At The Lab at Oaklands Rise, we privilege meaningful customer service, great coffee and community-focused art.

Our programme and the businesses we support are an exciting addition to the area, offering a series of events and workshops to meet, learn and create including, life-drawing classes, kids art workshops, community art exhibitions, film screenings, weekly yoga classes and lots more.

The Lab is open Thursday to Sunday 10am-4pm. Come along for a coffee and a chat with Sophie and Zahra.

What’s on

“I love coming to The Lab. It has such a nice atmosphere to do some work and relax.”

Sarah Rennie, Local Resident
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“The best coffee in Willesden Junction”

Anthony Godden, Local Resident


Meet Charlie Claydon, founder of The Well-Bean Company, which grew and thrived out of our RAW Lab space.

Artist opportunities

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Develop professionally

Our Lab at Oaklands Rise are part of a growing cultural hub with an exciting programme of events. Here, artists and creative businesses run public workshops, exhibitions, film screenings, classes and much more. We also give artists plenty of opportunities to develop professionally, through workshops, training sessions, peer crits, panel discussions and the sale of your art through Own Art.