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
   

Announcing New Print Studio Artist in Residence Samantha Donnelly

Announcing New Print Studio Artist in Residence Samantha Donnelly

 

Screenprint Tutorial by Print Studio Manager, Frances Disley

Screenprinting is a process where ink is pushed through a mesh stretched onto a frame. The way that artwork is created is by controlling where the ink goes through this mesh which uses a similar idea to stencilling. We use a photosensitive emulsion which is hardened in uv light to create our screens which allow artists to create intricate artworks.

Lesley Taker on local music and our print studios

Lesley Taker on local music and our print studios

Here's a great article for the Double Negative by Lesley Taker who works in our Visitor Services team.

Something borrowed, something blue.

Something borrowed, something blue.

The Bluecoat has been awarded a wedding licence by Liverpool City Council. 

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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