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Printmaking Summer School for 13-18yrs old

Printmaking Summer School for 13-18yrs old
20th August 2018 - 23rd August 2018
Print Studio

  Mon, 20 Aug 2018, 10:00 – Thu, 23 Aug 2018, 16:00  Great opportunity for younger artists to spend four days in fully equipped Print Studio, try a variety of printmaking techniques and develop new skills. On the last day we will turn some of the prints into artist books. We will work in a small group, so there will be time to learn and experiment. Find out more and book your place via Eventbrite by clicking here. Cost: £225 Terms & Conditions There...
Hand Embroidery with Annie Morris

Hand Embroidery with Annie Morris
18th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
Making Table, Ocean Studios

Come along and join in a taster sessions of modern hand embroidery here at Ocean Studios, 10.30-12pm. Annie will be at the Making Table in the cafe/gallery space, teaching simple hand embroidery stitches for both beginners and those who wish to brush up on their techniques. There will be plenty of inspiration and a bounty of colourful threads to use. You can even embellish one of Annie's embroidery designs. Additional materials and equipment will be available to purchase after the works...
Media Summer School (13-18 year-olds)

Media Summer School (13-18 year-olds)
6th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Media Summer School (13-18 year-olds) 6th-10th August, 10am-4pm £220 for full week To book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-media-summer-school-tickets-43278819113 Come to Ocean Studios and work with media professionals from Fotonow CIC and learn new creative skills. Learning new skills photography and filmmaking you will take on live projects, use our darkrooms, photographic studio and media suite and work as a team to develop and explore ideas.
Printing Sessions | Monika Rycerz

Printing Sessions | Monika Rycerz
2nd August 2018 - 30th August 2018
Print Studio

Join Monika Rycerz for a series of August Thursday evening supported sessions at the Print Studio. Each evening will start with a short demo to a different printmaking technique, after which participants will have time to work on their personal projects. All sessions are scheduled on Thursdays, 5-8pm, except 16th August. Click each date below to be taken to Eventbrite to book your space: 2nd August | 9th August | 23rd August | 30th August
SEWANSOME Workshop | Nimble Fingers

SEWANSOME Workshop | Nimble Fingers
31st July 2018 - 31st July 2018
Making Table, Ocean Studios

  This is a two hour long workshop under the expert guidance of Magda. She will introduce children and young people to few basic hand stitching techniques or further develop their existing  hand sewing techniques. Parents are welcome to stay and join the workshop or just enjoy a cup of delicious coffee/tea in the café. Find out more below; booking your space is essential at Magda's website by clicking here.   What you can make: There will be three items av...
POMP POMS Workshop

POMP POMS Workshop
22nd July 2018 - 22nd July 2018
Making Table, Ocean Studios

Get Festival Ready with POMP POMS | Sunday 22nd July, 1-4pm   Come and get festival ready with POMP POMS and make oversized pom-pom headbands at the Making Table - perfect for this year's MTV Presents: Ocean City Sounds! Choose your wool colours and sparkles and make yourself a fab personalised headband. Bring your friends and drop in between 1-4pm with £10 or book a space by sending an email to hellopomp@gmail.com. To find out more visit www.pomp-poms.co.uk
Wall Hangings with Rebecca Roberts
Herb Pot and Plant Name Tags

Herb Pot and Plant Name Tags
14th July 2018 - 14th July 2018

Time:10am – 12.15pm Family Time and 1.30pm – 3.45pm  Learn how to slab build your own herb planter to hide the plastic supermarket herb pots. All materials are provided and work will be high fired so water tight.  For more information and booking please contact : rebeccarobertsceramics@gmail.com
Make Your Own Patch - Drop In Workshop

Make Your Own Patch - Drop In Workshop
7th July 2018 - 7th July 2018
Making Table

Always fancied jazzing up an old piece of clothing or bag with a custom patch? In this drop in workshop you will learn how to use garment vinyl and a heat press to make your very own sew on patch. Join Freya Momomoses around the making table in this is a fun and colourful drop in session suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!  £5 per person, drop ins welcome  freyamomomoses@gmail.com, Website - www.freyamomomoses....
Anondesign -Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Anondesign -Modern Calligraphy Workshop
1st July 2018 - 1st July 2018
Making Table

Perfect for those looking to expand their creative side with a local workshop taught by Lyndsey of Anon Design Stationery . Spend a couple of hours with us learning how to create basic shapes with your calligraphy pen whilst working towards mastering the modern calligraphy alphabet and basic phrases.By the end of the workshop you will have gained the confidence to be able to create your own quotes and favourite words to take home and impress your friends. £45 per person For booking v...
Hanging Planter Workshop
Enamel Workshop

Enamel Workshop
28th June 2018 - 29th June 2018
Unit Fifteen

Enamel Workshop with Jessica Turrel Timing TBC Explore a range of contemporary enamelling techniques including, stencils , sifting and sgrafftio to explore surface pattern and colour onto metal . Suitable for all levels .  For bookings and further information please email contactclareelizabeth@gmail.com  
Make Your Own Crown: Drop In Workshop with Freya Momoses

Make Your Own Crown: Drop In Workshop with Freya Momoses
23rd June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
Making Table

Going to a summer festival or event and need a suitably jazzy crown? Then join Freya Momomoses around the making table and get creating! This is a fun and colourful drop in workshop suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!  £10, Drop in on the day.  For more details contact: freyamomomoses@gmail.com Website - www.freyamomomoses.co.uk    Instagram - @freyamomomoses
ICE 200 Civil Engineering Extravaganza, Plymouth

