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.

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

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

Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth

Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth Events


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

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

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