FUTURES2022 fossil walk event
From experts sharing their latest research to films, performances and family festivals, our exciting and varied events are open to all members of our communities. We welcome students, staff, alumni and the wider community to get involved. Take a look at our public programme and join us at one of our events.

Public events at the University of Plymouth

Christmas bauble and Christmas tree cutting on top of Christmas carol sheet music.
University of Plymouth Carol Service

With University of Plymouth Choral Society

12 December 2023 19:00 - 20:00


FUTURES is a free festival of discovery taking place across the South West during the last weekend in September. With events for all ages, FUTURES is an opportunity to find out more about the innovative and world-class research taking place at universities across the South West. Join us at venues in Bath, Bristol, Devon and Cornwall, and online.
There are a wide range of brilliant events and activities on offer, with something for the whole family. Find out what’s happening near you.
FUTURES2023 logo - text says FUTURES a festival of discovery, purple text, grey background

Public Research Programme

The year-long programme of public events showcases our research across a spectrum of topics. It presents the Inaugural Professorial Lecture series which celebrates the achievements of our academics who have been awarded their professorship; providing a platform for which they can share insights into their esteemed research.
All are welcome to join us as our academics open the door to the intriguing world of research, inviting you to learn more about the fascinating work taking place across the University.
Roland Levinsky Building at night
Slow Painting exhibition, The Levinsky Gallery, 2020
Eden Project FUTURES 2022 event
Public engaging with staff at FUTURES 2022
FUTURES2022 event, child holding a coral model
Children engaging with staff at FUTURES 2022