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Street Factory’s Roots Up! Hip Hop festival and mass dance challenge to open huge Mayflower 400 week

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Street Factory’s Roots Up! Hip Hop festival and mass dance challenge to open huge Mayflower 400 weekend on Plymouth Hoe

Hip hop culture steps into the spotlight in Plymouth when the award-winning Street Factory brings a bold, contemporary twist to the international Mayflower 400 finale commemorations with a mass community dance challenge and spectacular hip hop stage show.

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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.

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Innovative new book launched linking our past, present and the future, post global pandemic

Lockdown, economic meltdown, the great dying, the great dying of boredom - when the publishers of an innovative new book set out to tell the story of the Mayflower and its impact - not just on America, but on the place of its launch, Plymouth, and its effect on global history, little did they know that the launch of the book would be into the teeth of one of the greatest seachanges the world...

The Box restores the document allowing the Mayflower passengers to settle in America

Thanks to a partnership with Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, one of the most significant pieces of Anglo-American history has been conserved so it can travel to Plymouth, Devon for the first time.

Signed in 1621, the Second Peirce Patent is the oldest existing state document of New England. In 2020, it will return to ‘Old’ England as part of the city’s Mayflower...

Speaker series will explore the key themes of the Mayflower 400 commemoration

Debra Searle MVO, MBE, who shot to fame after rowing the Atlantic solo, is set to tell the story of her inspiring journey at the Womble Bond Dickinson Business Leader Dinner, which will be run in partnership with Mayflower 400, and take place at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth on the 7th November.

The event, hosted by transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) which...

Womble Bond Dickinson joins Mayflower 400 Plymouth Founders Club

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has joined the Mayflower 400 Plymouth Founders Club, an initiative launched to commemorate the 400th anniversary, in 2020, of the Mayflower’s historic sailing to America from Plymouth.

The Founders Club aims to realise the opportunities that this significant anniversary will bring for Plymouth and the wider region as well as grow pride in...

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship project proudly welcomes a new sponsor!

The team behind the iconic Mayflower Autonomous Ship which will sail out of Plymouth, UK, to Plymouth, USA in 2020 to commemorate 400 years since the Mayflower set sail is delighted to welcome a new project sponsor!

Veripos is a world leader in the offshore and marine navigation and positioning market and has pledged to support the project. VERIPOS (Part of Hexagon) is among a number...

Arts, Heritage & Tourism Minister visits Plymouth and the Mayflower 400 Team

New Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, John Glen, visited Plymouth and the Mayflower 400 team on Monday, 14 August 2017.

The Minister’s visit recognises the importance of the 2020 Mayflower commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrims’ historic journey across the Atlantic, and the celebration of Plymouth as Britain’s Ocean City.

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Mayflower II Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary of Transatlantic Voyage

As the plans to commemorate Mayflower 400 in 2020 continue, the international partnership, which is led in the UK by Plymouth, is marking the 60th anniversary of the Mayflower II sailing and arriving in America. A symbol of Anglo-American bonds forged during World War II, the iconic replica ship sailed from the UK to the USA, arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts on June 13, 1957.

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Tourism Minister visits Plymouth

Tourism Minister Tracey Crouch visited Plymouth yesterday (Friday 31 March) to see Britain’s Ocean City for herself, and to hear more about preparations for the Mayflower 400 commemorations in 2020.

The Minister is visiting Plymouth to mark English Tourism Week as the city makes vital preparations working with national and international partners to mark the 400th anniversary of the...

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