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A walking tour of Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle

A walking tour of Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle
Wednesday 16th September 2015

Bluecoat Display Centre Study Trip : A walking tour of Liverpool’s Baltic Creative Triangle on Wednesday 16th September

Price : £20 ( £18 BDC Friends or concs)

The Baltic Triangle is an historic city central area, which is enjoying a steady renaissance making it one of ‘the’ places to set up shop and hang out. Just a stone’s throw from Albert Dock – the city’s World Heritage Site – and shopping hot-spot Liverpool One, the Triangle has been reclaimed and resurrected by a growing colony of creative people, entrepreneurs and their combined businesses.

Itinerary
10.45 – 11am.
Meet at Siren café on ground floor of Womens Organisation building, 54 St James Street, L1 0AB for tea or coffee. There is also an option to meet at the Bluecoat Display Centre

11.15
Guided tour of Castle Fine Arts Foundry‘s Liverpool workshop by Barry Callaghan
Castle Fine Arts provide fine art casting and fabrication services, skills and facilities to enlarge, cast, fabricate, finish and install sculptures of any size and complexity.
‘The breadth and quality of our work, the craftsmanship, the great artists we work with and the life the sculptures take on in the big wide world, forms a rich tapestry.’
This is a special opportunity to see the highly skilled work of a foundry and their current projects.

12 noon
Talk at Unit 51 by Mark Lawler, Baltic Creative Managing Director                               followed by sandwich lunch and refreshments

Baltic Creative CIC was established in 2009 to provide space for the creative & digital sector and to play a major role in the regeneration of the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool. 5 years on… the space is fully let supporting businesses and creating jobs and the area is home to a vibrant community of creatives and technologists.

2pm
Visit to glass maker Jenny Barker and the Melt Designs glass studio.
Melt Designs is one of the UK’s most innovative glass art companies with an established reputation for designing and making truly outstanding and original glass art work. Jen is our creative director and responsible for all of our designs. Following studies in Glass Design at Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Universities, Jenny set up her first studio in 1997 and then founded Melt Designs a couple of years later. A leader in her field, Jen’s in-depth knowledge of various glass processes means she can always match our client’s expectations for stunning glass art solutions.

Finish about 3pm when you will have the opportunity to wander round the area to discover more creative enterprises.

To book tickets please call us on 0151 7094014 or email crafts@bluecoatdisplaycentre.com

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