Plymouth Lunchtime Talks 2013

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Lunchtime Talk: Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer

Associate Curator of Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery, Clare Freestone, discusses pioneering female photographer, Ida Kar.
Tuesday 29 January 2013

Lunchtime Talk: The Post War Industries of Plymouth

Take a look back at the rise and fall of some of Plymouth’s largest private sector employers during the second half of the twentieth century, with Alan Bricknell from the University of the Third Age, including Bush, Tecalemit, Berkertex and Farleys.
Tuesday 5 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk:Treasures Saved for the Nation – The Work of The Art Fund

Discover more about the history and work of The Art Fund with Anthony Pugh-Thomas.
Tuesday 12 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: The Plym Valley Railway

Join representatives from the Plym Valley Railway Group for a talk about the former line that ran from Plymouth to Tavistock and its associated routes, on the 50th anniversary of its closure.

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Silver in the Collections of Plymouth Museum

Join the Curator of Decorative Art for a deeper look at some of the items of silver in the care of the City Museum and Art Gallery.

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Gordon Baldwin: Objects for a Landscape

Join Helen Walsh, York Art Gallery’s Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, as she discusses the City Museum and Art Gallery’s Spring 2013 exhibition, ‘Gordon Baldwin: Objects for a Landscape’ in more depth.

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Churches of Devon

Devon historian and Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, Todd Gray talks about the amazing art you can find hidden away in our region’s churches.

Tuesday 12 March 2013

Lunchtime Talk: David Hockney: Life and Works

Join Alan Read for a talk about the life and works of well-known British artist, David Hockney.

Tuesday 26 March 2013

 

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Pyramids And Papyrus

Pyramids at Gizah

Pyramids at Gizah

National Storytelling Week: Pyramids and Papyrus – Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

When: 26 January 2013
Where: Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AJ

1.30pm to 2.15pm
2.30pm to 3.15 pm

Join our professional storyteller for some amazing tales inspired by Ancient Egypt.

All stories are suitable for children aged 4 and up (wrigglers and siblings are welcome too), all of whom must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Ancient Egyptian-themed colouring and word activities will also be available for you to have a go at after the sessions.

Admission is free and there is no need to book. For enquiries please call 01752 304774.

www.plymouth.gov.uk/museumspecialevents

Spring 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Edgar Evans: Captain Scott’s Invaluable Assistant

Join author Isobel Williams around the time of the 101st anniversary of Scott of the Antarctic’s men reaching the Pole, as she discusses her book and strives to set the record straight about Edgar Evans.
Tuesday 15 January 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Cora Pearl: Harlot and Heroine

Eliza Emma Crouch (c.1837-1886), otherwise known as Cora Pearl, was a colourful courtesan whose lifestyle was both the scandal and toast of Europe. Diana Whitefoord from the University of the Third Age discusses her fascinating life in more detail.
Tuesday 22 January 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer

Associate Curator of Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery, Clare Freestone, discusses pioneering female photographer, Ida Kar.
Tuesday 29 January 2013

Lunchtime Talk: The Post War Industries of Plymouth

Take a look back at the rise and fall of some of Plymouth’s largest private sector employers during the second half of the twentieth century, with Alan Bricknell from the University of the Third Age, including Bush, Tecalemit, Berkertex and Farleys.
Tuesday 5 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk:Treasures Saved for the Nation – The Work of The Art Fund

Discover more about the history and work of The Art Fund with Anthony Pugh-Thomas.
Tuesday 12 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: The Plym Valley Railway

Join representatives from the Plym Valley Railway Group for a talk about the former line that ran from Plymouth to Tavistock and its associated routes, on the 50th anniversary of its closure.

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Silver in the Collections of Plymouth Museum

Join the Curator of Decorative Art for a deeper look at some of the items of silver in the care of the City Museum and Art Gallery.

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Gordon Baldwin: Objects for a Landscape

Join Helen Walsh, York Art Gallery’s Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, as she discusses the City Museum and Art Gallery’s Spring 2013 exhibition, ‘Gordon Baldwin: Objects for a Landscape’ in more depth.

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Lunchtime Talk: Churches of Devon

Devon historian and Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, Todd Gray talks about the amazing art you can find hidden away in our region’s churches.

Tuesday 12 March 2013

Lunchtime Talk: David Hockney: Life and Works

Join Alan Read for a talk about the life and works of well-known British artist, David Hockney.

Tuesday 26 March 2013

 


Grants For Plymouth Businesses

PWGF2 is a £3.9M fund run by Plymouth University with its partner the Western Morning News to provide grants to small and medium-sized businesses across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay. Grants of between £25,000 and £150,000
For : –

• Purchase of capital equipment;
• Premises modifications, refurbishment, fit out;
• Capital build projects (including site servicing and preparation);
• Training;
• Purchase of software and IT equipment;
• Site / lease purchase costs and commercial rents;
• Recruitment costs and salaries of employees who will have a substantial impact on the business and whose employment will move a business plan on materially.

Details

Plymouth University

Grant for Plymouth Businesses

Grant for Plymouth Businesses


Hannah Burnett ‘Weddings In the Spring’ Plymouth Flower Club Event

Plymouth Flower Club

Plymouth Flower Club Flower Arrangements

1st February 2013 Hannah Burnett ‘Weddings In the Spring‘ Plymouth Flower Club Event


Barry Grey & Nick Ground Flower Arranging Course

Devon & Cornwall Area of NAFAS
Brunel Manor, Torquay
Residential course Pure Fantasy
Resident National Demonstrators / tutors
Barry Grey & Nick Grounds 22 – 24th April 2013

Yellow Rose

Yellow Rose


Plympton Flower Arrangement Club Golden Anniversary Luncheon

Plympton Flower Arrangement Club

Golden Anniversary Luncheon Tuesday 7th May 2013 At The Boringdon Golf Club Plympton Demonstration by A National Demonstrator

Golden Roses

Golden Roses