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Wednesday, April 17
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“Miraculous..Cynthia Erivo is the reason you need to see Drift” – Rolling Stone 
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Winner: Berlin Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution 2023
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Dr Joel Merriner is an Associate Lecturer in Art History at the University of Plymouth, where he teaches modules on art historical methodologies and the history of book illustration.
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The inspirational true story of Mercedes Gleitze, who in 1927 became the first British woman to swim the English Channel.

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Shark Week is a renowned cultural phenomenon – but Plymouth is going bigger and better this summer by welcoming Shark Month to Royal William Yard this July.
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Three ideas why you should consider delving into the world of animation. From adding a little “je ne sais quoi” to your work to getting more traction on social media to getting more work with higher commission fees.
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48 hours of experimental music, performance, talks, presentations, workshops in Plymouth
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A new exhibition that will plunge audiences into the heart of our world’s vast ocean and explore how it holds the key to our survival in the face of climate emergency has opened at The Box.
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From an Easter Egg Hunt to a family Astronaut Academy, there is no shortage of egg-citing entertainment coming up at Royal William Yard.
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If you don’t have plans for tonight (Saturday 24th February) then you need to get tickets to see Brazil’s finest dance company at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth. 
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Richard Chappell Dance is thrilled to announce the return of its latest work Hot House, which comes to The House, Plymouth on Wednesday 6 March
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A one-of-a-kind free play arcade offering an unparalleled experience for individuals and families alike.

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Recently purchased by Nudge Community Builders and Eat Work Art who are set to breathe life back into this wonderful building.
Cosmic Kitchen 2
Cosmic Kitchen is a family-run, vegan bistro in Plymouth. Pioneered by twin sisters Gabriela & Lucia Evangelou. The ethos is simple – GOOD MOOD FOOD!
Plymouth Synagogue new
Plymouth Synagogue is the oldest extant synagogue built by Ashkenazi Jews in the English speaking world.
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A multi-purpose, multi-genre, 750 capacity live music venue.

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Highlights

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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