It’s set to be an adrenaline-fuelled weekend of action in Plymouth, as SailGP returns to our shores! With so much going on in Britain’s Ocean City, here’s our top five suggestions of things to see and do to help you plan your weekend.

Watch the Grand Prix of sailing

Returning to Plymouth for the second time, SailGP is hosting its Great Britain Sail Grand Prix this weekend! Expect high-tech, high-speed action as the catamarans fly across Plymouth Sound at speeds of up to 60mph. Can Sir Ben Ainslie lead the Great Britain team to victory?

Come along to see all the action on Saturday and Sunday with races taking place between 2pm and 3.30pm. Watch for free along the waterfront or grab a ticket to the race village (just £5 for adults and free for under 18s) to experience the incredible atmosphere along with live commentary, big screens and top entertainment.

Check out our ultimate guide to SailGP in Plymouth.  


Learn all about our blue green spaces

This weekend, you’ll find the brand new Blue Green Village on the Hoe (between Citadel Road and the Plymouth Naval Memorial) for the duration of SailGP. Free for everyone to visit, there’s lots of games and interactive activities to keep family members of all ages entertained – try rock pooling, get your face painted and learn lots more about the amazing environment around us!


Cheer on the Lionesses

The final of the Women’s EURO 2022 takes place on Sunday evening, with England playing Germany. Why not show your support for the Lionesses as they make a bid for victory? Kick-off is at 5pm, and the game will be shown in a number of pubs and bars across the city, including The Stable and Walkabout. Home Park Stadium is also opening its doors to supporters, who can come along to watch the final in the comfort of the Club Argyle lounge with its 24 screens.


Celebrate Plymouth’s parks

Today marks the start of Love Parks Week 2022 and there’s lots of brilliant celebratory events happening across the city between now and next Friday. Enjoy butterfly and reptile themed activities in Central Park, go on a nature walk in Central Park or learn all about wildflowers

Find out all the details on the Plymouth City Council website.


Visit a summer fair

Pop into Plymouth Guildhall this Sunday between 10.30am and 4.30pm for a summer fair, with over 60 small businesses selling a great range of products, from cakes to books and home décor! There’s a bouncy castle, face painting and games for little ones, and a pop up café for adults to treat themselves to coffee and a cake.



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