plymouth art weekender

Plymouth Art Weekender

Trailblazing Plymouth Art Weekender storms ahead for 2020 event

Authored by Mary

Proving that out of adversity comes creativity, the team behind the trailblazing Plymouth Art Weekender and Visual Arts Plymouth are striding ahead with plans for the 2020 Visual Art Festival. Despite most events nationally and globally being postponed or cancelled, from Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September 2020, venues of all shapes and sizes across Britain’s ‘Ocean City’ will play host to...

Film: Peninsula Arts Film Commission 2018 Premiere

As part of Plymouth Art Weekender, The Arts Institute will be screening work by Richard Broomhall, winner of the Peninsula Arts Film Commission 2018 and by Chris Bailey and Ieuan Jones, recipients of the Peninsula Arts Film Commission 2018 Prize.

Richard Broomhall is an artist who works with film, installation and photography. He begins with coastal locations where subsea fibre optics make landfall, exploring how the infrastructure of fibre optic networks inscribe and intertwine the politics of corporate and national power into landscapes and citizens’ bodies. The work constitutes...

Massive weekend for the arts coming up!

Authored by Mary

A series of small grants are adding a vital spark to this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender which takes place this weekend (23 to 25 September).

Over 90 events, involving 500 local, national and international artists will be taking place all over the city from the water’s edge to people’s houses, the Athenaeum to the Mayflower Steps.

The Weekender is organised by Visual Arts...

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