Workshop: Adventures in Architecture with Chris Turrell

Sunday 4 September 2022, 11am – 4.30pm

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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.

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Miranda Sharpe - In the Window, August 2022

Miranda Sharpe - In the Window, August 2022

Bdc Artist Member Selection 2022 We are delighted to announce Miranda Sharpe has been selected for our 2022 ‘In the Window’ Artist Member display. ‘Shades of Blue’ My jewellery is inspired by microscopic images, drawing on the vibrant colours and forms within them. I am intrigued by the revelation of detail when viewing something so closely. My love of colour is translated with vibrant vitreous enamels, experimenting...

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FREE shipping on orders over £100 during August

FREE shipping on orders over £100 during August

As a thank you for your ongoing support, we are delighted to offer our UK customers FREE shipping on orders over £100 throughout the month of August. Simply click on the link below or enter the code SUMMEROFCRAFT2022 during checkout to apply this discount. The small print: Offer valid from 6am on Monday 1 August 2022 until midnight on Wednesday 31 August 2022. Applicable to UK purchases...

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Mike Badger - In the Window, July 2022

Mike Badger - In the Window, July 2022

'Rockets & Robots' We are delighted to announce that sculptor Mike Badger has created a new installation for our window for the month of July. Mike Badger (born Liverpool, 1962) presents his new collection of recycled tin and found metal sculpture. Always a fan of B-Movie and 1950s Americana this collection is inspired by the post-nuclear space race that pervaded the world Mike grew up in...

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Cicley Peers - In the Window, June 2022

Cicley Peers - In the Window, June 2022

Manchester Metropolitan University Graduate Award 2021 Cicely Peers’ practice negotiates the boundaries between the handmade and mass produced, combining modern technologies with the more traditional ceramic techniques of slip casting. Using CAD she has devised a bespoke modular method of constructing segmental moulds for slip cast – an approach which enables her to design parts of great complexity and detail. The innovative method of mould...

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