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Collections on Tour: Sir Francis Drake Items at Buckland Abbey

September 10th 2016 - January 1st 2018

Daily until 30 October Weekends only in November Daily throughout December except 24, 25 and 26 Buckland Abbey has a selection of objects from the City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections on display including Sir Francis Drake’s Drum and Cup. If you’ve not yet visited why not go along and experience this lovely National Trust […]

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Collections on Tour: Finding Prehistory at Dartmoor National Park

November 11th 2016 - January 1st 2018

Explore the Dartmoor treasures from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections in this small exhibition which shines a light on the lives of the people who lived on Dartmoor thousands of years ago. Highlights include some Bronze Age ceramic urns, used both as household items and also for burying the cremated remains of the […]

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Exhibition: Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction

May 6th 2017 - November 18th 2017

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) Last entries 30 minutes before closing ADMISSION FREE Plymouth suffered greatly during World War II. The docks and naval base made it a major target resulting in the almost total destruction of the […]

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Exhibition: We The People Are The Work

September 22nd 2017 - November 18th 2017

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays Last entries 30 minutes before closing ADMISSION FREE ‘We The People Are The Work’ is a major visual arts project that explores ideas […]

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Collections on Tour: Dead on Arrival at Devon Guild of Craftsmen

September 23rd 2017 - November 5th 2017

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF The curious world of animal craft is very much alive. ‘Dead on Arrival’ showcases 10 artists whose practice involves the use of ethically sourced animal remains* to produce works of jewellery, sculpture, textiles, taxidermy and photography. Their bold experiments and processes are part of […]

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Traditional Craft Group

September 29th 2017 - December 22nd 2017

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA Every Friday throughout the year Come along to our friendly Women’s Traditional Craft Group to do some knitting and crochet. The group regularly produces work for a number of local charities. Whether you’re a keen novice looking to improve your skills or an experienced knitter looking to meet some new friends and share ideas, everyone […]

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Arts and Minds

October 3rd 2017 - December 19th 2017

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA First and Third Tuesdays of each month Arts and Minds is a series of free art workshops for people living with early stage dementia and their carers who come along and enjoy painting, drawing, ceramics, craft and textiles. Sessions are based on objects and images from our collections and archives and are facilitated by […]

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We The People Are The Work Plain Speaking Tour

October 14th 2017 - November 11th 2017

Saturday 14 October, 1pm to 3pm Saturday 11 November, 1pm to 3pm Starts at the Council House and ends at KARST Join Efford’s resident art experts, Crazy Glue for a tour of two of the venues involved in the ‘We The People Are The Work’ exhibition. Crazy Glue are families with children at High View School who […]

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Family Event: Plymouth Banner Craft

October 21st 2017

The Council House (to the left of the Civic Centre/opposite the Crown Court), Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA AM Session: 10.15am to 12.15pm PM Session: 1.45pm to 3.45pm Make a beautiful banner using mixed media to make a statement about Plymouth and what you think is great about it. Professional artist Karen Evans will be […]

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