The National Centre for Craft & Design

Discover the largest venue in England entirely dedicated to the exhibition, celebration and promotion of international, national and regional craft and design. Enjoy a host of exhibitions, events and festivals throughout the year.

  • Cafe / Tea Room
  • Wifi
  • Parking
  • Accessible
  • Toilets
  • Baby Facilities
  • Gift Shop
  • Groups Welcome
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NCCD 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 National Centre for Craft and Design is a unique and internationally recognised attraction and hub 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. The National Centre for Craft and Design inspires all ages, abilities and interests. Shop the latest contemporary hand made products and enjoy the onsite café.

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The National Centre for Craft and Design
Navigation Wharf
Carre Street
NG34 7TW


Tel: 01529 308710