ICE 200 Civil Engineering Extravaganza, Plymouth
23rd June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
Events Space

The Institution of Civil Engineers is celebrating its 200th anniversary! Come and join us for this fun filled, creative and action-packed day of activities at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth. The event is completely free of charge to attend and aimed at families to discover the wonderful world of Civil Engineering and STEM. Organisations from across the Plymouth area will be taking part to show you how amazing engineering really is! With activities involving water, sand, vir...
Connoisseurs Club - KUKU X Tiger Milk at the Duke

Connoisseurs Club - KUKU X Tiger Milk at the Duke
21st June 2018 - 21st June 2018
Events Space

Another installment of Connoisseurs Club brings Tigermilk and KUKU together for an exciting evening of Japanese food and cocktails. Guests will receive an arrival drink to get thee juices flowing before being seated to enjoy a relaxed 4 course menu each paired with it's own cocktail using Japanese spirits and liqueurs with an introduction and description of each pairing from chef and mixologist.   The menu TBC   For any queries or special dietary requirements then...
Garden Flowers Workshop with Miranda Hackett Flowers

Garden Flowers Workshop with Miranda Hackett Flowers
21st June 2018 - 21st June 2018
Emerge Space

Learn how to work with seasonal and local garden flowers and foliage at this Garden Flowers Workshop in celebration of British Flowers Week (hosted by the New Covent Garden Flower Market in London).  After learning about the different flowers and foliage Miranda will demonstrate how to make a handsome, loose and naturally styled arrangement in a vase.  With Miranda's guidance it will then be your turn to create your own beautiful arrangement to take home. All flowers, foliage, cont...
Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck

Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck
19th June 2018 - 19th June 2018
Print Studio

Saturday 17 March Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley Saturday 14 April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley Saturday 19 May Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck all at £75 inc. materials Saturday 16 June Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck  £95 inc. materials If you fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start, these introductory d...
Made In Plymouth

Made In Plymouth
19th June 2018 - 22nd July 2018
Cafe/Gallery Area

Imagine if the souvenirs bought by visitors to our fair city were locally designed, locally produced and fed back into the local economy. A revolutionised souvenir offer is the ambition of Made in Plymouth CIC; an exciting collaboration between RIO, Plymouth College of Art, the University of Plymouth, and Plymouth City Council. This exhibition showcases the winning selection of 20 beautiful, locally designed authentic souvenirs and gifts ready to launch for the Mayflower 400 commemorations in 20...
Family Father's Day Workshop

Family Father's Day Workshop
16th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Clay at 17

Time: 10am-12.15pm and 1.30pm-3.45pm £15 adults   £9 under 16’s  (Not suitable for under 5's. One paying adult to every 2 paying children attending) A chance to spend some quality time on Father’s Day weekend designing and making a pen pot. All materials are included and work bisque fired.  
Screen Printing and Book Binding Day

Screen Printing and Book Binding Day
16th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Print Studio

DESCRIPTION Sat 16 June 2018 10:00 – 16:30    This is a '2 in 1' workshop during which you will learn basic screen-printing and bookbinding skills. We'll spend the first part of the session printing end papers and covers, then use the afternoon to bind them into sketchbooks. By the end of the session you will have your own handmade sketchbook and the skills to make more at home. This workshop is suitable for beginners or those who would like to r...
Knitting Retreat with Anniken Allis

Knitting Retreat with Anniken Allis
15th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
Making Table

Friday: Learn and practice basic lace stitches, how to read lace charts, and how to add beads - Saturday am: Learn how to work the shape used in the retreat shawl project and specific stitch patterns used. -Saturday pm: Cast on for your shawl and get started with Anniken's help. Sunday am: How to fix mistakes in lace knitting. Sunday pm: How to block your shawl and questions. Day Workshops - 15th, 16th , 17th June 2018.  For more details and booking please email woolpaletteyarn@gm...
Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course
Meet Ocean Studios Resident Jane Mc Ewen

Meet Ocean Studios Resident Jane Mc Ewen
8th June 2018 - 21st July 2018
Making Table

Dates: 8th June & 21st July Jane is a ceramicist who works primarily in white earthenware clay , slipcasting and handbuilding her work. She brushes coloured underglazes onto the surface of the pieces then uses the technique of Sgrafitto ( scoring through the coloured layer into the clay body beneath ) to produce highly decorative mandala like designs . Jane will be at the makers table , demonstrating this technique and answering questions about her ceramic processes whilst she works .
The Spirit of the Staircase

The Spirit of the Staircase
5th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
Liz-Ann Vincent Merry

Resident Ocean Studios maker, Liz-Ann's body of work arises from her current studios in MFA Photographic Arts, at Plymouth University. From previously working with found photography Liz is now turning her attention to found objects around the city of Plymouth. The Spirit of the Staircase, from the French idiom l’esprit d’escalier, is of discarded materials. By chance they have come together to create surreal forms in the urban landscape. Liz uses natural light, and sculptural sha...
Look at Texture (Ceramics)

Look at Texture (Ceramics)
26th May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Making Table

Morning/ Afternoon session 10am - 12.15pm (family time) - 1.30pm-3.45pm A fun couple of hours experimenting with adding texture onto clay, developing ideas into a small wall hanging.  All materials will be provided, you are very welcome to bring in items to press into the clay of your own, wall plaques will be bisque fired ready for you to pick up on a later date. £6 per person to cover materials and firing. £6 per person, drop ins welcome!   
Royal Bedding Day

Royal Bedding Day
19th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
Ocean Studios

                                                                     ROYAL BEDDING DAY MAY 19 2-10PM   We're delighted to take part in the national Royal Bedding Day, for which local musicians perform across the nation and crucial causes are given awareness. This follows the request of Windsor & Mai...
Sara Mitts with Alison Crowther Smith

Sara Mitts with Alison Crowther Smith
19th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
Making Table

Knitted in the round using double pointed needles (DPNs), they are simple in design but very pretty and effective. Designed  using 2 shades of Kidsilk Haze held together to give a soft blended effect and  then picked up and knitted a frill in each shade at the top of the mitten.  To participate in this event, you need to be able to cast on and off, knit, purl and read a pattern. This is suitable for a reasonably confident knitter. Not suitable for beginners. £50 per perso...
Hanging Wreath Workshop with Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour
Toe Up Socks with Anniken Allis

Toe Up Socks with Anniken Allis
12th May 2018 - 12th May 2018
Making Table

This workshop will teach you how to work a closed cast on, knit the toe, increase for gusset, turn the heel and work the heel flap and how to do a stretchy cast off.  In addition you will learn how to knit socks on circular needles using the magic loop method.  You will also learn how to knit 2 socks at a time. All materials supplied. Suitable for confident novice and intermediate knitters. £50 per person please contact woolpaletteyarn@gmail.com for more details and booking...
Mixed Media Jewellery Workshop 3-Day Short Course
Taster Evenings with Rebecca Roberts
Making Fabric Flowers Workshop

Making Fabric Flowers Workshop
1st May 2018 - 1st May 2018
Making Table

Introduction to making your own flowers to adorn garments, hats, hair. Perfect for creating something for a summer season of parties and weddings. We will make individual flowers using delicate synthetic fabrics,assembling together all elements like petals, leaves, stalks, stamens etc. together. You will learn how to make individual elements using simple techniques, involving hand stitching without using any glue. Flowers will be embellished with various beads and crystals.  Please bring yo...
Exhibition | History of Royal William Yard

Exhibition | History of Royal William Yard
1st May 2018 - 13th May 2018
Ocean Studios

                                      Exhibition | History of Royal William Yard | 1-13 May Free Entry | Open Times: Tues-Wed 9am-4pm, Thurs-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am–4pm As part of Plymouth History Festival, we are delighted to hold an exhibition offering a glimpse into the fascinating history of Plymouth’s iconic Royal William...
Master Class with Jane McEwen

Master Class with Jane McEwen
28th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Clay at 17

Time: 10am - 1pm £35 over 18's Jane McEwen is a Plymouth based ceramist who uses sgraffito (scratching through coloured underglaze to reveal the clay body) to create beautiful mandalas which adorn her delicate bowls, platters and decorations.  She sells her work on line on the renown Made by hand website and through various shops and galleries in the Southwest.  She will demonstrate her techniques with the opportunity for you to make you own plaque using the same techni...
Knitting For Daisy

Knitting For Daisy
24th April 2018 - 17th July 2018
Making Table

Ocean Studios Resident Susie Abel and a group of friends are crocheting, Knitting, a daisy chain to raise money and awareness for a little girl called daisy who has mitochondrial disease. We are hoping that some of you might like to help make daisies and if possible donate some pennies. The daisy chain will be displayed at Royal William yard in September  at the Plymouth Art Weekender. No joining needed just pop along on these dates. 
Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years

Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years
17th April 2018 - 29th April 2018
Ocean Studios

Ocean Studios is delighted to be one of the five venues, which Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years will be touring to this Spring. A retrospective of Spoken Word, the exhibition charts the history of UK spoken word over four decades and opens up the Apples and Snakes archive in its birthday year. Featuring guest curators including John Hegley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Inua Ellams, Roger McGough, Hollie McNish and Cerys Matthews who select exhibits with personal resonance, and pick artists that have i...
April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley

April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley
14th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Print Studio

Saturday 17 March Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley Saturday 14 April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley Saturday 19 May Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck all at £75 inc. materials Saturday 16 June Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck  £95 inc. materials If you fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start, these introductory d...
Casting With Jesmonite
Project Workshop - Mar Menor and Daisy Shawl with Anniken Allis

Project Workshop - Mar Menor and Daisy Shawl with Anniken Allis
14th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Making Table

Shawls are fun and feature unusual stitch patterns.  In this class you will learn the elongated and crossed stitch patterns used in both designs.  You will also be shown how to add beads using a crochet hook how to work a beaded cast off and how to shape both shawls.  In the afternoon you will be able to start your own shawl.  You will need 400m/100g of 4ply or 4ply sock yarn, 4mm x 80cm circular needle 30g 6/0 seed beads and 0.75 crochet hook.  Pattern is provided. C...
Studio Photography course

Studio Photography course
13th April 2018 - 15th June 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Fridays from 13th April, 6.30pm-9pm £185 for all 10 weekly sessions (includes materials / model fee) To book visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/studio-photography-course-tickets-43277466066  This fun and exciting course will explore the different ways in which we can use professional lighting and photographic equipment to correctly expose images on location and using studio lighting. Working with Jamie House you will be based at Fotonow’s professional studio and med...
The Embodied Experience of Drawing' One-Day Symposium

The Embodied Experience of Drawing' One-Day Symposium
13th April 2018 - 13th April 2018
Events Space

