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What’s on the Plymouth Barbican – November 2013

The clocks may have gone back and the evenings are getting darker, but this is where the Plymouth Barbican starts to shine. The Barbican is nicely lit up this time of year and the friendly local traders are enthusiastic as ever. Christmas is just around the corner there is no better place to be than here on the waterfront.
Be you looking for a unique gift for someone, looking for a bite to eat or wanting to relax with friends and family over a few drinks there is plenty of venues to choose from.
Check the Plymouth Barbican Waterfront listings for a look at what is here on the Barbican.

Events During November
Thanksgiving Celebrations – Thursday 28th November 2013

The Plymouth Barbican has strong ties with America. The famous Mayflower ship in 1620 set sail with 102 passengers and 30 crew members for America. These pilgrims settled on what is know as Plymouth, Massachusetts. You can read more about this remarkable journey here:

There will be service held at the Mayflower Steps to mark Thanksgiving day. These celebrations are to grow year on year as Plymouth sets to host the Plymouth Mayflower 2020 celebrations.
Across the Barbican various thanksgiving options will be on offer, especially food. Why not try some traditional thanksgiving themed food on the day?

Did You Know?…
The original Mayflower Steps from where the Pilgrim Fathers boarded the Mayflower ship are now buried under the Admiral MacBride pub across the road. In fact the exact location of them would be directly underneath the ladies toilets!

Coming up next month – December
Barbican Christmas Late Night Shopping Evenings

We have full details on what to expect during the late night shopping. Including a lantern parade along Southside Street.

Here’s a flyer to give you a sneak preview…


What’s on the Plymouth Barbican is written by Scott Grenney of the website. Helping to showcase the Plymouth Barbican to tourists and locals alike.

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