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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Plymouth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Plymouth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Plymouth

21
OCT
FREE taster session at the Plymouth Rock Choir
Crownhill Family Centre

The Plymouth Rock Choir is led by local musician Eleanor Williams. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Eleanor. Rock Choir…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Plymouth/Saltash Rock C
Saltash United Kimberley Park Stadium

The local Saltash choir is run by vocal teacher Jo Saville. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Saltash and wider Cornwall county community. We…

Location: 3.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
John Bishop
Plymouth Pavilions

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004.Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
John Bishop Supersonic
Plymouth Pavilions

John Bishop Supersonic at Plymouth Pavilions live on Friday 24 October 2014 in Plymouth Devon.For tickets to see John Bishop Supersonic at Plymouth Pavilions see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
OCT
John Newman
Plymouth Pavilions

23 year old rising star John Newman whose critically acclaimed debut album Tribute released this week and vying for the number 1 spot on the album chart has announced a major UK tour for JanuaryFebruary…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Paul Potts
Plymouth Pavilions

Paul Potts is a Bristol‐born singer who won Britains Got Talent show on TV going on to find fame internationally.…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Example
Plymouth Pavilions

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned withenergy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Sikth
White Rabbit

Sikth at White Rabbit in Plymouth on Friday 31 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Oceana, Plymouth

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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01
NOV
Swan Lake by the Mariinsky Ballet
Cinema by the Sea

The worlds most loved ballet Swan Lake captured from the Mariinsky Theatre St Petersburg the city where it was created. This special event ‐ celebrating 275 years since Russian ballet began ‐ stars Ekaterina Kondurova. Running time: 137 minutes including 15 min.…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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08
NOV
Paloma Faith
Plymouth Pavilions

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
UB40
Plymouth Pavilions

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
UB40 Duncan Campbell
Plymouth Pavilions

UB40 Duncan Campbell at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Monday 10 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UB40 Duncan Campbell tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
An Evening With Noel Fielding
Plymouth Pavilions

An Evening With Noel Fielding at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Wednesday 12 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
NOV
Passenger
Plymouth Pavilions

Singer song writer Mike Rosenberg is Passenger With a varying back up band for five albums of folk influenced pop rock Passenger has delivered hypnotically good all English music. Thank you Mike for putting the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
NOV
A Day To Remember
Plymouth Pavilions

US rock band A Day to Remember were founded in 2003 by their guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs and are known for their unusual mix of metalcore and pop punk style fusing emo…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
Jon Richardson
Plymouth Pavilions

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK.With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
NOV
Bellowhead
Plymouth Pavilions

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
NOV
"Belle" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. Raised by her aristocratic great‐uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife Belles lineage affords her certain privileges yet the colour of her skin prevents…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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29
NOV
"12 Years a Slave" (15)
Cinema by the Sea

Directed by Steve McQueen. Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor Michael Fassbender Benedict Cumberbatch Paul Dano Paul Giamatti Lupita Nyongo Sarah Paulson Brad Pitt Alfr Woodard Quvenzhan Wallis.Based on an incredible true story of one mans fight for survival and freedom. In the pre‐Civil War…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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29
NOV
Mad Dog Mcrea - The Longer Road Tour
University Main Hall

Mad Dog Mcrea raise hands lift feet and start parties wherever they play with their spellbinding recipe of folk pop rock jazz bluegrass and shake your ass music.Mad Dog Mcrea raise hands lift feet and start parties wherever they play with their…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44(0)1458 210954
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29
NOV
Lily Allen
Plymouth Pavilions

Daughter of renowned actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen Lily Rose Allen has grown from strength to strength over the last decade and is now a major force in the UK music charts.Her…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
Sabaton
White Rabbit

Sabaton at White Rabbit in Plymouth on Sunday 30 November 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.Let us do the legwork…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
Bombay Bicycle Club
Plymouth Pavilions

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Globe on Screen - The Tempest
Cinema by the Sea

Prospero Duke of Milan usurped and exiled by his own brother holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and the deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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08
DEC
Madness
Plymouth Pavilions

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Basement Jaxx
Plymouth Pavilions

Basement Jaxx duo have been producing and releasing house music since their rise in popularity in the late 1990.Consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe their discography includes Wheres your head at and…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Machine Head
Plymouth Pavilions

Machine Head at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Thursday 11 December 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.Let us do the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
Jools Holland
Plymouth Pavilions

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

13
DEC
Magic of Motown
Plymouth Pavilions

Get readyfor the smash hit concert show from the States.Here it comes authentically recreating the harmonies slick moves stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.Its on its…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research. It remains Britain's foremost aquarium and in the four years it has been open it has attracted over one and half million visitors…

Merchants House Museum

Step back into an Elizabethan Merchant's house and get a taste of what Plymouth life was like in the past ‐ from beggars to the Blitz. Browse potions and lotions in our reconstructed chemist shop.…

Plymouth Dome

There is much to see and enjoy at the Plymouth Dome, with plenty to touch and stirring commentaries to listen to ‐ even some interesting smellsExperience Plymouth's historic past and discover the voyages and people who have set sail from Plymouth Sound and shaped the world. Brave the…

Royal Citadel

A dramatic 17th‐century fortress built to defend the coastline from the Dutch and still in use by the military today.It has been regularly strengthened over the years, particularly during the 1750's when it was equipped with 113 guns, and is still in use today by the…

Antony House

Superb early 18th‐century mansion set in parkland and fine gardens.The house, containing collections of paintings, furniture and textiles, and home of the Carew family for almost 600 years, is faced in silvery‐grey Pentewan stone, flanked by colonnaded wings of mellow brick.The grounds were landscaped…

Bar Hush

Bar Hush Nightclub in Plymouth, Devon.Contact venue on telephone number 01752 229417 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Updated: 21/10/2014 17:36:47