Photo : Nick Rawle

Leicester’s premier studio space for artists and designer-makers!  

Makers’ Yard is an award-winning, dynamic and inspiring workspace for creative entrepreneur artists, makers and artisans. Located in Leicester’s cultural quarter, this listed building is the oldest surviving hosiery factory in the East Midlands. Lovingly restored in 2013, Makers Yard offers both a range of dedicated single let studios and shared space for smaller enterprises. 

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FIND Makers’ Yard

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Click here to see the history of the Makers’ Yard building from its beginnings in 1854 to the present day.

See the Crafts Council’s Craft business resources – online resources and advice for makers and craft businesses


As part of the City Mayor’s commitment to supporting the city’s creative industries, Makers’ Yard is made possible by Leicester City Council in partnership with European Regional Development Fund.