Peninsula Arts operates from within the Faculty of Arts and serves as the arts and culture public programming organisation for the University of Plymouth. The year-round programme includes exhibitions, music, film, public lectures, and theatre and dance/ performance. One of its principle aims is to provide access to a programme of wide-ranging high quality arts and cultural experiences, which is informed by the expertise, research and scholarship of the University and its partners, to the communities of Plymouth and the South West and visitors to the region.
Monday - Friday: 10.00 -17.00
Saturday: 11.00 - 16.00
Closed on Bank Holidays
Parking available in the evenings on event nights.
Disabled access and facilities
Cafe (daytime opening)
Plymouth Young Contemporary Open
- 2 — 9 July 2016
Following on from the success of the international Plymouth Contemporary Open, Plymouth University has partnered with Effervescent and the Plymouth History Centre to launch the first Plymouth Young Contemporary Open; an exhibition that will showcase the wealth of creative talent Plymouth has to offer.
Responding to the theme GROW, the exhibition will feature selected artwork from an open call to artists and creative producers aged 4 to 30 years. It will run across two city centre sites: Peninsula Arts Gallery and Radiant Gallery.
- Any age
Sea Swim: Head Above Water
- 23 July — 3 September 2016
Head Above Water reveals the embodied imagination of the swimmer’s experience through film, photography, sculpture, drawing and poetry. Artists: Sally Barker, Tessa Bunney, Gary Coyle, Dorothy Cross, Lynn Dennison, Peter Matthews, Heinrich & Palmer, Simon Pope, Gayle Chong Kwan, Anna Sikorska, Kit Wise and Sea Swim.
Sea Swim explores, with groups of swimmers in Plymouth, how swimming in the sea changes the way we feel ourselves to be in our bodies.
CURATED BY LARA GOODBAND
A HISTORY CENTRE PARTNERSHIP PROJECT DELIVERED BY PENINSULA ARTS AND PLYMOUTH CITY COUNCIL’S ARTS AND HERITAGE SERVICE.
- Any age
University of Plymouth Choral Society: Singing Day Workshop
- 2 July 2016 8-8:45pm
Come and sing a selection of sacred anthems, motets and madrigals from the 16th and 17th-century Europe. All welcome.
For further information and an application form, contact the UPCS Secretary Jan Green. E-mail: email@example.com or telephone: 01752 844899
- Family friendly
St Paul's Church
Participants (members of UPCS): £12
Free admission to the performance with parting donations invited in aid of Brain Tumour Research.
Monday - Friday
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