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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

24
APR
Derren Brown
Theatre Royal Plymouth

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England.While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
APR
Maintaining Temperate Marine Animals
The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Join John Rundle who recently retired as the MBAs head aquarist in Plymouth to find out how to set up and maintain your own temperate aquarium in any setting.The 1.5 day course is designed to give guidance and technical information on how…

Location: 1.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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27
APR
Ben Howard
Plymouth Pavilions

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Michael Ball
Plymouth Pavilions

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
Mike and the Mechanics
Plymouth Pavilions

Following a six‐year hiatus & a massive reunion with Genesis Mike Rutherford has joined forces with one of the UKs most successful R&B acts Andrew Roachford& Canadian born singer & actor Tim Howar…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

02
MAY
Mike The Mechanics
Plymouth Pavilions

Mike The Mechanics at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 02 May 2015. 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…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
"The Imitation Game" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch Keira Knightley Matthew Goode Mark Strong Rory Kinnear Charles Dance Allen Leech and Matthew Beard. Directed by: Morten Tyldum.Based on the real‐life story of Alan Turing who is credited with cracking the German Enigma code The Imitation Game portrays…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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23
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Plymouth Pavilions

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 23 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
JUN
"My Old Lady" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Stars: Kevin Kline Maggie Smith & Kristin Scott Thomas.A down‐on‐his‐luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian apartment. But when he arrives to sell the place hes shocked to discover a live‐in tenant who is not prepared to budge. Moreover the feisty elderly tenant…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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06
JUN
The Moody Blues
Plymouth Pavilions

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Moorland Garden Hotel

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score…

Location: 6.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01822 852245
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17
JUN
"The Theory of Everything" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Stars: Eddie Redmayne Felicity Jones.Directed by: James Marsh.The OSCAR winning extraordinary story of one of the worlds greatest living minds the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy active young man…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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21
JUN
Milton Jones
Plymouth Pavilions

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

15
JUL
"Effie Gray" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Stars: Dakota Fanning Claudia Cardinale Emma Thompson Robbie Coltrane Julie Walters Derek Jacobi James Fox David Suchet.Directed by: Richard Laxton.Based on the real‐life scandal that shocked Victorian‐era England this is the story of Euphemia Effie Gray. At 19 she married the prominent…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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12
AUG
Michael McIntyre
Plymouth Pavilions

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008.As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

19
AUG
"Selma" (12A)
Cinema by the Sea

Stars: David Oyelowo Carmen Ejogo Tom Wilkinson.Directed by: Ava DuVernay.Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three‐month period in 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08458 681021
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25
SEP
Squeeze
Plymouth Pavilions

'Squeeze' is an English band that is closely associated with the 'New Wave' period of the late 70s. Squeeze have had 3 periods of active recording and performing firstly between '74 and '82 then from…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
Darcy Oake
Plymouth Pavilions

Darcy Oake at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Sunday 27 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Darcy Oake liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

02
OCT
Alan Carr
Plymouth Pavilions

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

09
OCT
Bill Bailey
Plymouth Pavilions

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection.Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
Gun
The Junction

Gun at The Junction in Plymouth on Thursday 15 October 2015. 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 including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Harry Enfield Paul Whitehouse
Plymouth Pavilions

Harry Enfield Paul Whitehouse at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 24 October 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Plymouth Pavilions

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Sunday 25 October 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
The Vaccines
Plymouth Pavilions

Following the recent announcement of their Brixton Academy headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows. The bands debut album What…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
The Waterboys
Plymouth Pavilions

The Waterboys are truly a one of a kind band. They claim to be like no other band with no genre school or fashion they simply play Waterboy music. They have performed all over the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Diversity
Plymouth Pavilions

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous.They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Kevin Bridges
Plymouth Pavilions

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

10
DEC
Caro Emerald
Plymouth Pavilions

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Gareth Malone
Plymouth Pavilions

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour.This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

14
DEC
Jasper Carrott Alistair McGowan
Plymouth Pavilions

Jasper Carrott Alistair McGowan at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Monday 14 December 2015. 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…

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: 24/04/2015 19:46:31