Celebrating 30 years
Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft

A woman and a young girl sit a a table covered in tools. The young girl, aged about 2, uses a hammer to punch some metal.

Book your place at our free Stay and Play sessions with metal artists
For families with young children in the Aston area of Birmingham during June and July.


The purse sits on a windowsill. It is simple in design with an old map of birmingham printed onto it and red trimmings.The tag says 'birmingham'.

Buy exhibition catalogues and craft in our online shop.

curious about craft is spelled out by pins wrapped in thread.

For a limited time Arts Council England will match your private donation.

Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

See more of our work.

Hands working on an artwork.

See all of our artists opportunities.

Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

Read about our current themes of work.

A group of small simple items made from a smooth, hard material. Cup-like forms with decoratoins like brushes and small knobs. Some are reminiscent of shaving brushes.

See what happened during our most recent touring exhibition.

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