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We The People Are The Work

Friday 22nd September 2017 - Saturday 18th November 2017

A city-wide exhibition that will build connections and collaborations between the people of Plymouth and internationally renowned artists. In the wake of recent global events, it asks what are the differences and shared experiences that shape society...


We The People Are The Work: Ciara Phillips – Systems For Saying It

Friday 22nd September 2017 - Saturday 18th November 2017

Canadian Artist Ciara Phillips joins us at Plymouth Arts Centre as part of the multi-site exhibition We The People Are The Work.


Back To Burgundy (15)

Friday 13th October 2017 - Thursday 19th October 2017

Filmed over four seasons and taking full advantage of the alluring scenery, Klapisch brings together emotional family drama, romance and mouth-watering wine in a winning combination.


Detroit (15)

Friday 13th October 2017 - Thursday 19th October 2017

The latest gripping film from Oscar®-winning director Kathryn Bigelow chronicles the story of the 1967 Detroit riots, which became one of the most violent revolts in US history.


Figure Drawing Classes with Kathy Wray

Wednesday 18th October 2017 - Wednesday 6th December 2017

Figure drawing classes for both beginners and those with more experience in drawing.


An Inconvenient Sequel (PG)

Friday 20th October 2017 - Saturday 21st October 2017

A decade after the original became an unprecedented box-office hit, bringing the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, this riveting follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.


Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Friday 20th October 2017 - Wednesday 1st November 2017

BOOK EARLY. The film tells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

Creative Learning

Creative Play October 24

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Part of We The People Are The Work exhibition, come into a stimulating environment where your child can lead you on a discovery of messy fun.


David Lynch: The Art Life (15)

Tuesday 24th October 2017 - Thursday 26th October 2017

Lauded with critical acclaim at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, David Lynch: The Art Life, is an intimate portrait of a master director, screenwriter and producer.


The Jarman Award 2017 + Q&A

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Part of We The People Are The Work exhibition, come and see a programme of artist's moving image that is deep, sharp and, at times, playful. Now in its ninth year, the Award has a reputation for spotting rising stars of the UK art world.

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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.


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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