Native Makers Christmas Market

10th December 2022 Ocean Studios Event
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Real Ideas are pleased to be welcoming back Native Makers to Ocean Studios for their Christmas Market!

It will be held on both floors, throughout 3 incredible spaces, including many amazing makers, live performances, demonstrations, workshops, kids crafts and more. Come and support small businesses, buy handmade Christmas gifts, and enjoy delicious treats.

How does the day work? Please register your interest below, you can turn up at any point during the timeslot and stay for as long as you like through the day. You're also free to just turn up on the day.

What is the Cost? Native Makers is free and open to all to attend and have fun!

We ask for attendees to register to free events to support a smooth running of the day, it helps us to have an understanding of how people use our space and is really useful for programming and to report to our funders, meaning we can continue to support awesome content in our spaces!

Native Makers are working in partnership with Real Ideas for a series events across our spaces.

If you're interested in taking part, getting involved or finding out more, do visit

Event Dates

Date Time Venue Info
Sat 10th Dec 10:00am Full Building Session Available

Travel Information

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

We are an environmentally conscious organisation and encourage our visitors to prioritise green travel. Please consider getting the bus, cycling or walking to visit us. There are plenty of space for bikes within Royal William Yard to and lots of options to utilise public transport. More information on bus routes and car parks nearby can be found here –

If you do need to drive to attend your event then there are lots of pay and display spaces available.

When arriving at Royal William Yard you’ll need to look out for signage to Factory Cooperage, Ocean Studios can be found just a few meters away from the red telephone box situated opposite the Club House. Please enter the building via the courtyard space and through the glass doors.

When leaving the building at night please be respectful and consider residents living nearby.


Ocean Studios has an accessible entrance however some areas are uneven due to heritage restrictions. We have worked hard to create an accessible building, Ocean Studios has accessible toilet facilities and lift access to upper floors. Blue badge parking is available throughout the Royal William Yard – please advise us of any additional needs so we can make your visit enjoyable and comfortable.

Heritage Restrictions
Whilst we work to ensure the building is fully accessible to all, we are limited by the heritage building and land in which we work. The listed building and historic location have certain constraints which unfortunately we cannot avoid or adapt.

Where possible we have improved accessibility however please be aware that areas of Royal William Yard and our buildings has uneven ground and narrow steps with may limit access to wheelchairs and prams. For further information please contact us or whilst visiting Ocean Studios please speak to a member of staff.

Additional Information

Arrival and admission
Please make sure you have your ticket to hand ready for check-in. We cannot guarantee entry into the event for late arrivals.

This ticket gives you entry to the experience named on your ticket.

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