Future Forwards

25 Mar 2017 – 22 Apr 2017

Event times

Mon-Sat 10am - 5.30pm
Sundays 12 noon - 5pm

Cost of entry

Free entry

Bluecoat Display Centre

Liverpool, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • By car: Follow signs for Liverpool City Centre. We recommend parking in Q-Park, Hanover St. Or alternatively, Liverpool ONE has three new car parks: Q-Park Strand Street, Q-Park Gradwell Street and Q-Park John Lewis. Disabled Parking: There are 3 designa
  • By plane: Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a regular bus (click here for further details) with Liverpool City Centre, or a taxi ride is approximately seven miles.
  • By train: Liverpool Lime Street is the main intercity station. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the gallery. Chester - Liverpool Lime St 43 minutes Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime St 47 minutes London Euston - Liverpool Lime St 2 hours 7

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This exhibition examines the role which different making techniques such as digital technology, 3D printing, Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Computer Aided Design and laser cutting play in craft today.


Forms created using such techniques show the futuristic potential of media. This exhibition explores and celebrates the innovation and development of craft works and excellence in design.

Exhibiting artists include: BeatwovenJoanna BuryVanessa CutlerRebecca GouldsonJack & Joan HardieKathryn HintonJonathan KeepKaty LuxtonRachel McKnight & Moira Walton.

(Private View: Friday 24th March 5.30pm – 7.30pm)

This exhibition is curated by Gallery Officer Frances Gill-Smith.


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