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Plymouth City Patriots

Various dates - Plymouth Pavilions

Plymouth City Patriots are the city’s premier league basketball team that play in the British Basketball League (BBL).

Click below to book tickets for league and cup games at Plymouth Pavilions...


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School of Rock

3 - 7 May - Theatre Royal

Based on the hilarious hit movie, this new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band – sensationally performed live by the production’s young actors every night with roof-raising energy!


£ 18.00


The Drifters

5 May - Plymouth Pavilions

The legendary group have previously been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, listed among the Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine and have produced an incredible list of hits - including; Saturday Night at the Movies, Come on Over to My Place, Stand By Me, Under the Boardwalk and many, many more!


£ 36.60


Gary Numan

6 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Emerging to a wealth of critical acclaim, Gary Numan’s new album ‘Intruder’ is out this Friday, and looks set to make a similar impact to 2017’s ‘Savage (Songs From A Broken World)’ which entered the charts at #2. Now Gary Numan can confirm details of his first European tour in support of the album, which commences in April 2022.


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Plymouth Pirates Weekend 

7 - 8 May - Various 

Enjoy two days of swashbuckling fun with plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy! 


Organised by the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership Business Improvement District, Plymouth Pirates Weekend takes place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May across the Barbican and Sutton Harbour.


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7 May - Plymouth Pavilions

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band .


£ 30.80


Paul Merton's Impro Chums

8 May - Theatre Royal

Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2022 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of mind-blowing improvisation.



£ 25.50


Nick Mason

8 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Following acclaimed sold-out tours through the UK, Europe and America in 2018/19, Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets have announced their largest UK and Ireland tour to date.


Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets are - Nick Mason, Gary Kemp, Guy Pratt, Lee Harris and Dom Beken.


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10 May - Plymouth Pavilions

With a mammoth 19 dates across the UK from 4 May – 1 June 2022. The nationwide tour will kickstart an exciting new UB40 era, as Matt Doyle, former lead singer of fellow Birmingham reggae band KIOKO, will make his UB40 tour debut as the band’s new lead singer, making it a must-attend event for any UB40 lover.


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Dara O'Briain

13 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Dara Ó Briain is back on tour, with a brand new show! At the end of his last tour, Dara had performed the show "Voice Of Reason" 180 times, over 2 years across 20 countries, from Auckland to Reykjavik, from Moscow to New York; and by March 2020 he was ready for a break!



£ 25.76


Ben Hur the theatre show - Plymouth

13 May - Stoke Damerel Church

Ben Hur is a meticulously crafted stage drama, packed with drama, action, and hope, set across the 1st Century Roman Empire. The story follows a young prince who is accused of attempted murder, sentenced to die as a galley slave, but survives, eventually returning to his homeland, to find that his mother and sister are missing.


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Luke Wright

13 May - Barbican Theatre

This is a Pay What You Decide event which means you choose what the show is worth to you!You can decide what you would like to pay now by adding a donation to your booking, or you can pay after you have seen the show at Barbican Theatre.




Fireman Sam Live!

14 - 15 May - Theatre Royal

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus?



£ 18.00


The Good, The Bad and The Rugby

14 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Rugby fans, it’s time to get lined up as England heroes James Haskell and Mike Tindall, alongside noted broadcaster Alex Payne, take to the road with the world’s most popular rugby podcast – The Good, The Bad And The Rugby. The LIVE tour is the first ever outing for the hit podcast which, since launching in summer 2020, has grown to become the UK’s top sporting podcast


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Wellbeing Show

14 May - Newton Abbot Racecourse

The show will be a chance to meet a wealth of likeminded people and organisations who can support you to feel refreshed, with a complete holistic approach.

Tour our wonderful mix of exhibitors to discover new products and approaches for wellbeing, plus enjoy some of our free workshops.


£ 3.00


Stewart Lee

15 May - Theatre Royal

Double-bill of two 60-minute sets, back-to-back nightly from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Including new material for 2022.



