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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 - Michael Brennand-Wood Continues until 31st January

    This display ties in with our January exhibition, focusing on the successes of our outreach programme. Michael worked alongside stroke patients and NHS staff at Broadgreen Hospital in October 2019, teaching them various making techniques. The patients gained new skills and enjoyed the benefits which hands on making can have including reduction of stress, increased dexterity and social interaction as part of the art group sessions.

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  • Maker of The Month

    Our Artist Member maker of the month is Tiffany Scull. Her work 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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