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  While we're all spending more time at home over the next few weeks, we wanted to do what we can ...


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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

Bed-In at the Bluecoat: Purlesque - Give Purl A Chance

Knit one, Pearl one, drop in….and give Purl a Chance!

Bed at the Bluecoat: YMCA - No Bed

There is no bed today; the presence of the bed in the Hub over the last few weeks has become expected. Perhaps acting like a reminder of the promise of comfort and security which awaits us that we all expect.

Bed-In at the Bluecoat: Florence Court - Living Books

Currently there we are still in touch with a generation which lived through the single most disruptive conflict of the 20th century. For many the war provided a backdrop for their formative years shading their ambitions for a peaceful world. Since then we have had generations whose experience of war has been at a distance mediated through the media.

Bed-In at the Bluecoat: Poets for Peace

 Words are like weapons they wound some time, sang Cher though it may seem flippant to quote from a 80s power ballad classic, but we are all aware of the power of words. Not only do they have the power to hurt they have the power to heal, to help form and build a better world.

Bed-In Day 16- "WORLD TOWN"- Young Tate

“In World-Town there are no nationalities and no borderlines. Everyone is equal. It is free of prejudice.”

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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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Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

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