Immersive Technology & Experiences

Market Hall is a world-class space for immersive technology and learning situated in the heart of Devonport.

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Printmaking, Arts Activities & Maker Studios

Whether you are an established artist or are just starting out, we have a variety of specialist, fully equipped print making facilities at Ocean Studios.

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Environment & Local Democracy

Communities hold the answer to many of their own and our nation’s challenges, and often with support they can create their own solutions and realise their aspirations.

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We solve problems & create opportunity

From supporting young people to find work and develop skills to helping start-ups and enterprises thrive, we work to solve problems and create positive and lasting social change.

Established in 2007, we’ve supported  thousands of individuals, communities, organisations and projects to think differently and make more difference.

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Become a member

Join a diverse community of individuals and organisations who care about making positive change in the world.  

Membership of Real Ideas is free. It’s an open and inclusive community and we actively encourage anyone who connects with our values and our work, to join and get involved.  

All members receive: 

  • Access to our Member Portal containing useful news, info, templates and resources.
  • Our regular Member newsletter with topical think pieces, news and information as well as offers and discounts.
  • High speed Member Wi-Fi in our buildings.
  • Invites our Regular Member meet ups – virtual and in person.

Set up your account today and join the community.  

What’s On?

We run a programme of events and experiences right throughout the year, from creative practice to business support and from career progression to family fun.

DINOSAURS: A Story of Survival

15th Jan – 23rd Jul Market Hall FilmFilm, Media & Entertainment
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The Life of Trees

14th Jan – 8th May Market Hall FilmFilm, Media & Entertainment
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Schools/Groups Immersive Dome Experience

10th Jan – 19th Jul Market Hall School Activities
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See our full list of events

We run a programme of events and experiences right throughout the year, see all the events and activities on in our spaces.