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‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

Authored by HarryWild

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

Authored by HarryWild

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

Do you know the country's top fisherman?

Authored by The Fishing News Awards

A national awards programme is looking for the UK’s foremost fishermen and the people of the South West are being asked to put forward their nominations. Designed to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all those within the fishing industry, the Fishing News Awards will see fishermen from across the UK and Ireland battle it out to be named the best in the British Isles in one of twelve...

Rose shortlisted for Tourism Superstar 2016

Authored by News Desk

The country’s national tourist board, VisitEngland, has announced the shortlist for Tourism Superstar 2016 which includes Plymouth’s very own Rose MacInnes who is the Visitor Centre Supervisor at Plymouth’s Blackfriars Gin Distillery.

The Tourism Superstar campaign recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry and is awarded to an individual who goes...

Ocean Studios’ Christmas Exhibition

Authored by Mary

Ocean Studios, situated at Royal William Yard, is hosting a Christmas exhibition featuring work from the artists based within the Studios, as well as a wide selection of original gifts.

Over 60 artists have had the first opportunity to present their work to be selected for Plymouth’s Ocean Studios’ inaugural residents’ show.

Entitled The Christmas Show, the exhibition offers...

Ocean MINI partner with Plymouth Pavilions to launch the Ocean Bar!

Authored by Mary

Plymouth Pavilions Preferential Members Bar will be officially launched as the Ocean Bar.

To celebrate this partnership, Ocean will be inviting VIP guests to experience the launch of their New MINI Clubman at Plymouth Pavilions this Saturday 31 October.

Kim Downer at Plymouth Pavilions said “we are delighted to be working with Ocean. We launched our corporate membership scheme...

Rockfish Blue Mile kick-starts Ocean City Festival

Authored by Mary

The Rockfish Blue Mile got Plymouth's 2015 Ocean City Festival off to a cracking start, with on-the-water action taking place off the Barbican and Hoe waterfront throughout the day on Saturday 5 September.

This was the fifth Plymouth Blue Mile and the first time with new sponsors Rockfish and charity partners, Plymouth-based The Shark Trust.

The day's events got under way in...

Another big year for jellyfish smacks

Authored by Mary

Massive barrel jellyfish have appeared in record numbers for a second consecutive year, whilst in July huge numbers of mauve stingers were reported off Guernsey, and the potentially dangerous Portuguese Man O War has been washing up on beaches in the South West.

The rise of jellyfish in UK seas can no longer be ignored, and that more dedicated research and monitoring is needed to...

Ocean Film Festival World Tour comes to UK Marine Capital

Authored by Mary

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour returns to the UK this autumn after a highly successful first Tour in 2014. This year, due to popular demand, Britain’s Marine Capital will be included on the Tour schedule, offering audiences the chance to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their feet wet.

On 6 September, Plymouth will host the Tour’s inaugural open-air...

Plymouth's fantastic Seafood Festival returns

Authored by David Saunders

At the Plymouth Seafood Festival the harbour will come alive with an exciting quayside celebration of the city's fantastic locally caught seafood in this annual event.

There will be a number of food stalls for you to sample and buy, as well as a Sea themed crafts and awareness area.

On Saturday 27 September the event will link with Japan 400 with some Japanese themed...

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