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Event Category: Talks and Tours

The Box Hard Hat Tour – August 2017

August 25th 2017

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 of stairs and stand for short periods of time. Please meet […]

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Bite Size: Remembering with Poppies

August 26th 2017

CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 Ailish Sinclair presents a moving talk exploring commemoration and remembrance. Understand the importance of Plymouth during the ‘war to end all wars’ and why having remembrance at the heart of our culture is important. Free. No need to book.  Please meet at the Poppies: Wave project hut. […]

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Guided Walk: Beryl Cook’s Plymouth – Fully Booked

September 2nd 2017

Meet at Elvira’s Café, 7 Admiral’s Hard, Plymouth PL1 3RJ Finish at The Dolphin Inn, 14 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS This event is now fully booked! Join us for a morning amble around some of the locations that inspired Beryl Cook. Starting at Elvira’s we will walk to the Council House to view the ‘Our Beryl’ exhibition, stopping at local […]

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Bite Size: Our Beryl

September 6th 2017

The Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA Join a member of staff from the Arts and Heritage Service for an informal tour of ‘Our Beryl: Beryl Cook at Home’. Find out more about some of the works that are on display and the different themes that are highlighted throughout the exhibition. Free. No need to book.

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Tour: Making Wave for the Tower – TR2

September 14th 2017

TR2, 12 Neptune Park, Cattedown, Plymouth PL4 0SJ Step backstage at Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Production and Learning Centre TR2 and uncover the secrets of how the structure was made for Poppies: Wave. See detailed designs for the original construction at the Tower of London, and learn how Theatre Royal Plymouth played a part in one […]

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Bite Size: Stonehouse Public Art

September 20th 2017

Meet on Durnford Street by the junction with Admiralty Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3QW Come and find out more about public artworks that link Stonehouse with Sherlock Holmes and the Royal William Yard with a Royal Navy diet. Free. No need to book.

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We The People Are The Work Curator’s Tour

September 23rd 2017

Starts at Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA Finishes at KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3NY Join curator Simon Morrissey on a walking tour of the five exhibition venues for ‘We The People Are The Work’. Throughout the tour Simon will discuss the ideas behind […]

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Talk: The Enduring Image of Horses Through the Ages

September 26th 2017

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Listen as Barbie Thompson from the University of the Third Age takes a gentle canter through images of horses from Cave Art through to World War I; mixing snippets of history with some fascinating trivia along the way. £2 per person. Advance booking advised via Eventbrite or pay on the day.

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The Box Hard Hat Tours – September 2017

September 29th 2017

Tour 1: 1pm to 1.45pm – Book now – limited tickets Tour 2: 2pm to 2.45pm – Book now 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 […]

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Bite Size: Women’s Forces in World War One

October 4th 2017

CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 Remember the forgotten women who were vital in the first ‘total war’. Explore the battlefields these women fought on and the legacy they left behind. Free. No need to book.  Please meet at the Poppies: Wave project hut. This talk is part of the cultural and heritage […]

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