Welcome to Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is London’s leading studios for contemporary crafts

and the UK’s only business incubator for makers and designers.

About Cockpit Arts

Cockpit Arts is London’s leading studios for contemporary crafts and the UK’s only business incubator for makers and designers.

About Cockpit Arts

NEWS: Cockpit makes Top 100 social enterprises list third year in a row

For the third straight year Cockpit Arts has been recognised as one of the UK’s top 100 social enterprises in the NatWest SE100 Index 2021.

NEWS: New Professional Development Programme for QEST Scholars

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust and Cockpit Arts are delighted to announce a brand new initiative for new QEST Scholars.

NEWS: Summer Festival Film

Enjoy a taster of Cockpit's forthcoming Summer Festival in our short film of makers' studios in Deptford and Holborn.

Maker Directory

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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ceramics by Tamsin van Essen

Apply for a place

If you're a talented maker looking to grow your business or practice, you've come to the right place. Apply to Cockpit Arts today.

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Support Cockpit Arts

Your support enables the best in British craft and design to succeed and thrive

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How our Incubators Work

Are you looking to grow your business and creative practice?
This is how we support businesses at all stages...

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