The Hub

Recently refurbished, The Hub offers a dynamic programme of craft, design, dance and creative arts experiences in a purpose built arts venue. Discover one of the largest gallery spaces in England dedicated to the exhibition, celebration and promotion of international, national and regional craft and design. The Hub also includes a new multi-use dance studio, craft workshop, indoor & outdoor CafeBar, and new ground floor gallery space, alongside their renowned main gallery and shop. Formerly known as The National Centre for Craft & Design (NCCD) Read more about their story.

Enjoy a host of exhibitions, events and festivals throughout the year. 

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The Hub, Sleaford, boasts a main gallery and a number of smaller spaces that showcase an ever-changing programme of up to 20 exhibitions each year, from the most innovative, challenging and accomplished artists to new and emerging talent.


Discover a host of exciting events hosted throughout the year, covering a diverse array of art forms. Find dance, craft, and drawing workshops with something suitable for all ages. Try out different mediums and learn new innovative methods from professionals.

The largest venue in England dedicated to craft and design

The Hub is a unique and internationally recognised attraction for craft and design.

It runs a dynamic multi-arts programme throughout the year, hosting events, festivals, exhibitions, performances, dance shows, community projects and educational workshops. Each year approximately 20 exhibitions are held, displaying established creators and emerging artists, inspiring all ages, abilities and interests. Shop the latest contemporary hand made products and enjoy the onsite café.

opening times

Monday - Saturday
10.00 - 17.00

10.00 - 16.00

Bank holidays
10.00 - 16.00

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

The Hub, Sleaford

entry & prices

Entry to the Hub is FREE and open to everyone. Charges apply for some workshops & events and additional fees apply when booking online. Find further information on the website.

The Hub, Sleaford

more information

The Hub

Navigation Wharf

Carre Street



NG34 7TW