Making a Difference / Continues until Saturday 7 March 2020
2020 celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Bluecoat Display Centre becoming a registered charity. In this exhibition, we are delighted the share a selection of work by eight makers who have participated in our outreach projects with health and education partners during this time.
In The Window: Margo Selby / Continues until Saturday 29 February
Margo Selby is a designer with a bold approach to creating luxurious fabrics. Her instinctive and spontaneous colour palette is fresh and striking, yet the combinations have a rich subtlety, which allow the products to work harmoniously within a variety of both traditional and modern interiors.
Margo has been creating her iconic scarves for 15 years and they are found the world over.
Artist Member Maker of the Month
Our Artist Member maker of the month is Paul Finch. His jewellery is on display here in the gallery throughout the year.
Stories in stitch workshop with Jessie Chorley Saturday 5th September 2020
11am. – 4pm.
£95 (£89 Bdc Friends) including all materials and a light lunch
at the Bluecoat
This workshop will focus on Jessie’s signature hand embroidered illustrations incorporating embroidered lettering and appliqué techniques.
A unique selection of handmade gifts including jewellery, ceramics, wood, glass and paper.
Outreach Programme / Workshops / Residencies
See the latest updates from our ongoing Outreach programme.
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
Image: Pam Seale Photography