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As Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth is a spectacular setting hosting world-class events, many of which take place in the historic heart of the city in Sutton Harbour and the Barbican. There’s always something going on in the waterfront quarter to make your visit even more memorable but take a look at our regularly updated events guide to see what’s coming up so you can plan your trip. Don’t forget to follow us on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for up to date news on everything happening in Plymouth’s prime waterfront location.

Enjoy discovering Plymouth’s diverse cultural scene with a visit to Sutton Harbour, where you can:

  • Delve into the creative arts and marvel at the history of one of Devon’s ancient cities
  • Explore your theatrical side, and enjoy an eclectic array of music
  • Follow in the footsteps of great artists like Robert Lenkiewicz and Beryl Cook and try out creative arts and crafts like painting, pottery and needlework
  • Stroll through the atmospheric cobbled streets of the Barbican, and immerse yourself in the history of Sutton Harbour, the heart of Plymouth