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Film Review: God’s Own Country ‘We are shown a trapped Magpie flitting about in a cage; like Johnny, it is unable to escape its predicament’

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Monika Mourer reviews God’s Own Country, a film lauded as the Yorkshire Moors’ answer to Brokeback Mountain. Showing in the cinema from Friday 6 – Thursday 12 October, tickets … Continue Reading

Film Review: A Ghost Story ‘makes you think, and stays with you for days’

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

With Halloween at the end of the month, October is the perfect time of the year to watch horror films and ghost stories. Ben Cherry reviews A Ghost Story, showing … Continue Reading

Film Review: Maudie ‘Maudie reminds us that to create art, barriers must first be breached’

Monday 2nd October 2017

With colourful and sophisticated story-telling, Maudie is the story of folk artist Maud Lewis. It is showing in our cinema until Wednesday 4th Oct. Helen Tope reviews.

An … Continue Reading

NT Live Review: Yerma ‘a searing tale of a marriage blown apart by the need, and failure, to have a child.’

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Helen Tope reviews the NT Live screening of Yerma, as part of our live theatre programme.

Our next live theatre screening is Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch, which has now … Continue Reading

Plymouth Art Weekender – Our Tips!

Friday 22nd September 2017

The Plymouth Art Weekender is upon us! This fantastic annual event brings together artists, makers, creatives and the general public in a celebration of the city and the talent … Continue Reading

Return of the PAC – Looe Street Detectives

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Hannah Pollard invites you to join the Looe Street Detectives…

Plymouth Arts Centre is celebrating it’s 70th anniversary – cheers to you! It is now, … Continue Reading

Scribe: A Modern Thriller With A Retro Sensibility

Tuesday 19th September 2017

The film tells the story of Duval, a former insurance clerk, whose life has been brought to near-ruin by his addiction to alcohol. We meet him, one year sober, and … Continue Reading

In Residency: a Q&A with artist AJ Stockwell

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Whilst in residence here at Plymouth Arts Cent​re, artist AJ Stockwell has been continuing her research into the fictional society of ‘White Rock’, a utopian society fixated on the … Continue Reading

PAC To The Future: Q&A with Kitty

Wednesday 30th August 2017

On Wednesday 2 August, we were joined by young emerging artist Kitty McEwan of YEA Plymouth, as she toured the gallery providing a lunchtime talk on our most recent … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Finding Fanon Sequence exhibition

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Images courtesy of Sam Garwood

For more information on this exhibition visit our event page, and you can also read a review of the exhibition from Jessica Wright on … Continue Reading

Postcard Art Competition

Friday 28th July 2017

Get creative and enter our postcard art competition.
Design a piece of postcard art which shows you as a computer game avatar in a made up landscape. Make yourself … Continue Reading

Art Review: “manifesting issues of race, showing the artists in a post-apocalyptic-like space” Finding Fanon Sequence

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Jessica Wright reviews our current exhibition from artists David Blandy and Larry Achiampong, Finding Fanon Sequence. This exhibition is available to view at Plymouth Arts Centre until 2 September … Continue Reading