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More details - Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.
Theatre Royal Plymouth Royal Parade Plymouth
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More details - Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians
So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage! Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children.
Theatre Royal Plymouth Royal Parade Plymouth
Tue 19 Feb 19 to Sat 23 Feb

More details - MUSIC: London Mozart Players
We are delighted to welcome the highly celebrated London Mozart Players to Plymouth. The UK’s longest established chamber orchestra and known for its unmistakable British roots, the London Mozart Players has developed an outstanding reputation for adventurous, ambitious programming, from Baroque works through to...
Minster Church of St Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - MUSIC: University of Plymouth Orchestra Spring Concert
The University of Plymouth Orchestra presents a concert in the city’s main church with a selection of music for full orchestra and also for the string, woodwind and brass sections individually.
Minster Church of St Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth
Thu 14 Mar 19

More details - MUSIC: University of Plymouth Choral Society Spring Concert
The programme presents a selection of baroque duets from the 18th century’s masters, led by Musical Director Alice Dennis BEM.
Minster Church of St Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth
Sat 16 Mar 19

"Synergy" Art Exhibitionby Marc Todd More details - "Synergy" Art Exhibitionby Marc Todd
23 February to 10 March 2019 One of our newest artists to showcase in the gallery. His signature is a vivacious use of colour, with a light and subtle application of texture. MEET THE ARTIST IN PERSON: VIP Preview Night: Friday 22nd February 7-9pm.
Host Galleries, 12 Whimple Street, Plymouth
Sat 23 Feb 19 to Sun 10 Mar
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More details - Jem Southam: Birds, Rocks, Rivers, Islands
The genre of nature writing in Britain has been going through a renaissance. Birds, butterflies, streams, pastures, moors, beaches and seas around us fill many bookshop shelves and the pages of critical reviews.
The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building
Today to Sat 16 Mar

More details - Film: The Madness of King George (1994)
Nigel Hawthorne stars as the British monarch who seemingly became mentally disturbed during his reign and had to endure barbaric ’cures’. Based on Alan Bennett’s acclaimed play, The Madness of King George takes a dark-humoured look at the mental decline of the King.
Jill Craigie Cinema, University of Plymouth
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - Poetry reading: Edward Clarke and J.R. Carpenter
Edward Clarke reads from his latest collection ’Eighteen Psalms’, published by Periplum Press. Edward is a poet and author of two books of criticism: ’The Vagabond Spirit of Poetry’, and ’The Later Affluence of W.B. Yeats and Wallace Stevens’.
The Levinsky Gallery, University of Plymouth
Thu 21 Feb 19

More details - Talk: On Designing Languages for Would-Be Worlds
David J. Peterson is the one of the world’s most famous language creators. He has invented languages for various films and TV programmes. David created a language for Walt Disney film Thor: The Dark World, and is the creator of the Dothraki language for HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones.
Jill Craigie Cinema, University of Plymouth
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - BBC Singers: Festival Gala Concert
The BBC Singers hold a unique position in British musical life. Performing everything from Byrd to Birtwistle, Tallis to Takemitsu, their versatility is second to none.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - MUSIC: Contemporary Music Festival Gala Concert
Gala Programme Illusions (Choir) by Linas Baltas Lampedusa (Opera in three acts. Choir, Mezzo-soprano, Bass and Electronics) by Eduardo R. Miranda.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - TALK: Decoding Reality, The Universe as Quantum Information
University of Oxford physicist Vlatko Vedral introduces the mesmerising world of quantum physics. A better understanding of the atomic world affords the development of new technologies.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Short Films: Observables
Observables presents a collection of short films curated by Alexis Kirke on the themes of quantum multiverse. The programme includes metaphors for quantum effects - how observers effect the observed and paths we could have been taken but did not. The event culminates with The End?
Jill Craigie Cinema, University of Plymouth
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information
Vlatko Vedral, Department of Physics, University of Oxford University of Oxford physicist Vlatko Vedral introduces the mesmerising world of Quantum Physics. A better understanding of the atomic world affords the development of new technologies.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Contemporary Music Festival: Research Concert
The research concert showcases research, new ideas and technologies developed by ICCMR composers. The University of Plymouth is a leader in the development of Artificial Intelligence for music. We are pioneers in Music Neurotechnology and on using quantum computing in music.
The House, University of Plymouth
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - FILM: The Mercy (2017)
Professor Judy Edworthy, Director of the University’s Cognition Institute, will introduce this dramatic account of Donald Crowhurst’s disastrous attempt to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping and the struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Mon 25 Feb 19

More details - TALK: Rethinking the decline of witchcraft in early modern England
Dr Peter Elmer provides an alternative approach to understanding one of the more complex and disputed aspects of witchcraft in early modern England, namely its demise.
Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth
Tue 26 Feb 19

More details - TALK: Culture Shock, Travellers in search of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century Northern Europe
The cultural tourism of the 18th Century is usually associated with the Grand Tour to Italy. Yet the 18th Century witnessed the rise of an alternative tour to Northern Europe, where travellers could take in the splendours of the Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish art or experience a quite different milieu to Naples or...
Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth
Tue 5 Mar 19

More details - Poetry Reading: Rachael Allen and Professor Anthony Caleshu
Rachael Allen reads from her debut poetry collection ’Kingdomland’, published with Faber and Faber.
The Levinsky Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Thu 7 Mar 19

More details - FILM: Love and Friendship (2016)
This is a deliciously sharp comedy based on the Jane Austen novella. A tale of matchmaking and heart-breaking, centred around beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, her in-laws’ estate, to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Mon 11 Mar 19

More details - TALK: Telegraphy and telepathy: connecting Electrical and occult communication from 1850 to the pres
Dr Richard Noakes, lecturer in History at the University of Exeter in Falmouth, works on the history of the physical sciences.
Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth
Tue 12 Mar 19

More details - TALK: Roosts, Birds, Place & Art
The habit of gathering at dusk by birds – especially crows, starlings, thrushes, and gulls – shapes their lives, but the birds themselves can also radically alter the physical landscape itself. For centuries naturalists and artists have responded to this remarkable avian behaviour.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Tue 12 Mar 19

More details - PERFORMANCE: Shut Down
Directed by Charlotte Vincent, ‘one of the most important feminist artists working in Britain today’ (The Observer), Shut Down explores the spectrum of modern-day masculinity and investigates the pressures, contradictions and confusions of being a man.
The House, University of Plymouth
Wed 13 Mar 19

More details - FILM: A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929)
Five-piece band, Wurlitza, will present a modern twist to this silent film accompaniment by adding music that will be arranged in a way that is novel and fresh. Their unique approach utilises their wide-ranging repertoire of original, pop, jazz, classical, indie and everything in between.
Jill Craigie Cinema, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Fri 15 Mar 19

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