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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...
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
 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...
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...
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.