Keynote Speaker: Dr Janette Kerr PPRWA, RSA Hon (Artist and Visiting Research Fellow in Fine Art, UWE) LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE: Visit Eventbrite HERE  A one-day symposium considering the embodied experience of drawing. This event responds to the increasing proportion of artists in the South West working in performative drawing practices, gathering a delegation at a vital time to acknowledge and interrogate this movement and discuss ideas around the future of drawing practice...
Analogue Photography course (adults)

Analogue Photography course (adults)
11th April 2018 - 13th June 2018
Photograph - Fotonow CIC

Wednesdays from 11th April, 6.30pm-9pm £175 for all 10 weekly sessions (includes materials) An exciting course with small class size led by experienced photographer and educator Jamie House, will provide an introduction to traditional photography covering black and white darkroom practice, creative 35mm analogue camera control and lens-less camera techniques.  For more information email: info@fotonow.org
Learn How to Stencil Your Own Design onto a Glass
Drawing Symposium Exhibition
The Wallflower Mural Project with LOCI Artist Collective
Introduction to Fashion Photography (adults)

Introduction to Fashion Photography (adults)
7th April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Saturday 7th April, 10am-4pm £120 for full day (includes model fees) Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-fashion-photography-tickets-43277879302 Work with an experienced fashion photographer and stylist to develop portfolio ready fashion and portrait photography. Using the professional photographic studio at Ocean Studios and historic location of Royal William Yard you will work towards developing a series of test-shoots with a model, completing post-production...
BESPOKE PRINT MAKING WITH A TWIST

BESPOKE PRINT MAKING WITH A TWIST
7th April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Unit Fifteen - Print Studio

  TO BOOK: http://justkilgour.bigcartel.com/product/bespoke-print-making-with-a-twist Create your very own bespoke print with a twist in a collaboration  workshop with Jewellery designer Clare Elizabeth Kilgour and  British Printmaker Sue Lewry. In this 3 hour session you will be guided step by step how to create  your very own bespoke Print made using an organic texture such as a  petal , a leaf, a feather or a piece of fabric. The texture you  c...
Express Yourself - Create Your Own Slogan T!

Express Yourself - Create Your Own Slogan T!
6th April 2018 - 1st June 2018
Making Table

Express Yourself! Screenprint your own slogan T.   At the Maker Table, Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard.   April 6th, 1pm-4pm May 4th May 1pm- 4pm June 1st 1pm - 4pm   With Printmaker Sue Lewry Book in advance online at www.suelewry.com 07971909352   6 places for children age 8+years old  £15 per person Bring your own T’s (you can print more that one) All other materials and equipment provided
Children's Beaded Jewellery Workshop
 5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course

5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course
3rd April 2018 - 1st May 2018
Unit Fifteen

Spring Course Dates Tuesday 3rd April - Tuesday 1st May This 5 week simplistic contemporary Jewellery design short course is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught at my new workshop. UNIT FIFTEEN at Ocean studios, Royal William yard. Plymouth Over the course of the 5 weeks you will be given demonstrations into the basics of jewellery making including how to silver solder. Clare-Elizabthe Kilgour will guide you through 5 weeks of technique building and during the final two we...
Wool Palette Knitting Group
Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop
1st April 2018 - 28th July 2018
Letterpress Studio

Most Friday's & Saturdays April - May - June - July  £55 11am-4pm Give power to your words by setting them in traditional Letterpress. Join designer and typographer Alan Qualtrough for a one-day workshop at the Kiss and Bite Press to introduce you to the craft of setting type by hand, mixing ink, and letterpress printing on a beautiful vintage printing press in the print room right next door to the Ocean Studio Gallery and cafe. The workshop caters for beginners as we...
Sun printing with Cyanotypes

Sun printing with Cyanotypes
31st March 2018 - 31st March 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Saturday 31st March, two slots 10-12.30 and 1.30-4pm £35 per family (maximum four) per session To book please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sun-printing-with-cyanotypes-tickets-43277752924 An Easter special working from Fotonow’s studio and darkroom, using sunlight to create amazing prints and turning these into original artworks. Bring along your family and spend a fun day learning about the basics of photography and creating something special for your ho...
Two Naive - An Exhibition by Brian Pollard & Arth Lawr

Two Naive - An Exhibition by Brian Pollard & Arth Lawr
20th March 2018 - 8th April 2018
Cafe/Gallery Area

Open during Column Bakehouse opening hours: Tues-Wed  : 9am - 4pm Thurs- Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 10am - 4pm The exhibition is called 'Two Naive' and features around 60 paintings by the hugely popular artist Brian Pollard and newcomer Arth Lawr. Visitors can expect to see depictions of popular sights in Plymouth and from around the southwest. Brian and Arth have collaborated on two paintings, one of which is seen here. This will be Brian's first major exhibition in 12 years...
Counter: 4th Edition

Counter: 4th Edition
17th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
Ocean Studios

We're really looking forward to holding Counter this year, taking place 17 March from 12 until 6pm. The fair brings together artists and collectives with a range of exciting publications to peruse. It's a brilliant platform to sell work, share ideas and network among creatives. Deadlines to apply for a table fall on 12 January 2018. To find out more about the brilliant book fair, click here to be taken to their website.
Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley

Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley
17th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
Print Studio

