Bautiful Plymouth

 

Plymouth is a great place to experience a feel of Great Britain’s history. It is full of historical places that are well preserved. It is not only the beautiful sites of Plymouth that is attractive but also the people are very warm and nice. In Plymouth, you can find nice and cheap places to stay that have a beautiful view along with it. Try to indulge yourself with good food and a great people by stopping by for a tour in the beautiful town of Plymouth.


David Hockney: Life and Works Talk In Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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


Churches of Devon Talk In Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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


Gordon Baldwin: Objects for a Landscape Talk In Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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


Silver in the Collections of Plymouth Museum Talk In Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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


The Plym Valley Railway Talk in Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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


Treasures Saved for the Nation – The Work of The Art Fund Talk in Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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

 


The Post War Industries Of Plymouth Talk

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Events

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

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

 


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

 


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

 


Plymouth Lord Mayor’s Carol Service 2012

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth, Devon

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth, Devon

Plymouth Lord Mayor’s Carol Service took place this evening at the Minster Church of St. Andrew. Whilst it was raining outside, inside the warmth of the glowing candles, which had been lit from the Peace Light from Bethlehem delighted.

Candles at St Andrew's

Candles lit with the Peace light from Bethlehem.

The Lord Mayor, Michael Wright was accompanied by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, the High Sheriff of Devon and the Recorder of Plymouth.

The service of nine lessons was read from the scriptures by Jeremy Clark, Assistant Organist at St. Andrew’s, Father Sam Philpott, the Lord Mayor’s Chaplin, Rear Admiral C Johnstone, Flag Officer Sea Training, Ms T Lee, Chief Executive Plymouth City Council, Lieutenant Colonel E Dawes, Commanding Officer, 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, Reverend Steve Nichols, Curate Minister Church of St. Andrew, Judge W Taylor, Recorder of Plymouth and the Lord Mayor.

Minster Church of St. Andrew Candle Ring

Minster Church of St Andrew Candle Ring

The collection from the well attended congregation will go to support the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund, Parkinsons UK.

St. Andrew’s Choir sang a range of Christmas songs and the organ was played by the Assistant Organist Jeremy Clark.

The church was decorated with a tall Christmas tree, flowers and a nativity arrangement.

Christmas Tree St. Andrew's 2012

Christmas Tree St. Andrew’s 2012


Olympians Celebrate In Plymouth



2012 Olympians Tom Daley, Tonia Couch, Sarah Barrow and others in parade through Plymouth, Devon


Plymouth Mela 2012

Plymouth Mela 2012 is a free festival of theatre, music and dance showcasing the best in South Asian Arts.

Sunday 23rd September 2012

11am – 4pm

Plymouth City Centre Piazza

http://www.plymouthmela.com


Smeaton’s Tower Free Visit

Smeaton's Tower

Smeaton’s Tower



Free admission to Smeaton’s Tower, the Merchant’s House and the Elizabethan House Friday 7th September 2012.


British Firework Champion Of Champions Display Plymouth 2012 A Photographic Glimpse

British Firework Champion Of Champions Display Plymouth 2012 A Photographic Glimpse

British Firework Champion Of Champions Display Plymouth 2012 A Photographic Glimpse

A mini photographic e-book with 31 photos of British Firework Champion Of Champions Display Plymouth 2012.


International Lighthouse Day 2012

International Lighthouse Day 2012
Saturday 18 August, 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm
Smeaton’s Tower, The Hoe, Plymouth
Enjoy a range of fun lighthouse-themed activities, including discovering more about ‘A Day in the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper’!
Details

 

Smeaton's Tower

Smeaton’s Tower


Plymouth’s 29 Commando RA Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary With The People Of Plymouth



29 Commando Royal Artillery celebrated their 50th Anniversary by marching with veterans through Plymouth City Centre and to their home at the Royal Citadel, on the Hoe. These are some of the photographs from the day’s events.


Plymouth Royal Marines And Veterans Parading to Celebrate 50th Anniversary



Marching up Royal Parade, Plymouth 29 Commando and veterans to celebrate their 50th Anniversary, 21st July 2012.


