Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Help Celebrate Bluecoat's 300 Anniversary

Help Celebrate Bluecoat's 300 Anniversary

Join the My Bluecoat project, which will bring alive the building’s heritage to help celebrate Bluecoat turning 300.

Find out how you can contribute to the heritage programme here...

The Three Johns

The Three Johns

Thu 9 Feb, 7.30pm-10pm

£7/£5

Post-punk John Peel favourites The Three Johns are reuniting for one week only to play Bluecoat to celebrate the opening of  Public Viewwhich includes work by vocalist John Hyatt.

Introduction to Etching

Introduction to Etching

Sat 11 Feb, 11am-5pm

£60/£50

Learn about etching methods in our intaglio studio, using our over 100 year old etching press. Open to absolute print beginners and those more experienced alike.

Dr Paul Jones: Inaugural Talk

Dr Paul Jones: Inaugural Talk

Wed 8 Feb, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Free

Resident sociologist Dr Paul JonesInaugural Talk, will introduce his thoughts for the residency and plans for the year, as well as how the public can be involved in the programme.

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 - Sun, 09 Apr 2017

Free

This exhibition explores the central role of art at Bluecoat, which started over a century ago, through key personalities, exhibitions and organisations that found a home here, contributing to the unique history of the UK’s oldest arts centre.

Image Credit: Julia Carter Preston in her studio. © The Times

Public View

Public View

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 - Sun, 23 Apr 2017

Free

Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition Public View brings together works by 100 artists who have previously exhibited at Bluecoat.

Sheila Rowbotham: Verso and Queen of the Track

Sheila Rowbotham: Verso and Queen of the Track

Wed, 25 Jan 2017, 7-9pm
£4/£3

Feminist historian Sheila Rowbotham discusses her new publication Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and The United States, joined by Bluecoat's Head of Programme Marie-Anne McQuay and Queen of the Track

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Friday, 01 Apr 2016 - Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Liverpool based poet and artist Sean Borodale will be Bluecoat’s Artist-Writer in Residence over ...

Baby Book Club 2016

Baby Book Club 2016

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 - Tuesday, 07 Feb 2017

It's never too early to start reading together! Our popular Baby Book Club returns ...

Print Club

Print Club

Monday, 05 Dec 2016 - Monday, 27 Feb 2017

Weekly  print workshop on a Monday evening, suitable for all levels. Print Club is a ...

  • Tickets: £15
Introduction to Screenprinting

Introduction to Screenprinting

Saturday, 10 Dec 2016 - Saturday, 25 Feb 2017

Learn how to produce a two layer screenprint in a day. This one day workshop ...

Comma Press Short Story Course

Comma Press Short Story Course

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017 - Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017

The Comma Press short story course returns to Bluecoat for another 6 months of ...

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CI Sundays

Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 - Sunday, 19 Mar 2017

Liverpool Improvisation Collective (LIC) and our INHABIT project welcomes you to our regular CI SUNDAY! These ...

  • Tickets: £8 - £2

About the Bluecoat

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most ...

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

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0151 702 5324 | info@thebluecoat.org.uk

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