Tag Archives : Three Towns


Historic Full Council meeting commemorates Plymouth’s ‘Three Towns’ centenary

Today’s Full Council meeting is being held at Devonport Guildhall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the three towns of Devonport, East Stonehouse and Plymouth. Before the historic meeting got under way, freemen and aldermen of the city gathered on the steps of the building in Ker Street to recreate a photo […]


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 […]


Plymouth to trip the ‘Light Fantastic’ in celebration of Three Towns centenary

The 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the three towns of Plymouth, East Stonehouse and Devonport will be celebrated in lights next month, thanks to a £36,203 grant from Arts Council England (ACE). Plymouth City Council’s arts and heritage service has successfully secured the funding for a special lighting project, which will see iconic buildings […]


MTV Crashes treat for Children in Care

Hundreds of Plymouth children and young people who are supported by the city’s children’s services enjoyed last night’s MTV Crashes event after receiving free tickets. Plymouth City Council and Destination Plymouth gave 1,000 complimentary tickets to children in care, their carers, young people leaving care, along with other young people receiving extra support or making […]


Plymouth welcomes His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales

Plymouth was very pleased to welcome His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, to the Royal William Yard today (Tuesday 15th July). The visit took place to mark the 100th anniversary of the joining together of the neighbouring towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse. The ‘Three Towns’ as they are known, were formally merged in 1914 […]


Days to go before MTV Crashes Plymouth

Excitement is rising with just days to go until 20,000 people take to The Hoe for the spectacular live music event of the summer. MTV Crashes Plymouth on Tuesday 15 July with performances from chart-topping artists the Kaiser Chiefs, Example, The 1975 and Kiesza. Doors to the event, organised by MTV and Plymouth City Council, […]


The 1975 and Kiesza join MTV Crashes Plymouth line-up

Number one selling band The 1975 and electro-pop breakthrough artist Kiesza have joined the stellar line-up for MTV Crashes Plymouth. The sold out show, which takes place on the Hoe on Tuesday 15 July, is being organised in collaboration with the Council and is one of the highlights in this year’s Three Towns centenary celebrations. […]


Example to rock the Hoe when MTV Crashes Plymouth

Chart topping singer and rapper Example is the latest act to be added to the line-up for this summer’s eagerly awaited MTV Crashes Plymouth event on Tuesday 15 July. He joins the BRIT Award winning Kaiser Chiefs for the spectacular show on Plymouth Hoe, with more acts yet to be announced. Example first found success […]