What's Next? Transitions advice for families

Information and advice to help young people in Plymouth make the move from services for children to adult services was the focus of an event for families yesterday.

The ‘Transitions’ event took place in the Upper Guildhall on Tuesday 23 April from 9.30am until midday and included a wealth of exhibitions and information stands, staffed by professionals in children and adult...

City centre set for St George's Day celebrations

Plymouth marks St George's Day with a celebration in the city centre throughout Saturday (20 April).

The Piazza plays host to a day of free family events starting from 10am and running until 5.30pm.

England's patron saint will be celebrated with a full entertainment programme throughout the day, ranging from live music to fun competitions and much more besides


Creatures from the Past, a Wild about Plymouth event

Join the Wild About Plymouth team to see and hold fossil bones of hyenas, rhinos, bison and hippos which lived around Buckfastleigh Hill 120,000 years ago when the climate was very warm. The caves are part of a conservation area and home to over 1,000 bats.

Learn the secret lives of our bats, walk ancient pathways, see where earthquakes happened, volcanoes erupted and enjoy some family friendly activities.

Refreshments will be provided, but bring a packed lunch. Please wear long trousers and sensible shoes.

P arking is available at the Caves site. Meet at the...

Plymouth History Festival

Plymouth’s first-ever History Festival will take place from 1 to 31 May 2013 and aims to highlight Plymouth’s unique history and heritage.

A number of Plymouth City Council departments as well as over 30 different local organisations and heritage providers are contributing to the programme which includes exhibitions and displays, film, music and performance, family activities, talks, presentations, walks and guided tours, plus a host of special events such as Local Studies Day, Family History Day, Archives from the Attic, the Opening Ceremony for Devonport Column and Museums at...