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Visit Bluecoat for Family Activities this Autumn-Winter

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Bring your family to Bluecoat this autumn and get creative with our free children's art activities.    Watch our short film ...


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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.

the Bluecoat Display Centre
Kernaghan Books
R&J Porter: Jeweller, Silversmith, Commissions & Hand Engraver
Root Houseplants & Mary Mary Florists
Probe Records
J.H. Benson & Co
Spellbound Hair & Beauty

Dressology by Cristiana


Welcome to autumn at Bluecoat

Welcome to autumn at Bluecoat -- here, Chief Executive Mary Cloake discusses our upcoming events and exhibitions. Read on to find out what we have on offer for you in September, October and November.

Comma Press Short Story Course: The Blogs

Phil Olsen is currently studying for a Masters in Creative Writing at The University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing. Blogging for us throughout our Comma Press Short Story Course, Phil kept us up to date with the skills, techniques and genres the group were studying.

Blue Room Dance and Movement Group

Blue Room Dance and Movement Group

Since the end of June this year, a group of our Blue Room members have been working closely with dance artist Mary Prestidge from the Liverpool Improvisation Collective as part of our dance programme INHABIT.

Life Writing with Catherine Morris

Life Writing with Catherine Morris

On Sat 6 Aug historian and writer Catherine Morris will lead a workshop on Life Writing at Bluecoat. Here she explains the concept of life writing, what the workshop will cover, and gives some background on her own experience of writing.

About the Bluecoat

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the oldest in the UK. Our landmark building, located in the ...

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Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

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