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01752 304774
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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.

Lunchtime talk: Plymouth: Ocean Liner Port of Call

Listen as Nigel Overton discusses the development of Millbay Docks and its role in handling mail and passengers for ocean liners.
Tuesday 23 September 2014


Lunchtime talk: Plymouth during the war

Join local historian, Chris Robinson for an overview of the Three Towns prior to the 1914 Amalgamation.
Tuesday 30 September 2014


Lunchtime talk: Great women of the Great War

Join Angela K. Smith, Associate Professor (Reader) in English at Plymouth University, for a fascinating insight into the British women who found the opportunity to do extraordinary things during the Great War.
Tuesday 7 October 2014


Lunchtime talk: Whitehorse Hill: The Mystery of the Moor

Listen as Andrew Brown, Director of BBC documentary 'Mystery of the Moor' and Jane Marchand, Senior Archaeologist, Dartmoor National Park Authority set the scene for our significant 'Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery' exhibition and show clips from the 'Mystery of the Moor' programme
Tuesday 14 October 2014


Lunchtime talk: Whitehorse Hill: The Cist in its Early Bronze Age Landscape

Join Dr Ralph Fyfe from Plymouth University for a talk that looks at the Whitehorse Hill burial cist in its landscape and sheds some light on the local and wider character of Dartmoor in the early Bronze Age.
Tuesday 21 October 2014


Lunchtime talk: The Amalgamation of the Three Towns

Join Clive Charlton for a talk that will focus on the evolution of the Three Towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse 100 years ago and the path towards their amalgamation in 1914.
Tuesday 4 November 2014


Lunchtime talk: Plymouth's Forgotten Voices

Listen as Anne and Mike Corry present stories and letters from the Evening Herald - the voices of the people on the Home Front here in Plymouth.
Tuesday 11 November 2014


Lunchtime talk: Whitehorse Hill: The Importance of Peat

Dr Vanessa Straker from English Heritage talks about the importance of peat for the historic environment in connection with our 'Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery' exhibition.
Tuesday 18 November 2014


Lunchtime talk: Whitehorse Hill: The Cist and its Remarkable Contents

Join excavator, Andy Jones from Cornwall Heritage Environment Services to find out more about the fascinating 'Whitehorse Hill' project, one of the most important Early Bronze Age graves to be discovered in the last 100 years.
Tuesday 25 November 2014


Lunchtime talk: Devonport Dockyard and the Battle of the Falklands

8 December 2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands.
Tuesday 2 December 2014


Lunchtime talk: Anita Reynolds: Outline South West

Since 2012 painter and printmaker, Anita Reynolds has been walking the South West Coast Path and has produced a drypoint print for every day of her walk to create a body of work that expresses her response to the landscape.
Tuesday 9 December 2014


Artist talks

From time to time we host special talks by artists we are working with.

Artist Talk: Cookworthy, Body Sherds and Midlands Purple

Listen as Paul Scott tells the story of his travels within the archives at Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool and Plymouth for his commission.
This event is part of CAS Talks supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
Thursday 13 November 2014

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