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  • We are open

    Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday 10am - 5.30pm and Sunday noon - 5pm via our College Lane entrance

    Our new online shop is also open regularly stocked and we do a click & collect service, just email us and we will be happy to help.

    Photo : Pam Seale Photography

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  • Buy less Buy better

    Our end of year display which focuses on beautiful designed and made work, across disciplines, that can be given as a gift intended to keep and treasure ie giving less but well to support small businesses and studio based craft makers.

    Image: Annabet Wyndham silver caddy spoons

  • In the Window - November

    Nick James

    We are delighted to show functional wood by our Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2019 prize winner

  • New online shop launch

    If it feels too soon to venture out visit our new online shop-www.bluecoatdisplaycentreshop.com

    We are currently stocking ranges available from our shop and current display as well as pieces direct from our maker's studio. These include Paul Finch's contemporary silver jewellery, featured here, from his studio in Southern France.

  • 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

    Image: Pam Seale Photography

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