Plymouth Pirate Weekend 14 & 15 May 2016

Plymouth Waterfront Partnership has commissioned the Plymouth City Council’s Events Team to deliver Plymouth Pirate Weekend for us again this year.We’re pleased to share the below information about how you can get involved and help to make this year even better than last year. Plymouth Pirate Weekend 14 & 15 May 2016 on The Barbican and Sutton Harbour Arggh me hearties! Pirate Weekend is back with a huge programme this year and some fantastic new additions – you can download the programmes for Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th.

The event is based over different areas of the Barbican (Quay Square, West Pier and Commercial Wharf) with a programme of pirate themed family entertainment from 10am – 4pm. New additions this year include our first Pirate School with Swashbuckling School, Horrible History styled canon firing, Ship Surgeons, Letters of the Marques and an 18m inflatable Whale that kids (and big kids) are able to go inside and be told the treacherous tales of the washed ashore pirate and his Mermaid.

The event will see our firm favourites return including Melody the Mermaid and her Mermaid School,Pirate Puppet Shows and of course our very own Jonty Depp!

Best Dressed Business Competition

Forget the Oscars, Brits and Baftas, the most highly anticipated and sought after award is coming to Pirate Weekend this year! Businesses can win the accolade of ‘Best Dressed Business’ over the weekend which the public and a few pirates can vote for during the event. So get your Jolly Roger flag, eye patches and pirate hats at the ready!

Its free to take part, so let us know if you will be getting involved in the competition and if so, what you are planning by dropping the events team an email: or give them a call on: 01752 304213

The winner will be announced on the Sunday and receive the trophy to display proudly until next year.Good luck!

Promoting Your Offers

We would like to help promote any special offers you have planned for the weekend, so please let us know about them and if you’re doing anything particularly piratey! Email:


If your business would prefer to get involved through sponsoring the event or a specific element, then please take a look at the Corporate Sponsorship Pack.

If you would like any more information about the event, please visit:


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