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Our spaces are more than just buildings

Our campus provides space for us to solve problems and create opportunities for people, communities and organisations. Some offer exciting experiences whilst others provide a space to learn, teach or create. They are all different in their own unique way, but collectively they enable us to deliver real and lasting social change.

Visit one of our spaces and you’ll discover places to co-work, learn, meet a friend for coffee, access our coaching and support, enjoy creative experiences and network with like-minded individuals and organisations.

People make our spaces and, with a growing community of Members using our campus to work, kickstart their career, create and collaborate, you’ll find a warm welcome waiting for you.

Taking a pause, for the benefit of our community:

Since we’ve reopened the doors to our spaces, we’ve been overwhelmed by a huge interest from people who want to connect and use our spaces. It is wonderful to hear from everyone, but after a somewhat challenging and unpredictable year we need to take a bit of time to reflect on how best we can develop a programme to support the communities we work with.

This is not to say we don’t want to hear from you! We’d love for you to engage with our membership and visit us – but for now, we’re not in a position to take bookings.

If you’re interested in being part of the programme, please sign up to our mailing list by signing up as a member and we’ll be in touch with future opportunities.

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As a member you will have access to our support, insider knowledge, experiences and spaces.

We want to grow our community, so our members can share our create workshops online, mentoring and consultancy. In addition to our community and news, you can access our co-working spaces, studios and teaching spaces.

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Devonport Guildhall & Column

Grade I listed and with almost 200 years of history in its walls, Devonport Guildhall is truly one of a kind.

Opening Times

This building is currently closed.

How to find us

You can walk, drive, cycle or use public transport to Devonport Guildhall. You’ll find us at the top of Ker Street in Devonport. Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4EL.

 

 

 

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Ocean Studios

Located in Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard, Ocean Studios is home to an array of resident and visiting artists who regularly host workshops, exhibitions and events for Plymouth’s creative community.

Opening times

The co-working facilities at Ocean Studios are open to members Monday-Friday 8:30-5, to book your co-working slot through the members’ portal.

Not a member yet? Find out more about our co-work community!

The Real Ideas café and gallery space at Ocean Studios is open Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturday – Sunday 10am-5pm.

Heyl Bakery offer fresh bread ‘click and collect’ on Fridays from 11am-2pm, order your loaf here.

How to find us

You can drive, sail or walk to Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard. Find us at The Factory Cooperage, opposite Las Iguanas with the red telephone box.

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP.

Accessibility

Accessible parking on site. Toilets available. Uneven ground in some areas due to heritage restrictions. Lift access to upper floors.

Disabled toilet facilities available on the ground and first floors.

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No.2 Pike Street

In Liskeard we are co-located with Duesday – a brilliant Cornish-based fin-tech company – at No.2 Pike Street. Real Ideas uses the Pike Street office primarily as a hub for young people to access our support, although we welcome anyone through the doors to say hello!

Opening Times

This building is currently closed.

How to find us

You can walk, drive, cycle or use public transport to access the building.

You’ll find us right in the heart of Liskeard, we’re located on Pike Street (next door to Barclays Bank).

2 Pike Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JE

How to find us

You can walk, drive, cycle or use public transport to access the building.

You’ll find us right in the heart of Liskeard, we’re located on Pike Street (next door to Barclays Bank).

2 Pike Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JE

Accessibility

On-street and pay and display parking available in the town centre. Lift access to upper floors. Disabled toilet facilities available upstairs.

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Market Hall

The community café is now open! Join us Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm and Saturday-Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm.

Co-work and immersive dome are now open. Market Hall in Devonport, Plymouth will be a world-class space for creative digital and immersive tech.

Home to an awe-inspiring 15m immersive dome Market Hall offers experiences at the cutting edge of immersive tech, alongside space for people to innovate, collaborate, develop new ideas and have fun!

In addition to providing co-work Monday-Friday, lab and teaching space, the Market Hall also offers space for events and meetings, a range of education programmes and a digital experiences programme.

Opening Times

The community café and co-work are now open! Join us Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm and Saturday-Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm.

The Market Hall co-work and Immersive Dome are open! Head to our What’s On page to explore dome experiences, and book your co-work slot through your Members’ Area.

 

How to find us

The Market Hall is located on Duke Street, just a stones throw away from our other Real Ideas space, Devonport Guildhall.

 

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Coming soon!

Liskeard Library, Liskeard, Cornwall

478 libraries have closed in England, Scotland and Wales since 2010. We’re working to make sure Liskeard Library does not meet the same fate.

Our plans for the Library will see the ground floor renovated into a contemporary, flexible library and reading space – for children and adults alike – with the development of outdoor seating in the rear courtyard. The first floor will be designed for co-working, with shared facilities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses as well as space for community learning.

 

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