Craft Central

 
 
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33-35 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4DS 
 
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Craft CentralPromoting original craft and design is the purpose of this not-for-profit organisation established over the last 25 years. Craft Central have a number of workspaces, workshops and studios in unique central London locations available for full or part-time hire. 'On Show' events and exhibitions, talks and workshops at their St John's Square headquarters help to bring cutting edge craft to a wider audience. It's certainly worth checking in here for their regularly changing shows. In addition, twice a year they run an open studio event, 'Made in Clerkenwell', when designers and craft makers opens their studio doors to the public.

 

Craft Central events

 
A Very British Affair: 200 Years Of The Seaside PierA Very British Affair: 200 Years Of The Seaside PierPhotographer John Howard Davies decided to capture the surviving piers of Britain. The exhibition includes a selection of these piers taken in 2014.29th July 2014Sunday 3rd August 2014 Where:
Craft Central, 33-35  St John's Square      EC1M 4DS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A Very British Affair: 200 Years Of The Seaside Pier
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  29th Jul to 3rd Aug 2014
Photographer John Howard Davies decided to capture the surviving piers of Britain. The exhibition includes a selection of these piers taken in 2014.
Tartan: Its Journey Through The African DiasporaTartan: Its Journey Through The African Diaspora5th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
Craft Central, 33-35  St John's Square      EC1M 4DS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Tartan: Its Journey Through The African Diaspora
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th to 30th August 2014 - 10am-6pm
 

Opening and closing times for Craft Central

Today (Saturday) Craft Central is closed.

Monday:

9.30
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17.00
 
 

Tuesday:

9.30
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17.00
 
 

Wednesday:

9.30
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17.00
 
 

Thursday:

9.30
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17.00
 
 

Friday:

9.30
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Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Craft Central Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Caxton House NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Craft Central on LondonTown.com

 
London Christmas Markets & Fairs

Made in Clerkenwell Christmas Open Studio Craft Central, EC1M 4DS 24th November 2011 - 27th November 2011 Clerkenwell is still one of the most creative quarters in the...

 
 
London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Craft Central

Near Craft Central
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  25% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  23% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  35% off
Central Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Craft Central
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Craft Central

Near Craft Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Craft Central

Near Craft Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 10 minutes from Craft Central
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Chalet Lines
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th and 25th July 2014 at 7.30pm & 26th July 2014 at 3pm and 7.30pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Craft Central
This wickedly funny play offers a comic but poignant look at one family over four generations....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Cutting Off Kate Bush
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 - 7.30pm
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Craft Central
Lucy Benson-Brown's solo musical comedy, following one woman's crisis and subsequent online venting....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Craft Central

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Craft Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Craft Central
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Craft Central

The best shops and markets near Craft Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Craft Central
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard working folk start ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Craft Central

What are the best dining options near Craft Central London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Modern Pantry
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
47-48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Craft Central
Anna Hansen hasn't moved far from her former employer Fergus Henderson - whom she worked with back in 1992 at The French Dining House Room - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrot Bruno Loubet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
The Zetter, St John's Square, 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
French chef Bruno Loubet has been lured back from Australia after an eight-year stint to head up the Bistro Bruno Loubet at The Zetter, a notably ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pho
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
86 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
Supermarket or upmarket? Opinions are divided over this Vietnamese eatery; it’s not too busy a weekends yet but as word gets round lunchtimes are getting packed, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Craft Central

Near Craft Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Craft Central
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Craft Central
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Craft Central
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Craft Central

Craft Central gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from Craft Central
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Craft Central
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Craft Central
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Craft Central

The best pubs near London Craft Central.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Craft Central
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
Tucked away down a Clerkenwell backstreet next to the graveyard of St James Church, The Three Kings is popular with the locals and a real find for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Craft Central

Craft Central clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Craft Central
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Craft Central
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Craft Central

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Craft Central.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Craft Central
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Fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

Fabric 4 minutes walk from Craft Central

House and electro courtesy of M.A.N.D.Y., Tim Green, Blond:ish, Terry Francis, Madteo, Xenogears and Marcos Cabral....More

Les Ambassadeurs
Concerts | On 26th July 2014 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

A performance from the big band from Mali, formed in the early 1970s and led by Salif Keita, who took ...More

Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

The Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it ...More

 
Bloc Heads
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

East Bloc 13 minutes walk from Craft Central

Resident DJs spin house and techno....More

Songs Proise
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

East Bloc 13 minutes walk from Craft Central

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Brood Nights
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

Electrowerkz 13 minutes walk from Craft Central

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The Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

Candid Arts Galleries 13 minutes walk from Craft Central

A selection of works by contemporary artists and designers available to buy....More

The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band
Concerts | Until 19th September 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 14 minutes walk from Craft Central

The band plays a lively blend of jazz, jive and rhythm'n'blues....More

The Original DJs Meet Penge Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

McQueen 14 minutes walk from Craft Central

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The Funny Side...Of Covent Garden
Comedy | On 26th July 2014 

The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George) 15 minutes walk from Craft Central

Stand-up comedy from Sarah Iles, Ola and compere Gareth Kane....More

 
 
 
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