Event Category: Family Event

Ropewalks: Twisting Tales of the Barbican’s Past – fully booked

August 6th 2017 - August 30th 2017

Meet at the Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ August performances are all sold out! If you would like to be added to the waiting list in case of any ticket returns please call the Barbican Theatre on 01752 267131. If you have booked for a performance please arrive at the Barbican Theatre 15 minutes […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at Love Parks Week

August 23rd 2017

Whitleigh Hub, Whitleigh, Plymouth PL5 4DD 9.30am to 11am Barnados Children’s Centre, Compton Church Hall, Compton, Plymouth PL3 5LF 1pm to 2.30pm Join us at a session and get up close and personal with our natural history handling collection including mini beasts and not so mini beasts. Make your own animal mask, build a beetle garden or decorate your own […]

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Family Event: Craft with Clay – Fully Booked

August 23rd 2017

Plymouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Plymouth PL1 2BJ This event is now fully booked! Can you make a character that would fit in with Beryl Cook’s famous curvy ladies? Sculpt your own clay figure in this fun family workshop. You can even take your creation home to paint. At 12.30pm there’s an optional FREE visit to our Beryl Cook exhibition, […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Plant Remembrance

September 16th 2017

Weston Mill Cemetery, North Prospect Road/Ferndale Road, Plymouth PL2 2HA Come along to Weston Mill Cemetery, make your own paper poppy and plant it near one of the CWGC War Graves to remember and learn about the World War I casualties in the cemetery. We will also have other activities for you to do and […]

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Wild About Plymouth: A Little Batty

October 6th 2017

Ford Park Cemetery, Ford Park Road, Plymouth, PL4 6NT Did you know there are 18 different species of bat living in Britain? Join us as we use our bat detectors to search for bats across the cemetery. Hot chocolates and soup will be on hand to keep us warm, but bring some warm clothing and […]

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Home Educators: We The People Are The Work

October 19th 2017

The Council House (to the left of the Civic Centre/opposite the Crown Court), Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA Are you educating your child or children at home? Come along to our Museum On Tour exhibition ‘We The People Are The Work’, join in with some banner making and play with wonderful words. Free. Donations welcome […]

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Family Event: Plymouth Banner Craft

October 21st 2017

The Council House (to the left of the Civic Centre/opposite the Crown Court), Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA AM Session: 10.15am to 12.15pm PM Session: 1.45pm to 3.45pm Make a beautiful banner using mixed media to make a statement about Plymouth and what you think is great about it. Professional artist Karen Evans will be […]

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The Big Draw 2017: Moving Flowers

October 25th 2017

Mayflower Museum, entrance via The Tourist Information Centre, 3-5 the Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LR AM Session: 10.30am to 12.30pm PM Session: 2pm to 4pm Use plasticine to make your own commemorative flower and discover how to turn it into a moving image. Be inspired by the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial. Remember to bring your phone […]

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The Big Draw 2017: We The People Flick Book Animation

October 26th 2017

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA (Please use the main entrance on North Hill) AM Session: 10.30am to 12.30pm PM Session: 2pm to 4pm Take inspiration from the ‘We The People Are The Work’ exhibition and get expert advice from professional artist Jo Larsen Burnett while make your […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Talk to the Animals

November 4th 2017

Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, near Plymouth PL7 5DG Enjoy a guided tour around Dartmoor Zoo and meet the residents from the enormous Siberian Tiger to the lovable African Lions. The zoo’s fantastic education team will also lead a special session where you can handle some real live animals. Bring a picnic if you wish. The zoo […]

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