Soundlets Gallery offers a nice selection of great coffees, teas and cakes on the premises. However, we are quickly becoming known for our art classes and special events. We also display and sell a growing collection of jewellery, prints, cards, stained glass, paintings created by talented local artists.
The Historic Barbican and Sutton Harbour will be the heart of the Seafood Festival. Even at the moment a lots of people are busy organizing everything!
Among the events in program we want to suggest you:
Quayside Market – Seafood, local product, live family entertainment including music and hands on activity with marine experiments and filleting fish.
Cookery Theatre – Showcasing the fantastic quality seafood available in Plymouth, local and celebrity chefs will demonstrate a range of mouth-watering dishes using catch freshoff the boats.
The Southern Star lands its catch – Commercial Wharf – Local fishermen Ben Squire and Sid the Squid explain the species caught and the sustainable fishing methods used. The masked ninja filleter is unleashed to demonstrate the art of filleting the catch for the pan.
Enjoy the Festival and don’t forget to visit us at Soundlets Gallery!
Let’s spend the last days of summer with another interesting initiative of the Ocean City Festival! The Local and Maritime Heritage Curator Nigel Overton will tell you the story of the port of Plymouth during a wonderful walk around Plymouth Hoe. Meet at The Belvedere, 19 September, 2pm – 3.30pm. Admission is £2 per person. Advance booking is essential.
How many events did you attend within the Ocean City Festival? The 17th of September 1.10pm-2pm the main focus of the debate will be the rapid changes of our planet and how they are related to climate change. Free admission. Advance booking is essential.
Are you following our advice about how spend your time here in Plymouth? Next appointment: Britain and The Sea 2 – A symposium exploring the reliance and importance of the sea on Britain’s wealth and prosperity. Opening time: 13 september, 9.30am -4pm
Life of Pi – The 13th of september from 7.30pm you will enjoy this movie to the City Centre big screen.
Do you prefer business or culture? No worries, we have both!
Plymouth International Trade Club Event – 12 September, 5.45pm – 8pm – The event will explore European Markets, the Eurozone, Russia and emerging Eastern European Markets with a variety of speakers.
“Trawler” A Journey through th North Atlantic by Redmond O’Hanlon – 12 September, 6.30pm – 8pm – This is a Global Book Club special for the Plymouth Ocean City Festival. Free Admission.
Cattewater, Lambhay and Barbican Walk and Talk – 12 September, 2pm – 3.30pm – A guided walk and talk with the Maritime and Local Heritage Curator Nigel Overton. Admission is £2 per person. Advance booking is essential.
As everyday we will inform you about the upcoming events. The 11th o september you will join:
1. Art Bite: All at Sea – The City Museum and Art Gallery will show the maritime collection. Free admition. Advance booking is essential.
2. The Sea Inside – Philip Hoare – In his new book, The Sea Inside, Philip Hoare, award-winning author of Leviathan, sets out to rediscover the sea and its birds and beasts, from England’s southern shores to the farthest Pacific, encountering along the way, great whales, gothic ravens and bizarre creatures that may, or may not be extinct.
On Tuesday the 10th of September you will chose from different activity:
1. Lunchtime Talk: The Huff of Arklow – Opening time 13.10 – Barbara Bridgman will talk about the history of this revolutionary boat, her restoration and the apprenticeship scheme linked to the project. Admission is £2 per person. Advance booking and payment are essential via Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s Welcome Desk.
2. Scitec Showcase – Opening time 4.30 – This event will showcase the breadth of activity and expertise that exists at the University within science and technology areas, reflecting both teaching and research activities, and demonstrating how scientific research relates to real life – Free admission.
3. Beagle Debate – Opening time 19.00 – A panel of 5 experts eagerly present to you their reasons for saving their favourite marine species to have safe passage on-board Darwin’s HMS Beagle – Free admission.
And if you need a break between all those intellectual activities come to have a rest at Soundlets Gallery!
From the 9th to the 22nd of September Plymouth is set to host the Ocean City Festival. You will chose from many events. You will start with taking a short ferry trip to Mount Batten then enjoy a meander around the area with guide, Nigel Overton, the City’s Maritime and Local Heritage Curator.
You can return in your own time if you wish to stay in Mount Batten once the guided walk is over. Admission is £2 per person + a ferry toll of £1.50 either way. Ferry tolls are paid direct to the Water Taxi operator on the day.
The £2 admission fee and booking for the overall event must be done in advance via Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s Welcome Desk.
As usual we inviting you to visit us in Soundlets Gallery in the meanwhile that you are waiting for the ferry!