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 - December 21st 2018

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) 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 city centre and the displacement of […]

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Collections on Tour: Newlyn School Works at Penlee House

June 10th 2017 - September 9th 2017

See some of our most well-known Newlyn School paintings on display at Penlee House, Penzance, including in the ‘Stanhope Forbes: Father of the Newlyn School’ exhibition which will be on display from 10 June to 9 September. For opening times and admission details please call 01736 363625 or visit Admission fee.

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Exhibition: Our Beryl: Beryl Cook at Home

June 24th 2017 - September 9th 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 ADMISSION FREE Beryl Cook (1926-2008) is one of Britain’s best-loved artists. Often referred to as ‘Rubens with jokes’ her work is instantly recognisable and […]

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Exhibition: Plymouth Contemporary 2017

July 15th 2017 - September 2nd 2017

Peninsula Arts, Roland Levinksy Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm Saturday Closed Sunday KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3NY 11am to 5pm Wednesday to Saturday Closed Sunday to Tuesday ADMISSION FREE A dual site exhibition at Peninsula Arts and KARST, delivered […]

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Ropewalks: Twisting Tales of the Barbican’s Past – fully booked

August 6th 2017 - August 30th 2017

Meet at the Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ August performances are all sold out! If you would like to be added to the waiting list in case of any ticket returns please call the Barbican Theatre on 01752 267131. If you have booked for a performance please arrive at the Barbican Theatre 15 minutes […]

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Traditional Craft Group

August 11th 2017 - December 22nd 2017

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA Every Friday throughout the year – our session on 18 August will be at Mount Edgcumbe 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 […]

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Arts and Minds

August 15th 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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