Tag Archives : heritage

Iconic buildings set to shine in ‘Light Fantastic’ events

Five of Plymouth’s most iconic buildings will become beacons of light on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 November as part of the city’s Three Towns centenary celebrations. Light Fantastic will see landmarks in Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse brought to life with photos, images, sounds and memories from the last century as well as today. On […]

Youngsters celebrate completion of conservation works on Stonehouse Wall

Youngsters from St George’s Primary School have planted shrubs at Stonehouse Wall to mark the completion of conservation works. The medieval wall, which forms a boundary between Stonehall Flats and the site owned by Princess Yachts, is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and dates back to 1540. It used to defend the town of Stonehouse and […]

Event registration now open for 2015 History Festival

Registration for next year’s Plymouth History Festival is now open to all local event providers. The annual celebration of the city’s heritage will run from Friday 1 to Sunday 31 May 2015. Since it was launched in 2012, two successful festivals have taken place, offering more than 250 events that have been enjoyed by thousands […]

Perfect 10 for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has been awarded VisitEngland’s ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ accreditation for the 10th year in a row. The inspector from the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS) said he was extremely pleased with the standard of the Museum’s pre-visit and marketing materials, signage, facilities, displays, exhibitions and customer service. VisitEngland […]