London Craft Week has made the difficult decision to postpone LCW 2020. Originally scheduled to be held on 27 April - 3 May 2020, the festival...
List of podcasts for crafters, makers and creative businesses
01 May - 09:50
Podcasts are everywhere nowadays – even more at present! A podcast is like listening to a radio show, where it’s just you and the people on the podcast in the room. The great thing about them is that you can listen to them whenever you want and you don’t need to watch anything.
Craft Central thrilled to be able to support the local community and the healthcare professionals
20 April - 10:13
To support the efforts against Covid-19 and help the NHS, Craft Central has been given the opportunity to offer a private space to two local professionals who are using several 3D printers in order to produce protective face shields for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who lac
Useful Information, Resources & Help
26 March - 11:57
Craft Central has put together some useful information, links and promotions that aim to help makers and the self-employed through these testing times of shutdown and isolation.
London Craft Week Postpone
18 March - 14:15
London Craft Week has made the difficult decision to postpone LCW 2020. Originally scheduled to be held on 27 April - 3 May 2020, the festival will now take place from 30 September - 8 October 2020.
The Boat Builders - a new body of work by Emily Jo Gibbs for solo exhibition in the spring.
21 February - 12:18
Craft Central is very pleased to announce that Emily Jo Gibbs has made a new series of portraits The Boat Builders, documenting Foreman and their Apprentices working at Berthon Boatyard in Lymington. Highlighting the Value of Making and the importance of skilled labour.
Brunskill and Grimes have joined Craft Central.
17 February - 08:37
We are thrilled to announce that Brunskill and Grimes have just joined Craft Central.
Stories from our Members – PIPÉT | Painting an Airlite Air-Purifying Mural in Chiswick
10 February - 10:22
Once upon a time…St Mary’s RC Primary School in Chiswick was audited by the Mayor’s Office among the 50 most polluted schools in London.
Follow Erna Janine, founder of @freeweaver_saori_studio in her textile residency in India
29 January - 13:42
Craft Central studio holder Erna Janine and founder of @freeweaver_saori_studio has now embarked on her month long textile residency trip to India. We have asked her to share some of her adventures with us.
Sarah Desmarais awarded funding by the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
13 January - 14:13
Craft Central designer-maker Sarah Desmarais has recently been awarded funding by the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. This will finance a trip to Japan in spring 2020.
Adaku Parker Joins Craft Central
07 January - 10:14
Barrister turned designer Adaku Parker is opening a new studio in east London as her African wax fabric business goes from strength to strength. The new creative headquarters of Dovetailed London – headed up by 40-year-old entrepreneur Adaku – will allow the brand to grow and meet increasing demand for sewing workshops, fabrics and sewing patterns. The expansion is the latest development in a phenomenal year of growth for Dovetailed London which saw a brimming order book and several television appearances for Adaku including as a finalist on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Christmas 2019.