Fashion And Face Painting At Summer Fayre In Eggbuckland

Eggbuckland Fun Day 2012

Eggbuckland Fun Day 2012



Fashion And Face Painting At Summer Fayre In Eggbuckland


The British Firework Championships

The British Firework Championships Plymouth Hoe Tuesday 14 to Wednesday 15 August 2012 9.30pm

On Plymouth Hoe over two evenings there will be fireworks displays and this year the Champion of Champions competition in which the winners from the past six years will compete for the prestigious ‘British Fireworks Champion of Champions’ title.

Details

Fireworks Championship Plymouth Night 2 17 August 2011

Fireworks Championship Plymouth Night 2 17 August 2011
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Mega Ride Plymouth

Mega-Ride Plymouth Hoe Sunday 12 August 2012

The Mega-Ride is the 18th year of  the UK’s largest charity motorcycle ride out with thousands of motor cyclists taking part leaving Lee Mill Industrial Estate for the charity ride finishing on Plymouth Hoe.

For more information visit the Mega-Ride website.

Mega Ride Plymouth

Mega Ride Plymouth
Image: http://chestnutappeal.org.uk/


Music Of The Night

Music of the Night The Royal Citadel, Plymouth Hoe Monday 16 to Friday 20 July 2012

Music of the Night began in 1992 to commemorate the re-dedication of the Royal Citadel after its refurbishment. With a cast of hundreds of local amateur singers and dancers of all ages and the professional musicians of the Royal Artillery and Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, the final production of Music of the Night will be hosted by 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery in celebration of the unit’s fiftieth anniversary, with profits from the performances donated to local and military charities.

For more information visit the Music of the Night website.

Music of the Night

Music of the Night
Image: http://www.teamarmy.org


29 Commando Gunners 50th Anniversary Parade

29 Commando Gunners 50th Anniversary Parade

Plymouth City Centre Saturday 21 July 2012 11.45am

To celebrate their 50th anniversary the 29 Commando Gunners will exercise their freedom to parade their colours through Plymouth  and will march from Buckwell Street down Royal Parade from St Andrew’s Cross roundabout to Derry’s Cross roundabout and back up Royal Parade to the Royal Citadel. The Lord Mayor Michael Wright will take the salute from the troops on Royal Parade.

29 Commando Gunners

29 Commando Gunners
Image: http://www.commandoveterans.org


Plymouth Classic Boat Rally

Plymouth Classic Boat Rally Sutton Harbour Friday 27 to Monday 30 July 2012

This will be the 25th anniversary of the Plymouth Classic at Sutton Harbour for classic boats.

For more information visit the Plymouth Classic Boat Rally website

Plymouth Classic Boat Rally

Plymouth Classic Boat Rally
Image: http://www.classicboat.co.uk/


Plymouth’s History

Plymouth History

Plymouth History
Image: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/

Hands on Plymouth’s History – 2012 A Year of Celebration Plymouth Guildhall Saturday 14 July 2012, 10am to 4pm

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office. This event will showcase some of the interesting records from collections, including those related to sport in the city and previous Jubilees. There is a talk programme throughout the day and will include Chris Robinson, local historian and author of many local history books, discussing ‘Plymouth in the 40s and 50s’ from 10.30am. Peter Towey from the Friends of Devon Archives (FoDA) will then talk about what FoDA can offer local and family historians from 11.30am. More information


Armed Forces Day Parade Plymouth



Armed Forces Day Parade Plymouth


Earl Of Wessex In Plymouth

The Earl of Wessex was in Plymouth for Armed Forces Day 2012


Prime Minister comes to Plymouth for Armed Forces Day



Prime Minister comes to Plymouth for Armed Forces Day


Pictures From The Frontline

‘Pictures from the Frontline’,  exhibition is at City Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday 16 June to Saturday 7 July as part of Armed Forces Week. Details

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery


Red Arrows In Plymouth

On Armed Services Day from 5pm to 6pm there will be an air show, including the Red Arrows at around 5.40pm in Plymouth on the 30th June 2012. Full events here.

