Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

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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 - silversmiths and engravers
The Painted Chair
Lalligrass
Probe Records
J.H. Benson & Co
Spellbound Hair & Beauty
Myne Boutique
   

Ways Of Knowing: New Dance and the importance of movement, creativity and learning for young children

Ways Of Knowing: New Dance and the importance of movement, creativity and learning for young children

INHABIT is Bluecoat’s three year programme of new & improvised dance with Liverpool Improvisation Collective, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.

Help Bluecoat and enable more audiences to enjoy contemporary art

Do you go to new music concerts, contemporary dance performances, new writing in a theatre, or contemporary art galleries? Whether that's something you do all the time or once in a blue moon, we want to hear from you!

Liverpool 2018: Celebrating ten years since Liverpool European Capital of Culture!

Liverpool 2018: Celebrating ten years since Liverpool European Capital of Culture!

 

Be part of a new sound work coming to Liverpool this spring!

Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, announces 2018 exhibition of sound art

Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, announces 2018 exhibition of sound art

Bluecoat’s gallery is transformed into a sonic chamber for collective singing in this ground-breaking new sound installation by Emma Smith, based on the music of social communication. Euphonia is an interactive sound work illustrating how we unconsciously make music through interlocking rhythms, pitch and tone when we engage in friendly interactions - such as chitchat with friends.  Smith will draw from sounds created by the many people who visit Bluecoat on a daily basis –parents and babies, visitors to the café and the choirs and groups who rehearse there in the evenings.

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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