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An older lady knits. She is wearning a knitted hat and cardigan.



A new play by Trevor Pitt

A rustic wooden shed on stilts containing a kiln and other tools, displayed in a gallery..

Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman

Kiln House

Will Shannnon

A small vessel woven from willow.

Made in the Middle 2016

Made in the Middle 2012 exhibition

Maggie Smith: Willow Ware

Large boot shaped forms woven from chunky sectgions of dried grass.

Radical Craft

Grass Boots Replica

Joanne B Kaar (after Angus McPhee)

Jewellery shaped like simple black birds.


Migrating Birds range

Black enamelled sparrow series. Priced £15-22.


Contact Us

Unit 208 The Custard Factory, Gibb Street,
Birmingham B9 4AA, UK


+44 (0)121 608 6668

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Textphone for the deaf and hearing impaired
+44 (0)121 608 6444

+44 (0)121 608 6669



Directions to our office

Walking from New Street Station

It will take approximately 16 minutes to walk from Birmingham New Street Station to Craftspace's office.

Leave the station via Smallbrook Queensway/Bullring exit.

Cross over to 'Debenhams' and on the right go down a white spiral staircase.

At the bottom of the staircase turn left and walk past the markets (which will be on your right hand side) until you have reached a Pelican crossing. Cross over two Pelican crossings so you are on the left hand side pavement of Digbeth High Street.

Continue along this road for approximately 7-10 minutes until you reach The Custard Factory on your left.

The reception is on the left past Yumm Cafe and an interiors shop. Ask for Craftspace at the desk.

From M6 Junction 6

Take A38(M) Aston Expressway signed City Centre

Take 3rd exit (before Flyover)

At roundabout (Fire Station) take 1st exit

At next roundabout take the 2nd exit bear left and follow Ring Road

At the Bull Ring island turn left for Digbeth

Follow A41 south (Digbeth High Street) and stay in left hand lane

You will pass club 'The Institute' and floodgate street, keep going to traffic lights at The Old Crown Pub

Turn left at traffic lights into Heath Mill Lane

Continue down Heath Mill Lane, Custard Factory is on your left (Gibb Street, one-way road)

The Custard Factory Car Park is on the right hand side just past AIR nightclub

From M5 Junction 3

Take A456 (Hagley Road) to City Centre for approximately 5 miles to Fiveways Island

At Fiveways take the 3rd exist (Islington Row)

Follow dual carriageway over traffic lights to roundabout (Matthew Boulton College on left, McDonalds on right)

Continue straight ahead over traffic lights until you reach the traffic island

Turn left at the island and stay in left hand lane until you reach traffic island

Turn left into Digbeth High Street and cross into right hand lane

Keep going until you see The Rainbow Public House, painted bright yellow

Take the next slip road on right hand side at The Old Crown Pub and straight over into Heath Mill Lane

Continue down Heath Mill Lane, Custard Factory is on your left (Gibb Street, one-way road)

The Custard Factory Car Park is on the right hand side just past AIR nightclub 

Photographs © : Richard Battye, Joanne B Kaar

Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft.

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