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15 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Last year marked 10 years since Diversity took the nation by storm when they won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent. Over the past 10 years thanks to the overwhelming support of their fans and the British public they have continued to wow audiences around the world with their innovative live tours and performances. 


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Alan Partridge - Stratagem

18 May - Plymouth Pavilions

Love him or loathe him, we all love Alan Partridge. Over a multi-decade broadcasting career, this wonderful and surprisingly well-read man has brought delight to millions. And now, in a country riven with discord and disease, Alan is touring the country with a message of hope.


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Strictly Come Dancing

19 - 20 May - Plymouth Pavilion

The tour will feature an exciting line-up of 10 magnificent dancers and Strictly TV favourites including: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima; Karen Hauer; Katya Jones; Neil Jones; Cameron Lombard; Gorka Marquez; Luba Mushtuk and Kai Widdrington.



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Michael Kiwanuka

21 May - Plymouth Pavilions

The broadly acclaimed British artist, who tours his exquisite new album KIWANUKA for the first time across the UK. Michael is nominated for two BRIT Awards (Album of the Year and Male Solo Artist of the Year), and two NME Awards. 

Michael Kiwanuka’s third album, KIWANUKA, is out now through Polydor Records.


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Lord Mayor's Day

21 May - various

Enjoy a great day out with the kids when the Lord Mayor's Festival returns on Saturday 21 May, welcoming our new Lord Mayor of Plymouth into the role. 

This year's the free family-friendly event celebrates Plymouth's blue and green spaces and there's lots of learn and explore!


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Gyles Brandreth : Break A Leg!

22 May - The Quad Theatre

They say all political careers end in tears. In Brandreth's case it's tears of laughter as the actor, author, ex-MP, One Show reporter and QI, Have I Got News For You and Countdown star is back on tour with his new show celebrating all things theatrical. 


£ 20.00


Les Miserables

24 May to 11 June - Theatre Royal

Returning by popular demand following a sell-out run, Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Misérables returns to Theatre Royal Plymouth in Spring 2022.


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The Wedding Singer

28 April - The Muse Theatre,

The Wranglers Theatre Company are proud to present 'The Wedding Singer Musical'. Based on the Hollywood box office smash of the same name that starred world-class comedian Adam Sandler. 



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Own Shiers 'Cynefin' Wesh Folk Music

25 May - Barbican Theatre

This is a Pay What You Decide event which means you choose what the show is worth to you!You can decide what you would like to pay now by adding a donation to your booking, or you can pay after you have seen the show at Barbican Theatre.





27 May - Armada Way

Foodie fans are in for a real treat this year as Flavour Fest returns to Plymouth city centre on 27 to 29 May!

It's the South West’s largest free food and drink festival, with hundreds of local producers selling tasty treats and a chef stage with regional cookery stars showcasing their skills.


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Larry Dean: Fudnut

27 May - Barbican Theatre

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominee and star of Live At The Apollo, Larry Dean, returns with a brand-new show of "confessional storytelling at its funniest" (Herald ★★★★★).



£ 14.50


Identity Parade 

27 May - The Box

The Box & Barbican Theatre present 'Identity Parade' - a fashion show with a twist and a showcase for some of Plymouth and the South West's most exciting designers, creatives and brands. Come and see their creations on the catwalk as they respond to a range of themes and mix it up with DJs, dancers and divas.


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Rich Hall

28 May - The Quad Theatre

Rich Hall’s comedy/music locomotive keeps on rollin’. Ever-evolving, ever-changing, Rich’s combination of keen acerbic stand-up combined with spit and sawdust alt-country lyricism is a “win-win” (GUARDIAN), as sold out crowds across the UK have attested. Fans keep returning because this show goes where other comedians wouldn’t dare: Barrow-in-Furness for example.


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Beer & Cider Festival 2022 - Plymouth

28 May - Guildhall

We guarantee this event will get you feeling good, with a fun and themed session providing a wide range of specially selected drinks, which are sure to get your corks popping! Arrive in style to all of our sessions with a red carpet entrance and photoshoot opportunity!



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