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New September Launch Dates Announced
Press Release - Jul 2020

New September Launch Dates Announced

We're really pleased to be able to announce new autumn launch dates.

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: WestFordNeedles
News - Jul 2020

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: WestFordNeedles

Named after a 1960s cold-war experiment by the US military to create an artificial layer in the atmosphere, ‘WestFordNeedles’ is a collective formed of musicians, audiovisual artists and poets.

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician:  Grace Lightman
News - Jul 2020

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: Grace Lightman

Originally from London, singer/songwriter Grace Lightman has immersed herself in Plymouth’s music scene since she moved to the city in the summer of 2019 following the release of her debut solo album 'Silver Eater'.

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: Ethira
News - Jul 2020

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: Ethira

Kate Ferguson, known professionally as ‘Ethira’, is a singer-songwriter and singing teacher from Devon. With a unique soprano vocal style accompanied by fingerstyle and jazz guitar, she first established herself in the folk genre, with her debut album 'Sweet Confusion' which was featured on BBC Introducing and BBC Radio Devon.

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: Andy Quick
News - Jul 2020

A Week in the Life of a Locked Down Musician: Andy Quick

Andy Quick is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, booking agent, band leader and dad. He has toured extensively for years as far as Europe and Asia with his two festival bands, always returning to his home in Plymouth where he has lived for 14 years.

The benefits of reminiscence
News - Jul 2020

The benefits of reminiscence

For well over a decade, we've been delivering reminiscence sessions in a variety of care and residential homes, sheltered housing complexes and rehabilitation units. The aim of the sessions is to spark memories and generate conversation. The golden rules are to have fun, take an active interest in what people choose to talk about and ensure there’s plenty of tea and cake!

A New Normal: Life Through a Lens Photography Competition
News - Jun 2020

A New Normal: Life Through a Lens Photography Competition

We’re running a photography competition to capture what life has been like during lockdown and in the phases that have followed as restrictions have started to ease. You can get involved (and maybe win a great prize too!) by submitting an image that best captures your experience.

Line up and new dates revealed for the next British Art Show
Press Release - Jun 2020

Line up and new dates revealed for British Art Show

The curators of the UK’s biggest touring contemporary art exhibition, ‘British Art Show 9’ (BAS 9), have revealed its artist selection and new dates today. The exhibition will travel to Plymouth in late 2021 and remain on show until spring 2022. Prior to this it will be displayed in Wolverhampton and Aberdeen. It will travel to Manchester afterwards.

National Writing Day: Captain Cook's Log Book
News - Jun 2020

National Writing Day: A page from Captain Cook's Log Book

Between the late 1760s and late 1770s, Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth on three separate voyages of world exploration, mapping and scientific discovery. A unique log book page in his handwriting will be on display in our '100 Journeys' gallery when we open.

The Mayflower Postal Knitting Challenge
News - Jun 2020

Culture in Quarantine, 23 June 2020: The Mayflower Postal Knitting Challenge

Our Women’s Craft Collective is one of our regular adult learning groups and it usually meets weekly to craft and create items for local charities. It's comprised of women from all across the city who come together to share their skills and a cuppa.

Ice Age Animals Live
News - Jun 2020

Culture in Quarantine, 22 June 2020: Ice Age Animals Live

Our Curator of Natural History will be taking part in a special live stream all about the Ice Age on Tuesday 23 June.

The Box on The Box
Press Release - Jun 2020

'The Box on The Box': digital reminiscence service for city’s care homes now live

We've launched a free live streaming service for care homes in and around Plymouth.