Ways With Words at Dartington, 2022

Friday 8th – Sunday 17th July

This year we are running a 10-day festival from Friday 8th – Sunday 17th July at the beautiful Dartington Hall estate.

We’re delighted to share this year’s Ways With Words Festival programme with you. We can’t wait to welcome all our amazing speakers and festival-goers to Dartington Hall.


Box Office

Priority Booking opens on Tuesday 7th June

General booking opens on Tuesday 14th June

Priority booking is available for Friends of Ways With Words and customers who have booked accommodation at Dartington Hall. You can become a Friend at the time of booking.

If you make a booking during priority booking and you are not a Friend of Ways With Words, or a festival resident, your order will be cancelled and refunded. You can become a Friend at the same time as booking your tickets. 

How to Book Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online via our shop. You can also call our box office on 01803 867 373. Our phone lines are open from 11am-4pm, Monday to Friday. We recommend booking online as this is the quickest way to secure your tickets.

On-site accommodation

You can build your own festival experience and there are a variety of options depending on your budget. Dartington Hall offers hotel accommodation in the East and West Wing of the medieval courtyard where the festival happens. There are simpler single rooms in Higher Close just a two-minute walk away from the festival venues, as well as camping options in the estate.

Off-site accommodation

Totnes, a bustling market town, is three miles from the estate offering hotels, B&Bs, self-catering accommodation and AirBnB.

Any questions?

If you have any questions please ping us an email. Our phone lines are working but office hours have been reduced so email is the best communication at the moment as we check it throughout the day.