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Ready, set, go! Ticket bookings for The Box go live
Press Release - Sep 2020

Ready, set, go! Ticket bookings go live this Thursday

The build up to the opening of The Box is in the home straight with ticket bookings due to go live at 10am this Thursday (10 September).

Schools Update: Visits, workshops and online resources
News - Sep 2020

Schools Update: Visits, workshops and online resources

As schools return to the classroom, we're busy counting down to the opening of The Box. After a very unusual few months, it's a time for new beginnings. We're marking this by launching a suite of new resources and activities to support schools so they can explore the history of the voyage of the Mayflower.

The Box | Education Programme Announcement
Press Release - Sep 2020

Education programme spans Prehistoric mammoths to the present day

We're thrilled to be able to reveal more details about our innovative education programme, bookings for which go live from 10 September.

New membership scheme to give exclusive access to exhibitions and events
Press Release - Aug 2020

New membership scheme to give exclusive access to exhibitions and events

With our launch date fast approaching, we've launched a membership scheme offering a range of benefits for individuals and households.

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.