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The Craft Centre and Design Gallery

| City Art Gallery, Leeds LS1 3AB, England
+44 113 378 7241
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WOW awesome talent on show!

A wealth of awesome talent, such variety of craft and design displayed beautifully in a small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne R
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Great selection

This was a lovely place to visit after going round the gallery. We bought ourselves a nice ceramic... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
max502016
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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The Craft Centre represents UK designer/makers within a regular changing exhibition programme showcasing jewellery, wood, glass, ceramics and limited edition prints. The Craft Centre's aim is for others to foster an appreciation of contempoary craft; the skill, originality and beautiy inherent in these unique pieces.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“on display” (4 reviews)
“jewellery” (6 reviews)
“inspiration” (3 reviews)
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| City Art Gallery, Leeds LS1 3AB, England
Leeds City Centre
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wealth of awesome talent, such variety of craft and design displayed beautifully in a small space. I went mainly to gain inspiration from the ceramic artists and was totally bowled over by the diverse and unusual collections. There was beautiful jewellery and glass work...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This was a lovely place to visit after going round the gallery. We bought ourselves a nice ceramic piece, which will remind us of our visit to Leeds.

Thank max502016
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor review and your support by your purchase and visit. We hope to welcome you here again very soon. Enjoy your ceramic piece.

Reviewed 27 October 2017

I was visiting the Art Gallery with a friend which is excellent, especially (to me) the corridor which houses the needlework and samplers which are very local to Leeds and the area. The architecture and layout of the gallery is excellent. The refurbishment has made...More

Thank Sylvia050
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for your review of The Craft Centre and Design Gallery. You may want to write a review for The Leeds Art Gallery as some of these points will be more useful for them as we're a separate space to them. We look forward...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I walked in spontaneously, there are some nice pieces displayed. The place is nicely put together and the art is quite expressive.

Thank taha h
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you for your review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit.

Reviewed 13 December 2016

On a recent visit to Leeds I decided to go to the Art Gallery only to discover it is being refurbished, however chance made me walk down the steps to the Art centre and Design gallery underneath, this is a must visit for anyone who...More

Thank Pamela J
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thank you so much for sharing your experience of your recent visit Pamela, it is so lovely to hear such positivity. We hope to welcome you here again soon.

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is only a small gallery but the selection of crafts is excellent with prints, ceramics, glass, jewellery etc. We were very impressed with the lovely works on view. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank John G
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you here soon to visit us again.

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This very individual shop is housed in the same impressive building as Leeds Art Gallery and library. We have been here several times and always found it to be interesting as pieces by individual designers and artists are on display and for sale. It is...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for your feedback we really appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you here again soon.

Reviewed 6 June 2016

I've bought quite a few cards and gifts for friends from here. They have a nice range, and since Leeds City Council closed down the Tourist Info Office in the railway station (despite an annual turnover of £1 Million), it's one of the few places...More

Thank AliAl-Aswad
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I came to Leeds for a special reason but was glad to look around the city which has much to offer. I was disappointed to find the art gallery was closed for refurbishment but stumbled accross the Craft Centre which was fun and interesting. There...More

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This place oozes creativity and design, and although the Art Gallery is closed in 2016, this remains open, I went primarily last time to see the Carry Akroyd print exhibition, although most of the shop is out of my price range there is always something...More

Thank hairdy
LeedsCraft, Manager at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Thank you for your kind comments about your recent visit to The Craft Centre and Design Gallery; we really appreciate your feedback. We try and cater for all budgets so there's something for everyone to enjoy and with a constantly changing showcase of British makers...More

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