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: Annie Warburton on Craft - Justyna Green's latest podcast

Annie Warburton, CEO of Cockpit Arts, is a zealous spokesperson for creating thriving business environments for craftsmen and women in London.

NEWS: Cockpit maker events this April

Discover where to find Cockpit makers this April.

NEWS: Accessing the experts

The final post in our series of six articles on the London Creative Network (LCN) and professional development at Cockpit Arts looks at the type of expertise makers benefit from.

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