Up to £45K of match funding for 10 creative digital projects in Plymouth

In support of Plymouth’s iMayflower programme , Crowdfunder is looking for early stage creative and digital projects in Plymouth to take part in a unique coaching programme.

The 10 brilliant projects selected will each receive £250 towards a crowdfunding campaign , 1-2-1 coaching and access to a possible £45,000 in match funding through Plymouth City Council.


Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay, Cornwall and Dorset.

The #Train4Tomorrow programme is designed to help people enter highly paid growth industries in the region, such as cyber security, data science, software development, digital marketing and IT. The Bootcamps...

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, OpenReach

Openreach investment brings Victorian icon into the 21st century

Openreach engineers have connected the historic Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway to Full Fibre broadband - future-proofing North Devon’s much-loved tourism icon for generations to come.

The Victorian railway is the UK's only fully water-powered railway and one of just three examples left in the world. It’s spectacular views across Lynmouth Bay and the Bristol Channel - from a Grade...

Jack The Ripper (ONLINE digital theatre drama)

(Performed on Saturday Feb 6th 2021, then online for a further 48 hours to allow people in all timezones worldwide to enjoy)

A drama telling the tale - and some of the theories - behind the notorious 19th century London serial killer, Jack The Ripper. Heavily researched drama based on factual events. A creative re-telling, running as a digital show, with the actors working from their home studios.

Tickets: £10 per digital device: purchase from

Content advisories: General Suitability: Mid teens & adults Strong...

DH Lawrence's The Lost Girl (ONLINE digital theatre)

(Performed on Saturday Jan 30th 2021, then online for a further 48 hours to allow people in all timezones worldwide to enjoy)

Alvina Houghton, the headstrong daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s proper place in society, James Houghton buys a theatre. Among the travelling performers he employs is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who immediately captures Alvina’s attention. A celebration of freedom, however fleeting, and a testament to the power of the imagination...

All the world’s a digital stage for Plymouth schools taking part in innovative ‘With Flying Colours’ community arts project

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, it brought the curtain down early on the first year of a three-year play-making project that is bringing arts opportunities to schools in areas of Plymouth with traditionally low cultural engagement.

But, thanks to a ‘digital stage’ created on a new website, the children’s work will reach appreciative audiences for years to come.

Since last...

A third in Plymouth feel left behind by digital revolution

A third of people in Plymouth (31%)1 do not feel digitally confident according to research by Post Office Broadband. This is significantly higher than the national average, with one in five (20%) stating they don’t feel confident.

Two thirds (66%) of the local population would like support to improve their tech skills. As a result, Post Office Broadband is teaming up with Google...

Post Office Broadband and Google Digital Garage Digital Drop-In - Friday 20th July

Plymstock Library
Event Date: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

The Post Office Broadband and Google Digital Garage Digital Drop-In will be held at Plymstock Library on Friday 20th July between 10am and 1pm.

Want help getting started online? Getting the most from your smartphone? Curious about staying safe online?

Join our workshops to get up to speed with all the basics of using your devices online safely.

Things to know: - The workshops will run 10 – 1 however you can drop in at a time that suits and join in. - There will be Google trainers on hand to help you and answer any questions you have, as well as staff from the Post...

PLAYBACK Workshop: Micro Cinema

Join this visual storytelling workshop (including narrative, cinematography, composition, editing and sound design) on accessible digital technology. Receive supportive critique from experts in this field when your original works are reviewed at the end of the workshop.

Lecturers and Imperfect Cinema hosts, Dr Allister Gall from Media Arts, Plymouth University and Dan Paolantonio, Film, Plymouth College of Art, are on hand to guide you through and help select the Micro Cinema Workshop audience award winner.

This workshop is recommended for those aged between 16-18 years old...

Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing

Experts will be gathering at Plymouth University this month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.

Among the speakers at the Digital Wellbeing and Safeguarding Conference on 16 May will be Lorin LaFave, the mother of teenager Breck Bednar who was tragically murdered as a result of online grooming.

Lorin told her story recently in the BBC3 TV...