Double Elephant is back at Ocean Studios, Plymouth, with more introductory days of fine art printmaking! If you fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start, these introductory days will give you a taste of what printmaking has to offer and the confidence to develop your interest further. It’s a chance to try different print techniques as an introduction to the wonderful world of printmaking in the splendid surroundings of Royal William Yard. Whether you are a complete beginn...
The Outfit Exchange

The Outfit Exchange
15th March 2018 - 15th March 2018
Ocean Studios Gallery/Cafe

Swap clothing, shop mindfully and purchase good quality garments that were destined for waste. Just bring yourself, some good wearable items to swap (adult sizes only) and some cash for purchasing from our ‘second-chance’ shop featuring branded items, donated by local fashion businesses. Don’t forget your own shopping bag! All proceeds are in aid of Friends of the Earth.
Perosonalised Bangle Workshop

Perosonalised Bangle Workshop
10th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
Unit Fifteen

10TH MARCH 10AM - 1PM £70.00 Learn how to create, make and personalise your very own eco sterling silver bangle to keep as a gift for yourself or to give to that someone special. You will learn a range of traditional jewellery techniques including silver soldering. To book visit the Unit Fifteen website:  http://justkilgour.bigcartel.com/product/personalised-bangle-workshop  
Sunday Foto Socials (every other Sunday)

Sunday Foto Socials (every other Sunday)
4th March 2018 - 27th May 2018
Fotonow - Photography Studio

Every other Sunday from March 4th 2018, 4pm-8pm Dates:  March: 4th, 18th April: 1st, 15th, 29th May: 13th, 27th £30 per session (a bi-monthly creative photography session) For booking please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sunday-foto-socials-every-other-sunday-tickets-43277092950 Enjoy Sunday afternoons unleashing your creativity and sharpening your photography skills with guidance from photographer Jamie House. Sunday Foto Socials are about thinking cre...
TASTER WORKSHOP. MAKE YOUR OWN TRIO OF ECO STERLING SILVER STACKING RINGS

TASTER WORKSHOP. MAKE YOUR OWN TRIO OF ECO STERLING SILVER STACKING RINGS
3rd March 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Unit Fifteen

To Book: http://justkilgour.bigcartel.com/product/stacking-rings £65 During this 3 hr workshop with Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour will guide you through step by step all the techniques and processes needed to create your very own set of 3 stacking rings made using eco sterling silver. This class is aimed at complete beginners and no previous experience is needed. If you would like to book this as a group booking please email Clare to discuss  to discuss dates and availability.
Mini-Makers 2018 Dates

Mini-Makers 2018 Dates
24th February 2018 - 28th July 2018
Making Table

 Bring your family and little ones along for a creative session with oodles of fun. Supervised by an experienced tutor, Mini Makers offers the opportunity for children to create, interact and unleash their artistic talent! The first session of 2018 focuses on shadow-puppets, so you can make your own and test it out! Mini Maker sessions are free with all materials provided, though donations for these materials are recommended. No need to book, simply drop in for the session, taking...
We Meet - Painting Group with Esin Forster
Creative Makers with Esin Forster

Creative Makers with Esin Forster
22nd February 2018 - 30th July 2018
Making Table

Join Ocean Studios Resident Esin Forster for taster sessions exploring, painting, drawing, felt making, sculpting, printmaking, mosaic and ceramics. Perfect if you are looking to learn a new skill! Each week you will be learning something new, to get more information make sure you contact Esin prior to the session. For more information and booking please contact Esin : 0776 040 1477 £10 per session, all material are included. 
Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck

Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck
19th February 2018 - 19th February 2018
Print Studio

Saturday 17 March Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley Saturday 14 April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley Saturday 19 May Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck all at £75 inc. materials Saturday 16 June Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck  £95 inc. materials If you fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start, these introductory d...
Easter Holiday Family Workshop

Easter Holiday Family Workshop
11th February 2018 - 11th February 2018
Clay at 17

Times: 10am-12.15pm and 1.30pm-3.45pm We will be making decorative bowls using plaster formers and coils.  All materials will be provided and your bowl bisque fired ready to be painted at home if you would like. £15 adults   £9 under 16    (not suitable for under 5’s and one paying adult for every 2 paying children) * For more information and booking please contact: rebeccarobertsceramics@gmail.com  
Contemporary Jewellery Taster Workshop
VAP: Managing + Developing Projects Workshop
Ceramic Workshops

Ceramic Workshops
27th January 2018 - 10th March 2018
Clay at 17

Join our ceramics resident, Rebecca Roberts, for a series of workshops across 2018. From taster sessions to family workshops, there's something for everyone and the promise to get creative, whether beginner or experienced. Click here to be taken directly to the artist's website to book, and see upcoming workshops below.     Garden Planter Workshop - Saturday 27 January, 10am-4pm (£45, over 16's only) Design and make your own garden planter - each plante...
SouthWest Creatives

SouthWest Creatives
26th January 2018 - 26th January 2018
Ocean Studios

Curated by second year Interior Design students from PCA is an exciting new trading show. Join SouthWest Creatives for an evening of networking and business opportunities with professional suppliers, designers, and architects. A free drink will be available for each guest, to enjoy as you browse the wide selection of fabric, lighting, wall coverings and more. Find out more about tickets and the event here.
Jewellery Workshops
Make your own: Botanical Christmas Center Piece

Make your own: Botanical Christmas Center Piece
20th December 2017 - 20th December 2017
Making Table

