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.

Find out more

NEWS: Cockpit maker events in October

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

NEWS: London Creative Network featured maker - Anne-Laure Cano

Cockpit Arts' London Creative Network participant, Anne-Laure Cano, talks about the benefits of the programme and how it helps her business

NEWS: Five Cockpit Arts Awards now open for applications

We are delighted to announce our five new Cockpit Arts Awards now open for application, including two awards new for 2018.

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

Open Studios

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

Find out more

Creative Employment Programme

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

Find out more

Search for a Maker