Archive: 2019

The Worst Witch Easter Competition

Friday 8th March, 2019|Category: News
We have partnered with Theatre Royal Plymouth to offer a family overnight stay with tickets to see The Worst Witch! What a fantastic prize! To enter, simply share our pinned Facebook post and ensure you like both The Duke and Theatre Royal Facebook pages. The winner will be announced on Friday 15th March, good luck! *The prize is valid during Easter half term (9th – 13th April 2019) *An overnight stay in a family bedroom including breakfast *Family tickets to the theatre (2 adults and 2 children) The following details performance details were provided by Theatre Royal Plymouth. Long before Harry Potter there was Mildred Hubble. An ordinary girl who found herself in an extraordinary place: a school for ...

Evita Launch at The Duke

Monday 25th February, 2019|Category: News
We were delighted to welcome the cast of Evita to the hotel for their launch photo shoot last week. This renowned musical will be at Devonport Playhouse, Plymouth for one week only from 27th – 30th March 2019 (click here to view Evita in our events calendar). With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this show is sure to be a sell out! The team chose to focus their shoot on our magnificent staircase and in various locations around this historic hotel, making use of an ornate gold mirror and desk (shown below). ...

A Magical Mini Wedding Collection

Friday 1st February, 2019|Category: News
On Thursday 18th October 2018, we hosted our fourth ‘Duke Mini Wedding Collection’. Our increasingly popular Mini Collections are aimed to help engaged couples on their journey to finding their dream wedding venue. We dressed the hotel for a wedding, allowing couples the chance to gather wedding inspiration whilst seeing how the Duke could look for their big day. It also provides the perfect opportunity to meet our experienced team and some of the fantastic suppliers who we work with on a regular basis. To make the most of our styled spaces, we hosted a photo shoot prior to the evening event, which featured the suppliers invited to exhibit at the Mini Collection. This resulted in some ...

South West Wedding Awards 2019 Finalist

Friday 25th January, 2019|Category: News
We are delighted to be finalists in the South West Wedding Awards, the most prestigious wedding awards in the region. We were shortlisted along with four other establishments in the South West for the award of Wedding Venue – Town. Congratulations to the winner of this category, China Fleet Country Club! We are honoured to be recognised amongst the best wedding venues in the region. This competitive category saw nominees stretching from Cornwall to Gloucester, it truly is a proud achievement to reach the finals. Thank you to the South West Wedding Awards for putting on such a great show. The glitzy ceremony, which took place at the Crowne Plaza ...

2019 in Britain’s Ocean City

Friday 18th January, 2019|Category: News
2019 promises to be a corker as we get closer to the launch of the Mayflower 400 commemorations in November. Before that we have the annual calendar to entertain us with so many fantastic events happening across the city. For us a family favourite is Pirate Weekend – it gets bigger and better every year and it is definitely worth booking a weekend away if you’re not local. Flavour Fest, the British Firework Championship and the Ocean City Blues n Jazz Festival all keep the city busy over the summer months, and the events keep coming right up until the Christmas celebrations which begin in November. Plymouth is the ...
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