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Collections on Tour: Sir Francis Drake Items at Buckland Abbey

February 12th 2018 - December 31st 2019

OPENING HOURS Abbey: 11am-4pm Estate, Garden, Restaurant and Shop: 10am-4pm Open Daily (Christmas opening times may vary. Open at weekends only from 7 January to 16 February) Buckland Abbey currently has a selection of objects from the City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections on display including a number associated with Sir Francis Drake and his […]

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Collections on Tour: After Camden Town: The Late Works of Harold Gilman

November 17th 2018 - February 10th 2019

Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD 11am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday 12pm to 4pm Sunday Closed Mondays See ‘The Lane, Gloucestershire’ by Harold Gilman from our art collections in this nationally touring exhibition that reveals the innovation and pictorial power of an artist who died prematurely at the height of his artistic powers. For […]

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Collections on Tour: Finding Prehistory at Dartmoor National Park

December 27th 2018 - January 27th 2019

Winter Opening Until 27 January 2019 Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 3.30pm Open daily during Devon school holidays except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Explore the Dartmoor treasures from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections in this small exhibition which shines a light on the lives of the people who lived on Dartmoor thousands […]

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Displays: Museum on Tour at House of Fraser

January 2nd 2019 - December 31st 2019

CORRIDOR WALL DISPLAY House of Fraser, 5th Floor, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY 9am to 5.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm Tuesday 9am to 6pm Thursday and Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm Sunday See a changing display of images from the city’s photographic and archive collections throughout the year. This display is located on […]

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Traditional Craft Group – January 2019

January 11th 2019 - January 25th 2019

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA Friday 11 January, 10am to 12pm Friday 18 January, 10am to 12pm Friday 25 January, 10am to 12pm Come along to our friendly Women’s Traditional Craft Group to do some knitting and crochet. The group regularly produces work for a number of local charities. Whether you’re a keen novice looking to improve […]

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Display: ‘Maker Memories’ at Plymouth Central Library

January 15th 2019 - February 22nd 2019

Central Library, 167 to 171 Armada Way, Plymouth, PL1 1HZ 8.30am to 6pm Mondays to Fridays (open until 8pm on Thursdays) 9am to 5pm Saturdays Closed Sundays Come and discover what the ‘Maker Memories’ project has been finding out about Maker Camp. ‘Maker Memories’ has been recording stories, collecting photographs, ephemera and objects for the […]

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Arts and Minds – January 2019

January 15th 2019 - January 22nd 2019

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA Tuesday 15 January, 2pm to 4pm Tuesday 22 January, 2pm to 4pm Arts and Minds is a series of free art workshops for people living with early stage dementia and their carers who come along and enjoy painting, drawing, ceramics, craft and textiles. Sessions are based on objects and images from our collections […]

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Exhibition: Jem Southam: Birds, Rocks, Rivers, Islands

January 18th 2019 - March 16th 2019

The Levinsky Gallery Roland Levinsky Building University of Plymouth Drake Circus Plymouth PL4 8AA 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm Saturday ADMISSION FREE This is a partnership exhibition delivered by The Arts Institute and The Box, Plymouth See work by one of the UK’s leading photographers in this exhibition by Jem Southam, […]

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National Storytelling Week 2019

January 26th 2019 - February 2nd 2019

Smeaton’s Tower, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2NZ Dress up warm and cosy and voyage through our iconic lighthouse during National Storytelling Week, which runs from Saturday 26 January to Sunday 2 February. We have two great self-directed activities on offer for you to enjoy! Come and create your own mini ‘Day in the Life’ of […]

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Film Screenings: Engineering Plymouth

January 26th 2019

Plymouth Arts Centre at Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT Screening 1: 2.30pm to 2.50pm Screening 2: 3pm to 3.20pm Screening 3: 3.30pm to 3.50pm Come and watch the brilliant ‘Engineering Plymouth’ film which was commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers South West, as part of its 200th anniversary. 14 regional partners […]

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