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History Centre prepares to sign building and construction contract

PRESS RELEASE: The team behind the city’s ground breaking History Centre project is preparing for the start of a new chapter in the journey towards a 2020 opening. Plymouth City Council is set to sign a contract worth £22.6 million with Willmott Dixon for the major building and construction work while concept designs for some of the galleries have also been signed off.

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Museum On Tour, 8 June 2017: Ropewalks #8 – Getting our message across

by Sheila Snellgrove, Project Producer and Sara Norrish, Project Director How do you turn 70 pages of extraordinary writing into a walking tour with a difference? Well, I think we’ve just done it with ‘Ropewalks’. Our theatrical walking tour takes a look at the underbelly of our city and the lesser-known tales of some of […]

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Museum On Tour, 1 June 2017: Ropewalks #7 – Creating the Costumes

by Hannah McArthur, Costume Designer and Maker I’m a recent graduate from Plymouth College of Art where I studied Costume Production and Associated Crafts. I’m ready to set out on my career as a freelance costume designer/maker and the ‘Ropewalks’ project has enabled me to take the first step on this path as well as […]

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Build Update: 24 May 2017, Discoveries and Hoardings

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Welcome to this month’s update on all things to do with the building and construction work that’s taking place at the History Centre site. Firstly, here’s the latest time lapse video from the web cam which takes us back to everything that happened during April. You may have […]

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Museum On Tour, 4 May 2017: Ropewalks #6 – Writing Ropewalks

by Jon Nash, Scriptwriter As a writer and theatre maker I’ve always been interested in story. The stories we hear, the stories we tell each other and ourselves. Stories help us make sense of the world around us and can bring us together to learn and think and feel. So around a year ago I […]

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Build Update, 27 April 2017: Making progress

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer The History Centre construction site continues to be busy as our contractors Willmott Dixon make progress. Demolition work and scaffolding are the two most visible things that have been happening since our last update. On some days it’s been pretty noisy working in the Museum Annexe with the […]

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