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Top left to bottom right: 1. ZoieLogic Dance Theatre presents RIDE at IDFB 2016. Photo © Dani Bower/ DanceXchange 2. People wearing 3d glasses looking at Carfest car 3. No Credit Displaying 4. Helen Tomlin (left) welcomes new audiences into the acta foyer for the Theatre from the Heart Festival, June 16 5. Rifco Arts' production The Deranged Marriage. Photo © David Fisher. 6. King Lear by Talawa. Photo © Jonathan Keenan 7. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 8. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 11. Illustration © Arts Council England 12. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford