What's On: Learning

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-Body at Arts Lab

  • Sat 25th Jan 2020

Exhibition and talk by local, emerging artist Alice Clough – exploring themes of language, control, and being human in an age of social disconnect and environmental collapse. More Info >

Mad about marmalade

  • Sun 26th Jan 2020

A Craft Revolution course. Start the New Year with a fresh batch of homemade marmalade, and take away the fruit of your labour to savour all year round. More Info >

Arts Lab: After School Art Club

  • 27/01/2020 to 10/02/2020

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

life drawing course

Experimental Interpretations of the Figure

  • Sat 1st Feb 2020

A Craft Revolution course. This experimental drawing day with Oona Wagstaff will give participants the opportunity to use drawing in expanded ways, which engage multiple senses, to encounter and express something essential of what it is to be human. More Info >

Family Dance

  • 02/02/2020 to 07/06/2020

Like dancing in the living room! An inclusive Sunday morning dance space for all ages of carers and children (grandparents to babies welcome). Led by Leela Fisk and assisted by Kate Reed. More Info >

Wild Food Maker Series

  • 05/02/2020 to 25/03/2020

Craft Revolution course. Unleash your inner ‘Wild Thing’ and discover the transformative art of wildcrafting! More Info >

Snapshots of Time at Arts Lab

  • Wed 5th Feb 2020

Artist Anna Boland discusses her current practice which explores the unseen; those invisible fleeting moments in time that are forgotten or overlooked. After the talk visitors have the opportunity to take part in a time related drawing activity. More Info >

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