A virtual day out with The Donkey Sanctuary

On Easter Sunday, people will be able to catch up with the Sidmouth donkeys and mules by watching a series of live Facebook broadcasts from The Donkey Sanctuary.

For the first time ever, the international animal welfare charity will be bringing its visitor experience to the virtual world for a day of donkey interaction. Starting at 10am, viewers will be able to see how donkey-facing...

Tourism Minister visits Plymouth

Plymouth and Devon food producers showed off their wares at an event to celebrate the best the region has to offer.

Tourism Minister David Evennett met some of the areas most successful producers including representatives from Burts Potato Chips, Devon Hampers and Plymouth Tea at the event at the Plymouth Gin.

They were joined on Thursday by hospitality and tourism businesses...

11 is heaven for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has been awarded VisitEngland’s ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ accreditation for the 11th time in a row.

The Museum was recently inspected by an assessor for the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS) and was described as ‘very professionally set out and managed with many excellent and varied exhibits and high standards of...

Arts Council England chief visits Plymouth

Darren Henley, the Chief Executive of Arts Council England, will be in Plymouth on 20 October visiting some of the City’s outstanding arts and cultural organisations.

During his trip Darren will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Studios and Outpost at Royal William Yard and Devonport Guildhall and Market Hall with RiO (The Real Ideas...

MP visits Drayton to learn about energy efficiency

Local heating controls specialist Drayton recently welcomed Alison Seabeck, Labour Member of Parliament for Plymouth, Moor View, to its factory to discuss the work the company is doing to help reduce energy costs for households by using energy more efficiently.

Alison met staff working on Drayton’s range of heating controls and learned more about how the company is developing...

From Plymouth UK to Plymouth MA

A delegation from Plymouth UK will be heading stateside as part of a mission to strengthen trade and tourism links and help cement the special relationship between the two Plymouths.

Plymouth, Massachusetts will be welcoming representatives from Plymouth, UK as part of a five-day visit from 20 May.

The visit will include a formal reaffirmation of the strong links between the...