Plymouth History Festival

The Plymouth History Festival is an annual celebration of the city and surrounding area's fascinating heritage.

Photograph showing a group of people standing in front of large stone buildings.Plymouth History Festival celebrates and highlights as many different aspects of the city’s unique history and heritage as possible.

Since launching in 2013, the Festival has featured more than 750 events which have been enjoyed by thousands of local residents and visitors! Events include:

  • Exhibitions and Displays
  • Guided Tours and Walks
  • Talks and Presentations
  • Family Workshops
  • Open Days and Special Events
  • Music, Film and Performance

Events take place in church halls and guildhalls, country houses and historic houses, museums and galleries, archives and libraries and much, much more.

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Dates for the 2020 festival will be confirmed in autumn 2019.