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: Opportunities for makers at Cockpit Arts

Find out about the London Creative Network and the Cockpit Arts / The Arts Society Award currently open for applications

NEWS: Secret Postcard Sale - The Big Reveal!

We'd like to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who donated to our Secret Postcard Sale during Summer Open Studios - find out the makers behind the postcard-sized artworks.

NEWS: Cockpit Arts talk at New Designers

Annie Warburton, CEO Cockpit Arts and Cockpit makers Leah Jensen and Darren Appiagyei discuss life as a craftsperson in London at New Designers on 27 June

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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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