Creative skills


Krowji is Cornwall’s biggest creative sector cluster, providing studios, workspaces, offices, a café, meeting rooms and other facilities for a wide range of creative businesses at the Old Grammar School buildings in Redruth. It’s home to a vibrant creative community which currently includes painters, jewellers, furniture makers, ceramicists, textile artists, web designers, theatre companies and musicians as well as several of Cornwall’s main sector support agencies such as Creative Skills and the County Council’s Creative Unit. Our aim is to create a nationally significant cluster of businesses and practitioners on site who will raise Cornwall’s reputation for creative excellence, work together to maximise knowledge exchange and innovative collaboration, act as a magnet to attract more businesses to our area and contribute to the regeneration of Redruth. At the moment there are about 90 people based on site in about 15,000 square feet of space, but we’re part-way through a major redevelopment which will give us about four times that floor area and much improved facilities. We’re part of a closely linked network of social enterprises which offer support for Cornwall’s thriving creative and cultural industries. This web site provides more information about Krowji and about the people and agencies based on site, tells you how to apply for space here and gives some links to our partners across Cornwall and beyond. Krowji is a member of the National Federation of Artists' Studio Providers.