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Super Seabird Puppets

August 21st 2016

All lighthouses have seabirds flying around them. Why not make your own to take home as we celebrate International Lighthouse Weekend 2016? Session times are: 10.30am to 12.30pm 2pm to 4pm Standard admission to the lighthouse applies.

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Smeaton’s Sundays: Big and Mini Lighthouses

September 11th 2016

Make mini lighthouse sculptures that would make Mr Smeaton proud as we mark Heritage Open Days 2016 and the Ocean City Festival. No need to book – come for as little as long as you like. Session times: 10.30am to 12.30pm 2pm to 4pm Standard admission to the lighthouse applies.

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Smeaton’s Sundays: Fish, Ships and Lighthouses

October 16th 2016

Did you know the first light was lit in Smeaton’s Tower on this day in 1759? Come in and make some lovely bunting featuring the lighthouse, boats and the candles that would have burnt bright out on the Eddystone Reef. This is a Big Draw 2016 event. No need to book – come for as little […]

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Home Educators: To the Lighthouse: fully booked

January 19th 2017

Are you educating your child or children at home? Why not bring them to Smeaton’s Tower which guided sailors to safety in the 1700s and was then dismantled and rebuilt on the Hoe in 1877? John Smeaton based his design on an oak tree and the light at the top was originally provided by 24 huge candles. Come and get a […]

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Home Educators: Land and Sea Sketching – Fully Booked

February 23rd 2017

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) Are you educating your child or children at home? Why not bring them to a special sketching workshop at the Council House inspired by our latest Plymouth Society of Artists exhibition? The theme is […]

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