We are temporarily closed
Our new online shop is open and being regularly stocked. Each week staff will be working in the gallery to help with orders, enquiries and to enable a click & collect service, just email us and we will be happy to help.
Photo : Pam Seale Photography
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
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.
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