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  • Contemporary Construction - 27th August - 24th September 2016

    This two person exhibition will highlight furniture by Hugh Miller alongside textiles by Rita Parniczky.

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  • Attila Olah In the Window - 1st - 31st August

    Bluecoat Display Centre are delighted to work again with our partners Liverpool Hope University selecting Attila Olah as our prize winner from the 2016 degree show for Fine & Applied Arts graduates.

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  • Attila Olah FREE Artist Talk - Saturday 24th September

    Our Liverpool Hope University Graduate Prize winner for 2016, Attila will give a free talk about his ceramic works.

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  • Annual Gardner Medwin Lecture given by Walter Keeler - 20th Oct

    We are delighted that the acclaimed studio potter Walter Keeler will deliver an illustrated talk about his work for our this lecture, in memory of the founder of the Bluecoat Display Centre, Robert Gardner-Medwin. This event coincides with a major solo exhibition of Walter’s work at the Display Centre.

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  • Book now for our events programme

    We are now taking bookings for events taking place throughout the year. Call 0151 709 4014 for tickets & information.

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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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