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.


Ordinary Extraordinary

  • 25/10/2019 to 26/10/2019

Ordinary Extraordinary is back! The festival for everyone, curated, produced and created by young people with learning disabilities. Theatre, dance, media, music and more. A weekend of new work and creative interventions. More Info >

arts lab open studio

Arts Lab: Open studio

  • 26/10/2019 to 23/11/2019

Arts Lab welcomes drop-in visits from anyone interested in finding out more about what we do. Come and see our latest exhibition, sign up for a workshop or have a chat about ways to get involved with the project. More Info >

Ordinary Extraordinary – Saturday Ticket

Ordinary Extraordinary is back! The festival for everyone, curated, produced and created by young people with learning disabilities. Theatre, dance, media, music and more. A weekend of new work and creative interventions. More Info >

drift and draw

Drift and draw

  • Thu 7th Nov 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 >

Knitathon 5

KNITATHON 5

  • Sun 10th Nov 2019

A Craft Revolution course. It's Kintathon 5! Beanies, berets and bobbles: it's hat time! come and learn to knit your own warm winter hat alongside squares for winter blankets for people in crisis. More Info >