Alice Heaton
Featured Maker
Craft Central at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017
Craft Central at The Forge
Mark Nuell
Featured Maker

Welcome to Craft Central

Established by working craftspeople and supporters of fine craft in 1970 we continue to work to maintain, develop and promote fine craft and design. We provide 76 creative studios and a shared workspace in Clerkenwell and exhibitions and professional development for the 700 members of our designer maker Network.


What's on

Gallery Space Hire
Hewaida Ramly of Jewellery Mountain will be showing her Art collections & Sculpted Wearable Silver Articles, including Framed Silver Work, See
29 - 04 June 2017
Gallery Space Hire
Celebrating Handmade is an event by the LuxeByMe designer collective. This is the perfect popup store to visit if you are planning an engagement
29 - 04 June 2017
Gallery Space Hire
James Barker will have his first pop-up at Craft Central, packed with illustrated home and paper goods gifts and accessories.
30 - 04 June 2017
29 - 04 June 2017
30 - 04 June 2017

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Become A Member

Everything at Craft Central is tailored specifically for designer makers ; the Network is the gateway to an array of resources and benefits:

Promoting you

Developing you

Supporting you
  • Events
  • Social Media
  • Designer Maker Directory
  • Professional Development
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Skills Brokerage
  • Legal Advice
  • Insurance
  • Industry Discounts


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Book A Space and Rent A Studio

Whether you are new to Craft or an established business
Craft Central has the space for you.
Exhibition Facilities and Meeting Rooms
In the heart of the capital's creative hub Craft Central has three street-facing venues to hire on a weekly basis. Raise your profile, launch a collection, and generate sales in our affordable galleries.
Whether you want to host a meeting or teach a workshop we have some of the most affordable meeting room space available in central London ideally located moments away from Farringdon.
Studio Hire
We've over 70 studios spread across two historic buildings in Clerkenwell. With studios starting from 90sq ft;  whether you are new to business or a well-established maker we have space for you.
For more information on our current vacancies please get in touch.

Support Us

For over 40 years, Craft Central has been a leading charity which supports and celebrates all the levels of craftsmanship. Our core objectives include offering affordable workshops,promotion and professional practice and we are proud to support over 700+ designer makers. As we grow , we invite you to become a Supporter of Craft Central so we can continue to educate,support and promote craftsmanship.


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