 100 events during the festival. The 2019 festival takes from 5 – 15 July. More Info >

james dyson basket weaving

Wild woods basketry with James Dyson

  • 07/07/2019 to 08/09/2019

In this Craft Revolution course set on a beautiful, peaceful site in the heart of our North Woods, you’ll transform sweet smelling willow into a beautiful and useful basket. More Info >

Craft Your Imagination

WORD UP! Craft your imagination

  • Fri 12th Jul 2019

As part of The Craft Revolution’s WORD UP! weekend, come and see two artists crafting from their imaginations together on this exciting drawing and ink installation. More Info >

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