celebrations

Chinese New Year celebrations

A celebration of Chinese culture will begin on the evening of 17 February as Plymouth University hosts an authentic dinner and free networking event on its city centre campus.

The 300-capacity Rolle Marquee will host both public events to herald in the year of the sheep. The annual event has been celebrated at the University for the past five years and offers a variety of entertainment...

World Cup celebrations inspire Plymouth University squad ahead of RoboCup 2013

They are among the greatest World Cup winning celebrations of all time. Now a new crop of sports stars are hoping their recreation of the euphoria displayed by England’s Bobby Moore in 1966, and Spain’s Andres Iniesta in 2010, will help them take the world of robot football by storm this summer.

The Plymouth University team are one of only two from the UK preparing to take on the world...

Lord Mayor's Day brings celebrations to city centre

Plymouth's new Lord Mayor, Vivian Pengelly will lead a special parade through the city centre involving around 800 people.

Cllr Pengelly, a former leader of Plymouth City Council, was invested as Lord Mayor at a ceremony at the Guildhall on Thursday.

Today's celebrations will involve music and entertainment throughout the city centre with plenty of activities for all the family...

City pupils to lead Lord Mayor's Day celebrations with ice age theme

There’s no time to ‘chill out’ for primary school children busy rehearsing for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Day celebrations on Saturday 18 May.

More than 250 pupils have been working with Stiltskin Arts and Theatre Company to stage a spectacular ‘Cattedown Man’ themed children’s parade and are putting the finishing touches to a giant wooden caveman, as well as colourful costumes, masks...

"Disgraceful" celebrations after Margaret Thatcher's death

More than 100 people gathered in Brixton last night to celebrate Margaret Thatcher's death.

Some scaled the nearby Ritzy Cinema and changed the film listings to read "Margaret Thatchers dead" (sic).

Pictures of anti-Thatcher graffiti scrawled on walls of the London suberb also appeared on Twitter, with one reading: "You snatched my milk! & our hope" and there were reports...