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  • Making a Difference / Continues until Saturday 7 March 2020

    2020 celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Bluecoat Display Centre becoming a registered charity. In this exhibition, we are delighted the share a selection of work by eight makers who have participated in our outreach projects with health and education partners during this time.

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  • In The Window: Margo Selby / Continues until Saturday 29 February

    Margo Selby is a designer with a bold approach to creating luxurious fabrics. Her instinctive and spontaneous colour palette is fresh and striking, yet the combinations have a rich subtlety, which allow the products to work harmoniously within a variety of both traditional and modern interiors.
    Margo has been creating her iconic scarves for 15 years and they are found the world over.

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  • Artist Member Maker of the Month

    Our Artist Member maker of the month is Paul Finch. His jewellery is on display here in the gallery throughout the year.

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  • Stories in stitch workshop with Jessie Chorley Saturday 5th September 2020

    11am. – 4pm.
    £95 (£89 Bdc Friends) including all materials and a light lunch
    at the Bluecoat

    This workshop will focus on Jessie’s signature hand embroidered illustrations incorporating embroidered lettering and appliqué techniques.

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  • Online Shop

    A unique selection of handmade gifts including jewellery, ceramics, wood, glass and paper.

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  • 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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