Ocean Studios Forum

The Space


Ocean Studios offers a space to create for the city of Plymouth, providing affordable studios and workshop facilities for artists to develop their practices in the heart  of the historic Royal William Yard. 

By creating specialist provision in the form of unique managed workshops, Ocean Studios boosts creative enterprise in the city aiming to engage local people in the arts.

In addition to individual studios, shared spaces and well-equipped workshops, Ocean Studios has now welcomed Column Bakehouse Stores and additional cafe within the gallery space, helping to fuel your day and creativity.

Ocean Studios is also home to Royal William Yard’s only indoor events space, which is available to hire all year round.

The growing vibrant creative community created by Ocean Studios, has acted as a catalyst to revitalise Plymouth as a cultural destination re-engaging the city with the national arts dialogue



- 32 individual self-contained studios


- 80m2 of events space

 Fully equipped workshops:

Print room, jewellery, photographic studio, darkroom and processing room, digital suite, plaster room, kiln room, ceramic workshop, cold glass finishing, all available to hire by resident artists and associates retail facility.

Our workshops are faciliated by local artists/makers, to find out more details please contact info@oceanstudios.org.uk

To find out more about our events programme please check out our 'What's On' section.