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Summer 2018 Community Events

June 30th 2018 - August 11th 2018

We’ll be attending a range of community events across Plymouth and beyond this summer. Come and find us on our stand for a chat and to enjoy some fun activities. Here’s the list of where we’ll be. ARMED FORCES DAY Saturday 30 June, 10am to 5pm Veterans Village Marquee, Plymouth Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2NY Come […]

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Boules on the Hoe

July 7th 2018

Hoe Promenade (opposite Smeaton’s Tower), Plymouth PL1 2PJ Enjoy a game of boules with Sir Francis Drake, 430 years after he spotted the Spanish Armada from Plymouth Hoe. Drake will also be telling tales of his adventures at sea and answering questions about his voyages. Lots of fun for all the family! Free. No need […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Woodland Wander and Wild Baking

July 14th 2018

Meet at the bus stop at the top of Deer Park Drive and Military Road, Efford, Plymouth PL3 6RU Reconnect with nature alongside Plymouth City Council and Devon Wildlife Trust’s Active Neighbourhoods Project. Discover curious creatures while pond dipping and walking around one of Plymouth’s hidden gems, Efford Marsh Nature Reserve. Wear suitable clothing and footwear […]

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Fab Four Photo Shoot

July 21st 2018

The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA Celebrate Beatlemania and 50 years since the release of the film ‘Yellow Submarine’ by posing like John, George, Paul and Ringo. Park your bottom on our Beatlebums art installation on The Hoe and recreate one of popular culture’s most iconic images. Your photo will be taken by our professional photographer […]

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Festival of Archaeology 2018

July 21st 2018

Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre, Tavistock Road, Princetown PL20 6QF Celebrate all things archaeological with us at Dartmoor National Park’s Visitor Centre in Princetown. Be inspired by the ‘Finding Prehistory’ display and create Bronze Age accessories and tools. We’ll also be joined by the Plymouth Archaeological Society and Devon Finds Officer who can chat to […]

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Captain Cook’s Make and Take

July 21st 2018 - September 1st 2018

Community Hub, Floor 5, House of Fraser, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY To celebrate 250 years since Captain Cook set sail from Plymouth on the first of three amazing expeditions we’ll be running a range of arts and crafts activities in our Community Hub throughout the summer. There’ll be a few surprising extras dotted throughout […]

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All Aboard the Endeavour

July 28th 2018

Community Hub, Floor 5, House of Fraser, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY Session 1: 11am to 11.15am Session 2: 11.30am to 11.45am Travel back in time to 1768 and hear how Captain Cook and his crew set out on their first voyage of discovery aboard the Endeavour. These storytelling sessions are part of the […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Wonderful Wembury

August 14th 2018

Wembury Marine Centre, Wembury PL9 0HP Find out more about one of our local marine habitats, see a range of specimens from our natural history collections and try a rockpool craft activity. Pay and display parking is available by Wembury Beach. The Wembury Marine Centre wll also be hosting their famous ‘Rockpool Safaris’ throughout the day. […]

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Memory Books with Let’s Make Art

August 15th 2018

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA Join Let’s Make Art to make a personalised memory book to collect your everyday treasure in. We’ll be exploring the ways in which people archive their day-to-day lives and taking inspiration from the ‘Collected Shadows’ exhibition on display in the Peninsula […]

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Knit 10 and Learn to Knit

August 17th 2018

Community Hub, Floor 5, House of Fraser, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY Our Women’s Traditional Craft Group is celebrating its 10th birthday. Our crafty crafters have created hundreds of items over the last decade, many of which have supported local, national and international charities. Develop your skills with some ‘Learn to Knit’ sessions, suitable […]

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