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

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

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’!


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.

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.


Fireworks Championship Plymouth Night 2 17 August 2011

Fireworks Championship Plymouth Night 2 17 August 2011