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Vera and Shetland author Ann Cleeves to visit Plymouth

Crime fans are in for a treat next month as award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves visits the Central Library. Ann is the author behind television’s Vera and Shetland. She has written more than 25 novels and is the creator of detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez – characters loved both on screen and in print. […]


‘An Epic Fishy Tale’ on the beach at Devil’s Point

Making costumes, rehearsing lines, weaving fish…the community of Stonehouse is creating an unforgettable theatrical experience at Devil’s Point this month. ‘An Epic Fishy Tale’ is a play about a little fish that goes on an extraordinary journey of discovery from moor to shore and will highlight the rich biodiversity around the beach at Devil’s Point. […]


Famous characters inspire films, tours and talks at City Museum

Explorers, artists, politicians and royalty are all featured on Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s programme of events for adults this July. Ernest Shackleton, whose Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition set sail from Plymouth in 1914, is the subject of a lunchtime talk at 1.10pm on Tuesday 1 July. Paul Davies from the Devon and Cornwall Polar Society […]


June talks and tours highlight Modern Masters and Old Masters

This month’s lunchtime talks and art bites at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery focus on Old Masters from one of its most historic collections plus Modern Masters from a significant exhibition. On Tuesday 17 June, senior conservator Neil Wressell will give a presentation about ‘A Royal Game’. This large-scale sculpture featuring Elizabeth I and […]