Red Arrows

Red Arrows


A Steam Past Of Military Ships

On the 30th june 2012, Armed Forces Day at 2pm there will be a steam past of military ships in Plymouth Sound Full timetable here

Plymouth Sound Ships Parade

Plymouth Sound Ships Parade


More People Signed The Petition To Save The Airport Than Used The Airport

This is Plymouth online site reported that “More people signed the petition to save the airport than used the airport” and Plymouth City Council won’t provide financial backing to reopen full story


Pavilions Facelift

Plymouth Argyle owner James Brent agreed with Plymouth City Council for the £83m investment in the city’s Pavilions site and Brent’s Five Directions Ltd (FDL) business will take over the existing ice rink and arena facilities in October. Full Story

Plymouth Pavillions Facelift

Plymouth Pavilions Facelift


Door Of Unity Ceremony

Friday 29 June 2012 Midday The annual ‘Door of Unity’ service at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth to commemorate the enduring peace between Britain and the United States ceremony will take place. Contact details

The Door of Unity, Plymouth

The Door of Unity, Plymouth http://www.plymbuzz.co.uk


Networking For Businesses

Where: China Fleet , Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6LJ U (UK)
Date: Wednesday Jul 4th 2012 -Wednesday Jul 4th 2012
Time: 9:30 am -3:30 pm

Agenda and details here of business networking event


Plymouth Armed Forces Week Opening Ceremony

On Monday 25th June 2012 at Midday, the Lord and Lady Mayoress will oversee the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Plymouth Guildhall at the opening ceremony. Details

Union Jack Flag

Union Jack Flag


Concert For Seafarers

27th June 2012 19:30, A concert at the Minster Church of St Andrew will take place to celebrate our seafarers and the Plymouth Youth Concert Band and the HMS Drake Volunteer Band will be playing.  More information

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth, Devon

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth, Devon


Polish Armed Forces Talks

12.30pm to 6.45pm on the 25th June 2012 there will be an afternoon of talks and presentations at the Central Library celebrating Plymouth’s links with the Polish armed forces. Details

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum And Art Gallery


Don’t Park Unlawfully In Plymouth

Plymouth is upping its CCTV camera car parking activities so don’t park unlawfully. Full story


HMS Vivid Open Day

Wednesday 27 June 2012  HMS Vivid, the city’s Royal Naval Reserve unit in HM Naval Base, Devonport is having an open day. Admission via Granby Way in Devonport. More details

HMS Vivid

HMS “Vivid” Passing the Old and New Eddystone Lighthouses, the Channel Squadron in the Distance http://www.gac.culture.gov.uk


St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth

As part of Armed Forces Week, on Sunday 24 June 2012, 09:30 prayers will be said in St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth. Details

St Andrew's Church, Plymouth

St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth


Dock On The Hamoaze

Tuesday 26 June 2012 , 13:10 Illustrated lunchtime talk will be taking place at the City Museum by Commander Charles Crichton. He will talk about the 300-year history of the ‘Dock on the Hamoaze’.  Further details

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd

Commander Charles Crichton OBE RN Rtd
http://www.2171.org

Dock in the Hamoaze

Dock in the Hamoaze
http://www.aarchive.co.uk


Plymouth Families Who Cost The City More Than £55million a year

Troubled Plymouth families are the source of significant levels of crime and anti-social behaviour in the city and will be targeted with the help of new government cash to make a difference. Full story

Plymouth

Plymouth


Ford Park Cemetery Walk

A guided free walk is taking place at Ford Park Cemetery Sunday 24 June at 2pm and will  tell the stories of some of the sailors, soldiers and airmen buried at Ford Park. More information

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Cemetery

Major General Sir Leonard Rogers K.C.S.I., F.R.S. Was born in this house in 1868 And lived here in his younger days. During 27 years of intensive work In the Indian Medical Service. He Was a pioneer in the treatment and Prevention of Cholera, Leprosy and Other tropical diseases. He continue His work after retirement with Unabated zeal until he was over 90 years of age. His discoveries have saved countless lives in many countries. This tablet was erected by Plymouth Medical Practitioners 1959


Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth

Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth Events

SATURDAY 30 JUNE

Day of exhibitions and displays on land, on sea and in the air on Plymouth Hoe with late afternoon and evening entertainment on the Hoe and the Barbican.

