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  • Limited Editions until 23rd May 2020

    Limited Editions’ features designer/makers who produce beautifully designed small batch production homewares and jewellery

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  • In The Window: Alex McKenzie Glass - March

    Inspired by floral design and arrangements, I design and make collections that deliver visual harmony between flower and object, questioning the way we place and view blooms. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging and for some it is seen as a ‘highly personal form of expression’. Within Ikebana there must be balance and proportion of the flower in the vase, the vase to its surroundings and in both colour and line.

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  • Artist Member Maker of the Month

    Our Artist Member maker of the month are Chung Tyson. Their 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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