Press Release - Jul 2021
New animation explores Plymouth city centre's heritage
When it comes to architecture not many of us know our Post Modern from our Beaux Arts, so understanding the different architectural styles that make up a city can be confusing – but thanks to a new animated video, Plymouth residents can learn much more about the heritage right under their feet.
Press Release - Jun 2021
Christmas dinner fundraiser creates a lasting legacy
A festive fundraising campaign led by The Box and Nat Tallents, the Executive Chef for our Kitchen & Bar is still giving – more than six months after the closing date.
News - Jun 2021
Community engagement across the city: Screens in Salons
As part of a successful funding bid from the British Film Institute, The Box has started a new scheme showing a curated selection of archive film footage from its collections in unusual places.
Press Release - May 2021
Community funding to bring the bounce back to our high street
Community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding to help unlock the potential of Plymouth’s city centre.
History - Apr 2021
Plymouth History Festival 2021
The Plymouth History Festival is set to return this year. It will run from 7-30 May with a series of exciting events brought to you from local heritage groups and The Box. The overarching theme for this year's Festival is wellbeing.
Press Release - Mar 2021
The Box connects with CityFibre for new sponsorship deal
The Box has secured an exclusive sponsorship deal for its digital reminiscence service, ‘The Box on Screen’ with CityFibre, one of Plymouth’s newest companies and the UK’s third largest digital infrastructure builder.
Press Release - Feb 2021
Join The Box’s fortnightly online ‘Culture Club’
Would you like to find out more about some of Plymouth’s most important collections – and get the chance to explore them in different ways? Thanks to a new fortnightly ‘Culture Club’ which will be launched by The Box on 18 March, you can do just that!
Press Release - Jan 2021
102 Mayflower hats for modern day seafarers in need
102 international seafarers are set to benefit from some handmade woolly hats produced by local ladies during lockdown.
Press Release - Jan 2021
The Box selects local creatives for LGBT+ micro-commissions
The Box is thrilled to announce that Eric Rickard, Elani Evangelou, Laurie Reynolds and Arth Lawr have been chosen for its ‘My Story’ LGBT+ digital commissions.
Press Release - Dec 2020
New micro-commissions will celebrate the city’s LGBT+ community
We’re pleased to announce four micro-commissions aimed at those who identify as part of Plymouth’s LGBT+ community.
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.
Press Release - Apr 2020
Covid-19 Commissions: Plymouth After Dark - A week in the life of a locked down musician
We've announced four music commissions of £500 each as part of our response to the ongoing health crisis. ‘A week in the life of a locked down musician’ will form part of our major Plymouth After Dark project, as well as support some of the local musicians whose livelihoods have disappeared since government restrictions began in March.