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.

 

Opening and closing times for Craft Central

Today (Saturday) Craft Central is closed.

Monday:

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17.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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Wednesday:

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Thursday:

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Friday:

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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
 
 
 
 

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    The Zetter Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  41% 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
     
     
     
    Malmaison London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £52  28% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 4 minutes from Craft Central
    Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
     
     
     
    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £79  32% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Craft Central
    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Theatre Delicatessen
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Craft Central
    Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Craft Central
    Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Henry IV (Part II)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
    Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
     
     
     
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    Henry IV (Part I)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th November 2015 to 24th January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
    The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November once again as part of the King and ...More
     
     
     
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 10 minutes from Craft Central
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    The Werkstatt
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London 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
     
     
     
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    House of Detention
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
    The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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 ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career 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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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London 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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Hat & Feathers
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    The Longroom
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
    Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Museum of the Order of St John
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
    The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Rookery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    Fabric
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th September 2015 

    Fabric 4 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Craig Richards, Richy Ahmed, Catz N Dogz and Terry Francis supply house and techno across two rooms....More

    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

     
    Hamlet
    Hamlet
    Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The ...More

     
    Dr Johnsons Houses
    Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

    Dr Johnson's House 11 minutes walk from Craft Central

    A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

    Dom Pipkin And The Ikos
    Concerts | Until 5th September 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 14 minutes walk from Craft Central

    The singer and pianist leads his outfit in playing lively New Orleans-style jazz, rhythm'n'blues and funk....More

    Dumb Disco Ideas
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th October 2015 

    The Lexington 15 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Resident DJs supply an eclectic mix of indie, disco, techno and post-punk, both new and old....More

    Bicep
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th September 2015 

    XOYO 15 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Bicep, The Black Madonna, Horse Meat Disco, Virginia, Nadia Ksaiba supply house and techno across two rooms....More

    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Coq d'Argent 16 minutes walk from Craft Central

    What better way to spend summer Sunday mornings than doing voga on the roof of the Coq d'Argent? Even better, ...More

     
    Club De Fromage
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Residents and guests supply pop and party classics....More

    Old School Indie
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Residents and guests play indie....More

     
     
     
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