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Event Category: Talks and Tours

Bite Size: Trevor Bell

April 25th 2018

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA (Please use the main entrance on North Hill) Join our Fine Art Curator Emma Philip to explore the Trevor Bell exhibition on display in the Peninsula Arts Gallery. Learn more about the wider influences that had an impact on Bell’s practice including performance, music and film. Free. No need to […]

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The Box Hard Hat Tours – April 2018 – Fully Booked

April 27th 2018

Tour 1: 1pm to 1.45pm Tour 2: 2pm to 2.45pm The Box Construction Site, (Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery), Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Join a representative from Willmott Dixon, the building contractors for The Box, Plymouth, for a special hard hat tour of the construction site. Participants must be able to walk up flights […]

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Talk: James Meadows Rendel: Plymouth Civil Engineer 1820’s-1840’s

May 8th 2018

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW James Meadow Rendel helped to shape Plymouth. His local works included the first iron bridge at Laira, the pioneering steam powered chain ferries at Saltash and Torpoint and Plymouth’s first steamship pier at Millbay. Join Nigel Overton, City and Maritime Heritage Curator from Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives, to […]

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Family Hard Hat Tour – May 2018 – Fully Booked

May 25th 2018

The Box Construction Site, (Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery), Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Join staff from The Box and Willmott Dixon for a special hard hat tour of our construction site just for families. Discover how our building contractors are transforming the space and what objects will be going into The Box when it opens in 2020. This […]

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The Box Hard Hat Tours – May 2018 – Fully Booked

May 25th 2018

The Box Construction Site, (Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery), Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Tour 1: 12pm to 12.45pm Tour 2: 1pm to 1.45pm Join a representative from Willmott Dixon, the building contractors for The Box, Plymouth, for a special hard hat tour of the construction site. Participants must be able to walk up flights […]

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Talk: William Cookworthy and Plymouth Porcelain

May 29th 2018

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW William Cookworthy’s Plymouth Porcelain factory was the first to produce hard-paste porcelain in England and began 250 years ago. Find out about why it was so important and learn how Cookworthy developed his formula for manufacturing it. This talk will use some key examples from Plymouth Museums Galleries […]

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