Panto chintz lost its charm? Looking for an alternative festive theatre fix?

Then look no further than award-winning Bedtime Stories, opening this week at Dartington Live. Going to the theatre this December doesn’t have to mean dreary double-entendre from a wise-cracking dame and time-honored bits of squeaky-clean cross-dressing. If you are fatigued by … Continue reading

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“Ladies and gentlemen, we’d like to direct your attention to the on-board safety demonstration and ask that you give us your full attention…

… In the unlikely event of a sudden loss of cabin pressure, alternative scenarios will be provided. Next of kin will be provided. Additional desserts will be provided. An extra pillow. Trumpets and gongs. Neither Heaven nor Hell is assured. … Continue reading

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The British Council, in association with Invisible Flock, presents first large-scale sound art installation in Qatar

105+dB recreates the roars and cheers of a football crowd through high tech sound bubble On Sunday 2 December 2018 the British Council Qatar is to unveil a mass-scale sonic installation, 105+dB, in Souq Waqif, Doha. Created by UK-based interactive … Continue reading

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Sara Mohr-Pietsch appointed Artistic Director for 2020 Dartington Summer School

The Dartington Hall Trust has announced that Sara Mohr-Pietsch will be the next Artistic Director of the Dartington International Summer School and Festival. Mohr-Pietsch will deliver her first Summer School and Festival at Dartington in 2020, following on from renowned concert pianist, Joanna MacGregor OBE, who will her curate her fifth and final festival in 2019. A … Continue reading

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Can magic mushrooms cure depression?

New documentary Magic Medicine, follows three volunteers through the world’s first medical trial of psilocybin to treat depression Ladbury is thrilled to be working with pioneers of British independent documentary making, Dartmouth Films. This powerful new film follows an unprecedented trial at … Continue reading

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‘People Make Dartington’ exhibition opens

People Make Dartington, a new portrait exhibition from photographer Aubrey Simpson. The Green Table And The White Hart, Dartington From mushroom growers to Russian composers: People Make Dartington is a new photography exhibition that asks people working on the historic south … Continue reading

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Debate or Disobedience? A false feminist dilemma we must move on from

Ceri Goddard, Associate Director of Social Justice for the Dartington Hall Trust, on 100 years of female campaigning and social change in the era of #MeToo, TIME’S UP and the latest Kavanaugh debacle “I use words to attack… words that … Continue reading

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The Justice and Equality Fund

Over £1,000,000 awarded from The Justice and Equality Fund, supported by TIME’S UP UK, to specialist organisations across the UK to help women who have experienced sexual harassment and abuse The Justice and Equality Fund, managed by Rosa and supported by TIME’S … Continue reading

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British-Caribbean artist Zak Ové to debut new sculpture at Smithson Plaza during Frieze Week

International real estate developer, Tishman Speyer, in collaboration with Vigo Gallery and Encounter Contemporary, announces the debut exhibition of ‘Autonomous Morris’ by British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové at the newly re-opened Smithson Plaza. Standing at approximately 10-feet high, the ‘Autonomous Morris’ … Continue reading

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Dartington Live 2018

A contemporary arts programme of live performances by acclaimed artists and thinkers from around the world brought to rural Devon, to explore the ‘big’ questions in an imaginative, innovative and transformative way   Dartington Live 2018  Totnes, Devon   The Dartington Live 2018 autumn/winter (A/W) arts programme includes original commissions from:  Upswing and Stratford Circus Arts with Bedtime Stories adapted for a Devonshire … Continue reading

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