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Event Category: Plymouth History Festival

Plymouth History Festival 2019

May 4th 2019 - May 31st 2019

Back for the seventh year! Plymouth History Festival is an annual celebration of Plymouth’s history and heritage and takes place across the city in a range of venues and locations. Each year the programme features around 100 different events including: Exhibitions and Displays Guided Walks and Tours Talks Music and Performance Family Activities Special Events […]

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Talk: New Perspectives on Cook’s Voyages of Discovery

May 7th 2019

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Join artist Helen Snell as she discusses her ongoing project ‘Neogeographies’; a direct response to the extraordinary prints and images that documented Captain Cook’s three voyages during the 1700s. Helen’s project has been partly supported by The Box, which has provided access to first edition volumes of Cook’s […]

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Talk: Worth’s Folly

May 21st 2019

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW For the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender artist Bridgette Ashton was awarded the History Commission from Visual Arts Plymouth and The Box. ‘Worth’s Folly’ commemorated the accidental discovery in 1886 of Plymouth’s Palaeolithic Cattedown Cave. The work highlighted links between the little known Cave and the Athenaeum, where the […]

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Performances: Keeper of the Light

May 24th 2019 - June 8th 2019

Smeaton’s Tower, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2NZ Friday 24 May Wednesday 5 June Thursday 6 June Friday 7 June Saturday 8 June Performances are at 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 1.15pm, 1.45pm, 2.45pm, 3.15pm, 3.45pm and 4.15pm Commissioned by The Box, Plymouth, in partnership with The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, Falmouth University Written by Simon […]

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