Made In Clerkenwell Spring 2017
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Welcome to our new website
It's been a long time coming

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


Established international designers Laura Parra and Ana Ramos have teamed up to bring you their respective 2017 collections in pop-up format for one week only in the heart of London's fashion and design district.

02 May 2017

Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design SELECTION brings you the very best contemporary bespoke furniture, supported by selected work from other disciplines such as jewellery, glass and turning.

16 May 2017

During Clerkenwell Design Week we’re relocating the studio to the Craft Central Gallery. We’ll be exhibiting our latest collection of rugs featuring heritage British yarns hand tufted in Britain these rugs will be exhibited alongside Nepalese hand knotted rugs and our screen printed collection.

23 May 2017

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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:

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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