What's on

What's on in August 2014

Key events in August



Calendar icon From 1 August 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries and exhibitions running throughout the month.
Throughout August 2014


Plymouth's Great War: Three Towns United in Conflict

Come and see an exhibition that gives a unique overview of the First World War from a Plymouth perspective.
Throughout August 2014


Elizabethan House

Go back in time to Drake's Plymouth and see how a merchant or sea captain might have lived in the 1600s.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Merchant's House

Find out more about Plymouth's recent history including the Blitz and Victorian era in one of the city's most historic properties.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Sunday)


Modern Masters in Print

This touring exhibition from the V&A, London highlights how four of the 20th century’s greatest artists used the print as a medium for experiment and expression.
Until 23 August 2014


Plymouth nappy and sling libraries

Are you interested in reusable nappies, slings or both? Come along to our library sessions and find out more.
Friday 1 August 2014



Calendar icon Week beginning 4 August 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries and exhibitions running throughout the month.
Throughout August 2014


Plymouth's Great War: Three Towns United in Conflict

Come and see an exhibition that gives a unique overview of the First World War from a Plymouth perspective.
Throughout August 2014


Elizabethan House

Go back in time to Drake's Plymouth and see how a merchant or sea captain might have lived in the 1600s.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Merchant's House

Find out more about Plymouth's recent history including the Blitz and Victorian era in one of the city's most historic properties.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Sunday)


WW1 Commemoration

Plymouth plans to commemorate the beginning of World War 1.
Monday 4 August 2014


Modern Masters in Print

This touring exhibition from the V&A, London highlights how four of the 20th century’s greatest artists used the print as a medium for experiment and expression.
Until 23 August 2014


Wild About Plymouth: Summer Nature Trail

Take a walk on the wild side and join us at one of the city’s beautiful nature reserves.
Saturday 9 August 2014


Jaguar Car Show 2014

Explore Jaguar cars from across the years on the Barbican.
Sunday 10 August 2014



Calendar icon Week beginning 11 August 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries and exhibitions running throughout the month.
Throughout August 2014


Plymouth's Great War: Three Towns United in Conflict

Come and see an exhibition that gives a unique overview of the First World War from a Plymouth perspective.
Throughout August 2014


Elizabethan House

Go back in time to Drake's Plymouth and see how a merchant or sea captain might have lived in the 1600s.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Merchant's House

Find out more about Plymouth's recent history including the Blitz and Victorian era in one of the city's most historic properties.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Sunday)


Modern Masters in Print

This touring exhibition from the V&A, London highlights how four of the 20th century’s greatest artists used the print as a medium for experiment and expression.
Until 23 August 2014


British Firework Championships 2014

Plymouth is again preparing to host one of the most exciting events in the UK; the internationally renowned British Firework Championships.
Tuesday 12 to Wednesday 13 August 2014


Plymouth nappy and sling libraries

Are you interested in reusable nappies, slings or both? Come along to our library sessions and find out more.
Friday 15 August 2014


Flavour Fest 2014

The South West's largest food and drink festival returns to the City Centre Piazza.
Friday 15 to Sunday 17 August 2014


International Lighthouse Weekend 2014

Listen to sea shanties, try our quiz and enjoy the views from our Lantern Room.
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 August 2014


Calendar icon Week beginning 18 August 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries and exhibitions running throughout the month.
Throughout August 2014


Plymouth's Great War: Three Towns United in Conflict

Come and see an exhibition that gives a unique overview of the First World War from a Plymouth perspective.
Throughout August 2014


Elizabethan House

Go back in time to Drake's Plymouth and see how a merchant or sea captain might have lived in the 1600s.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Merchant's House

Find out more about Plymouth's recent history including the Blitz and Victorian era in one of the city's most historic properties.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Sunday)


Modern Masters in Print

This touring exhibition from the V&A, London highlights how four of the 20th century’s greatest artists used the print as a medium for experiment and expression.
Until 23 August 2014


Dinosaur Day 2014

Come along to this highly popular annual event which grows and grows each year!
Saturday 23 August 2014



Calendar icon Week beginning 25 August 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries and exhibitions running throughout the month.
Throughout August 2014


Plymouth's Great War: Three Towns United in Conflict

Come and see an exhibition that gives a unique overview of the First World War from a Plymouth perspective.
Throughout August 2014


Elizabethan House

Go back in time to Drake's Plymouth and see how a merchant or sea captain might have lived in the 1600s.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Merchant's House

Find out more about Plymouth's recent history including the Blitz and Victorian era in one of the city's most historic properties.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Throughout August 2014 (Tuesday to Sunday)


Plymouth nappy and sling libraries

Are you interested in reusable nappies, slings or both? Come along to our library sessions and find out more.
Friday 29 August 2014


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