Category: Events

Plymouth Community Heritage Network Meeting

Date: Friday 5th February 2021 13:30 – 15.30pm Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9855171334 Meeting ID: 985 517 1334   Agenda 1. Welcome and Apologies 2. POP Networks Update 3. History Festival 2021 4. Local Studies Day 2021 5. High Street Heritage Action Zone 6. Community Archives and Heritage Group South West 7. Planning for themes for future…
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POP Bites Follow-up

Charlotte’s Padlet – The History of POP: https://padlet.com/charlotte547/i9ts70y2ayhx42um Next POP Bites – 23rd March 11AM-1PM: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pop-bites-tickets-133691263167 Funding for Networks: We’ll soon be announcing another source of funds for networks. £1,000 to help networks to develop. From Matt: “Here’s a great structure for telling your story that I’ve experienced: https://workingnarratives.org/article/public-narrative/“ For new start-up businesses with a social purpose: Lloyds Start Up opens…
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Record number of fledgling community projects take flight with help from POP

Hooray – some good news! POP ideas is delighted to announce that in the last three months of 2020 nearly a quarter of a million pounds – £224,500 – has been awarded to a handful of Plymouth community projects, such as Plymouth Hope and sail-training charity, The Island Trust. Since the beginning of the first…
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POP+ Learning & Collaboration Event follow-up

Many thanks to everyone who came along to the POP+ Learning & Collaboration event!   The Climate Crisis It was great to have Paul Elliott from the council with us explaining the City Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan. Paul was very clear that this was the beginning of the council’s drive to zero carbon by…
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Become a PEC Pal

Make a difference, become a PEC Pal Do you work in the community, where you see people choosing between heating and eating? Are you worried about the climate emergency and curious about practical steps you can take at home or at work? Would you like to upskill yourself regarding energy related issues, or fuel poverty.…
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POP+ fizzes at Annual General Party! 

Young people from across the city were among those celebrating the work of a unique Plymouth organisation that exists only to help individuals, communities and charities across the city. With more than a million good reasons to applaud the work of Plymouth Octopus Project – or POP+ as it is known – this year’s Annual…
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The Spirit of Community 2020

The Spirit of Community 2020 (in collaboration with Plymouth University School of Architecture and funded by the Lottery Heritage Fund), will unite citizens of Plymouth to create, through personal narrative and empathetic creative activities, a combined vision of a compassionate community, based on old-fashioned, and modern-day, community spirit. Over six workshops, from December to May, this…
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POP+ AGM Follow-up

This is a message to follow up from our AGM on Tuesday the 15th and celebrated some amazing work that had been done over the last year. The highlight were two amazing young singers who found their voice through a community event that was supported through the Street-to-Scale funding. They lit the day up with some…
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POP+ Event & AGM

Want to have your say on the future of POP+? The next POP+ Event & AGM will take place on Tuesday 15th October at the Council House on Armada Way.   Further details will be announced shortly, in the meantime if you would like the opportunity to vote in the Trustee election you can become…
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All Ways Apples Festival

On Wednesday 23rd October the tenth All Ways Apples festival will make its way to the Devonport Guildhall. This year Thrive Plymouth will showcase the People Connecting through Food project, and Food Plymouth’s Growing Community Abundance project will be sharing all the amazing community growing projects around the city. Interested in getting involved? Get in touch with Tess…
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