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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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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Plymouth as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Plymouth

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
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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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

13
DEC
The Magic of Motown
Plymouth Pavilions

The Magic of Motown at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Saturday 13 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Magic of Motown liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
The Human League
Plymouth Pavilions

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Status Quo
Plymouth Pavilions

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JAN
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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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Plymouth/Saltash Rock C
Ashes Function Suite/Clubhouse

The local Saltash choir is run by Cornwall based musician Jo Saville. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Saltash Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 4.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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24
JAN
Drowning Pool
The Hub

Drowning Pool at The Hub in Plymouthon Saturday 24 January 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 tickets…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JAN
Drowning Pool Wayne Static
The Hub

Drowning Pool Wayne Static at The Hub in Plymouthon Saturday 24 January 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…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Jason Mraz
Plymouth Pavilions

American singer‐songwriter Jason Mraz has elements of Reggae pop rock folk and jazz within his own unique style. He is best known for singles like Im Yours which shot him to international success and gained…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Collabro
Plymouth Pavilions

Collabro at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Friday 06 February 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 tickets for Collabro…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
Ross Noble
Plymouth Pavilions

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
FEB
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Plymouth Pavilions

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
Plymouth Pavilions

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Amon Amarth
The Hub

Amon Amarth is a Viking themed melodic death metal band from Tumba in Sweden. The band formed in 1992 taking their name from the Sindarin translation of Mount Doom a location in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle‐earth.…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Katherine Jenkins
Plymouth Pavilions

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

24
FEB
Paul Carrack
Plymouth Pavilions

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
FEB
Fearless Vampire Killers
The Hub

Fearless Vampire Killers at The Hub in Plymouthon Wednesday 25 February 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…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
FEB
Royal Blood
Plymouth Pavilions

Royal Blood at Plymouth Pavilions in Plymouth on Friday 27 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Royal Blood tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
Plymouth Pavilions

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

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: 27/11/2014 04:46:52