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CONTACT

Mail :
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
Phone :
01752 304774
Email :
museum@plymouth.gov.uk
Fax :
01752 304775

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A photo of a lunchtime talk at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

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

The Amalgamation Saga

Chris Robinson sets the scene for how the 'Three Towns' of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse eventually became one city in 1914. This is a Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Tuesday 6 May 2014

The Lighter Side of World War One

Using her postcard collection, Di Lawer looks at life on the Home Front from recruitment, songs, sentiment and humour to rationing, economy and the role of women. This is a Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Tuesday 13 May 2014

Shell Shock and The Great War

Anne Corry talks about her research into shell shock, which was known about from the first months of the First World War in 1914. This is a Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Tuesday 20 May 2014


June

Andy Warhol

Join Dr Jody Patterson, Programme Leader and Lecturer from Plymouth University as gives a talk about the artist's life in connection with our major 'Modern Masters in Print' exhibition.
Tuesday 3 June 2014

Modern Masters in Print

Join Gill Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints) from the V&A Museum, London as she discusses our major 'Modern Masters in Print' exhibition which highlights how four of the 20th century's greatest artists used the print as a medium for experiment and expression.
Tuesday 10 June 2014

The return of 'A Royal Game'

Join Neil Wressell, Senior Conservator and Registrar, as he talks about 'A Royal Game' – the large-scale sculpture from our collections featuring Elizabeth I and Philip II of Spain playing an imaginary chess match.
Tuesday 17 June 2014

Pablo Picasso

Join Alan Read as he gives a talk about the artist's life in connection with our major V&A Touring exhibition, 'Modern Masters in Print'.
Tuesday 24 June 2014


July

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Plymouth connections

Join Paul Davies from the Devon and Cornwall Polar Society as he talks about The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), also known as the Endurance Expedition, which is considered the last major expedition of the 'Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration'.
Tuesday 1 July 2014

Churchill and Lloyd George: War leaders

Join Professor Richard Toye from the University of Exeter as he looks at former Prime Ministers David Lloyd-George (PM from 1916-22) and Winston Churchill (PM from 1940-45 and 1951-55) and the reputations they still have today as two of our greatest wartime leaders.
Tuesday 8 July 2014

Henri Matisse

Join Alan Read as he gives a talk about the artist's life in connection with our major V&A Touring exhibition, 'Modern Masters in Print'.
Tuesday 15 July 2014

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