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Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Manchester Craft Centre 17 Oak Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD, England
+44 161 832 4274
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Lovely place!

Lovely place with a small cafe and craft and design shops. Some are bit expensive, but all unique... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
francescaitaly2018
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Great choice of crafts

A visit is well worth the effort as it is within easy reach of the tea and coffee shops of the... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Northern_Baggie
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Bury, England
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Meet the makers. Discover the history. Experience craft and design. Buy direct from the artist. A former Victorian fishmarket building at the heart of the Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter housing some of the region’s most talented artists, designers and makers. See them at work creating textiles, jewellery, ceramics, prints, fine art, sculpture and more; discover their stories, hear about their materials and processes, or learn a new skill yourself by taking part in a workshop. And don’t miss an exciting programme of free contemporary craft exhibitions and events and our on-site cafe bar which serves delicious homemade fare.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Manchester Craft Centre 17 Oak Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD, England
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+44 161 832 4274
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Lovely place with a small cafe and craft and design shops. Some are bit expensive, but all unique and very nice to look at. The building is so cool.

Thank francescaitaly2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

A visit is well worth the effort as it is within easy reach of the tea and coffee shops of the Northern Quarter. Probably around 20 concessions inside on two floors plus a cafe. Some especially nice jewellery and artwork/photography. Good quality - don't expect...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I loved this place. You can find several small shops from unknown artists. Very nice craft jewelery and my favorite place was "Ink Inc" by the artist Laura Fray who has a lovely small shop with many illustrations and its ideal for lovely gifts

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a bit tucked away and hard to find. But it offers a lot of gift options that you can’t find elsewhere. If you’re looking for something different and the prices weren’t too bad either, considering you are buying designer items. Worth a visit just...More

Thank Tom N
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

A great venue full of independent makers/artists producing a wonderful array of top quality products on site. There is also a cafe in the centre and a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere. Lovely place!

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely clean bright place to explore for that something a little different but with quality. Ended up spending about two hours shopping searching through the different artists shops. Great little place for all

Thank LeeEMorris
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A very cosy building. Where artist gather to display there products. And has a nice cafe as well. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

If you are shopping for bespoke unique gifts then this is the place to go.. Beautiful handmade jewellery, art and home gifts by local artists, we would defiantly go again

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my family regularly come here whenever we pay a visit to Manchester City centre, as it's away from the bustle and is a unique place for lunch. There's a great selection of things to eat and drink, with the addition of being able...More

Thank ecatherinee
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We made a point to visit this small but full of treasures craft centre with work from local and unique global artists. I purchased a unique heart pendent on a chain at one of the vendors Colette Hazelwood. They also have other interesting tiles and...More

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Had a look at craftanddesign,com, but couldn't find the specifics on dogs being allowed, but there was a visiting dog last time I was in there. (I remember because it barked and I noticed the acoustics are very good under... More
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