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Event Category: Talks and Tours

Talk: Votes for Women 1871-1919

June 27th 2017

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW As we build towards the centenary of women being given the right to vote, hear the results of the research Anne and Michael Corry from the University of the Third Age have done about Plymouth’s role in the fight for women’s suffrage. Starting with the petition of 1869, their talk also covers the start […]

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Bite Size: Millbay Public Art

June 28th 2017

Meet outside Salumi, 18 Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LH How often have you walked or driven down Millbay Road and never paid attention to the public artworks that are located on it? Why not join us for this short guided walk along one of Plymouth’s most well-known streets to find out more about a memorial […]

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History Centre Hard Hat Tour

June 30th 2017

History Centre Construction Site, (Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery), Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Join a representative from Willmott Dixon, the building contractors for the History Centre project, 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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Talk: Church Monuments within a 20-mile Radius of Plymouth

July 11th 2017

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Most of us have at some time visited a parish or other church and looked at the memorials contained therein. Listen as Clive Easter from the University of the Third Age highlights a selection of interesting as well as highly important monuments that can be found locally, looking at their history and what they can […]

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Bite Size: Our Beryl

July 12th 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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Talk: ‘Our Beryl’ in Conversation

July 25th 2017

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Join Hilary Bracegirdle, curator of the ‘Our Beryl’ exhibition in conversation with Beryl’s daughter-in-law Teresa Cook for a fascinating insight into her life and career. £2 per person. Advance booking advised via Eventbrite or pay on the day. Please check that places are still available before turning up on the […]

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Bite Size: Plymouth Contemporary

July 26th 2017

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA Meet our Fine Art Curator in the Peninsula Arts Gallery to find out more about this year’s Plymouth Contemporary and the artists that were selected – all of whom have produced work based on or inspired by the theme of ‘Visions’. Free. No need […]

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History Centre Hard Hat Tour

July 28th 2017

History Centre Construction Site, (Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery), Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ Join a representative from Willmott Dixon, the building contractors for the History Centre project, 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. We will […]

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Guided Walk: Beryl Cook’s Plymouth

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 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 landmarks on the way. We’ll end […]

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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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