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Crafts Council  

 
 
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44A Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 9BY
 
 
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Weekdays: 9.30am-5pm; Sat-Sun: closed
 

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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.

 

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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
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  22% 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 £88  28% 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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  38% 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

Nearest to 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, Clerkenwell, London 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, Islington, London 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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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Crafts Council
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 6th December 2019 at 7pm-8.15pm & Saturday 7th December 2019 at 2pm-3.15pm and 7pm-8.15pm
Crafts Council, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Crafts Council
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Pearl Jam UK: Pearl Jam Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 7th December 2019 - 6pm
Crafts Council, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
The grunge and alt rock veterans from Seattle have their music performed live....More
 
 
 
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Black Moth: Farewell Show
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 7th December 2019 - 7pm
Crafts Council, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Crafts Council
The Leeds-based stoner rock outfit says goodbye....More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 1 minute from Crafts Council
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 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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Shopping near Crafts Council

The best shops and markets 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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What are the best dining options near Crafts Council London?
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Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, Islington, London 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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Crafts Council
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Crafts Council
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... 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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Crafts Council gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London 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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 13 minutes from Crafts Council
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London 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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The best pubs near London Crafts Council.
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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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Crafts Council
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... 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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Crafts Council.
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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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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from Crafts Council
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Black Moth: Farewell Show
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

The Lexington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The Leeds-based stoner rock outfit says goodbye....More

Not Another Indie Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

DJs spin indie classics from the 90s to the present day....More

Club De Fromage Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from a bygone era....More

Pearl Jam UK: Pearl Jam Tribute
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O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The grunge and alt rock veterans from Seattle have their music performed live....More

Loud In London
Music | On 7th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Crafts Council

New and emerging music acts from across the UK....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 7th December 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Crafts Council

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More

St Catharine's College Choir
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Kings Place 12 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The choir, plus St. Catharine's College Girls' Choir, performs a programme of seasonal religious music, plus readings by Sophie Kinsella....More

Global Pillage
Comedy | On 7th December 2019 

Kings Place 12 minutes walk from Crafts Council

BBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams ...More

Nine Below Zero
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 14 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The blues-rock veterans, now re-formed, play songs from throughout their long career....More

Live At The Chapel With Sara Pascoe
Comedy | On 7th December 2019 

Union Chapel 17 minutes walk from Crafts Council

The award-winning stand-up is joined by Phil Wang, Rose Matafeo and Andrew Maxwell....More

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