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November 2019

Plymouth to Westminster: Preparing to Vote for Nancy Astor

4th November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1st December 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street
Plymouth, Devon PL1 4EL United Kingdom
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Free

Nancy Astor was elected MP for the Plymouth Sutton constituency on 28 November 1919. She won with a substantial majority, with more votes than those cast for the other two candidates combined in an election where the majority of registered voters in the constituency were newly-enfranchised women. Her success was announced 14 days after the actual by-election, held on 15 November, a long wait for Nancy herself and her supporters – but it could be said they were used to…

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The Art of Invitation | Workshop by Stir to Action

23rd November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street
Plymouth, Devon PL1 4EL United Kingdom
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£50 – £150

How can we bring people together across difference to actively engage with challenges facing our communities? What are the real issues that concern people? How can we ask questions creatively to activate meaningful dialogue? What skills, resources and capacities do people already have that can be built upon? The Art of Invitation explores creative ways of engaging communities in the ecological, cultural, and social challenges of our time. The workshop offers new creative tools for change that can resource you…

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December 2019

Snapshots & Reflections: Time in Motion | Exhibition by Bethany Thomas

7th December 2019 @ 9:00 am - 20th December 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street
Plymouth, Devon PL1 4EL United Kingdom
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Bethany Thomas is a young artist currently studying a Research Masters at The University of Plymouth. Her practice focuses on portraiture and narrative, aiming to capture time and moments of thought. ​ Thomas has an interest in the history and philosophy of art, being particularly influenced by the notion of original thought. She is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background is in painting and drawing and she has recently begun to produce digital & animated works. Thomas creates large scale…

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Planet Christmas: Mini-Bakers | Decorate Your Own Gingerbread People!

21st December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street
Plymouth, Devon PL1 4EL United Kingdom
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£10 – £16

Join in on our festive gingerbread decorating session this December at Devonport Guildhall! Each workshop attendee will make a set of 5 gingerbreads to take home for friends and family – or even a treat to be made in anticipation of the arrival of Santa! You’ll get to design and decorate with chocolate treats and icing! Price: £10 per child Special offer £16 for 2 Children Adults must accompany children and do not require a ticket for this event, you…

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January 2020

Exhibition by Talent Match

January 6 @ 9:00 am - January 13 @ 3:00 pm
Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street
Plymouth, Devon PL1 4EL United Kingdom
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Artists Glen Pike and S J Blackmore have delved into and studied the fascinating interviews from the young people who participated in the 5-year Talent Match project delivered by Real Ideas Organisation. ​​Talent Match Cornwall was a Big Lottery funded project working with young people who had been unemployed for over 12 months to try and remove barriers in gaining meaningful employment. The artists have created works which aim to showcase, celebrate and explore their profound journeys from unfruitful and…

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