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  • Garden City | Friday 14th November 2014 - Saturday 17th January 2015

    We are delighted to have the opportunity to exhibit the wonderful prints of Angela Harding which are inspired by British wildlife and the natural beauty of her surrounding in North Norfolk. To complement the themes in Angela’s work we have invited a group of contemporary jewellers, whose work responds in colour or inspiration, to show their work alongside the prints.

    “The main theme of my work is British birds combined with the British countryside. I have always loved birds!”
    – Angela Harding

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  • In The Window | 1st - 30th November | Dennis Hales

    Dennis Hales was selected from our Artist’s Membership for this spotlight exhibition.

    “A love of wood and the use of colour and gilded finishes are reflected in a wide range of decorative turned pieces. Local white woods, sycamore, holly, and ash, provides a three dimensional canvas for water soluble dyes and gilded finishes of gold silver and copper. The range of work includes fruit displays, wall plates, bowls, gilded boxes and commissioned pieces.” Dennis Hales

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  • Workshop | Simple Paper Book Making with Elizabeth Willow | Sunday 7th December | 11am - 4pm

    Spend a day exploring the delights and challenges of paper, its qualities and quirks, strength and delicacy. You will use simple folding, stitching and printing techniques, and work with ordinary tools and materials to create extraordinary structures, which can hold stories, thoughts and ideas. You will take home a small collection of elegant books, from the traditional pamphlet and accordion book, to the more sculptural origami-based flower and map books. Call 0151 709 4014 to book a place.

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  • Craft Goes Pop! | 24th January 2015 - 7th March 2015

    Craft Goes Pop is a celebration of The Pop Art movement which emerged during the 1950s reflecting upon themes of popular culture, mass media, consumerism, means of production and bold colour statements. This exhibition will revisit the Pop Art movement through contemporary craft, bringing together a neon mix of works made by hand by various designer/makers working in a range of craft media.

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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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