We are delighted for our student Rachel Long who has received 12 Theatre Award nominations for her performance piece, ‘Bright Mother’.
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Circling back to flax: Practical insights from Dartington
In this blog post we reflect on the cycle of learning as experienced on MA Engaged Ecology through the process of growing, treating and weaving flax into linen.
Student Stories: Film to explore what islands reveal about climate change
Engaged Ecology Student Hannah Close launches fundraising campaign to make a programme about the magical Hebridean Islands in the far north of Scotland.
Zoe Benbow discusses her exhibition at Dartington
With the arrival of her arboreally-inspired paintings in our gallery space, we catch up with artist Zoe Benbow to find out more about her creative process, the influences and training that helped shape her work, and the ways in which place and the natural world continue to inspire her.
‘Remember Nature’ Residency at Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Students on MA Arts & Place spend two weeks at the high-end gallery developing work responding to the theme of ‘Remember Nature’, a project inspired by artist and activist Gustav Metzger.
Sit in silence to learn the secrets of the natural world
Engaged Ecology lecturer Andy Letcher has discovered much that is unfamiliar as he visits a Swedish forest while teaching. Yet he discovers the only way to understand it is by taking your place in that natural world and watching nature thrive around you.
Undergraduates return to Dartington for first time in 12 years
Teaching on the BSc Regenerative Food & Farming, Schumacher College’s first ever undergraduate degree, whcih began this week.
The pleasures and pains of running your own venture
Horticulture graduate Tim Dickens reflects on the last three years of his new venture, Teign Greens, a community supported agriculture (CSA) project that he runs with his wife Holly Budgen and ‘farm baby’ Theo.
Announcing a new international scholarship | MSc Regenerative Farming
We are delighted to announce a new scholarship for our MSc Regenerative Food, Farming & Enterprise to support an international student starting in January 2023 with £5,000 towards their tuition fees. The subject-specific scholarship, made available thanks to generous private donations, will increase the accessibility of the course to one student outside the UK, and adds to a long tradition at Dartington of supporting cross-cultural learning.
Flag at half-mast following the death of Queen Elizabeth II
Dartington Trust joins the nation in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As a mark of respect our White Hart flag will be kept at half-mast until the funeral.