Ministry of Craft holds workshops in various Manchester venues. Weekend workshops are held in classrooms at The Manchester Craft and Design Centre and The Art Space at Cass Art Manchester in the Northern Quarter and Bambers Sewing Machines in Eccles and week evening classes are held at Pottery Corner in Chorlton and Volta in West Didsbury. All the information for the different venues are listed below and each individual workshop page indicates the venue the workshop is being held at. 

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.

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Cass Art Manchester

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.

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Bamber Sewing Machines

445-449 Liverpool Road, Eccles,
M30 7HY

Map for Bamber Sewing Machines in Eccles

Situated 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.

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Pottery Corner Chorlton

34 Beech Road
M21 9EL

Map for Pottery Corner Chorlton

Situated in Chorlton, there is free on-street parking directly outside the shop. Chorlton tram stop is a 10 minute walk away. Bus numbers 85, 86 and 172 stop at the end of Beech Road.

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Volta West Didsbury

167 Burton Road,
West Didsbury,

M20 2LN 

Map for Volta West Didsbury

Situated in West Didsbury, there is free on-street parking on and around Burton Road. Burton Road tram stop is a 4 minute walk away. Bus numbers 111, 179 and 172 stop outside Withington Hospital on Burton Road.

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