Drake Circus

British Heart Foundation launches Great British Bag-athon event at Drake Circus

British Heart Foundation (BHF) shops are launching their biggest stock donation appeal, the Great British Bag-athon with an event on Friday 27 September at Drake Circus. BHF shops are urging Plymouth’s local community to join in and fill up bags full of unwanted things for the Great British Bag-athon to help fight heart disease.

The Great British Bag-athon is BHF shops biggest stock...

Plymouth to be consulted on new polymer bank notes

Plymouth is one of the destinations for a public consultation by the Bank of England on the introduction of 'plastic' (polymer) bank notes. The consultation event will be held at Drake Circus on 12 October.

The Bank is undertaking the consultation as part of its process of deciding whether to proceed with printing on the polymer material. This would initially only be for the new-style...

Woman dies after fall from Drake Circus car park

A woman who fell from level five of the Drake Circus car park in Plymouth this morning (Wednesday 12 June) has died from her injuries in Derriford Hospital.

Police say her family was with her when she died.

Emergency services were alerted at around 10.40am and an ambulance was quickly on the scene

The woman, who has not been named, was taken straight to the emergency...

Amy Childs launches BANK Fashion collection at Drake Circus

Reality TV star, Amy Childs will be unveiling her new SS13 clothing collection with BANK Fashion at Plymouth's Drake Circus on Saturday (6th April).

The former star of the ITV2 series 'The Only Way Is Essex' is now an emerging fashion designer and style icon.

Describing her new range, BANK Fashion say:

"The Amy Childs' Collection is feminine yet classy; with a mixture...

City of Culture bid sparks debate in pop-up shop

Shoppers will be able to rest their weary feet and share their views on Plymouth’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2017 at a pop up shop in Drake Circus mall. The bid is hijacking the Plymouth Plan sofa which is currently on tour as part of a consultation on the future of the city.

The sofa will take pride of place in the City of Culture 2017 bid pop up shop on Thursday 4 April....

Art Bites: Plymouth Uncovered

Fancy spending half an hour taking a bite-sized look at our decorative art collections and art exhibitions? If so, why not join us for a 30-minute tour?

Admission is free but places are limited. Collect a ticket from our Welcome Desk or call us and we will post or put one aside for you. Unreserved tickets may also be available on the day so it's worth getting in touch with us to check.

Unless stated, no two tours are the same so there's always a reason to come back and discover more! Everyone who attends our 'Art Bites' tours can use their ticket to get a 20% discount in...