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What's On

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Culture Blog

What's On

Wednesday, December 6
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“It Shouldn’t Be Like This.” A new play written by Jenny and Paul Shryane about homelessness in Plymouth.
Wednesday, December 6
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Theatre Royal Plymouth presents the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Pins and Needles production of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas. Adapted by Pins and Needles.
Wednesday, December 6
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Our monthly comedy night at the B-Bar!
Wednesday, December 6
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Queer Cafe at Leadworks! 5pm to 10pm.

Culture Blog

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Plymouth Methodist Central Hall's warm-hearted Knit & Natter group, which meets every Wednesday, has knitted 50 adorable angels. Can you help them reach 1000?
Pete Clayton, Made in Plymouth's Creative Columnist, shares his experience of 'learning from mistakes'...
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Disability arts platform ‘Funky Llama’ have celebrated 10 years of community empowerment with an all-accessible bash. Plymouth Community Reporter, Holly Restrick, attended the event and chatted to those who have worked hard to grow it.
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Talented local artist Ellie Johnson, well known as Mrs Murals, is working with Kaya Gallery on the Barbican to raise funds for the RNLI.
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The Box unveils a 2024 exhibition programme featuring significant partnerships with National Portrait Gallery, Tate, National Gallery and Imperial War Museums
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Cinema is one of the most easily accessible artforms. It allows windows into other worlds and new perspectives on a world we think we are familiar with.
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A festive array of creative makers is in store for you from this Monday the 27 till Sunday the 3rd of December. 
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A new series of neon light installations that celebrate the heritage of Plymouth’s Civic Square

Where to go

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MIRROR features a high-quality contemporary programme of exhibitions and events seeking to enrich teaching and learning at Plymouth College of Art whilst welcoming the wider public to enjoy.
Cineworld Plymouth boasts 12 screens, IMAX, 4DX, and a Starbucks.
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For those looking for blues music, good food and a great atmosphere.
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A Fantastic Pub in a Unique Location



Lighting up the city

Part of the HAZ programme to activate the City Centre Conservation Area

Cultural programme

Project to help reimagine the city through community-led culture

Meanwhile use

Supporting projects that occupy vacant spaces in the city

Dance directory

Our directory of dance organisations in Plymouth

Meet me at the sundial

The Barbican Theatre's exploration of Plymouth buses

Combat the climate crisis

Hundreds join Plymouth’s ground-breaking Community Climate Centre

Cornwall Street project

The vacant space showcases university students' work

2023 at TRP

The Theatre Royal Plymouth are ready to kick-start 2023

City shops transformed

Empty shops in Plymouth transformed by creatives and artists

Cultural differences should not separate us from each other… but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity.

Robert Alan

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