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  • RELIC Exhibition until 10th November 2018

    This is Metalsmith Rebecca Gouldson’s first foray into curating with this exhibition entitled RELIC.
    Exhibiting makers include Rebecca Appleby, Karolina Baines, Elaine Bolt, Jane Cairns, Anne-Laure Cano, Amanda Denison, Rebecca Gouldson, Ruth Leslie, Claire Malet, Jo Pond, Paul Wearing, Rachel Wood

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  • In the Window - Michelle Holmes- 1st-30th November 2018

    Textile artist Michelle Holmes, is our artist member selection for November.
    Wall-hangings and framed pieces are the main focus of her work. Machine embroidered line drawings of figures are incorporated into landscapes and seascapes. She draws inspiration from the countryside around her and from travels to the coast in Britain and Europe. Through hand stitching, beading and appliqué she translates her impressions of what she sees.

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  • Online Shop

    A unique selection of handmade gifts including jewellery, ceramics, wood, glass and paper.

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  • Outreach Programme / Workshops / Residencies

    See the latest updates from our ongoing Outreach programme. We have been successfully working with health and social care partners, including Person Shaped Support (PSS) on an outreach programme of artist–led workshops and residencies to demonstrate the benefits that craft can have on a person’s overall health and wellbeing.

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  • Leading the Way in Contemporary Crafts

    The Bluecoat Display Centre is a nationally and internationally recognised contemporary craft and design gallery that has been established since 1959.

    We sell, exhibit and promote over 350 selected contemporary craftspeople each year working in a broad variety of media.

    Bluecoat Display Centre has been a registered charity since 2010: Charities number 1136680

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