It will be followed on the Sunday 1 July with Sea Sunday and churches will come together to remember our seafarers.

Between 10am to 11.30am the annual RAF and Allied Air Forces Monument Service will take place Plymouth Hoe at the war memorial together with the band of the Royal Air Force.

11.15am a thanksgiving service at Sea Sunday service at the Minster Church of St Andrew dedicated to all those who serve in the Royal and Merchant Navies and ‘they that go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business in great waters’ will take place.

At Midday there will be Forces Family Day hosted by the Friends of Devonport Park to celebrate Devonport’s naval and military heritage, including a concert on the new bandstand in Devonport Park, with music provided by the Soundhouse Brass and the Devonport Park Choir together with a wide variety of entertainment and fun activities. Further details

Plymouth War Memorial

Plymouth War Memorial


HMS Argyll

Royal Navy operational warship HMS Argyll can be visited on the 30th June as part of Armed Forces Day. Details

HMS Argyll

HMS Argyll


Tri-service And Veterans Parade

On the 30th June 2012 at 11.15am there will be a tri-service and veterans parade and at 11.45am a drumhead service on Plymouth Hoe as part of Armed Forces Day. Full details of events here

Armed Forces Day Plymouth

Armed Forces Day Plymouth


Armed Forces Day 2012

Armed Forces Day 2012 is to be held on Saturday 30 June in Plymouth and there will be a series of events leading up to the day. Full Agenda and events can be found here


Dame Lucile Newell Sayers

Dame Lucile Newell Sayers was the first Chairman of Plymouth Flower Club in 1956.


Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth

The Plymouth Flower Club was started in 1956 following a flower show at the Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.

Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.

Royal Assembly Hall, Plymouth.


Tinside Pool Closed

Tinside Pool has been closed until health officials can confirm an algae bloom in the Sound does not pose a threat. Story

Tinside Pool Plymouth

Tinside Pool Plymouth
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Don’t Go In The Sea

Do not to go in the water as there is an algal bloom, Plymouth City Council have identified 12 species of algae on the Hoe Foreshore, within Plymouth’s Breakwater. It is naturally occurring and some strains could be harmful to marine life and dogs should be kept out of the water if there was scum on it. Story here


Helping Street Children

Harrison Nash a former student at Devonport High School for Boys and graduated in Social Work from Plymouth University has been working  with street children daily basis. Story details


Plymouth Olympic Torch Relay

The Torch Relay reaches Devonport at 7.40pm and will arrive at the Hoe at about 8.50pm on the Saturday May 19 2012. Details


Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch Relay in Plymouth 2012 Details here


Plymouth City Centre Spruce-Up

In preparation for the Olympic flag the City of Plymouth is getting a spruce-up. Story Here


Community Fun Day 14th July 2012

Community Fun Day 14th July 2012 11:30 to 16:00 Frogmore Field Eggbuckland Residents, Plymouth


Plymouth University Project Assists Local Businesses

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) provided capital for the completion of the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Center (PEMC) which is a joint project of Plymouth University and JEOL Limited.

The Plymouth University is one of the Top 50 research institutions in UK. With Its rich heritage dating back from 1862, the Plymouth University is consistently on top rating in teaching and research. Helping over hundreds of business in UK has always been an advocacy of the University.

On the other hand, JEOL limited, is a market leader in Microscope sales, joins Plymouth University on their advocacy in building the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre by providing the apparatus.

The amount of the project is said to be around 1.3 pounds for a three year period. It is the collective funding by the University, JEOL and other resources along with the ERDF contribution.

One of the purposes of this project is to provide assistance to local business in Plymouth and of South West of England. The Plymouth University will give training and assistance to small companies which will enhance the growth of local commerce and industry.

The new facility is also expected to provide additional jobs in Plymouth. The addition of the three electron microscopy machines in Plymouth University will also connect and develop a stronger relationship with big companies in UK. Local businesses will be given further assistance by showcasing awareness events about the benefits of the new technology to businesses in Plymouth and all of England.

Going to college? Inside information here


Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon Story here

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon

Plymouth People Do Well In London Marathon


Promoting Plymouth

Plymouth is situated in South Devon and has magnificent views over looking Plymouth Sound.