This May Day 2018 bank holiday weekend there is so much going on in Plymouth that we’re spoilt for choice. To help you decide on what to do, we have compiled a list of some of our top picks taking place in the city as we finally reach May & summer is around the corner.
National Marine Aquarium Boat Trips
7th May – 10.45am
The National Marine Aquarium is the nation’s largest public aquarium and an independent conservation charity. Our mission is to connect us with our Oceans. What better way for us to connect with our Oceans than going out on them! Join the NMA on a boat trip exploring the famous.
For more info visit: http://www.national-aquarium.co.uk/nma-boat-trips/
The Squiggly Wiggly Giant Squid
After a long journey from deep beneath the sea, the Royal William Yard's playful Giant Squid will soon make its home at the Yard and is bringing some friends.
Arriving on the green Sunday 6th May and will stay hroughout the summer until Sunday 30th September.
The Giant Squid is an interactive and acoustic installation through which people will be able to communicate (speak & hear) with each other.
For more info visit: https://www.royalwilliamyard.com/events/the-squiggly-wiggly-giant-squid
Marina Open Day
Mark the start of the sailing season with a visit to Plymouth Yacht Haven for their Open Day!
Discover everything that happens at the marina while seeing some incredible displays including:
- On-Water Boat Show - New and used boat sales
- "Have a go" sailing and watersports activities
- Sea life exhibits and rare fish artefacts
- Marine equipment demonstrations
- Winch grinder competition at the Mount Batten Boat House
- Exclusive discounts on new and used boats, engines and marine equipment
- Live music
- Visits from the Plymouth RNLI team and the Fire & Rescue boat
- Family Fun and much more
For more info visit: https://www.yachthavens.com/plymouth/events/marina-open-day/#.WuMWqYjwbIU
Plymouth Jazz Club
6th May - 7pm
Plymouth Jazz Club is delighted to be able to present, by popular request, Lee Gibson, a nationally and internationally acclaimed jazz singer who has delighted critics and fans alike with her wonderful voice, innate sense of swing and dynamic stage presence. Lee has appeared at all the major jazz venues and festivals throughout the UK also headlining festivals in Australia and performing throughout Europe.
For more info visit: http://www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk/
If you're planning on visiting Plymouth for any of the above events, we would love to host you in our Hotel. Please check availability here: http://www.futureinns.co.uk/plymouth