Welcome to Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is the UK’s only creative business incubator for craftspeople; providing tailored support for early stage and well established craft practices; showcasing London’s finest makers at twice-yearly Open Studios; two buildings housing studios in central and south London; award-winning social enterprise.

NEWS: Welcoming new makers to our studios on Awards

January brought wonderful new makers to our creative community, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, and they're all settling in to their studios in Deptford and Holborn.

NEWS: Makers’ Stories – Maria Hatling – artist-maker

In the latest of Cockpit’s Makers’ Stories, artist-maker Maria Hatling shares how she set a bold new direction for her practice.

NEWS: Dates for your 2020 diairies

We've already got exciting plans for 2020 and it's never too early to add key events to your brand new diaries.

About Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is London’s leading studios for contemporary makers and an award winning social enterprise.

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Search for a Maker

Over 140 of the UK's finest makers are based at Cockpit Arts. Find out what they create and source beautifully made craft.

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Apply for a place

If you're a talented maker and looking to grow your business you have come to the right place. Apply to Cockpit Arts today.

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Makers’ Stories

Find out how we support craftspeople at different stages with our selection of makers' stories.

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Make It!

Make It! aims to support young makers based in London who are passionate about craft to build their own creative business.

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