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  • RE: Collected - Until 14th September 2019

    Curated with collector Roger Morris this exhibition explores themes around collecting.

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  • In the Window - Elizabeth Willow - until 31st August 2019

    Glimpses and Reflections

    Elizabeth Willow makes intricate things from gathered materials, including words, ink, thread, dust, and found objects both natural and unnatural.

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  • Stab-Stitch book workshop with Elizabeth Willow

    Saturday 17th August 2019
    11am – 4pm. in the Sandon Room at the Bluecoat

    Tickets £55 (£50 bdc friends or concs) including all materials and a light lunch

    Spend a day delighting in paper and stitch, making your own elegant books to use as sketchbooks, notebooks or journals.

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  • Collector Event - Thursday 5th September 2019


    Join us with Re: Collected exhibition curator Roger Morris and long-serving Trustee of Display Centre, Peter Woods. Roger & Peter will be in conversation with ceramicist Emma Rodgers and other maker guests around the subject of collecting and commissioning contemporary craft.

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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

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