Journeys In Mind exhibition continues until 3rd March
This exhibition explores experiences of mental health and the mind from the perspective of designer-makers and how their personal journeys may shape the development of their works. (Image: Julia Rushworth Glass, Andrea Thornton photography)
In the Window - Nawal Gebreel 1st - 28th February 2018
In the window this month are beautiful scarves, bags and jackets by local textile artist Nawal Gebreel, perfect gifts for Valentines Day
A unique selection of handmade gifts including jewellery, ceramics, wood, glass and paper.
Get Creative Free Willow Weave workshop for Kids - Saturday 17th March 2-4pm
Local artist Caroline Gregson will host a willow weaving workshop here at Bluecoat Display Centre aimed at children and parents are very much invited to have a go too! Have a go at making different shapes from rods of willow (harvested by Caroline herself).No need to book, just turn up.
EU Day of Creativity event with Adam Buick - Wednesday 21st March 2018, 1.45pm - 5pm
Free event, booking essential. Bluecoat Display Centre will give this unique free event delivered to coincide with the EU Day of Creativity with early career ceramicist Adam Buick linked to our Equinox exhibition curated by one of our supporting gallery staff; Megan Hartley-Roberts. Booking: Call 0151 709 4014
Free Artist Talk – Paul Derrez - Monday 30th April 2018, 12 noon - 1pm
Free event, booking essential. Paul will be talking about his own work in the context of contemporary European jewellery and his vast experience of contemporary jewellery through the eyes of a gallery owner. Booking: Call 0151 709 4014
Outreach Programme / Workshops / Residencies
See the latest updates from our ongoing Outreach programme. We have been successfully working with health and social care partners, including Person Shaped Support (PSS) on an outreach programme of artist–led workshops and residencies to demonstrate the benefits that craft can have on a person’s overall health and wellbeing.
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