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.


traditional upholstery treadwell

Talk: Beneath the Layers

  • Thu 5th Mar 2020

A history of Dartington’s love affair with upholstery. Leigh-Anne Treadwell presents an overview of the craft of traditional upholstery looking at issues of sustainability, craft economy, new materialism, herritage skills and values. More Info >

Shaker leather box with Kester Hoefkens

Shaker leather box with Kester Hoefkens

  • Sat 7th Mar 2020

A Craft Revolution course. This one-day basic introduction to leatherwork looks at the tools, materials and process of making products from leather, with participants creating a circular leather box. More Info >

sustainable interior design

Sustainable Interior Design with Jeremy Grove

  • Wed 13th May 2020

Part of our Inspirational British Art and Craft Course series. An introduction to space planning: learn how to make the most of a room and understand different approaches to sustainable design with Jeremy Grove of the Sibley Grove design practice. More Info >