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What's On

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Culture Blog

What's On

Wednesday, June 19
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Bringing together four distinct painters – Bernadette Kerrigan, Chris Martin, Daniel Pettitt, and EJ Hauser – Everything That Happens Will Happen Today explores the formal and informal ways each of them make sense of the world through paint.
Thursday, June 20
At The Box Plymouth this winter season
Thursday, June 20
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A space to talk about creative business. Share ideas, opinions, and feelings about your professional or developing experience.
Saturday, June 22
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From mermaid purse making at the National Marine Aquarium to free bike rides at Victoria Park or crafts at Central library to immersive screenings at Market Hall there is something for everyone! 

Culture Blog

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A captivating and vibrant selection of modern artworks by artists Bernadette Kerrigan, Chris Martin, Daniel Pettitt and EJ Hauser are now available to view at the KARST gallery in Millbay, Plymouth
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What opportunities are out there for individuals and communities to experience the magic of music production in 2024 and where can you see it in action?
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Plymouth writer Laura Horton and designer Natasha Jenkins will be holding crochet workshops on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June, inviting participants to drop in and contribute.
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There are just 2 weeks left to enter The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2024, the UK’s most prestigious annual open exhibition for drawing.
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Mosh pits, chugging guitars and screaming lyrics are on the rise in Plymouth in 2024. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, the city’s metal scene has been growing fast in terms of bands and fans — and it’s hoped that the amount of venues putting on heavy rock nights featuring local acts will soon increase too.
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A unique and inspiring collection of portraits created by artist Mick Hand is currently in the works, successfully representing the diverse communities across Plymouth.
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The chosen title of the exhibition, ‘We See You’ responds directly to the generosity of the children in Kabul who agreed to share their art and the meaning they attach to it with distant strangers living very different lives.
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The focus of the exhibition is Care for Creation, giving youngsters a voice and say on their future.

Where to go

The Market Hall is a world-class space for digital innovation and learning situated in the heart of Devonport.
rise & grind
Two sisters who converted a 1960’s caravan into a mobile coffee shop in 2017, have now taken on the challenge of renovating an old boathouse into an espresso and cocktail bar!
A space for the local community to come together.
Pavilions new
The leading events, entertainment and conference venue in the South West. Plymouth Pavilions features a 4000 capacity events arena and an ice rink



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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