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Arts Events

Arts Events

With such a wide range of arts events to choose from, Plymouth is the place to be!

Arts & Culture Events

As the cultural centre of Devon and Cornwall there is always something to enjoy in Plymouth, from amazing art to family fun and brilliant music to fabulous festivals.

Art fans and history buffs can delight in discovering not only the fascinating past of Plymouth but collections from all around the world at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and nearby Peninsula Arts Gallery.

Plymouth has been the home to legendary artists such as Beryl Cook, Robert Lenkiewicz and Sir Joshua Reynolds, founder and first President of the Royal Academy. Plymouth still has a thriving art scene today- just visit the independent galleries on the Barbican to see what talented local artists are producing.

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  1. War Games

    War Games

    Location

    Plymouth

    Explore the fascinating relationship between conflict and children’s play, with this major touring exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood which gives an insight into the way toys have been influenced by warfare from the 1800s to the present day.

    With toys and games including Risk, G.I. Joe,...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Feb 2016 To 18 Jun 2016
  2. Guys and Dolls

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    Guys and Dolls

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Royal Parade, Plymouth

    Direct from the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End, this highly-acclaimed and ‘exhilarating’ (The Guardian) production hailed as ‘the greatest golden-age musical of them all’ (The Times) heads to Plymouth.

    The sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers will leave you...

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2016 To 4 Jun 2016

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  3. An Introduction to Lino Cut Printing

    An Introduction to Lino Cut Printing

    Location

    Royal William Yard, Plymouth

    Aimed at beginners or those wanting to improve basic printing skills.

    With Erin Bailey

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jun 2016 To 2 Jun 2016
    From:
    16 Jun 2016 To 16 Jun 2016

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  4. Plymouth Unity Festival

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    Plymouth Unity Festival

    Location

    Plymouth

    People of all ages, backgrounds and communities unite for a giant music and culture extravaganza on the city's waterfront. Plymouth Unity Festival "uFest" transforms Plymouth Hoe every year as live bands take to the stage throughout the weekend.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Jun 2016 To 5 Jun 2016
  5. Exploring Observation and Drawing at RWY

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    Exploring Observation and Drawing at RWY

    Location

    Royal William Yard, Plymouth

    Using the intriguing Royal William Yard as your source of inspiration, Thomas will take you on a journey of observation and drawing. This course is aimed at any level of skill and will make you see things in a different way!

    Dates

    From:
    4 Jun 2016 To 4 Jun 2016
    From:
    11 Jun 2016 To 11 Jun 2016
    From:
    18 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

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  6. Tell Me on a Sunday

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    Tell Me on a Sunday

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Royal Parade, Plymouth

    Following her acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre’s 2014 production of Calamity Jane, Jodie Prenger now steps into Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday. This iconic show, with a wonderful original score, features the chart-topping Take That Look Off...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Jun 2016 To 5 Jun 2016

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  7. Shadowlands

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    Shadowlands

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Royal Parade, Plymouth

    Best Play award winner Shadowlands, is the beautiful and moving drama about life and loss, but ultimately, love.

    This touching story hailed as one of the most extraordinary love stories of our time is based on facts and follows C.S. Lewis, the famous author of The Lion, The Witch and The...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Jun 2016 To 11 Jun 2016

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  8. Wedding Photography Workshop

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    Wedding Photography Workshop

    Location

    Royal William Yard, Plymouth

    1 day wedding photography workshop covering everything you need to know about posing models, styling, using natural light to your advantage, Light Room editing techniques, and how getting published.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jun 2016 To 11 Jun 2016

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  9. Queen's 90th Birthday Tea Party

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    Queen's 90th Birthday Tea Party

    Location

    Plymouth

    Join us on the lawn to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday! There will be a Brass Band and a whole host of food stalls selling quintessential English food from sausage rolls and cakes to ice cream and pasties. Bring along a picnic blanket and join in

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jun 2016 To 12 Jun 2016
  10. 1972: The Future of Sex

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    1972: The Future of Sex

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Royal Parade, Plymouth

    It’s 1972. An era of possibility, polyester and pubic hair.

    Ziggy Stardust is on Top of the Pops, Penny is writing an essay on Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Christine is watching Deepthroat. Brian is confused.

    The Wardrobe Ensemble tell the story of the class of ‘72 with a handsome funk...

    Dates

    From:
    14 Jun 2016 To 18 Jun 2016

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