Babcock Apprentices based at Devonport Royal Dockyard have been formally commended for their efforts and achievements at our annual Apprentice Awards Evenings held recently at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Plymouth. The ceremony was attended by more than 500 guests who came together to celebrate the accomplishments of those who have completed apprenticeships in the past … [Read more...] about Babcock celebrate excellence at apprentice awards
The Old Jewish Cemetery Audio Trail – Wed 7th Sept.
The Old Jewish Cemetery Audio Trail. Open one day only. 10am - 4pm, last entrance 3pm. Located on Plymouth’s historic Hoe, in the shadow of the Citadel, lies a hidden secret - the old Jewish Cemetery, which remains hidden from public view. When: Wednesday 7th September 2022 Where: LAMBHAY HILL PL1 2NP 10am - 4pm last entrance 3pm Uneven footpaths, please wear suitable … [Read more...] about The Old Jewish Cemetery Audio Trail – Wed 7th Sept.
Babcock begins first Type 23 frigate post-life extension upkeep
Babcock International Group, the defence company, has started a post-life extension (LIFEX) on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll at their Devonport facility. It is the first Type 23 to undergo a post-LIFEX upkeep, adopting a new innovative approach to re-certification at the facility’s Frigate Support Centre (FSC). Babcock will overhaul equipment and carry out … [Read more...] about Babcock begins first Type 23 frigate post-life extension upkeep
Gifford Place Cemetery Podcasts
The Gifford Place podcasts are stories collected from families whose ancestors are buried at Gifford Place, from war time memories to Jack’s Joke shop. They can be listened to online or in situ as part of the Jewish Heritage Days in September. Created by Ruth Mitchell & Derek Frood Sound design by Ed Jobling Event: A cemetery audio tourWhen: 4 September 2022 … [Read more...] about Gifford Place Cemetery Podcasts
Good Vibrations. Women’s Open Mic Night
Join Good Vibrations Women’s Writers Group for our first open mic night at Leadworks on 17th June. From 7-11pm, this inclusive writers’ group made up of underrepresented genders will share their beautiful and original work in a fascinating and exciting event, the first of its kind in Plymouth and free and open to all. Given the growth of a women’s movement in Plymouth, … [Read more...] about Good Vibrations. Women’s Open Mic Night
Coffee with Vera
Coffee with Vera is a solo performance in the form of a coffee morning. It tells stories about identity and heritage of the Plymouth Synagogue – the oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue in the English speaking world. The character of Vera Jockleson was created by researching the female voices in the congregation, she co-hosts a coffee morning with Ruth and recounts how this form of … [Read more...] about Coffee with Vera
Hart of Plymouth. A Performance Lecture
Sunday 11th & 18th September @ 2pm, The Vestry, Plymouth Synagogue, Catherine St, Plymouth, PL1 2AD. Admission - £8 (cash only on the door). A Performance Lecture Created by David Prescott & Performed by Derek Frood Plymouth born Solomon Hart became the first Jewish member of the Royal Academy of Arts with a giant painting that was hung in the old Plymouth … [Read more...] about Hart of Plymouth. A Performance Lecture
Babcock and the Marinha do Brasil sign contract to support NAM Atlántico
Babcock International Group, the aerospace, defence and security company, has signed a four year contract to deliver through life support to the Marinha do Brasil’s flagship vessel, NAM Atlântico, formerly the UK Royal Navy platform HMS Ocean, as part of its global support programme. Working hand-in-hand with their customers, Babcock’s key asset management activities include … [Read more...] about Babcock and the Marinha do Brasil sign contract to support NAM Atlántico
Plymouth Women’s Network: Here, Our Voice!
This International Women’s Day (8th March), join Plymouth Women’s Network and allies, from 12.30 - 2pm at The Sundial, to stand in solidarity with our sisters around the world and support the International Women’s Strike, aka 8M.Last year on 8th March, Plymouth Women’s Network joined millions of women and their allies worldwide in supporting the International Women’s Strike. We … [Read more...] about Plymouth Women’s Network: Here, Our Voice!
Babcock and Plymouth Science Park launch advanced manufacturing lab in new innovation partnership
Babcock International, the aerospace, defence and security company, has opened a new state of-the-art Additive Manufacturing centre today as part of a new partnership with Plymouth Science Park (PSP). The facility will allow Babcock to ramp up its advanced technology capabilities to address critical needs across the engineering and defence support industry and will include … [Read more...] about Babcock and Plymouth Science Park launch advanced manufacturing lab in new innovation partnership