The Craft Centre and Design Gallery

Bringing to Leeds the very best of contemporary British craft and design



Back in 1982 something exciting emerged in the city of Leeds. The Craft Centre and Design Gallery- a hidden gem in the heart of the cultural quarter that supports designer makers from Yorkshire and across the UK. Working with makers and supporting their development and creativity has enabled us to provide a unique visitor experience for a growing audience of those wishing to learn more about the skill, talent and originality behind contemporary craft. The support of our designers, visitors and customers over these remarkable years has been crucial in the success of the Craft Centre and Design Gallery.

Our aim is to take you on a journey to experience the talent, skill, originality and beauty of contemporary craft made by UK designer makers today. Our exciting seasonal exhibition programme showcases contemporary handmade jewellery, ceramics, limited edition prints, glass, wood, textiles and works in mixed media supporting the work of British makers across the UK. A lot of our makers are from Yorkshire too, and these can be recognised in the gallery wherever there is a Yorkshire Rose symbol next to their display.

We hope you enjoy what the future has in store as we continue to bring you the very best in contemporary craft.

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