Craft Central

 
 
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Pennybank Chambers, Clerkenwell, 33-35 St Johns Square, London EC1M 4DS
 
 
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Craft CentralStudio spaces for craftspeople and designer-makers in the heart of Clerkenwell. This charitable organisation offers tenants business training, tailored mentoring, networking opportunities and studio space in a number of formats that fit their needs. Formed in 1970 to give a boost to fine crafts skills in danger of being lost from the area forever, they've been at Cornwell House and Pennybank Chambers since the late seventies. There are regular Showcase exhibitions, Open Studio events, master classes and short courses held at the studios.

 

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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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £91  39% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 4 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £79  30% off
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    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 27 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    Ground Floor Shop, 46 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E26EH | 27 minutes from Craft Central
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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
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th July 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 8 minutes from Craft Central
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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 | 10 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th to 11th Jul 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 10 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    47-48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Craft Central
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    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    The Zetter, St John's Square, 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
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    London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
    86 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
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    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Education > Careers Services
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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    London > Leisure > Golf
    12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Craft Central
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    Jerusalem Tavern
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Craft Central
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    The Three Kings
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    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, 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
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    Fabric
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Craft Central
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    Museum of the Order of St John
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, EC1M | 1 minute from Craft Central
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Craft Central
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    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
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    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

     
    Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock
    Concerts | Until 7th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

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    Dance | Until 10th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

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    Exhibitions | Until 28th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

    Fabricity presents a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the City and South London Railway, the world's first underground electric ...More

    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

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    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Theatre | Until 25th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Craft Central

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    Wimbledon at New Street Square
    Wimbledon at New Street Square
    Sporting Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    New Street Square 9 minutes walk from Craft Central

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    Exhibitions | Until 7th August 2015 

    British Postal Museum & Archive 9 minutes walk from Craft Central

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