Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Welcome to Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm, 2nd Sunday of the month 11am - 5pm | Closed bank holidays  
17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JD

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Our Cafe

BQ Bitesize Artisan Cafe & Bar

We’re delighted to announce the team behind The Butcher’s Quarter on Tib Street have now launched a new artisan café here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre. “BQ Bitesize will be a taste of everything you all love at BQ! Expect hot roast sandwiches, breakfasts, artisan coffee, quality wines, cheese & charcuterie.” The Butcher’s Quarter It’s an ideal spot to relax whilst browsing our two floors of maker studios. Pop in and have a butcher’s!

Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Visit Us

Come to our haven in the Northern Quarter to browse, buy and be a part of our community.

For over 40 years, Manchester Craft & Design Centre has provided a home to some of the region’s most talented independent designers and makers. Selling textiles, jewellery, accessories, ceramics, glass, prints and homeware, each of the 20 studios offers much more than just a shopping experience.

We run a regular exhibitions programme that promotes and celebrates regional, national and international Craft talent. Our exhibitions are free to visit and are open to the public Monday – Saturday from 10am – 5.30pm and the 2nd Sunday of the month, 11am – 5pm. We also run a regular series of craft workshops in Space2 on the ground floor. Find out what’s coming up here. Our cafe BQ Bitesize is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 5.30pm, and on the 2nd Sunday of the month, 11am – 5pm.

Manchester Craft and Design Centre