- Telephone 0151 702 5324
- Opening times Mon–Sat 8am–6pm; Sun 10am–6pm. Galleries open daily 10am–6pm.
- Seasonal times Closed 25 & 26 Dec and 1 Jan.
- Website www.thebluecoat.org.uk
A Grade I listed, 300-year-old building in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, the Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and live art.
The Bluecoat is also home to a wide range of artists and creative businesses, ranging from jewellery and ceramic wares at the internationally recognised Display Centre, to hand-made accessories, boutique clothing and specialist hand-engraving and silversmith services.
Visitors to the Bluecoat are welcome to engage in exhibitions, participate in performances, relax in the tranquil garden with a coffee and a cake from our espresso bar, or indulge in a delicious, locally sourced meal in the beautiful Upstairs bistro.
The Bluecoat offers something for all the family – the garden, courtyard and galleries are the perfect place to bring your little ones to explore (and baby changing facilities are available). Explore our free art Saturday activities for all the family, or take our heritage trail and learn more about the Bluecoat’s history.
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Adham Faramawy: Janus Collapse (The Juice-Box Edition)
The Dubai-born, London-based artist presents a new exhibition, which features a selection of moving images, sculptures, prints and installations to examine how identity is constructed in the 21st century. Faramawy often draws on the language of advertising and incorporates provocative imagery found in manga and anime.
Fri 28 Oct
Sat 29 Oct
Sun 30 Oct
Auto Agents is an exhibition curated by the AaA collective, a group of five people with learning disabilities and it explores what it means to be independent by making your own decisions.
Baby Book Club Course
The course is designed to help new parents to develop their reading skills and techniques while encouraging their babies to engage with different books.
Beginners Acrylic Painting
The course, with Richard Meaghan, looks at a broad range of traditional and contemporary painting processes and practices.
Comma Press Short Story Course
The course is designed to provide professional support for writers at all stages, participants will get a handle on the predominant narrative structures used by short story writers; as well as characterisation, dialogue and narrative voice.
Wed 4 Jan 2017
This new work by the company for Italy was devised with participants from the city.
The EVP Sessions Feat. Tom McCarthy
A session featuring hauntology, spoken word, glitch art and music inspired by the haunted circuitry of contemporary voice and electronics. This episode features Booker-prize nominated novelist and artist Tom McCarthy,
Artist-led activities for families. Suitable for all ages.
A monthly space for musicians to meet and improvise together. - See more at: http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/events/2945#sthash.cM4cMKa6.dpuf
Jewellery Making In Metal
Artist jeweller, Helen Leigh Dolan, teaches all the basic skills and techniques required.
Keith Piper: Unearthing The Banker's Bones
Using a narrative device set decades in the future, the renowned British artist presents new digital works, a large-scale installation and drawings, which address contemporary anxieties about race and class, social and economical collapse. The works also take inspiration from apocalyptic authors including Mary Shelley and…
Fri 28 Oct
Sat 29 Oct
Sun 30 Oct
This ten-week course enables students to master the basic skills with a live model. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.
Liverpool Improvisation Collective Presents CI Sundays
Sessions designed for people interested in movement and improvisation, either as beginners or those with more experience.
Sun 13 Nov
£6 class; £4 jam; £8 class & jam (£5) / 0151 702 5324
Philosophy In Pubs
A chance to join in a debate on important issues with the resident philosophers.
Try your hand at printmaking in an informal setting, before joining a full-day introductory workshop.
Informal meetings for those interested in creative writing and poetry.
Sessions exploring spoken poetry, through recordings on vinyl, audiotape and CD.
Transmutable Voices: New Aesthetics Of Citizenship
Multi-faith women's group and choir Migrant Artists Mutual Aid (MaMa) collaborate with performer and director Jennifer Verson, multimedia artist and psychotherapist Lorena Rivero de Beer and social psychologist and photographer Pamela Mastrilli in an event that uses digital methods to combine singing with photography and…
Sat 12 Nov
£10 / 0151 702 5324
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