Crafts Council

 
 
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44A Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 9BY
 
 
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The Crafts Council in Islington houses Britain's largest crafts gallery, where a continuous cycle of work by major exhibitors can be seen throughout the year. The centre also contains a reference and a picture library as well as an information centre and a café.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 1 minute from Crafts Council
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  21% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Crafts Council

Nearest to Crafts Council
James Freeman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
354 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
James Freeman Gallery exhibits contemporary painting, photography and sculpture from Europe and Asia.... More
 
 
 
Japanese Gallery Islington
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
23 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
Four Japanese woodcut exhibitions are held here throughout the year. Sales of Japanese wood block prints are also held. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Crafts Council

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Crafts Council
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
St John's the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
39 Duncan Terrace, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Crafts Council
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Events near Crafts Council

Near Crafts Council
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Twelve24
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 6.30pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
The band plays a fusion of feel-good pop, euphoric dance and technical rap. With support from Guvna B....More
 
 
 
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SuperBowl
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 10.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
A party dedicated to all things American, with traditional food, drinks, games, and entertainment from across the pond, as the SuperBowl event is played on a ...More
 
 
 
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Kraftklub
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 8th February 2016 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
The indie-rock five piece from Germany perform live....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Crafts Council

Near Crafts Council
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Crafts Council

The best shops and markets near Crafts Council
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
 
 
 
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Crafts Council
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
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Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Crafts Council
Combining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal café serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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Naamyaa Cafe
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
Opening in October 2012, Naamyaa is an all day modern Bangkok style cafe from Alan Yau, the man who brought us Wagamama, Hakkasan and the Michelin-starred ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Crafts Council

Near Crafts Council
Islington Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
The White Lion Building, White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
London College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
354 Goswell Road, Angel, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Crafts Council
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City University
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
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Crafts Council gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Yoga Therapy Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
90 Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
Yoga ... More
 
 
 
Culpeper Community Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dignum Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
... More
 
 
 
British Waterski
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
390 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
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Pubs near Crafts Council

The best pubs near London Crafts Council.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Crafts Council
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Crafts Council clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Crafts Council

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Crafts Council.
The Chapel Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
29a Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Crafts Council
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Club Shangri-La
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th May 2016 

Bloomsbury Lanes 16 minutes walk from Crafts Council

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Drawing on Childhood
Drawing on Childhood
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Bringing together works of major illustrators from the eighteenth century to present day, Drawing on Childhood ...More

 
WetYourSelf! 9th Birthday
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th February 2016 

Fabric 19 minutes walk from Crafts Council

House and techno from guests Steve Lawler, Cormac, Peter Pixel and Jacob Husley to help celebrate the 9th anniversary of ...More

Easter Dance Courses
Sporting Events | Until 1st June 2016 

The Place 20 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Get dancing this Easter with a range of terrific dance classes and workshops for all ages and abilities....More

Drawing From Plant Life - Botanical Illustration Course
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2016 

St Bartholomew the Great 21 minutes walk from Crafts Council

This introductory course aims to provide an opportunity to explore the art and science of botanical Illustration....More

Alice's Adventures Underground: A Reading
Exhibitions | On 7th February 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The original text read aloud....More

West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Crafts Council

West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library is an exhibition of literature and music, spanning one thousand years ...More

 
The Doctor's Orders Present: J-Dilla Changed My Life
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th February 2016 

Scala 24 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Musicians and DJs perform to pay tribute to the hip hop artist, including De La Soul's DJ Maseo, Phat Kat, ...More

Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

King's Cross Foot Tunnel 24 minutes walk from Crafts Council

From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

 
The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 10th April 2016 

King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
 
 
 
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