Join Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour this December and make your very own Rustic Botanical Table Centre Piece . £35 Using Locally sourced Foliage and floral delights with the added addition of a beautiful succulent  This centre piece holds a chunky candle and is the perfect addition to your Christmas table . During this session you will learn how to work with oasis and how you can then apply these techniques to create other arrangements in the future for the home or to give as gives...
Native Makers Winter Market

Native Makers Winter Market
16th December 2017 - 17th December 2017
Ocean Studios Events Space

    NATIVE MAKERS WINTER MARKET  16TH & 17TH DECEMBER 2017    Ocean Studios are pleased to announce that Native Makers will be holding their annual winter market this year in the Ocean Studios events space.   ABOUT NATIVE MAKERS Native Makers is a platform for creative people in Devon. We curate quality makers markets and workshops to support artisan craft in the South West. Native Makers was founded in 2014 by Rosie Drake-Knight a...
Winter Open Studios 2017

Winter Open Studios 2017
16th December 2017 - 17th December 2017
Ocean Studios

Come and explore our studios on the 16th & 17th of Decemeber 2017 10:00 - 16:00. The whole buildling will be open to the public with the Native Makers Winter Market in the Column Bakehouse Cafe, events, space and emerge and our resident makers will be opening their doors, so come in and say hello!  Want more information about the Native Makers Winter Market see here: https://www.facebook.com/nativemakerscollective/    
Festive Wreathing with Miranda Hackett
Bespoke Contemporary Christmas Decorations

Bespoke Contemporary Christmas Decorations
5th December 2017 - 9th December 2017
Jewellery Workshops

Join Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour this December at UNIT FIFTEEN , Ocean Studios,Royal William Yard. Plymouth Tuesday the 5th of December 6pm-9pm / Saturday 9th of December 10am-1pm Make your own Bespoke contemporary Christmas decorations using a range of mix media materials including Wood, Brass, Glass and Jesmonite. You will learn the basics of jesmonite casting, surface pattern and mark making onto metal,wood and glass using a range of resists that will be then etched using the sandblas...
From Land and Body - Nikki Taylor, Teresa Pemberton, David Hilton.
Ceramics Christmas Decoration workshop
MAKING 70 - John Wynn
Anondesign

Anondesign
5th November 2017 - 5th November 2017

IMPROVERS MODERN CALLIGRAPHY – 5.11.17 £45.00 Date: Sunday 5 November 2017 Time: 10am – 12pm Location: The Makers Table, Column Bakehouse, Royal William Yard, Plymouth. Perfect for those who have attended a beginners modern calligraphy workshop and are looking to improve their calligraphy skills. This workshop is taught by Lyndsey of Anon Design Studio and hosted at The Column Bakehouse, Royal William Yard, Plymouth. Spend a couple of hours improving your call...
Hand building for beginners with Rebecca Roberts

Hand building for beginners with Rebecca Roberts
2nd November 2017 - 7th December 2017
Ceramics studio (Ocean Studios)

Hand building for beginners - Thursday 2 November - 7 December  7pm - 9pm for 6 weeks                 £144 An introduction to hand building with clay, learn how to prepare your clay, try pinch, slab and coil techniques.  Experiment with texture and then design and make your own final piece.   To book please visit https://www.rebeccarobertsceramics.com/product-page/2-hour-supported-access-member-of-public or email&nb...
Evolving Charcoal Layered Drawing

Evolving Charcoal Layered Drawing
29th October 2017 - 29th October 2017
Ocean Studios Making Table

Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth will be participating this year in The Big Draw with our first large scale drawing on our Making Table.  We will be delivering an evolving, changing, layered charcoal drawing, encouraging cafe goers and passers by to join in. The aim is to build on the layers through the day, rubbing charcoal in, fading away and rubbing back. A drawing that can identify the space but has a time lapse abstraction quality, telling the story of the day. ...
Plymouth Literature Festival 17

Plymouth Literature Festival 17
27th October 2017 - 29th October 2017
Ocean Studios

Plymouth Literature Festival 2017   Taking place from 21-29 October, this year's Literature Festival hosted an eclectic range of national and local talent across the city. We were delighted to take part with a brilliant set of events, from Outspoken spoken-word to Letterpress workshops. See our programme below, delivered across the final three days of the festival to finish off with a literary bang. Many thanks to all those who attended and performed! Images: Dom Moore. &nb...
Half Term Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Half Term Halloween Pumpkin Carving
25th October 2017 - 25th October 2017
Making Table

Half term Halloween Pumpkin Carving  Wednesday 25th October 10.30- 12.30  Come along and join us to carve out 10 pumpkins one for each of the tables at Column Bakehouse Ocean Studios Once carved out each pumpkin will be made into an Autumnal floral arrangement.  Any one under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an Adult.  This is free workshop but places are limited so please book to avoid disappointment  To book please please contact me vi...
Ocean Art Group with Esin Forster (Autumn/Winter dates)

Ocean Art Group with Esin Forster (Autumn/Winter dates)
17th October 2017 - 1st February 2017
Making Table

Ocean Studios resident Esin Forster is starting a series of art classes every Tuesday (10-12.30pm) and Thursday(10 - 1pm)* through this Autumn and Winter.  You will get to try, drawing, felt-making, sculturem printmaking, mosaics, ceramics, mixed media and much more. It is £9 a session, which includes cost of all materials.  For more information please call Esin on: 07760401477  *with the exeption of the 21st of December.
Rebecca Roberts Ceramics - Herb Pots

Rebecca Roberts Ceramics - Herb Pots
14th October 2017 - 14th October 2017
Ceramics studio (Ocean Studios)

