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Bluecoat Temporary Closure

Bluecoat Temporary Closure

Due to the recent government announcement that the country will be entering a national lockdown from Wed 6 Jan, Bluecoat will be closed until further notice. 

Some of our independent retailers are offering online order and delivery, please contact them directly for more information. 

Percival Everett In Conversation

Percival Everett In Conversation

Thursday 22nd April, 6.30pm

Join us for an online in conversation with acclaimed story teller American author as he discusses his short story collection Damned If I Do.

Click here to book now. 

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

Saturday 20th March - Sunday 5th September 

Liverpool Biennial is the UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art. The 11th edition, The Stomach and the Port, explores notions of the body and ways of connecting with the world. 

See what you can explore at Bluecoat here. 

Funny Looking Kids: Online Comedy Club

Funny Looking Kids: Online Comedy Club

Sat 24 Apr, Sat 29 May 2pm  -3.15pm 

Funny Looking Kids Comedy Club is coming back to Bluecoat with a series of online gigs for the whole family! 

These online gigs take place on Zoom. 

£5 ticket per family. 

Bluecoat Platform

Bluecoat Platform

Launching Friday 21st May

This spring, explore a new outdoor artwork in our front courtyard, designed by artists Simon & Tom Bloor with children from Bluecoat's Out of the Blue afterschool arts club.

 

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Gift a Bluecoat Membership to someone special for just £35.

Treat someone you love to exclusive members only experiences, priority booking for selected events, 10% discount at Espresso Cafe and selected onsite retailers and more.

Share your stories

Share your stories

Tell us your memories of Bluecoat and be featured on our archive website.

www.mybluecoat.org.uk

My Bluecoat

My Bluecoat

A new online archive which brings Bluecoat’s 300 year history to life. Visit mybluecoat.org.uk to learn more

Celebrate your special event at Bluecoat

Celebrate your special event at Bluecoat

Free room hire with a minimum spend on food. 

With over 300 years of history, our Grade 1 listed building is full of character and charm, with various spaces and services which can be tailored to suit any occasion and budget. 

Weddings at Bluecoat

Weddings at Bluecoat

If you’re searching for a wedding venue with a difference, look no further than Bluecoat in Liverpool.

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 - Sunday, 05 Sep 2021

Bluecoat's galleries are currently closed in line with government guidance, and we will ...

Funny Looking Kids: Online Comedy Club

Funny Looking Kids: Online Comedy Club

Saturday, 27 Mar 2021 - Saturday, 29 May 2021

Funny Looking Kids Comedy Club is coming back to Bluecoat with a series ...

Damned If I Do - In Conversation with Author Percival Everett

Damned If I Do - In Conversation with Author Percival Everett

Thursday, 22 Apr 2021

                Join us for an early evening in conversation with acclaimed story teller American ...

Bluecoat Platform

Bluecoat Platform

Saturday, 22 May 2021 - Sunday, 26 Sep 2021

Image Credit: Plan for Bluecoat Platform. Image courtesy Simon & Tom Bloor Launch Fri 21 May ...

Tony Phillips: 12 Decades

Tony Phillips: 12 Decades

Saturday, 16 Oct 2021 - Sunday, 23 Jan 2022

Rite of Spring 1919-1920. 2019. Etching.    Tony Phillips’ etching series 12 Decades continues ...

Rosa-Johan Uddoh: Practice Makes Perfect

Rosa-Johan Uddoh: Practice Makes Perfect

Saturday, 16 Oct 2021 - Sunday, 23 Jan 2022

Image credit: Here I am, Baby, 2021. Image courtesy Rosa-Johan Uddoh  Exhibition Launch Friday ...

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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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