Archive: June, 2018

Exploring Britain’s Ocean City by Boat

Tuesday 26th June, 2018|Category: News
We continually encourage our guests to enjoy the unique experiences that Plymouth has to offer such as the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth Gin and the Mayflower Museum! One of the best ways to see the city is on the water with Plymouth Boat Trips. In you’re lucky enough to be local then an annual outing would reveal new facts and stunning sights, and for those of you on holiday it is the perfect way to enjoy being on the water and learning a little about our rich history and heritage. ...

Plymouth Art Weekender

Tuesday 26th June, 2018|Category: News
The following information was provided by the organisers of Plymouth Art Weekender and provides details of the three artist commissions. We are thrilled to be working alongside this wonderful team and look forward to attending the Weekender ourselves! We are delighted to announce the three commissioned artists for Plymouth Art Weekender 2018! This year the Weekender will take place on 28th, 29th and 30th September. Plymouth based Laura Denning who wowed audiences with her independent project Benthic Caress at last year’s Weekender, has been selected for our Local Engagement Commission. Laura’s practice combines collaboration, curation and, field notes; resulting in filmworks, soundwalks and other forms of ‘experimental geography’, as well as installations that audiences can take part in. For the ...

South West Wedding Awards Nominee

Friday 15th June, 2018|Category: News
After making the finals of the ‘Wedding Venues Town’ category at the 2018 South West Wedding Awards, we are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the 2019 awards! If you hosted your wedding at the hotel between 2017 and 2018, and haven’t already voted, please do vote for us by clicking here. We received some fantastic anonymous feedback from our past couples following the 2018 awards, some of which we are delighted to share with you below… Feedback from 2018 “From the very first ...

Volunteering at Devil’s Point

Wednesday 6th June, 2018|Category: News
Following the launch of the Make a Difference for Mayflower 400 campaign in 2016, Plymouth businesses have been busy volunteering across the city ahead of the commemorations in 2020. The campaign is led by Improving Lives Plymouth and a partnership between Plymouth City Council, the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership and the City Centre Company and encourages businesses to invest in their own premises and make a commitment to the public realm between now and 2020. As part of the National Volunteers Week campaign, a day was organised to bring businesses together. Jo, Olivia, Sam and George from The Duke spent the morning painting the staircase railings at Devil’s Point, taking them from a rusty, faded ...

Becoming a Mayflower Maker

Wednesday 6th June, 2018|Category: News
The following information was provided by the team at Improving Lives Plymouth. For full details, click here. Are you interested in becoming an Ambassador for the Mayflower 400 initiative? Sign up as a Mayflower Maker where you will receive training on the story of Mayflower and the events diary. Mayflower Makers are local people trained as Mayflower Ambassadors to be Mayflower Makers. They will have conversations in their local community about Mayflower 400’s history, cultural projects, and landmarks within the city. Mayflower Makers will: – Share the Mayflower story – Explain Mayflower 400 – Promote the events calendar for the Mayflower ...