What's on in Plymouth this weekend: November 23, 24, 25
As always, there are plenty of things to do in and around Plymouth this weekend. Thisisplymouth.co.uk gives you a choice selection of events you can enjoy including nights out with friends and days spent with the family.
Arts, Culture and food
Hoipolloi: Stories From An Invisible Town
Hugh Hughes presents a solo theatre piece, based on his memories of growing up on Anglesey. Not suitable for under 18s.
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Times: Nov 23, 24, 7.45pm
Venue: Theatre Royal, Royal Parade South,
Ever fancied taking up a new Hobby? Considered Quilting? Why not pop along and view the amazing quilts made in our classes. Free tea and coffee will be provided. Raffle with prizes funds going to the Royal British Legion.
Times: Nov 24 and 25.
Venue: Just Tracys Crafts, unit 10 Chantry Court, Marshall Road
Meet the Producers at the River Cottage Canteen Plymouth
Looking for something free to do with the kids? Fancy adding a new cheese, drink, chutney or pie to your can't-live-without list?
At the River Cottage Canteen and Deli we hold Producer Days where you can come along and meet the producers who supply our Deli with their fantastic produce.
Time: Nov 24, from 11.30am
Venue: River Cottage Canteen, Royal William Yard
Efford FM Sound Performance
The duo performs experimental music based on past radio work on Efford FM and Nowhereisland Radio.
Times: Nov 24, 5pm-6pm
Venue: Plymouth Arts Centre,38 Looe Street
European Choral Classics
Choral Concert featuring compositions by Durufle, Bach and Palestrina.
Time: Nov 24, 7.30pm
Venue: RC Cathedral, Wyndham Street West,
Hamer & Isaacs
Hot club-style Gypsy jazz and swing standards by the combo.
Times: Nov 23, 9pm-11.55pm
Venue: Barbican Theatre, Castle Street
Black Catz at the Voodoo Laounge
Residents spin goth.
Times: Nov 24, phone for times
Venue: The Voodoo Lounge,1 The Money Centre
Sing Shack Karaoke
Karaoke night at the Walkabout
Times: Nov 25, 7.30pm-1am
Venue: Walkabout,5 Union Street
Days out and cinema
Set in a landscaped park an amazing survival of a George II mansion with its original contents. The original Chinese wallpaper still hangs in three rooms and outside the 18th-century garden contains a chapel art gallery.
Times: All weekend, from dusk till dawn
Venue: National Trust: Saltram, Plympton
National Marine Aquarium
The Aquarium experience comprises a total of 50 live exhibits including three massive tanks, the largest of which – Britain’s deepest tank – holds 2.5 million litres of water. Over 4000 animals from 400 species are displayed in realistic habitats from local shorelines to coral reefs.
Times: All weekend from 10am - 5pm
Venue: National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside
Thirty-five year-old Jesse Fisher attends the retirement party of his favourite college professor, Peter Hoberg, and falls head over heels in love with 19-year-old undergraduate Zibby.
Time: Nov 23, 7.30pm
Venue: The Watermark,Ivybridge Library, Erme Court Leonards Road
Dr Seuss' The Lorax
Twelve-year-old Ted Wiggins pines for the girl of his dreams, Audrey, whose one burning wish is to see a real tree. So Ted embarks on a quest to meet a hermit called the Once-ler, who knows the secret of why all of the trees disappeared from Thneed-ville.
Time: See venue's website for list of times
Venue:Vue, Barbican Leisure Centre, Shapters Road