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EMERGE is a flexible, communal workspace for artists and creative businesses.


A communal hub with individual workspaces, Emerge is ideal for artists searching for flexible and affordable studios. Whilst also having their own studio space, Emerge artists work in a shared area which allows inspiration and discussion between fellow creatives to thrive. There are also a range of benefits for Emerge residents: not only do they have discounted access to our workshop facilities, but also enjoy our associate membership for free and partake in networking events and exhibitions. Interested in becoming part of Emerge yourself? Monthly rent includes utilities, access to workshops at reduced rate, associate membership, access to events and business start-up programme and mentoring support. Please find the monthly rates below:

Basic workstation - £55 per month + VAT

Monthly membership - £65 per month + VAT (including 10 hours workshop time)

Individual spaces - £100 per month + VAT (includes 10 hours free workshop time)




Ceramic studio
Kilns - front loader, top loading glass and ceramic, flat-bed glass kiln
Print room - screen and intaglio facilities
Jewellery and lamp-working
Photography Studio including green screen
Digital Suite - full access to Adobe Creative Suite
Film-processing room
Glass cold finishing
Plaster and mould-making


EMERGE Application Form click here.


For more details and availabiltiy please contact: leigh@oceanstudios.org.uk


Coming later this year...

Passport to Creative Enterprise (business development short course)

Exchange residency programme

In-house bursary scheme

Ocean Studios Etsy shop

Organised trips

Buddying scheme (artists in Emerge space)


Download the Ocean Studios plans here.