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.


life drawing course

Experimental Interpretations of the Figure

  • Sun 17th May 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 >

Youth Dance Intensive

  • Mon 25th May 2020

This week long intensive with TRIBE// Dance Company and Dance in Devon will give young people aged 13 – 18 the chance to dance, explore, create, learn new skills, meet new friends and take your dancing to a new level! More Info >

Creative Dance Retreat with Rosemary Lee

  • Fri 29th May 2020

Dance in Devon invite you to immerse yourself in dance and creativity in rural Devon with good food and good company at this Creative Dance Retreat with exceptional maker Rosemary Lee. Limited Early Bird places available! More Info >

The Art of Movement

  • Thu 25th Jun 2020

This workshop is an approach in cultivating and developing a kinesthetic vocabulary to shape and expand our creative possibilities. More Info >

In Gardens Where We Feel Secure with Debbie George

  • Fri 4th Sep 2020

Debbie assembles flowers or objects within the foreground of a painting and sets them against a far landscape, so that you sense a domestic space opening out into nature. This course gives participants a deep insight into her work. More Info >

passion for flowers

Workshop: Passion for Flowers

  • Sat 5th Sep 2020

A Craft Revolution course. This two hour workshop on sketching and drawing flowers, still life and landscapes will leave you with an acrylic drawing to keep with you forever. More Info >