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MP's Stephen Twigg and Luciana Berger visit the Blue Room

Stephen Twigg, MP for Liverpool West Derby and Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Luciana Berger, MP for Liverpool Wavertree and Shadow Minister for Climate Change have praised the Bluecoat’s Blue Room project.

The MP’s visited the Bluecoat this week to look at the Blue Room’s work as part of Art:Connect – a seven week collaborative art project with Mexican based artist Wendell McShine.

Blue Room is an award-winning arts service for people with learning disabilities operating three days a week at the Bluecoat in partnership with Liverpool City Council.  The participants successfully took part in ART:Connect to make impressive animations, models, drawings and masks.

MP Stephen Twigg said: “This is an inspiring project which provides a positive platform for learning-disabled people to access the arts.”

MP Luciana Berger said: “Blue Room is a fantastic illustration of a positive approach to making the Arts high quality, inclusive, and accessible to all”


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