2022 Events

The Plymouth History Festival returns for 2022

This year sees the return of the Plymouth History Festival, between the dates of 7 May and 27 May, as we showcase and share the wonderful community heritage work being undertaken in the city.

The overarching themes for this year’s event centre around the National Marine Park project and how Plymouth’ s enduring connection with the water has come to shape the identities of the people, and communities, who have called this place home through history. 

The National Marine Park project’s aim, is to improve the physical and social infrastructure of the city as a place intrinsically bound to Plymouth Sound, through engagement with its residents. Consequently, events throughout the month will consider and explore how this has happened in the past, how it happens today and what more we can do as we look to the future.

Monday 16 May 2022

Beating of the Bounds of Devonport (1): Walks with History, from 11am Beating of the Bounds of Devonport (2): Walks with History, from 3pm

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Saturday 21 May 2022

University of Plymouth: Our Ocean City, Stories and Sounds of the Sea, 9.45am to 4pm Leadworks: Renaissance Dance Company Workshop, 4pm to 4.30pm

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Sunday 22 May 2022

The Box: Behind The Scenes Tours, 1pm and 2pm Murder & Misadventure in Victorian Plymouth: Ford Park Cemetery, 7pm to 8.30pm

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