Venues

Below are a list of venues in the city who offer space for artists to run projects and exhibitions, during the Plymouth Art Weekender. If any of them sound like a good venue for your project then contact them using the provided details. 

The Athenaeum

The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW

Contact: Owen Ryles – oryles@plymouthathenaeum.co.uk

Website:  http://www.plymouthathenaeum.co.uk

Founded in 1812 as the Plymouth Institution, the Plymouth Athenaeum is home of The Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society. Every year they open there doors for artists across Plymouth to exhibit work and present performances across their diverse range of rooms and halls. The Athenaeum has become the hub of activity for the Weekender, where you find many of the city’s artists gathering at the end of every day of the Weekender to let their hair down and exchange stories of the festival. If you are interested in having your event hosted at the Athenaeum then please contact Owen Ryles using the details above. 

 

Plymouth School of Creative Arts, 22 Millbay Road, Millbay, Plymouth PL1 3EG

Contact:  info@schoolofcreativearts.co.uk   Tel: 01752 221927

Website:  http://plymouthschoolofcreativearts.co.uk

The Plymouth School of Creative Arts (also known as ‘The Red School’) is a creative learning school in Millbay. During the Weekender the school becomes a thriving centre of activity, with many if the classrooms being taken over by artists, makers and performers to put on events. If you think this could be the right place for your event then contact the school using the information above. 

 

The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3LG

Contact: enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk

Website: https://thedukeofcornwall.co.uk

The historic Duke of Cornwall Hotel often hosts a range of exhibitions in its hireable spaces. If you think the hotel would be the perfect location for your event please contact them using the above details.

 

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard PL1 3QQ

Contact: oceanstudios@realideas.org

Website: http://www.oceanstudios.org.uk

One of the city’s largest creative centres, Ocean Studios in the iconic Royal William Yard has spaces ideal for exhibitions, workshops and other live events. The artist studios will be open during the course of the Weekender, so there is a good opportunity to meet different creatives that are based at the studios. Please contact the studios using the email above to enquire what spaces they have available for the Weekender.