What's on

What's on in December 2014

Key events in December

Calendar icon Week beginning 1 December 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries open throughout the month.
Throughout December 2014


Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Plymouth City Centre Piazza is once again transformed into the annual Winter Wonderland Ice Rink.
Throughout December 2014


Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery

Come and see a fascinating exhibition of 4,000-year-old finds discovered within a stone chest burial at Whitehorse Hill, a remote spot on Dartmoor.
Until Saturday 13 December 2014


Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking

A major touring exhibition that examines the many ways that artists since the 1960s have undertaken the universal act of taking a walk as a means to create new art.
Until Saturday 13 December 2014


Christmas Market

Experience a truly traditional Christmas at our Christmas Market, with unique gifts, festive treats, mulled wine and the smell of roasted chestnuts.
Until Sunday 14 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Monday 1 December 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


Back to Netball

The 'Back to Netball' programme is a gentle re-introduction to the sport for ladies of all ages from 16 years plus.
Tuesday 2 December 2014


Archaeology Bite: Medieval Times

Join Fiona Pitt, Senior Curator and Curator of Archaeology, to explore the items in the City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent 'Uncovered' archaeology gallery from the Medieval period.
Wednesday 3 December 2014
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Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Wednesday 3 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Thursday 4 December 2014


Tennis coaching for young people at Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit is running weekly tennis coaching sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre for those aged 6 to 14
Thursday 4 December 2014


Badminton sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit runs weekly badminton coaching sessions for everyone aged 16 and over.
Thursday 4 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Friday 5 December 2014


Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Family tennis session for everyone aged 5 and over
Saturday 6 December 2014


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Saturday 6 December 2014


Free Film Screenings: Elizabeth: The Golden Age (PG to 13)

Cate Blanchett makes an Oscar-nominated return to the role that made her famous. This time, a mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign.
Saturday 6 December 2014


Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Adult coaching tennis session for everyone aged 16 and over
Sunday 7 December 2014


Calendar icon Week beginning 8 December 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries open throughout the month.
Throughout December 2014


Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Plymouth City Centre Piazza is once again transformed into the annual Winter Wonderland Ice Rink.
Throughout December 2014


Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery

Come and see a fascinating exhibition of 4,000-year-old finds discovered within a stone chest burial at Whitehorse Hill, a remote spot on Dartmoor.
Until Saturday 13 December 2014


Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking

A major touring exhibition that examines the many ways that artists since the 1960s have undertaken the universal act of taking a walk as a means to create new art.
Until Saturday 13 December 2014


Christmas Market

Experience a truly traditional Christmas at our Christmas Market, with unique gifts, festive treats, mulled wine and the smell of roasted chestnuts.
Until Sunday 14 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Monday 8 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


Back to Netball

The 'Back to Netball' programme is a gentle re-introduction to the sport for ladies of all ages from 16 years plus.
Tuesday 9 December 2014


Art Bite: Working with Paul Scott, Ceramicist

Find out more about a brand new commissioning scheme supported by the Contemporary Art Society that Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is part of.
Wednesday 10 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Wednesday 10 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Thursday 11 December 2014


Tennis coaching for young people at Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit is running weekly tennis coaching sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre for those aged 6 to 14
Thursday 11 December 2014


Badminton sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit runs weekly badminton coaching sessions for everyone aged 16 and over.
Thursday 11 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Friday 12 December 2014


Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Family tennis session for everyone aged 5 and over
Saturday 13 December 2014


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Saturday 13 December 2014


In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

See our newest acquisition - an early self-portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds - as well as portraits of characters in the collection who are rarely seen. Come face to face with some of Plymouth's maritime greats as well as important local faces and families.
Saturday 13 December 2014 to late December 2015


Special Event: You've Been Framed

Drop in and design your own self-portrait as the City Museum and Art Gallery opens its 'In The Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed' exhibition.
Saturday 13 December 2014


Wild About Plymouth: Space: Above and Beyond

Take a tour of the universe and find out what makes Earth so special.
Saturday 13 December 2014

Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Adult coaching tennis session for everyone aged 16 and over
Sunday 14 December 2014

Calendar icon Week beginning 15 December 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries open throughout the month.
Throughout December 2014


Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Plymouth City Centre Piazza is once again transformed into the annual Winter Wonderland Ice Rink.
Throughout December 2014


In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

See our newest acquisition - an early self-portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds - as well as portraits of characters in the collection who are rarely seen. Come face to face with some of Plymouth’s maritime greats as well as important local faces and families.
On display now


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit su

pports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Monday 15 December 2014


Back to Netball

The 'Back to Netball' programme is a gentle re-introduction to the sport for ladies of all ages from 16 years plus.
Tuesday 16 December 2014


Art Bite: Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Early Self Portrait

Discover more about one of the city's most recent and most significant acquisitions.
Wednesday 17 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Wednesday 17 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Thursday 18 December 2014


Tennis coaching for young people at Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit is running weekly tennis coaching sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre for those aged 6 to 14
Thursday 18 December 2014


Badminton sessions at the Brickfields Sports Centre

The Sports Development Unit runs weekly badminton coaching sessions for everyone aged 16 and over.
Thursday 18 December 2014


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Friday 19 December 2014

Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Family tennis session for everyone aged 5 and over
Saturday 20 December 2014


Smeaton's Tower

Climb the 93 steps to the top of our landmark lighthouse for great views of Plymouth and beyond.
Saturday 20 December 2014


Christmas 2014: Rocking Robins

Make a range of robin-themed crafts in these fun festive sessions at the City Museum and Art Gallery.
Saturday 20 December 2014



Tennis coaching for all the Family in Devonport Park

Adult coaching tennis session for everyone aged 16 and over
Sunday 21 December 2014


Calendar icon Week beginning 22 December 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries open throughout the month.
Throughout December 2014


Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Plymouth City Centre Piazza is once again transformed into the annual Winter Wonderland Ice Rink.
Throughout December 2014


In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

See our newest acquisition - an early self-portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds - as well as portraits of characters in the collection who are rarely seen. Come face to face with some of Plymouth's maritime greats as well as important local faces and families.
On display now


Running Groups

The Sports Development Unit supports a number of running groups throughout the city, for people of all abilities
Monday 22 December 2014


Christmas 2014: White Christmas

Santa's on his way! Keep the kids entertained before the big day with some Christmas crafts at the City Museum and Art Gallery.
Wednesday 24 December 2014



Calendar icon Week beginning 29 December 2014

Galleries and exhibitions

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent galleries open throughout the month.
Throughout December 2014


In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

See our newest acquisition - an early self-portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds - as well as portraits of characters in the collection who are rarely seen. Come face to face with some of Plymouth's maritime greats as well as important local faces and families.
On display now


Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

Plymouth City Centre Piazza is once again transformed into the annual Winter Wonderland Ice Rink.
Throughout December 2014


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