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General admission
Student Only
– Limited tickets

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Christmas Event

Plymouth Design Forum in conjunction with G . F Smith presents a Christmas event

Mr Bingo, Artist, Speaker and Twat. Drinks, Three-course banquet and DJ.

General Admission – SOLD OUT
Student Only (8.45pm – 1am) – Limited tickets
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12th December 2019. Doors 7pm, sit down 7:30, Mr Bingo 9pm, The Custom House Plymouth

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Plymouth Design Forum in conjunction with G . F Smith presents… 

Anthony Burrill, graphic artist, print-maker and designer.
Tickets and more details to follow.

30th January 2020, 7:00 (doors at 6.30pm), Venue TBC.


PDF is a monthly social event that brings the creative community together to discuss, debate and promote design thinking in Plymouth.


Generally, the last Thursday of every month. From 6.00pm until the chips go cold.

I’m interested


Venues with character.

Upcoming venues:

  • 12th December
    Custom House, The Barbican, PL1 2JP

  • 30th January

  • 27th February
    The Fortescue, 37 Mutley Plain, PL4 6JQ

  • 26th March


Anyone who loves design and wants to connect with the wider Plymouth creative community is welcome.

Past Speakers


Mark Jessett, Paper Consultant – G.F Smith
Ben Watkinson, Director of Sales – G.F Smith
Kassia St Clair, Author & Cultural Historian – Kassia St Clair
Hannah Sloggett, Co-director – Nudge Community Builders
Richard Baird, Designer & Author – BP&OLogo Archive
Sean Thomas, Executive Creative Director – Jones Knowles Ritchie


  • James Edgar co-founder
  • Darren Foley co-founder
  • Josh Fathers
  • Mark Jessett
  • Steve Prior
  • Dave Hallett
  • Nick Warren
  • Kate Arbon
  • Adam Holland
  • Owen Jones
  • Sue Lewry
  • Paul Bird
  • Steve Leard
  • Nick Dell ’Anno
  • Lewis Haddock
  • Jordon Hill
  • Dave Tetley
  • Miles Noble
  • Dave Hallett
  • Alan Qualtrough
  • Alex Rogers
  • Nick Halford
  • Jess Halford
  • Harry Richards
  • Calum Campbell-Coles
  • Gareth Tutt
  • Jacob Dodsworth
  • Nathan Gale
  • Amanda Duffin
  • James Brocklehurst
  • Shayne House
  • Sarah Smalldon
  • Vince Hadford
  • Peter Clayton
  • Melrose Noble
  • Tish England
  • Ben Walsh
  • Tara Ashe
  • Suzy Davies
  • Carly Rice
  • Tim Burley
  • Gary Meadowcroft
  • Levi Rees-Williams


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