PLYMOUTH ARTS ORGANISATIONS AND VENUES

 

Plymouth is home to many different arts organisations and venues – here’s some handy links, a map and information to connect you to the places you love.

We’ve put together a map of Plymouth’s arts and culture organisations and venues. You can click the square symbol in the top right corner to make the map display fullscreen. If there’s an organisation or venue which we’re missing, please let us know!

For more detailed information on each organisation and venue, please scroll down the page.

Visual Arts

Peninsula Arts

Peninsula Arts

A multi-disciplinary arts organisation which operates out of Plymouth University. Expect to see art exhibitions, films, theatre, dance, music performances and lectures as part of their extensive programme.

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Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth’s oldest and most established arts gallery and museum, with a range of exhibitions, events, talks and research on offer.

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Plymouth Art Weekender

Plymouth Art Weekender

A new city-wide annual weekend art festival, Plymouth Art Weekender is the UK’s largest event of this type. Dates for 2016 are September 23rd/24th/25th.

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Plymouth Arts Centre

Plymouth Arts Centre

Contemporary visual arts and film in a historic barbican building. Plymouth Arts Centre also runs PAC Home, an artists’ network and hosts art residencies.

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Radient

Radient

Working with young and vulnerable people, Radient is a gallery which puts people at it’s core. Joined with their amazing cafe and restaurant Rumpuscosy, Radient invests its profits straight back into the valuable arts projects.

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KARST

KARST

A contemporary arts gallery and artists’ studio space, KARST has been receiving rave reviews for their innovative and compelling exhibitions.

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The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Art, design and craft exhibitions from talented and cutting-edge creatives. Also a venue for some of the best works of Plymouth College of Art’s students.

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Ocean Studios

Ocean Studios

Ocean Studios provides studio space and arts facilities and is also the city’s only GIS gallery space, allowing it to host exhibitions which include artists such as Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing.

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Comma Five Art Space

Comma Five Art Space

Comma Five Art Space is a gallery, darkroom and artists’ studio space located at the heart Plymouth’s historic Barbican.

Flameworks

Flameworks

An artists’ creative facility, Flameworks provide much needed studio space and equipment to metalsmiths, ceramicists, glass artists, painters and sculptors.

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River Tamar Project

River Tamar Project

The River Tamar Project is developing a long-term programme of arts and ideas to put the River Tamar at the centre of our experience of the South West.

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Studio 102

Studio 102

Studio 102 is a new dedicated gallery and studio space supporting emerging artists based on the Barbican.

The Gallery on the Hoe

The Gallery on the Hoe

An artists’ collective and gallery on Plymouth’s Hoe foreshore. The Gallery on the Hoe also runs the Plymouth Hoe Art Fair.

The Alamo Project

The Alamo Project

The Alamo Project is the working studio of Connor McIntyre and Dr Karen Roulstone, also offering a mentoring environment for emerging artists.

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Fotonow CIC

Fotonow CIC

Fotonow CIC is a photographic arts organisation developing work that explores visual culture and stimulates social change.

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Bread & Roses

Bread & Roses

A community arts-focused pub with regular exhibitions, artist events and live music.

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Performance and Theatre

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West.

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Barbican Theatre

Barbican Theatre

A fantastic theatre hosting great shows and enabling young people to produce new theatre and dance, developing their creative skills.

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Plymouth Fringe Festival

Plymouth Fringe Festival

Plymouth Fringe Festival returns from 30th May – 4th June 2016 for another week long celebration of live performance!

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Beyond Face

Beyond Face

Beyond Face is a performance company who focuses on encouraging and developing the work of Black and Minority Ethnic performance work.

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Stiltskin Creative Arts and Theatre Company

Stiltskin Creative Arts and Theatre Company

Stiltskin is a not-for-profit children’s arts and theatre company based in Plymouth. Since 1999, Stiltskin have created touring theatre, large scale celebratory parades and public art projects for and alongside young people across the Southwest.

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The House

The House

Plymouth University’s performance theatre is a state of the art performance facility with a public programme of contemporary performance.

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Attik Dance

Attik Dance

Attik Youth Dance is an inclusive youth dance company working creatively with dance. The focus of Attik Youth is creativity and exploring dance in fun, exciting and dynamic ways.

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Rhythm City Dance Studio

Rhythm City Dance Studio

Award-winning dance studio which focuses on Street Dance. Has recently been voted the second best street dance school in the country at the UDO British Street Dance Championships.

Toast

Toast

Toast are a producing theatre and performance collective based in Plymouth. Founders and producers of the Plymouth Fringe Festival and proud members of Plymouth’s theatre scene.

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Plymouth Dance

Plymouth Dance

Plymouth Dance aims to Connect, Create and Celebrate dance in the City of Plymouth.

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Street Factory Studios

Street Factory Studios

Street Factory CIC uses Hip Hop dance to transform lives, build self-esteem and unite communities.

Music

MTV Crashes Plymouth

MTV Crashes Plymouth

The biggest music event in the South West MTV Crashes Plymouth takes place on the spectacular Plymouth Hoe!

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Plymouth Pavilions

Plymouth Pavilions

Plymouth Pavilions is the leading leisure and entertainment venue in the South West with gigs and concerts from headline talent.

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The Hub / dBs Live

The Hub / dBs Live

The Hub at dBs Live is Plymouth’s most diverse Live Music Venue & Nightclub.

Plymouth Music Zone

Plymouth Music Zone

Plymouth Music Zone is an award winning music charity that believes passionately in the power of music to reach out & help transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable children, young people & adults across Plymouth and beyond…

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The Junction

The Junction

A great live music venue showcasing the best of local gigging talent.

Annabel's Cabaret & Discotheque

Annabel's Cabaret & Discotheque

Nightclub and local music venue with a packed programme of music events and gigs.

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dBs Plymouth

dBs Plymouth

Music and Media Industry Training in Bristol, Plymouth & Cornwall. We are in the business of music, sound, and media education. From BTEC Diplomas to Degrees we have courses whatever your background or experience.

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Literature

Wonderzoo

Wonderzoo

A literature and writers group with monthly spoken word events.

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