Craft Central

 
 
ADDRESS
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 (Monday) Craft Central closes at 17.00

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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17.00
 
 

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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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 Calendar 2014

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  30% 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  36% 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
 
 
 
Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  37% off
30 Greville Street, EC1N | 5 minutes from Craft Central
Atelier EC1 by BridgeStreet is a new five star, environmentally friendly apartment development based in the heart of Londons thriving Jewellery Quarter, near the City of ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, 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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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, 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: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
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: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
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. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Craft Central

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Craft Central
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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 working folk start ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Craft Central

What are the best dining options near Craft Central London?
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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Craft Central gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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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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Pubs near Craft Central

The best pubs near London Craft Central.
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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
... More
 
 
 
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Craft Central clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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Meeting venue hire near Craft Central

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Craft Central.
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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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Cyril Moumen
Exhibitions | Until 24th December 2014 

Frameless Gallery 2 minutes walk from Craft Central

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John Hegley And Friends At The Betsey
Comedy | On 22nd December 2014 

The Betsey Trotwood 4 minutes walk from Craft Central

The London-based performance poet and comedian performs, with support from Lizzie Shirley, Jane Ireland, Diego Brown and The Good Fairy....More

The Paddington Trail
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Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
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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

 
A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Henry IV (Part I)
Henry IV (Part I)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's ...More

 
Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

British Postal Museum & Archive 9 minutes walk from Craft Central

Photographs taken throughout the Mail Rail network by Bradley Photography, Northumberland, documenting postal and transport history....More

 

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