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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. Self-Portraits: Robert Lenkiewitcz Exhibition

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    Self-Portraits: Robert Lenkiewitcz Exhibition

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Royal William Yard, Plymouth

    Art lovers seeking the real Robert Lenkiewicz (1941–2002) will have no fewer than 30 different versions of the artist to choose from at Ocean Studios in Plymouth’s Royal William Yard from 2 April to 3 May. The exhibition, Self-Portraits, is a long-overdue reprise of the show which appeared at...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Apr 2016 To 3 May 2016
  3. Lord Mayor's Festival

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    Lord Mayor's Festival

    Type

    Ceremony

    Location

    Plymouth

    This popular annual event will again be taking place, welcoming the new Lord Mayor into their role.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016 To 28 May 2016
  4. Billy Elliot The Musical

    Billy Elliot The Musical

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Plymouth

    Now celebrating 10 extraordinary years in London's West End, Billy Elliot the Musical, one of the most beloved shows on stage today, is embarking on its first ever UK and Ireland tour.

    Dates

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  5. Le Vignoble Wine Tasting Event

    Le Vignoble Wine Tasting Event

    Type

    Workshop

    Location

    Plymouth

    Le Vignoble , tasting with Bodegas Roda, Spain.

    Dates

  6. The Royal Opera House | Romeo and Juliet

    The Royal Opera House | Romeo and Juliet

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Plymouth

    A tragic tale of star-crossed lovers: choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan and based on the Shakespearean play, The Royal Ballet’s poignant ballet is a 20th-century classic.

    Dates

  7. Andy Quick - Trio

    Andy Quick - Trio

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Plymouth


    Dates

  8. New Model Theatre: BETA

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    New Model Theatre: BETA

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    The Barbican, Plymouth

    Dates

  9. Plymouth Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra

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    Plymouth Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra

    Location

    Plymouth

    Timed as a prelude to Easter, Plymouth Philharmonic Choir is proud to present J.S. Bach’s magnificent St John Passion. It is the brutal, bloody agony and sorrow of the Good Friday story which is the inspiration for St John.

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  10. Jeff Finlin & Peter Bruntnell

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    Jeff Finlin & Peter Bruntnell

    Type

    Concert

    Location

    The Barbican, PLYMOUTH

    Americana double headline night.

    Dates

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