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New family events at Smeaton’s Tower

Our arts and heritage service has launched a brand new series of family-friendly events at Smeaton’s Tower. ‘Smeaton’s Tower Rocks’ will take place on Sunday 12 June, with a chance to paint lighthouse scenes on pebbles collected from the local foreshore. Visitors will be able to paint ‘Sunny Seaside Scenes’ on Sunday 17 July and make […]


Rainbow over Smeaton’s Tower this weekend

Red and yellow and orange and green – the colours of the rainbow will be shining out across the city tonight and tomorrow night in support of the city’s Pride Rally. From sunset until 2am, a chasing rainbow effect will be around the tower on the Hoe. Plymouth Pride parade is taking place on the Hoe and […]


Spotlight on Smeaton’s Tower for International Lighthouse Weekend

Plymouth’s iconic Smeaton’s Tower will have some special activities on offer on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 August for this year’s International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW). ILLW was established in Scotland in 1993 by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group and is held on the third full weekend of August each year. Its aim is […]