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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.


Final Portrait (15)

Friday 22nd September 2017 - Wednesday 27th September 2017

BOOK EARLY. Paris, 1964. Alberto Giacometti (Rush) is living a rather dissolute existence defined by bouts of drinking, womanising, and painting. In town from New York, James Lord (Hammer), Giacometti’s biographer agrees to sit for a portrait.


The Odyssey (PG)

Friday 22nd September 2017 - Thursday 28th September 2017

Summer, 1946. The Cousteau family – Jacques, his wife Simone and their two children Philippe and Jean-Michel – live in their beautiful house by the Mediterranean. But Jacques is never content...



Friday 22nd September 2017 - Sunday 24th September 2017

Part of Plymouth Art Weekender - Interactive installations and zine debut exploring emotional and physical spaces.


Looe Street Detectives 3

Saturday 23rd September 2017

With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, we are now going to research the history of Plymouth Arts Centre's site and the people who lived and visited over the centuries. This includes you!


Breakfast Panel Discussion

Sunday 24th September 2017

As part of the We The People Are The Work exhibition, join Ben Borthwick and a selection of artists for an informal talk.

Creative Learning

Creative Play September 26

Tuesday 26th September 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.


We Are Many (12A)

Thursday 28th September 2017

Shown as part of We The People Are The Work, We Are Many is the story of the biggest protest in history and how it changed the world. On February 15th, 2003, over 15 million people marched through the streets of 800 cities around the world to try to ...


Maudie (PG)

Friday 29th September 2017 - Wednesday 4th October 2017

Maud Lewis is among the most inspiring figures in Canadian art. Afflicted with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, she spent her early life dismissed for what was presumed to be her limited ability.

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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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There is a road closure at Bretonside which commenced on Sunday 3 September, for up to three months, which will affect visitors coming to Plymouth Arts Centre via Exeter Street.

The closure is due to emergency works being carried out by Western Power in relation to cables under the highway.

Click on the map below to see the diversion route.