About RAMP – Real Art Make Print at Ocean Studios

What do we do at RAMP?

We provide affordable studios, build networks, and offer support, learning and facilities to inspire everyone to realise their creative potential. It’s vital Plymouth has a vibrant art and making culture that keeps creative jobs in the city, and we are here to help every maker in their journey. Making strengthens communities; it gives people confidence and a voice.

Have your voice heard through our unrivalled programme of events, masterclasses, tutorials, and exhibitions. RAMP is part of the Real Ideas Organisation, and you are welcome to participate in our activities, whatever your age and experience. Contact us for more information or become a member to use our fully-equipped print and workshop spaces.

Meet our Team

Fran Hawkesworth
Robert Tarasek
Beth Munro
Alan Qualtrough
Manny Pearce
Lou Holland
Tiffany Zufelt
Polly Plouvier
Hayley Carmichael
Screen Print in our specialist print facilities
Activities for young and old at Ocean Studios
Activities for young and old at Ocean Studios. Image: Dom Moore

Looking for creative space?

If you’re looking for access to specialist facilities, meeting rooms or creative coworking, check out our Membership options.

Visit Our Cafe

Opening hours:

Mon – Fri : 8.30 – 5pm

Sat – Sun : 10am – 5pm

Nestled within the vibrant Ocean Studios complex, our cafe offers a perfect blend of delicious food, artistic inspiration, and a welcoming atmosphere.

Adorned with captivating artwork, showcasing the talents of local artists. From colourful paintings to historic printing presses, each visit to our cafe is a feast for the eyes, inspiring conversations and sparking new ideas.

Our menu features vegetarian and vegan dishes, with locally sourced ingredients. From freshly brewed artisanal coffee and herbal teas to delectable pastries, savory rolls, and enticing salads, our menu caters to a variety of tastes and dietary preferences. Savour every bite as you appreciate the artistic surroundings.

Our cafe serves as a gathering place for artists, art enthusiasts, and locals alike. Engage in meaningful discussions, connect with fellow creatives, and forge new friendships within a community that shares a passion for art, making and print.

Stay tuned on our What’s On for special events, workshops, and artist talks. From live music performances and poetry readings to art demonstrations and we offer a dynamic lineup of activities that further enrich your visit to Ocean Studios Cafe.

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We’re very proud to be a National Portfolio Holder and are supported by the Arts Council England