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Plymouth marks Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January 2017

Millions of victims of the Holocaust as well as subsequent genocides will be remembered at the Holocaust Memorial Tree, as Plymouth City Council considers a cross-party motion to remember the Holocaust, educate young people, and take a stand against hate crime. On Holocaust Memorial Day, Friday 27 January, Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Pauline Murphy […]

Local venues to bring national craft festival to South West

Plymouth City Council, Plymouth College of Art and Mount Edgcumbe are joining forces to bring a national festival of contemporary craft to Plymouth this autumn. ‘Acts of Making’ is a two-week festival produced by the Crafts Council that celebrates contemporary craft through performances, live installations and workshops. Supported by Arts Council England and Plymouth Culture, […]

Mount Edgcumbe secures vital land management funding

Mount Edgcumbe Country House and Park, which is jointly run by Plymouth City and Cornwall Councils, has secured nearly £700,000 for improvements to its historic landscape and listed structures. Natural England, the government’s adviser on the natural environment, has awarded the funding through its Higher Level Stewardship Scheme. The scheme provides capital and revenue funding […]

History gets horrible at the Central Library

There’s gruesome fun for all the family on Saturday 20 September as Plymouth’s Central Library hosts an afternoon of ‘Horrible Histories’ activities. Staff in the children’s library will be transformed into Rotten Romans and Smashing Saxons and there may even be an appearance from Henry VIII so hold on to your heads! The costumes are […]