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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...
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. 
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...
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
The Wallflower Mural Project with LOCI Artist Collective
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
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...
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.