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  • Down Town | Friday 4th July - Saturday 6th September

    Down Town will feature selected local, and nationally based, artists who will be working in media including print, collage, textiles, ceramic, glass and metal to produce uniquely designed, handmade and exclusive souvenirs of the city.

    Exhibitors include: Ruth Ball, Libby Bower, Michael Badger, Helen Chatterton, Jane Coyle, Deborah Hopson Wolpe, David Rhys Jones, Moira Walton and Alison Wiffen.

    Private View: Thurs 3rd July, 5.30pm – 7.30pm

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  • Lucy Foakes | In the Window | July | GNCCF Award Winner

    Bluecoat Display Centre have selected ceramic artist Lucy Foakes as the winner of an exhibition showcase. Lucy was picked from over 150 craft makers exhibiting at The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2013. The selection panel were attracted to Lucy’s subject matter and working methods. The ceramics not only were visually striking but also have an interesting working process behind them.

    “I combine traditional techniques and cutting edge processes. The contrast of ceramics and water jet cut steel complements the differences between themes of Ancient Egypt and modern fame explored in my work."

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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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