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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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Good place for lunch...

Me and my family regularly come here whenever we pay a visit to Manchester City centre, as it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Looking for a Unique Piece of Jewellery

We made a point to visit this small but full of treasures craft centre with work from local and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada
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Manchester Craft and Design Centre is set in the heart of the Northern Qtr. This former victorian fish market now houses 26 Boutique shops/studios. The cream of the norths artists and crafts people make and sell their unique and original products in house. Original paintings, ceramics, jewellery, lighting, furniture, gift cards, baby clothing, bags, scarves, textiles, printed canvas's are all available to buy direct from the maker. See the artists at work, commission a special piece or simply soak up the creative atmosphere over a fantastic cup of coffee and homemade cake...mmmmm Open to the public 10am-5.30pm Mondays to Saturdays.Special late nights on thursdays and open Sundays trough December.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Manchester Craft Centre 17 Oak Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD, England
+44 161 832 4274
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Manchester Craft and Design centre is like an Aladdins cave of all things creative! If you're in the area, it's definitely worth a visit! So much history, creativity and beauty under one roof! If you're looking for a gift for any occasion i'm certain you...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Another fabulous shopping place in the Northern Quarter although this one is quite pricey. It sells hand made products (a lot of very original jewelry), nice and enlarged photographs, post cards and more. Its a fab place if you are looking for a gift for...More

Thank O_kocim
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

If you pass by the northem quarter, stop for a few moments in this incredible building. It is a quit place, filled with charm and various creations. His particularity is that the artists each have their own studio where they create and sell their creation.

Thank Emilail
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The north quarter is very nice to visit, you have to look everywhere to not miss anything. It's really big. There are plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy. People are very social. They will gladly answer our questions if we are looking for a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great to have a browse and look at some magnificent artistic materials and also a lovely place to have tea!

Thank CafelatteLondon
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place used to be an old fish and poultry market and has been turned into a beautiful art center! There are several workshops selling lovely paintings, drawing, mosaics, and more. There is also a little café. It's a very lovely spot to visit.

Thank Adina M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A collection of designers and artisans under one roof. An eclectic mix of unique jewelry, ceramics, glass and some more mainstream items. If you are looking for something unusual or made specifically to your requirements a place well worth visiting.

Thank graycon14
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Visited here for the first time today, lots of lovely craft shops to look round. Jewelry, furniture, cards, cushions, wedding dresses, paintings, prints, ornaments and tiles. All made by very talented artists. Wished I'd known there was a coffee shop, serving delicious looking cakes. Fantastic...More

Thank DMx2014
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