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by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ve come across a few images this month that show the construction site from different vantage points to the ones I take photos from so I thought I’d start this post by sharing them. The first couple were taken by a colleague during a hard hat tour in […]
by Lizzy Allen, Soundview Media Soundview is a Plymouth-based video production company. We love our city and have been excited to watch its regeneration and growth in recent years. So we were really pleased, when in 2015, we were asked to create a video legacy for one of the symbols of that regeneration: The Box. Our task was […]
PRESS RELEASE: The dates for the next Plymouth History Festival have been confirmed as Saturday 5 May to Sunday 3 June 2018 and local individuals and organisations are being encouraged to get planning!
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have a busy month coming up as a number of the projects we’ve been working on this year really get into their stride. The ‘Poppies: WAVE’ installation on the Hoe has had amazing feedback since it went on display in the summer. Our ‘Plymouth Remembers’ programme inspired […]
by Fiona Evans, Vital Sparks Producer It was in September four years ago when Vital Sparks was launched to help communities run their own creative projects. The scheme is a partnership between Plymouth Culture and Plymouth City Council and is funded by Arts Council England. The idea was to use art to grow confidence and vigour in neighbourhoods that were tired of […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Has a month really gone by already? How about 12 of them? Since our last #BuildUpdate we’ve reached a whole year since the Museum and Art Gallery closed so building and construction could start. Time certainly flies when you have a huge redevelopment project to deliver! Just in […]
PRESS RELEASE: In partnership with the Istanbul Biennial, the Atlantic Project presents an international billboard project on the Civic Centre hoardings. The billboards launch to coincide with this year's Plymouth Art Weekender (22-24 September) and will remain on display until November.
Robert Borlase Smart was born in Kingsbridge, Devon in 1881. During his early life he attended Plymouth School of Art and Plymouth College of Art. From 1900-01 he attended the Royal College of Art, training as a teacher. From 1903-1913 he lived in Plymouth and worked as an art critic for the Western Morning News. […]
PRESS RELEASE: Preparations to get Plymouth's historic Elizabethan House ready to play its part in the Mayflower commemorations look set to get underway in the Autumn.