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by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator In 1916, over 95,000 farm labourers from remote Northern China volunteered to leave their homes. They packed their belongings, said goodbye to their families and began a three-month journey to the Western Front. Many of them would never return. These men were the Chinese Labour Corps; a […]
PRESS RELEASE: Some of the country’s leading arts figures have visited Plymouth to see the amazing work going on in the city to make culture happen, including The Box.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It may sound a bit unlikely, but knitting is something that has a bit of a recurring theme with us. In our ‘Beryl Cook at Home’ exhibition at the Council House last year we featured a recreation of Cook’s studio complete with some of her sketch books, fan […]
by Tony Davey, Learning Development Officer ‘Maker Memories’ is a community project that aims to capture the rich and diverse heritage of Maker Camp in South East Cornwall at a time when things for the venue are really changing. When we were getting ready to close the Museum and Art Gallery and considering which projects […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have some new things to report in relation to our ‘On Tour’ programme this week! Our first piece of news is about a project we’ve been supporting since late 2016. ‘Maker Memories’ has been recording stories, collecting photographs, ephemera and objects for the last 18 months to […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve had a really hectic couple of weeks since I was last able to write something for the blog. As a result, I thought I’d use today’s post to roundup some of the latest developments with our ‘On Tour’ programme. Firstly, we made a big announcement about our […]
New dance and heritage project commemorating the Mayflower 400 anniversary is set to come to Plymouth
PRESS RELEASE - 2 February 2018: Multi award-winning choreographer Katie Green will bring her newest project ‘Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400’ to Plymouth in the lead up to the 2020 anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. The project will also travel to Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Hampshire.
by Tony Davey, Learning Development Officer ‘Plymouth After Dark’ is an exciting four year outreach project exploring the range of activities that take place across the city at night. We launched it last year with a 1960’s themed event that some of you may remember! Our aim is to capture peoples’ memories, collect objects to […]
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 […]