Manchester Craft Centre

Manchester Craft Centre
17 Oak Street
Oak Street
Greater Manchester
M4 5JD




0161 832 4274


0161 832 3416

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Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Manchester Craft & Design is a not for profit social enterprise with a voluntary Board of Directors.

A novel designer, maker, studio, retail craft market set in a grand old Victorian cast iron and glass building in the Manchester Northern Quarter, fully restored to its former glory. Unique combinations of workshops where you can see artefacts being made, and retail studio showrooms where you can browse and buy the merchandise.

The two floors of designers, contemporary craft workers and artists who trade here deal in a wide range of media, including : ceramics, textiles, jewellery, sculpture, screen printing, carved wooden artefacts, glassware, furniture and designer clothing and accessories. Most of the craft workers exhibit at trades fairs, and there is a regularly changing programme of exhibitions and displays.

Venue Type:

Artist studio or collective, Gallery

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday from 10.30am-5.30pm

Closed Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Please see web site for each event

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Tactile Illusions V's Sonic Delusions

  • 15 — 16 May 2014 6pm-10am

Museums at Night 2014

Manchester After Hours / Northern Quarter After Dark

Join us for a night of experimental audio visual live performance with North West collective 0point3recurring inspired by our current exhibition 'Tactile Illusions'.


Artist talk
Film / animation screening
Live audio / visual performance

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17