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What’s on the Plymouth Barbican – May 2014

During the month of May on the Plymouth Barbican we’ve seen the Plymouth Pirate Weekend reach our shores with the arrival of the tall ship Phoenix.

Lots of family members young and old enjoyed pirate shows, various demonstrations and tackled the treasure trail which saw numerous groups across the Barbican looking for hidden clues.

Even our dear friend Phillip the Prawn got in on the action taking selfies with the locals! selfie with phillip the prawn
Did you know you can follow Phillip the Prawn on his own Twitter account @phillipprawn. Follow him and say hi, he does not bite… much.

More Events During May…

Plymouth History Festival:
Various activities are taking place across Plymouth in May. Here’s the ones related to the Barbican:

+ Walk and Watch with Plymouth Shortcuts:
Funky Archive Films on Your Phone: Thursday 15th May 2014, 7pm to 8.30pm, meet on the Barbican (Booking Essential). Find out more:

+ Guided Walk: Mount Batten:
Tuesday 20th May 2014, 3pm to 5pm, meet at the entrance to the Mount Batten breakwater/pier (Booking Essential)

+ Exhibition:
Lost Senses by Juliet Middleton-Batts: Friday 30th May AND Saturday 31st May 2014, 10am to 5pm, Plymouth Arts Centre

** Special Note about the Sutton Harbour Swing Footbridge **
We thought it best to highlight the Sutton Harbour Swing Footbridge will be out of action from 20th May 2014 for 6 weeks due to essential repairs.
More on this story here:

Coming up next month – June

Get your dancing shoes on and be prepared to salute! What a lineup we have for you during June!

+ International Barbican Jazz and Blues Festival 2014: Friday 13th June – Sunday 15th June

+ Armed Forces Day 2014: Saturday 28th June 2014

We’ll take a look at what you can expect to see and do during these two large scale events…

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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