What's On


Margaret Salmon: Eglantine

Tuesday 20th March 2018 - Wednesday 28th March 2018

Gallery in the Cinema: ‘Eglantine’ is an intimate and vivid account of a young girl’s real and fantastical adventure in a remote forest one evening.


The Shape of Water (15)

Friday 23rd March 2018 - Thursday 5th April 2018

At the height of the Cold War, in a secret US laboratory, a young, mute woman begins to communicate with a strange, aquatic creature. Del Toro’s tale of the inexplicable is an old-school cinematic joy.


Journey’s End (12A)

Saturday 24th March 2018 - Saturday 31st March 2018

In this classic tale the men of c-company are trapped, the days ticking by, the tension rising and the attack drawing ever closer…


PAC Home Group: Tour of Ancient Scent Exhibition

Saturday 24th March 2018

PAC Home member & PAC Residency artist Beth Emily Richards will give an artist’s tour of Ancient Scent: Ireland.


History Painting: Rose Wylie

Thursday 29th March 2018 - Wednesday 30th May 2018

Plymouth Arts Centre and The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art present a multi-site exhibition by internationally renowned painter Rose Wylie.


A Fantastic Woman (15)

Friday 30th March 2018 - Thursday 5th April 2018

When her lover Orlando dies suddenly one night, Marina is left in a state of shock. Still raw with grief, she must navigate the horrors of recounting the night to Orlando’s family, with frosty responses to the fact that she’s a transwoman.


Loveless (15)

Saturday 31st March 2018 - Wednesday 4th April 2018

A stark, mysterious and terrifying story of spiritual catastrophe, Loveless is one of this year’s must-see films.

Creative Learning

Creative Play 3 April

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun.


Bringing in Baby: The Shape of Water

Thursday 5th April 2018

Film screening for parents, grandparents and carers of babies under 12 months to enjoy a sociable trip to the cinema. Free hot drink included!


PAC Home Residency Finnissage and Crit: Ryan Curtis

Thursday 5th April 2018

Join PAC Home resident artist Ryan Curtis for a presentation of the work he has developed in the residency studio.

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25 and under

We’re investing in the filmmakers of the future! We want to make it affordable for young people to see the best new and independent releases, and for families to be able to take a trip to our cinema.

The price applies to any film in our regular programme. Please bring ID, and check the age rating of the film before you book.

This season’s film highlights for younger audiences: Ladybird, A Fantastic Woman, The Square, Isle of Dogs.

We have waived the £1.50 online booking fee for our Friends, as a thank you for supporting Plymouth Arts Centre. This applies to all current and new Friends.

If you would like to receive this and other exclusive benefits, such as ticket discounts and priority booking, please click the link below or ask about the Friends scheme at the Box Office.

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Get a discount (each ticket for £7) when you book a ticket for 3 or more different F-Rated films in the programme at the same time.

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The road and pavement around the former Bretonside coach station is currently closed to traffic and pedestrians until May 2019 as the new development takes place. The two short term carparks on the road are also closed.

The main route to the Barbican via Vauxhall Street will not be affected.

You can read more details about the closure here and here.

If these closures affect your visit to Plymouth Arts Centre please let us know.