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Learn how we supported artist Stuart Crewes who created a series of etched glass panels for Smeaton's Tower for the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender.
Museum On Tour, 7 November 2018: Engineering Plymouth – a film celebrating 500 years of engineering innovation
Find out how we've supported 'Engineering Plymouth' - a film commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineering to celebrate 500 years of engineering innovation.
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 […]
BLOG POST - 12 September 2018: See the amazing new colour scheme that's been created for the huge King Billy figurehead.
BLOG POST - 5 September 2018: Find out about the conservation and consolidation work that are producing brilliant results for the Topaze figurehead.
BLOG POST - 15 August 2018: Watch video clips and find out more about the investigation work that's been taking place at the Elizabethan House.
BLOG POST: Find out what happened when we moved the impressive figurehead of HMS Tamar so it can undergo conservation treatment in London.
BLOG POST: See a series of video clips that bring you up to date with our figureheads project.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer With the assistance of our building contractors Willmott Dixon we’ve been running hard hat tours for the public and community groups for a year now. They’ve proved to be really popular with spaces quickly being snapped up and some people returning each month to keep a close eye […]
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 […]