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Frequently Asked Questions

frequently asked questions

 

how do I book?

Visit our Eventbrite page to book your passes. We have weekend and day passes for

infants (Infants under 7-year-olds go free but still need the pass)
children (aged 8-18 years)
adults (18+)

Early bird tickets sold out on 1st August 2018.

We are able to offer these passes at this subsidised rate due to the volunteer effort of Soundart Radio, ex-students and staff of Dartington College of Arts, and the in-kind support of Dartington Hall Trust. 

What does my pass include?

The weekend/day pass gets you to access to all our activities in the studios.

Our venues will host a full festival programme of live shows, participatory workshops, screenings, a family cafe space, a daytime and evening bar. 

To access and use the Foxhole building complex and facilities you must book to stay through Eventbrite.

Food and accommodation aren't included. Note this pass doesn't include parking - you may need to pay to park

What accommodation is available?

Buy your pass first to confirm your attendance and when you are ready to arrange your accommodation we recommend you either chose:-

  1. Foxhole Rooms (includes free parking and light breakfast on Saturday and/or Sunday) which we sell through the Eventbrite page bookings close at midnight on Tuesday.
  2. Or, you may like to camp, for which we have a discount code STREAM18 at Dartington Camp.
  3. Or, make other accommodation arrangements, as you like.

What's on?

We have a programme of talks, workshops, performance and site-specific works between 2 pm on Friday 7th September until 4 pm on Sunday 9th September. See the programme for more information. 

WHAT TIME CAN I ARRIVE?

Please collect your wristband at Space Reception from 12 noon on Friday 7 September. Foxhole Rooms check-in opens on Friday 7th at 10 am. The first event starts at 2pm on Friday 7th. The event whole ends on Sunday 9th at 4pm.

Remember to bring your Eventbrite ticket with the barcode with you either as a printout or on a smartphone or device. We need to scan your ticket in order to give you a wristband.

See ticket T&Cs for full details.

Based on what pass you purchase, you will receive a welcome letter telling you when to arrive and where to go. 

can I attend stream for a shorter visit?

We have released a limited numberof day tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  We have also made available 1-night stays in Foxhole.

Can non-alumni attend Stream?

Yes, we encourage all ex-students and staff to attend along with anyone who has a strong connection to the College. Family and guests are welcome to attend. 

I just want to hang out and socialise, is that ok?

Please still buy a pass - day passes are available - to support the project and increase our chances of repeating this kind of event again in the future. It's totally fine once you are here pick and chose if you participate in the activities and shows planned.

Are children welcome?

Yes. Children are allowed to attend the event if accompanied by an adult at all times.  We family-friendly events and workshops planned alongside some of the more adult-friendly activity!  Some of the evening events and performances planned aren't suitable for children - warnings will be given in the programme and on the door.  Every child needs a wristband to attend the weekend activity. You will be asked to mark the wristband with your contact numbers. We recommend families with children camp at CAMP DARTINGTON (a campsite run by Dartington). To use CAMP DARTINGTON you need to book directly with them using the promotional code STREAM18 for a 15% discount. Don't forget to buy a Weekend Event Passes for Adults (18 years and above), Children (8 - 18 years old) and Infants (0-7 year olds come free!). 

what's planned for families

Our programme is still in development but to give you a flavour of what we have planned for families, our proposed activities suitable for children include Family drop-in workshops, music jams, Gamelan workshops, Family outdoor art making, Stargazing, and more.  Many of these participatory workshops and sessions are for children aged 8 and up.  

All children and young people aged under 18 have to be accompanied by an adult. 

There is also a new natural play facilityon the Dartington estate for children of all ages near the performance studios. 

What about teenagers?

Teenagers are welcome and require children's wristbands if they are under 18 years old and need to be accompanied by an adult. 

Most of our late evening (after dinnertime) events and performances planned aren't suitable for under 18 years - warnings will be given in the programme and on the door.

What's for breakfast?

We are working with Pacha Mama to caterer breakfasts at Foxhole for those of you staying in a Foxhole Room. If you pay to stay at Foxhole you will receive a light, self-serve breakfast as part of your accommodation deal.  

vegan & vegetarian options

Pacha Mama can no longer join us at Stream. Instead we have arranged with the on site cafe The Green Table a later opening. Opening at 8:30 am, the cafe is a lovely light space in the old Gallery building. If you want to eat dinner there be sure to order your food by 7 pm.  Drinks served until 8 pm. The food and drinks are organic, locally sourced and fairly traded as far as is possible. 

foxhole

We are opening up Foxhole again for Dartington College of Arts students to come home. We have single rooms with shared bathrooms available for both 1 and 2-night stays starting at £35 including a light, self-serve breakfast and free parking.

sharing single rooms

No, sorry - we cannot allow more than one person to rent a single room in Foxhole.  We do however have a limited number of Twin Rooms in Foxhole. To enquire please email dcastream@gmail.com

room requests

Email us at dcastream@gmail.com after you book your room on Eventbrite to let us know what your room/house preference is.  We are opening Foxhole house by house based on demand beginning with White House, then Red, Yellow, Green and Blue.  We will register your room preferences but cannot confirm your room number until after bookings close at midday on 1st September.

twin rooms at Foxhole

Yes but very few. To book and enquire please contact us by emailing us at dcastream@gmail.com 

family camping

If you are bringing your whole family but only one or two people want to attend the activities and shows? Then consider buying day or weekend tickets for those interested in the reunion festival and you could all stay at CAMP DARTINGTON (a campsite run by Dartington) which you need to book directly with them using the promotional code STREAM18 for 15% discount, and then just buy a Weekend Event Pass for yourself.

OTHER ACCOMMODATION

If you do not want to camp or stay at Foxhole we recommend you look at the Dartington Hall's hotel, Airbnb, and other local accommodation. Don't forget to purchase your Weekend Event Pass to attend Stream activities! 

 

SWIMMING

You can! Dartington Policy: 

• Wild swimming is permitted on the Dartington Estate at your own risk, and only in designated sites where the impact to plants, wildlife, livestock or other people using the estate will be limited.

Dartington Code of Practice: 

• Wild Swimming has its risks. Injuries have occurred due to cold water temperatures, underwater obstacles and swift currents. 

• There is also a risk of Wiels Disease and Blue Green Algae. 

• Embarking on a wild swim requires common sense. 

• Swim within your limits, which include your experience in open water, strength as a swimmer, resilience in cold water and what you know about the swim spot. 

• Please stay on public footpaths when accessing The Dartington Hall Estate unless in a picnic or swimming designated site. 

• Dartington does not provide lifeguard services, swimming is at your own risk. There are however 3 lifebuoys situated close to the designated swimming areas. 

Current Legislation: It’s legal to swim in any ‘navigable’ waters, which means waters that are open to boats. The River Dart at Dartington is not navigable and is only open to boating between March and October.  

 

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