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In the Window - January 2022

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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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Jacob Chan - In the Window, January 2022

Jacob Chan - In the Window, January 2022

To start 2022, we are delighted to show a new group of work by local ceramicist Jacob Chan ‘In the Window’. “My work is a combination of wheel thrown and figurative vessels that are heavily based around my cultural background and heritage. My ceramics are soda fired in a gas kiln which reaches a top temperature of 1300c this process allows me to achieve a...

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Christmas 2021 Shipping Dates

Christmas 2021 Shipping Dates

We hope you're getting excited for Christmas, and we've already had some early bird visitors in the gallery and online purchasing some beautiful and unique gifts for their loved ones. For those of you still searching for that perfect item, our last posting dates for the Christmas period are below. Please note that these dates are based on the Royal Mail recommended last posting dates,...

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Elizabeth Willow - In the Window, December 2021

Elizabeth Willow - In the Window, December 2021

“Wait and See is a collection of twenty-four shadow-boxes, one to be opened on each of the days of Advent, from the first of December until Christmas Eve.  Each box is unique, and is made using collage, printmaking and bookbinding techniques, with layers of opaque and translucent paper creating three-dimensional scenes.  The boxes can be lit from the front or from behind, creating a play...

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Verity Pulford - In the Window, November 2021

Verity Pulford - In the Window, November 2021

Verity Pulford is a glass artist living and working in rural North Wales. She uses a variety of processes to create her work – combining kilnforming and architectural techniques in unique ways to create vessels, sculpture, lighting, installation, architectural and public art. Verity’s work is inspired by organic structures – in particular the small details – the shapes and textures of algae, fungi, lichen, moss...

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