Craft Central @ MADE Canary Wharf
25-29 April
Studios at The Forge
Available Now
The Exhibition Hall
Available Now
Co-working, and Shared Workspace
Available Now
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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 67 creative studios, shared workspace, and co-working desks in the Docklands and organise exhibitions and events,promotions and professional development for the members of our designer maker Network.


What's on

Gallery Space Hire
In this class you will learn basic shibori stitching and binding techniques before dyeing your work in the indigo vat. Over the 2.5 hour workshop you
27 - 27 February 2018
Promoted Event
Craft Central will be showcasing 7 member at MADE Canary Wharf
25 - 29 April 2018

Upcoming Events

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

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


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The Forge

The Forge is superbly located at the heart of a prosperous residential area. There are good transport links north to Canary Wharf, the City, and Central London and south to Greenwich, Lewisham, and into Kent. The Forge is outside the congestion charge zone with some off street parking and a loading bay, both within a gated community.

Our spectacular Exhibition Hall is suitable for a variety of events and can be hired by the day or week. We have space that can be hired by the day for meetings, training, seminars, talks, workshops, etc.  Contact us for more information.
Whether you are new to business or well established, we have a space suitable for you. We are open to makers, designers, and any other creative businesses.


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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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