Welcome to Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is an award winning social enterprise and the UK’s only business incubator for craftspeople, housing up to 170 small businesses at our two centres in central and south London.

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: Leather Hub opens at Cockpit Arts, Deptford

Cockpit Arts is delighted to announce the opening of a new Leather Hub, generously supported by funds from The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund.

NEWS: Cockpit Arts working with London schools

Cockpit Arts is offering tours of its craft business incubator centres to London based school and young learner groups.

NEWS: Views on an Artist-Maker Residency by Emma Crichton-Miller

Art, design and craft journalist, Emma Crichton-Miller, offers her view on Cockpit's Artist-Maker Residency

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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London Creative Network

London Creative Network (LCN) is a new development programme for creative practitioners in London.

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Creative Employment Programme

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

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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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Search for a Maker