  Saturday 14th October - Saturday workshop - Herb Pot 10am - 12pm                               £25 Make a windowsill herb pot out of a choice of clays, either to contain a supermarket plastic pot or to plant your own fresh herbs in. To book please visit  https://www.rebeccarobertsceramics.com/product-page/saturday-workshop-herb-pot-member-of-the-public or email  rebeccaroberts...
Contemporary Jewellery Design - Weekender Short Course with Clare Elizabeth Kilgour

Contemporary Jewellery Design - Weekender Short Course with Clare Elizabeth Kilgour
7th October 2017 - 2nd December 2017
G.15 Ocean Studios

CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY DESIGN. WEEKEND SHORT COURSE WITH CLARE ELIZABETH KILGOUR   Course Start Date Saturday 7th October 2017  Course end date Saturday 2nd December 2017 Start time 9.30 AM  End Time 4.30 PM £260.00 Visit Clare Kilgour's website to book here  This weekend simplistic contemporary Jewellery short course is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught in Clare's new jewellery workshop : G15 at Ocean studios, Royal William yard...
Making Table October 2017

Making Table October 2017
7th October 2017 - 28th October 2017
Making Table

  MAKING TABLE october 2017   Upcoming on the making table this autumn... Saturday 7th October Rosie Drake-Knight- Leather Tassel Workshop - 10 – 11.30am - £15 https://rosiedrake-knight.com/shop/leather-tassel-keyring-workshop-9917   Tuesday 10th of October Wool Palette- Knitting Group https://www.facebook.com/WoolPalette/   Friday 13th October -Flower Crown workshop – Miranda Hackett 12:30pm £5 http://mirandahackettflo...
Plymouth Art Weekender 2017

Plymouth Art Weekender 2017
22nd September 2017 - 24th September 2017
Ocean Studios

PLYMOUTH ART WEEKENDER 2017 22/23/24 SEPTEMBER   Plymouth Art Weekender is an ambitious three day event that takes place annually across the city. The third Weekender will be held on the 22nd -24th September 2017. The event is produced by Visual Arts Plymouth and for the next two years the event is coordinated by curatorial duo, Field Notes. For this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender, Ocean Studios will have a range on offer for you. From family workshops and activities to...
CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY DESIGN 10 WEEK EVENING SHORT COURSE .

CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY DESIGN 10 WEEK EVENING SHORT COURSE .
21st September 2017 - 23rd November 2017
G.15 Ocean Studios

CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY DESIGN 10 WEEK EVENING SHORT COURSE . £240.00 Course Start Date Thursday 21st September 2017  Course end date Thursday 23rd November 2017 Start time 6 pm  End Time 9 pm Book Now: www.clare-elizabeth-kilgour.com/jewellery-short-courses This 10 week simplistic contemporary Jewellery short course is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught at my new workshop. The Jewellery Hub G15 at Ocean studios, Royal William yard. Plymouth Over...
U + ME = US

U + ME = US
12th September 2017 - 24th September 2017
Ocean Studios Gallery/Cafe

  U + ME = US JoJo   Under the heading “U + ME = US” Jojo is making a series of projects featuring “real people” over the next two years, exploring different categories, (such as “fathers and sons” and “people and pooches” both currently in development) in a quest to capture something of the essence of the mystery that connects us to those we love. Photographing his subjects in their domestic settings and using a traditiona...
In the Frame: Design a Diorama

In the Frame: Design a Diorama
26th August 2017 - 26th August 2017
Photography Suite

DESCRIPTION CREATE YOUR OWN PHOTO ARTWORK IN A DAY Using digital photography as a starting point you will be printing your work, cutting layers from images and building three-dimensional frames dioramas responding to your own ideas and photographs. Working with artist Elizabeth Orcutt to explore digital image-making, learning photo montage techniques, using Photoshop to print works and assemble new final works of art. Based at Ocean Studios we will be using our studio, and media...
Foto Film Summer School

Foto Film Summer School
21st August 2017 - 21st August 2017
Photography Suite

  DESCRIPTION A ONE WEEK CREATIVE ADVENTURE 13-18 YEAR OLDS Fotonow staff will work with you to develop photography and filmmaking skills during an exciting week of creative media activity. Based at Ocean Studios we will be using our studio, darkroom and media suite to teach digital and analogue photography as well as support collective ideas through digital filmmaking. Our team have lots of experience as artists and tutors and look forward to passing on knowledge leading to the...
Photo Collage: My Favourite Things

Photo Collage: My Favourite Things
19th August 2017 - 19th August 2017
Photography Suite

BRING YOUR PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHS / OBJECTS FOR CREATIVE INSPIRATION 13-18 YEAR OLDS Representing self through hobbies and artefacts, working with artist Elizabeth Orcutt to explore digital image-making, creative still life photography and photo montage techniques. Based at Ocean Studios we will be using our studio, and media suite to teach digital photography and use scanners as a creative tool. A fun safe friendly environment to play with personal photographs and objects in creating n...
Double Elephant Print Workshops (Summer Dates)

Double Elephant Print Workshops (Summer Dates)
15th July 2017 - 9th September 2017

