Crafts Council

 
 
ADDRESS
44A Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 9BY
 
 
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  • Visitor Information

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.

 

LondonTown.com - Crafts Council Location Map

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Crafts Council on LondonTown.com

 
January 2008

Collect 2008 Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL 25th January 2008 - 29th January 2008 Organised by the British Crafts Council, Collect is the only art fair in...

 
 
What's on in London 2015

Find out the best London 2015 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2015 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  29% 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  23% 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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  27% off
    1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 9 minutes from Crafts Council
    Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Art Galleries nearest Crafts Council

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    Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
    The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
     
     
     
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    The Werkstatt
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 11 minutes from Crafts Council
    The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria Miro
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 11 minutes from Crafts Council
    The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Crafts Council

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Crafts Council
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    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, 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
     
     
     
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    Sadler's Wells
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Rosebery Avenue, 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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    Events near Crafts Council

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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More
     
     
     
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    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th to 11th Jul 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Crafts Council
    Celebrating 21 years of democracy in South Africa, Inala presents the South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo appearing in a unique artistic collaboration with multi award-winning ...More
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 3rd January 2016
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Crafts Council
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
     
     
     
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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

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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, 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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    Tortilla
    London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
    13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
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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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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from Crafts Council
    One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
     
     
     
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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 13 minutes from Crafts Council
    One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from Crafts Council
    This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
     
     
     
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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Crafts Council
    A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
     
     
     
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    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from Crafts Council
    London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
     
     
     
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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from Crafts Council
    Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Crown
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
    Modern British cuisine ... More
     
     
     
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    The Ambassador
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
    The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Crafts Council clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Smithy's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
    An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... 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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    Little Angel Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Crafts Council
    A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Martin Luke Brown
    Concerts | On 8th July 2015 

    The Lexington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    The singer-songwriter plays gritty soul music....More

    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
    Dance | Until 11th July 2015 

    Sadler's Wells Theatre 4 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    Celebrating 21 years of democracy in South Africa, Inala presents the South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo appearing in a ...More

     
    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 8th July 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    New act and material night, with Sy Thomas and Masud Milas....More

    Laugh Out London - Max & Ivan / Cariad & Paul
    Comedy | On 8th July 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 9 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    An evening of Edinburgh Festival previews from award-winning sketch duo Max & Ivan and improv superstars Cariad & Paul....More

    Oresteia
    Oresteia
    Theatre | Until 18th July 2015 

    Almeida Theatre 10 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    Robert Icke's radical reimagining of Aeschylus's Oresteia is staged at the Almeida as part of the season dedicated to Ancient ...More

     
    Los Angelitos Tango Classes and Party
    Sporting Events | Until 16th December 2015 

    Unity Unitarian Church 12 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    Weekly Tango evening in Angel: join our weekly tango classes and dance until midnight every Wednesday, in a beautiful hall!...More

    Squat Betty Spoken Word Night Edinburgh Previews: Richard Sandling: Pluto & Elf Lyons: Being Barbare
    Comedy | On 8th July 2015 

    The Betsey Trotwood 12 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    Spoken word and stand-up from film-reviewer, podcaster, So You Think You're Funny winner and Comedy Central Award nominee Sandling, plus ...More

    The Railway Children
    The Railway Children
    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

    King's Cross Railway Station 12 minutes walk from Crafts Council

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

     
    Strawberries and Screen
    Strawberries and Screen
    Sporting Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    Lewis Cubitt Park and Square 13 minutes walk from Crafts Council

    It may not be SW14 but Lewis Cubbit Square in King's Cross is showing all the Wimbledon action with live ...More

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

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 13 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

     
     
     
     
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