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.

About Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is an award winning social enterprise and the UK’s only business incubator for craftspeople.

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NEWS: Cockpit Arts celebrates Social Enterprise Day

New Cockpit CEO, Annie Warburton, celebrates Social Enterprise Day

NEWS: Cockpit Arts maker events this November

Looking for things to do this November? Read on to discover where to find Cockpit makers this month.

NEWS: Cockpit Arts receives grant to extend offer of free school tours

Hosting visits for school groups allows young people to experience and familiarise themselves with the exciting opportunities that the craft sector has to offer.

Search for a Maker

170 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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Open Studios

Cockpit Arts' Open Studios happen twice a year; see behind the scenes, meet 170 makers over two sites.

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Creative Employment Programme

Cockpit's apprenticeship scheme gives young people skills to obtain work in a craft business.

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Search for a Maker