PLYMOUTH : INTRO TO PRINTMAKING DAYS   Please Book through Double Elephant website: HERE  Where? Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3QQ How many sessions? 1 session When is it running? Saturday 15th July, 10am - 4pm. Or Saturday 19th August, 10am - 4pm. Or Saturday 9th September, 10am - 4pm. How much does it cost? £68.00 Who's teaching it? Simon Ripley   If you fancy getting creative but don’t know wh...
Column Bakehouse Stores Launch TBC
Column Bakehouse Cafe Launch TBC
LIAM SYMES - Made In Plymouth - Making Session

LIAM SYMES - Made In Plymouth - Making Session
26th June 2017 - 30th June 2017
Ocean Studios Gallery/Cafe

Made In Plymouth- Micro-residency  WEEK ONE - LIAM SYMES  WHEN : 26TH - 30TH JUNE 2017  Monday - Friday 12-5pm.  Liam will be taking over the making space at Ocean Studios in conjunction with the Made In Plymouth exhibition in our gallery space in collaboration with Real Ideas Organisation and Plymouth College of Art. Since graduating in 2013 from Plymouth College of Art - PCA, Liam has been in several exhibitions in the southwest including at the Exe...
How to Succeed In Fashion

How to Succeed In Fashion
22nd June 2017 - 22nd June 2017
Ocean Studios Events Space

How to Succeed in Fashion Today     Description (Please book via Eventbrite)  FashionCapital will host its second 'How to Succeed in Fashion Today' UK Trunk Show, at Plymouth’s Ocean Studios, with FREE tickets for students. ‘How to Succeed in Fashion Today’ is a no holds barred seminar lifting the lid on the real UK garment industry, led by Jenny Holloway, with Caren Downie, Gabrielle Shiner-Hill and Deborah Sh...
BAFA 17 - Plymouth University Stage Two Fine Art
DATA Play 6 - Arts & Culture

DATA Play 6 - Arts & Culture
5th May 2017 - 6th May 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

  DATA PLAY 6 - Arts & Culture    FRIDAY 5TH & SATURDAY 6TH MAY  9.45am -4pm.  DESCRIPTION DATA Play 6 is here and we will be focusing on Arts & Culture Challenges. It will be taking place at Ocean Studies, Royal William Yard. It is taking place over two days, both days will be covering different things so feel free to come along to one or both of the days, whichever best suits you! :) Play Time! Good at coding? - come and code.&nbs...
HERE AND NOW - Ocean Studios Graduate residency Exhibition
RADIUS:50MI
Emerging Natural Beauty

Emerging Natural Beauty
12th April 2017 - 16th April 2017
Exhibition Space

EMERGING NATURAL BEAUTY Install period: 10th & 11th  Exhibition opens: 12th - 16th public opening Artists: Bethany Antliff/ Renovat Destiny/ Itangishaka Moody/ Alice Antliff/ Susan Holmes Emerging Plymouth College of Art students present unique handmade work in ceramics and glass inspired by the beautiful details and colours of the nature that surround us.  
The Art of Truth in the Digital Age

The Art of Truth in the Digital Age
5th April 2017 - 9th April 2017
Exhibition Space

The Art of Truth in the Digital Age Oona Wagstaff & Alan Qualtrough  Exhibtion space take over number one: INSTALL PERIOID: 03 - 04 April, artists will be curating in the space, and installing work. OPENING : 05 - 09 April 12-5pm The work of both artists explores the concerns about the consequences of digital communications technology on our society such as the spectacle and changing nature of truth and reality. By referencing the theories of great thinkers such as B...
LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 2ND APRIL

LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 2ND APRIL
2nd April 2017 - 2nd April 2017
Ocean Studio Printing Studio

  LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: Where? Ocean Studios exhibition space with Sue Lewry, to run alongside exhibition 'Turning Points' Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to take home 10th March 1-4 Fri 19th March 1-4 Sun 2 April 1-4 Sun Save the dates!   Sue Lewry Bio Born in Hampshire, 1976. Sue now lives in Plymouth with her husband and two children, she works as a graphic designer and printmaker in her studio at Ocean Studios in the histor...
Film Screening + Artist Talk: David Hilton

Film Screening + Artist Talk: David Hilton
24th March 2017 - 24th March 2017
Ocean Studios Gallery

Ocean Studios is delighted to announce a free film-screening and artist talk, delivered by resident David Hilton. Showing work alongside fellow residents in our current exhibition, David Hilton works across a spectrum of artistic fields, ranging from film production and photography to music and painting. He pursues his creative interests to provide personal fulfilment and professional development.  In this event, the artist will be screening TRACES. The sixteen-minute film is a portrait...
LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 19TH MARCH

LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 19TH MARCH
19th March 2017 - 19th March 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

  LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: Where? Ocean Studios exhibition space with Sue Lewry, to run alongside exhibition 'Turning Points' Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to take home 10th March 1-4 Fri 19th March 1-4 Sun 2nd April 1-4 Sun Save the dates!   Sue Lewry Bio Born in Hampshire, 1976. Sue now lives in Plymouth with her husband and two children, she works as a graphic designer and printmaker in her studio at Ocean Studios in the hist...
Turning Points - Resident artist exhibition

Turning Points - Resident artist exhibition
11th March 2017 - 31st March 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

    OPENING HOURS: 12-5PM WED- SUN 11TH MARCH - 31ST MARCH ARTISTS: Sue Lewry, Fi Smart, Shayne House, David Hilton, Nathan Gale, Carly Seller.  Turning Points is an exhibition showcasing the diverse practices of resident artists and new developments at Ocean Studios. The show explores our wide network of artists ranging from photography to ceramics, graphic design to painting.   EVENTS:  Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to...