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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. In the Frame: Plymouth Portraits Revealed

    In the Frame: Plymouth Portraits Revealed

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Plymouth

    Come and see a new exhibition that delves more deeply into Plymouth's portrait collection and presents new research into some of the characters that are new or rarely seen.

    Dates

    From:
    13 Dec 2014 To 31 Dec 2015
  2. Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815

    Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Plymouth

    In the summer of 1815, for nine dramatic days, HMS Bellerophon was anchored in Plymouth Sound with the self-styled French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte on board. Napoleon had been defeated at Waterloo and surrendered himself into the care of the Royal Navy. The lengthy and costly Napoleonic Wars were...

    Dates

    From:
    23 May 2015 To 26 Sep 2015
  3. From Plymouth to the World — the voyage of Plymouth Gin from birth to legend

    From Plymouth to the World — the voyage of Plymouth Gin from birth to legend

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Plymouth

    The city of Plymouth has long been regarded as the birthplace of adventurers, the homeport of a famed naval fleet, and the native home of one of the world’s most iconic spirits: Plymouth Gin.

    Visit our special foyer display to explore the birth of the world’s first 'dry gin' and discover why this...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jun 2015 To 31 Oct 2015
  4. People of Plymouth 1915

    People of Plymouth 1915

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Plymouth

    Dates

    From:
    8 Aug 2015 To 27 Sep 2015
  5. Jersey Boys

    Jersey Boys

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Plymouth

    The Broadway and West End phenomenon Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time!

    Dates

    From:
    18 Aug 2015 To 5 Sep 2015

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  6. Steve Waterman with the Neil Burns Trio.

    Steve Waterman with the Neil Burns Trio.

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Crownhill, Plymouth

    Dates

    From:
    6 Sep 2015 To 6 Sep 2015
  7. Annie

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    Annie

    Type

    Performance

    Location

    Plymouth

    Annie, the world's favourite family musical, comes to Plymouth for eight performances only, starring Craig Revel Horwood, the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing judge, as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan!

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sep 2015 To 12 Sep 2015

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  8. Jerwood Makers Open

    Jerwood Makers Open

    Type

    Exhibition

    Location

    Plymouth

    Launched in 2010, Jerwood Makers Open creates a space in which to recognise and promote the significance of making practices and processes within contemporary visual arts. It seeks to support exceptional skill and imagination, offering makers at the early stages of their careers, an opportunity to...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sep 2015 To 3 Oct 2015
  9. Le Vignoble Wine Tasting Event

    Le Vignoble Wine Tasting Event

    Type

    Workshop

    Location

    Plymouth

    Dates

    From:
    10 Sep 2015 To 10 Sep 2015
  10. Acts of Making

    Acts of Making

    Type

    Festival

    Location

    Plymouth

    Acts of Making is a city-wide two-week festival that celebrates contemporary craft through performances, live installations and workshops

    Dates

    From:
    12 Sep 2015 To 26 Sep 2015

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