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  • Jane Adam Solo Show-21st September - 26th October 2019

    Jane Adam’s solo retrospective exhibition will open at the Bluecoat Display Centre in Liverpool in September 2019, and will then tour to Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales and then onto a venue in London in 2020. It will include a selection of archive pieces of Jane’s jewellery over the last thirty five years, alongside new work in precious metals and in dyed anodised aluminium.

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  • In the Window - Rory Shearer (Irish Festival) 1 - 31st October 2019

    This October the Liverpool Irish Festival returns, celebrating the finest in contemporary and traditional Irish culture and Liverpool’s unique relationship with Ireland. In celebration and support of this year’s festival we have invited Irish ceramicist Rory Shearer to exhibit In the Window for the month of October.

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  • Guided Visit: British Ceramics Biennial 2019 Thursday 10th October 2019

    Following the success of our previous visit two years ago, we are planning a day trip to British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) 2019. This launched in 2009 and showcases contemporary ceramics from around the world.

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  • Annual Gardner-Medwin Lecture 17th October 2019 given by Jane Adam

    This year’s Gardner-Medwin Lecture will be delivered by the jeweller Jane Adam on Thursday 17th October, from 2 – 4pm.

    Tickets are available from the Display Centre at £5 (£4 bdc Friends + concs)

    We are delighted to feature the internationally recognised jeweller Jane Adam in solo exhibition here as a highlight of the Display Centre’s 60 year anniversary programme.

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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.

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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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