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October Half Term at Bluecoat

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Located in the heart of Liverpool's shopping district, the Bluecoat houses a number of specialist independent retailers offering an eclectic range of beautifully designed handmade and unique products.

Stocking the best in contemporary craft, design, music, fashion and homewares, the shops at the Bluecoat should be your first destination in the city for the unique and the unusual. Use the links on the left hand side and below to see what each of our ten retailers make, sell and do.

Stitches
the Bluecoat Display Centre
Kernaghan Books
R&J Porter: Jeweller, Silversmith and Hand Engraver
Root Houseplants & Mary Mary Florists
Lalligrass
Probe Records
J.H. Benson & Co
Spellbound Hair & Beauty
 
   

Hand on Craft - Guest Blog post by Jordan Taylor Jones

Hand on Craft - Guest Blog post by Jordan Taylor Jones

So, having finished the 6-week taster period for the ‘Hand on Craft’ project, I definitely think I could give Kirsty Allsopp a run for her money. As a volunteer at the Bluecoat, I received an email mentioning the project and how its main aim is to get more people under 25 into traditional ways of being craft.

Christmas Market at The Pad

Christmas Market at The Pad

Book Binding at the Bluecoat

Book Binding at the Bluecoat

This week Hand on Crafts learnt some simple book binding from Elizabeth Willow. Focussing on three simple techniques, the group learnt how to make a pamphlet book, a spiral fold and a triangle fold origami book. 

Lord Mayor congratulates Bob and Joan Porter on 20 years at the Bluecoat

Lord Mayor congratulates Bob and Joan Porter on 20 years at the Bluecoat

Lord Mayor Councillor Sharon Sullivan visited us tonight to congratulate engraver Bob Porter and his wife Joan on 20 years work at the Bluecoat.

Hand on Crafts in our Screen Printing studio

Hand on Crafts in our Screen Printing studio

This week our Hand on Craft project headed up to our screen printing studios to work with printmakers Jen Fenner and Katie Whitfield. Time was tight, so Katie stayed with half the group to go through their work and help translate them into prints, whilst Jen took the other half to the print room to have a go at pulling their own screen print.

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Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the oldest in the UK. Our landmark building, located in the ...

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