We initiate and contribute to a variety of community projects across Plymouth and beyond each year.
If you’re running a community project that you think we could support please contact us via [email protected].
An exciting four year outreach project exploring the range of activities that take place across the city at night. Find out about forthcoming events!
A project to help preserve the rich social history of Maker Camp from a time when it thrived right through to the present day.
A new food heritage project for Plymouth. Working in partnership with CaterEd and Age UK Plymouth, we'll explore the history and changing fashions of our eating habits over the last century.
Health, well being and diverse communities
A group of women of all ages and cultures who meet every Friday to share and learn traditional crafts.
A creative project which supported people living with memory loss
Helping to rekindle memories using objects and images from our collections.
A Vital Sparks community engagement project aimed at tackling social isolation among women in Plymouth through the use of traditional craft.
Hidden Histories was run in partnership with the University of Plymouth, and focused on researching diverse history locally and regionally.
An award winning project with Plymouth Pride forum, to record the history of the city’s LGBT community.
A series of theatrical walking tours that interpreted the incredible history of the Barbican and Sutton Harbour.
An innovative project which blended paper and film archives
A project to capture the unique character and history of North Prospect through a community-led archive