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Lord Mayor’s Festival 2018

26th May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


This popular annual event will again be taking place, welcoming the new Lord Mayor into their role on Saturday 26 May 2018.

This popular annual event will again be taking place, welcoming the new Lord Mayor into their role on Saturday 26 May 2018. Sponsored by Rowes Honda & Rowes Suzuki.

Dinosaur fans will have a roar-some time at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Festival. Celebrating the appointment of Plymouth’s new Lord Mayor on Saturday 26 May, this annual event offers the perfect family day out.

Come and meet Tiny, a 125 million years young dinosaur brought to life by the wonders of modern science. You can pet her, you can feed her, you can talk to her in dinosaur language; just make sure you avoid the dreaded Thagomizer or you might end up extinct yourself! Tiny will be appearing in the Piazza where you’ll find a jam-packed programme of entertainment to enjoy during the day, including performances from local community groups.

Young explorers will also love the opportunity to uncover fossils in their own dinosaur dig and learn all about prehistoric creatures in the Science Dome – and don’t forget to follow the dinosaur trail for the chance to win some great prizes.

Stage Programme

The Piazza will have a stage located under the Big Screen with performances scheduled throughout the day:

Time Act

10am Ameera Dance
10.20am Natasha’s Bollywood Dance School
10.40am The Sound Council
11am Meet the Dinosaur
11.20am Geraldine Lamb Dance School
11.40am Starlines Theatre School
12 noon Lord Mayor’s Speech / Young City Laureate / Military Kids Choir (2 songs)
12.20pm City College Plymouth
12.40pm Plymouth Party Princesses
1pm Meet the Dinosaur
1.20pm All Stars Theatre Group
1.40pm M-Pire Dance
2pm Plymouth Performing Arts Academy
2.20pm S.W.S
2.40pm StreetMix Communinty Dance Group
3pm Meet the Dinosaur
3.20pm Rock Choir Plymouth
3.40pm The Groovement Project Dance Company

Entertainment Schedule

The City Centre Piazza

Time Entertainment
10am to 12 noon & 1pm to 3pm Circus Skills
10am to 4pm Wishy Washy
10am to 4pm Face painting
10am to 4pm The Box Dinosaur Dig
10am to 4pm Plymouth University Dino Runway
10am to 4pm Sports Development Unit
10.30am to 3.30pm Dinosaur themed colouring wall
10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm Shed of Stories – each story 15 min
11am, 1pm & 3pm Meet Tiny the Dinosaur (20min)
11.45am, 12.45pm, 1.45pm & 2.45pm The Box Dinosaur Talk

Guildhall Square – 10am to 4pm

One Step Beyond will be providing the Giant Games Area and craft workshops throughout the day.

Military vehicles and the Chopper Group will be in this area with their displays.

Place de Brest

A Science Dome will be offering half hour shows. The show includes immersive full dome 360 degree images of dinosaurs. A giant 360 degree projector is used to walk through a dinosaur landscape.

The show starts with time travel back to the Jurassic times and pictures of early earth landscapes. The programme then gives an interactive introduction to dinosaurs and talks about the fossils in the local Jurassic coast. 360 degree pictures of dinosaurs are used in the show.

The show ends with possible ways of dinosaur extinction such as a large meteorite. We then look at the stars using the planetarium. Observe many shooting stars and the night’s sky.


26th May 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Armada Way, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 1HH

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