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Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
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01752 304774
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museum@plymouth.gov.uk
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01752 304775

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Lunchtime talks

Unless stated, all talks begin at 1.10pm and last for up to 45 minutes. £2 per person. Advance booking and payment is advised.

Booking and admission

To obtain tickets please speak to a member of staff on our Welcome Desk or call us on 01752 304774. You can collect tickets by hand from the Museum or we will put them aside for you. Unreserved tickets will be available on the day although we cannot guarantee that any will remain! For the enjoyment of all attendees we will not admit latecomers if the gallery is full or very busy. If you wish to get a particular seat we would be very grateful if you could turn up in plenty of time.

Tickets are available now from our Welcome Desk.


May 2016

Lunchtime talk: Flying to the End of the Runway? The History of Plymouth’s Airport

Clive Charlton joins us to explore the various proposals that have existed over the years for an alternative airport for Plymouth.
This is a Plymouth History Festival 2016 event.
Tuesday 17 May 2016

Lunchtime talk: Soldiers of a Forgotten War

Join author Jane Marchese Robinson for a fascinating presentation based on the research she has undertaken for her forthcoming book, ‘Tracing your Boer War Ancestors, Soldiers of a Forgotten War’.
This is a Plymouth History Festival 2016 event.
Tuesday 24 May 2016

Lunchtime talk: Battle of Jutland 100

Listen as Mike Duffy from the University of Exeter outlines the circumstances of the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
This is a Plymouth History Festival 2016 event.
Tuesday 31 May 2016


June 2016

Lunchtime Talk: Pocahontas: A Woman of Many Myths

400 years ago this June Pocahontas first set foot on English soil here in Plymouth. Join Jo Clarke as she compares and contrasts the different versions of her short yet memorable life.
Tuesday 7 June 2016

Lunchtime Talk: The Star Spangled Banner

Join Barbie Thompson from the University of the Third Age to discover the story of the ‘Star Spangled Banner’.
Tuesday 14 June 2016

Lunchtime Talk: Here Is Where We Came From

Artist Holly Davey talks about her work, process and research for her ‘Here Is Where We Came From’ commission.
Tuesday 21 June 2016

Lunchtime Talk: Plymouth’s Post-War Collecting: Acquisitions and Austerity

Tony Davey presents the results of the research he’s undertaken as the recipient of the first-ever Maureen Attrill Bursary.
Tuesday 28 June 2016


July 2016

Lunchtime Talk: The Beatles: One Hell of a Magical Mystery Tour!

Listen as Ernie Sutton and Terry Bloxham from the British Beatles Fan Club explore the history and legacy of the ‘Fab Four’.
Tuesday 5 July 2016

Lunchtime Talk: Drake Circus at 10

Join Georgina Moss for a whistle-stop tour of the history and the future of Drake Circus’ impact on Plymouth.
Tuesday 12 July 2016

Lunchtime Talk: Love Our Past: Step Into The Future

Come along for an update on how the History Centre project is progressing and to find out more about the services, projects and activities that will be on offer during our closure period.
Tuesday 19 July 2016

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