Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester

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At Manchester Craft & Design our aim is to make contemporary visual art, craft and design accessible for all.

Our former Victorian fishmarket building at the heart of the Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter houses some of the region’s most talented artists, designers and makers. See them at work creating textiles, jewellery, ceramics, prints, fine art, sculpture and more; discover their stories, hear about their materials and processes, or learn a new skill yourself by taking part in a workshop.

And don’t miss our exciting programme of free contemporary craft exhibitions and events and our on-site café bar which serves delicious homemade fare.
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  • Lots of craftspeople and their studio/shops. Plenty to look at and to buy. Very definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • The Craft & Design Centre is ideal if you're creative and want some inspiration - there's lots to look at including some really unique homeware pieces with bold prints. There were also lots of handmad...  more »
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  • Amazing! A beautiful space with a varied selection of craft galleries, all local artists and most in residence. One of the best such places I’ve found in the world and an absolute must if you are even vaguely interested in high quality, hand made art and craft. Wow!
  • Found this place by chance, lovely place filled with handcrafted trinkets and art. You can see the artist's working their craft in their studios.
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