ALLER PARK, PARK ROAD, DARTINGTON HALL ESTATE, DEVON TQ9 6EL

There is a car park on the West side of the building – turn right off Park Road. Parking is free in all car parks on the estate after 6pm. For more information about visiting the estate, directions and maps, visit the Dartington website here.

There isn’t currently an accessible wheelchair entrance to the Aller Park building – there are four steps from the car park to the entrance hall.

Live events are recorded whenever possible and shared online. Visit our LINKS page for details.

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Our activities are suspended during the coronavirus crisis. But we are planning more for 2020 and 2021.

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Current/Upcoming:

Artists amble through Dartington Gardens

POSTPONED [11 April 2020]

Open studio: 10am – 12noon. Garden walk: from 12noon. This event is free and everyone is welcome – no booking required.  Meeting in the Playhouse, in the midst of Dartington Gardens, artist and Aller Park Studios co-founder Josie Cockram will lead a discursive Spring walk through the gardens with Maria de Lima and Ben Sanderson. […]

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Past:

AMI YAMASAKI | LIVE PERFORMANCE

Monday 18 November 2019, 7pm

Ami Yamasaki sings the sounds of brooks, birds, trees and waterfalls. An experimental vocalist and cross-disciplinary artist from Tokyo, she creates live acoustic performances, installations and films. Everyone is welcome, donations on admission support the programme. Doors open at 6.30pm. No booking required. Ami’s work explores a fundamental question: ‘How does the world construct itself?’ […]

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EMBODIMENT AND PERFORMANCE | AFTER MICHAEL CHEKHOV

Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 October, 2019

Embodiment and Performance is a weekend of activity that considers physical performance and the development of character in body and voice. Actor Gretchen Egolf and artist Adam Chodzko visit Dartington to reflect on their experience of performance and explore the ideas of Michael Chekhov, the acclaimed actor and teacher who worked at Dartington in the 1930s. […]

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ALPS | CINEMA SCREENING | SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY GRETCHEN EGOLF AND ADAM CHODZKO

Sunday 13 October, 11am

For this special Sunday screening, Aller Park Studios partners with the Barn Cinema to present Alps, a film selected and introduced by actor Gretchen Egolf and artist Adam Chodzko. Tickets available through the Barn Cinema. Alps (2011) is an absurdist, darkly funny exploration of mourning and performance by Yorgos Lanthimos, director of Oscar-nominated films Dogtooth (2009), The Lobster (2015) and The Favourite […]

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GRETCHEN EGOLF | CHEKHOV PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP

Saturday 12 October, 10am – 4pm

Aller Park Studios welcomes Gretchen Egolf, co-director of the Chekhov Collective UK, to Dartington. As part of a special weekend of events, Gretchen will lead an all-day workshop exploring Michael Chekhov’s embodied performance practice in relation to cross-disciplinary arts practice. Open to everyone – to those with experience of performance as actors, dancers and artists, and […]

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ARTIST TALK | ADAM CHODZKO AND GRETCHEN EGOLF

Saturday 12 October, 7pm

Aller Park Studios is delighted to welcome artist Adam Chodzko and actor Gretchen Egolf for a conversation about their experience of performance, and their respective approaches to embodiment, characterisation and voice. Everyone is welcome. Doors open at 6.30pm and donations on admission support the programme.  Ahead of this evening’s talk, Gretchen Egolf will lead an […]

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OPEN DAY | ARTIST PRESENTATIONS

Saturday 31 August 2019, 10am – 5pm

Aller Park Studios was founded earlier this year by three artists – Josie Cockram, Hamish Dunbar and Keiko Yamamoto. Join us for our first open day! Free admission, everyone welcome, drop-in throughout the day.  We’ll be here all day to talk with visitors, present some of our own work and talk about the project’s programme. […]

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SINI PELKKI | FILM SCREENING AND CONVERSATION

Friday 14 June 2019, from 6.30pm

Sini Pelkki is an artist based in Helsinki, Finland, who works with photography and film. Everyone is welcome, no booking is required but a donation on admission will support the programme. Doors open at 6.30pm and there will be an hour to view the work and have a drink together before an hour of conversation. […]

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ASSEMBLE CO-FOUNDER FRAN EDGERLEY IN CONVERSATION

Friday 3 May 2019, 7pm

Aller Park Studios welcomes Fran Edgerley, co-founder of Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble, an ambitious multi-disciplinary collective working across architecture, art and design to create projects in tandem with the people who use and inhabit them. Everyone is welcome and donations on admission support the programme. Doors open at 6.30pm. Booking is advisable to guarantee a seat […]

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O YAMA O | LIVE PERFORMANCE

Friday 12 April 2019, 7pm

O YAMA O – Rie Nakajima and Aller Park Studios co-founder Keiko Yamamoto – make a special live performance in the studios. Everyone is welcome, admission is free but donations are helpful. Join us for Japanese canapés and cocktails from 6.30pm. No booking required – there will be standing room and seating on the floor. […]

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FILM SCREENING | ROBERT SMITHSON AND NANCY HOLT

Friday 15 March 2019, 7pm

The Aller Park Studios programme opens with a screening of Smithson and Holts’ Spiral Jetty (1970) and Mono Lake (1968-2004), introduced by Ellen Mara De Wachter. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. Join us for Japanese canapés and cocktails from 6.30pm. Please do just come along but booking is advisable to guarantee a seat. […]

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