Islington

Our Flagship Store

66-67 Colebrooke Row, London, N1 8AB

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Tel. 020 7354 2999

About Islington

Islington is our London Flagship store, the UK’s largest art supply store on three floors. Find us on the East Side of London, just a five-minute walk from Angel tube station.

We have an entire floor dedicated to painting and drawing, another for paper and canvas and our lower ground floor full of kid’s creative supplies and a large range of craft, printmaking and modelling materials.

We provide the world’s best art brands at the most affordable prices (ask about our Price Guarantee), and our staff are all artists so that we can provide friendly, expert advice on all your creative projects.

Our shop is wheelchair accessible with a lift.


Voted one of Time Out’s 100 Best London Shops

Our flagship store is celebrating its tenth year and we’ve recently transformed the look of the store. In addition to bringing in a wide selection of new products, we have also created a range of interactive spaces in store to make every visit with us a unique experience.

 

The Try Me Table

Our demonstration table lets you try out our large range of products, learn tips and techniques and attend workshops led by artists and our suppliers. We also have daily demonstrations by our staff artists, find out more here.

 

The Social Space

A community hub where you can sit and read our inspiring collection of magazines and books, see what’s going on in the art world on our events board, hold meetings or use our reading table to put together your portfolio.

 

The Space at Cass Art

An exhibition, workshop and meet-up space which aims to support the creative endeavour of local artists. Previous exhibitions have included BP Portrait Artists, a Royal Academy Abstract Expressionism call for entries show, The Stuckists as well as individual shows by artists and group exhibitions by our staff.  The Space is also home to local art groups who use the space for their monthly meet-ups and regular workshops by artists and suppliers.

Please email islingtonartspace@cassart.co.uk for more details.

Don’t forget to join our Rewards Scheme.

Opening Hours

Monday: 09:30 - 19:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 19:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 20:00
Friday: 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

Islington Team

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Workshops

An exhibition of recent figure drawings in charcoal and pastel by artist and animator Aaron Lampert. All of the exhibited works are drawn from a live model and were completed over a period of 10 to...

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Do you want to transform a vintage vinyl record into a colourful abstract collage to showcase in your walls?  Come join the Italian artist Naomi Vona for a playful session, where we will...

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Ink Pouring Medium Workshops
Ink Pouring Medium Workshops

Wednesday 29th January

Jessica Mallorie will be demonstrating and showcasing various Ink Pouring Medium techniques.  Come and learn the difference of ink pouring, experiment and gain the knowledge of what are the most...

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Art Deco Illustrations & Beyond
Art Deco Illustrations & Beyond

Wednesday 29th January

This is workshop is all about Art Deco, also called style moderne, movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s and developed into a major style in western Europe and...

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Aromatherapy Candle Making Workshop
Aromatherapy Candle Making Workshop

Wednesday 29th January

The aromatherapy Candle workshops will be hosted by Emily Lynam, Founder of Yougi at Cass Art flagship store in Islington. During the workshop, I'll share tips on creating a natural fragrance. You...

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Join us on the 13th of February for an exciting Valentine's Day workshop with Untitled Flowers and JolaPictures! You will learn how to arrange your own bouquet with the help of florists from...

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A good book takes a long time to make, but you can make a bad book in 2 hours! We are two internet cartoonists and actual real-life published authors here to guide you through making a...

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Portraiture and interpreting the self
Portraiture and interpreting the self

Wednesday 29th January

In these upcoming workshops, we’ll be studying the art of the portrait and looking at how we can interpret the self through art. We’ll be observing our own faces with mirrors, learning...

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Join Designer & Paper Artist Freya Lines, for a 2 hour Paper cutting Workshop, to learn the meditative art of paper cutting. Here you will create your very own Nature inspired greetings card...

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An image doesn't always have to be still! In this casual 3 hour workshop we will experiment in ways to make artwork filled with movement. There will be a talk on conveying movement throughout art,...

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Create Colourful Abstract Collages
Create Colourful Abstract Collages

Wednesday 29th January

During this workshop we will mix paper cuts with geometric and organic forms created with pens and highlighters. The artist Naomi Vona will guide the attendants to the infinite possibilities in...

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Gouache Portraits Workshop
Gouache Portraits Workshop

Wednesday 29th January

Join Emma Block for a special International Women's Day workshop learning how to paint female portraits at Cass Art Islington. This workshop will cover the basics of facial anatomy, how to mix a...

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Learn to paint portrait’s with Samira, winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018. Get immersed in her contemporary style, using bold colours and unconventional brush strokes. In this...

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This workshop encourages you to break all creative boundaries and is a space in which to unwind creatively, relax, recharge and have fun while making beautiful artworks from a wide variety of art...

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This workshop is about the natural, vegetal and curved Islamic patterns found on tiles and carpets. We will start the workshop with a simple pattern construction with a mix of geometry and free hand...

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Starting with a plain piece of paper, step by step we will draw layers of lines and circles using a compass and straight edge. From this underlying grid a pattern will emerge. We will outline, trace...

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Learn the basics and more in these varied workshops. Each week we paint a different subject, and discuss the fundamental elements of oil painting. Discover a range of techniques and get to grips with...

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Learn how to get the most out of your pastels in these fun and relaxed workshops. All types of pastels are covered, and each week we tackle a different subject (please check when booking). With step...

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The Art Spaces
The Art Spaces

Saturday 3rd September

The Art Spaces at Cass Art aim to support the creative endeavour of local artists and offer regular exhibitions, workshops and events. Artists may apply to use the spaces for free, for their...

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Working with a model this two day workshop is about creating a portrait instinctively rather than academically. Leaning more towards expressionism rather than traditional representation in...

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This course is highly recommended by past attendees and will fully support you in leading, planning and teaching Art and Design at primary level. It takes into account the 2019 Ofsted framework for...

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Valentine Coptic Book Binding
Valentine Coptic Book Binding

Wednesday 29th January

Our Coptic Book Binding Workshop returns for a special Valentine edition. You will learn to make a 5x5” square notebook from scratch and the basic skills to make more at home. You will learn...

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The inaugural exhibition of the Contemporary British Portrait Painters (CBPP), aims to question perceptions and pre-conceptions about portraiture, and to look at one another with a fresh perspective....

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Paper Quilling Workshop
Paper Quilling Workshop

Wednesday 29th January

Welcome to our paper quilling workshop at Cass Art Islington. Paper quilling is an art form that uses strips of paper that are then rolled, looped, curled, twisted, shaped, and glued together to...

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JAKE SPICER LIFE DRAWING
JAKE SPICER LIFE DRAWING

Wednesday 1st November

Join our monthly life drawing class at Cass Art’s Islington flagship store taught by artist, author and drawing tutor Jake Spicer. The sessions will begin with an introduction on a different...

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The Fourth Plinth Schools Awards is now open for entries. The Awards are a chance for you to get creative and produce a work of art inspired by the art commissions for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth...

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Weekly Art Workshops for Kids
Weekly Art Workshops for Kids

Wednesday 29th January

Fun, friendly and relaxed workshops focusing on a variety of projects such as; creating pieces inspired by well known artists, exploring different processes, techniques and materials, while...

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