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Our Venues

Ministry of Craft holds workshops in various Manchester venues. Weekend workshops are held in our classrooms at Fred Aldous, The Art Space at Cass Art Manchester and The Manchester Craft and Design Centre in the Northern Quarter and Bambers Sewing Machines in Eccles and week evening classes are held at Crafts and Makes in Didsbury and The Craft Cafe in Chorlton. Please scroll down to find the relevant venue information. The venue the workshop is being held at is shown on each individual workshop page.

Manchester Craft and Design Centre

17 Oak Street Northern Quarter
M4 5JD

Directions, travel and parking information for Manchester Craft and Design Centre in Manchester City Centre.

Please note the workshops are held at Space 2 located on the ground level at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre, there is an accessible toilet and disabled parking bays for Blue Badge holders on Copperas Street.

Fred Aldous

Cass Art

Cass Art Manchester
Address 55-57 Oldham Street
M1 1JR

Map for Cass Art Manchester in Manchester City Centre

Parking - Tib St NCP multi storey car park is a 2-min walk away and there are car parks a 5-min walk away on Port Street.

Please note the workshops are held in The Art Space located on the level below the shop, it is not accessible as there is only a stair case and no lift access, the shop itself, is accessible.

Class Art

Bamber Sewing Machines

445-449 Liverpool Road,
United Kingdom
M30 7HY

Map for Bamber Sewing Machines in Eccles

Situtated in Eccles, just 1 minute from Junction 11 on the M60 (junction next to the Trafford Centre), there is a free car park at the rear of the shop as well as on-street parking in the roads around the shop.

If you are travelling by public transport, it is a 30 minute walk or 7 minute bus ride from Eccles Tram or Train Station. Bus number 10 and 67 stops virtually outside the shop at The Grapes Hotel.

Please note the classroom at Bamber Sewing Machines are located up one flight of stairs.


Craft Cafe Chorlton

289 Barlow Moor Road
M21 7GH

Map for the Craft Cafe Chorlton

Situtated in Chorlton (opposite The Manchester Crematorium), there is free on-street parking directly outside the Cafe. Barlow Moor Road tram stop is a 5 minute walk away. Bus numbers 23, 23A, 86 and 766 stop right outside the cafe.

Craft Cafe Chortlon

Fred Aldous

37 Lever Street
M1 1LW


Get Directions

Please note our classrooms at Fred Aldous are located in the sub-basement down two flights of stairs.

There are a number of reasonably priced car parks on Port Street, which are full day or half day. Get map of area here.

Fred Aldous

Crafts and Makes

5 School Lane,
United Kingdom
M20 6SA

Get Directions

Situtated in Didsbury village, there is free on-street parking in the roads around Crafts and Makes or a reasonably priced car park opposite. It is opposite Didsbury Village Metrolink, or if you are travelling by bus a 3 minute walk from Wilmslow Road. Bus numbers 142, 42, 23, 42a, 42b and 370 all run through Didsbury village.