Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Elaine Mitchener: SWEET TOOTH

Elaine Mitchener: SWEET TOOTH

A powerful music theatre performance interrogating historical links between sugar and slavery, by acclaimed vocalist and movement artist Elaine Mitchener.

In the Peaceful Dome

In the Peaceful Dome

Concluding Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary year, In the Peaceful Dome brings together historic and contemporary art, new commissions and archival material, to set up conversations across time. It traces threads that connect points from Bluecoat’s past with the present. 

Bluecoat 300: Charity, Philanthropy and the Black Atlantic

Bluecoat 300: Charity, Philanthropy and the Black Atlantic

This two-day event explores links between the Transatlantic Slave Trade and philanthropy, revealing the presence of slavery and the Black Atlantic in Bluecoat's and Liverpool’s history.

Share your memories of Bluecoat

Share your memories of Bluecoat

Join the My Bluecoat project, which will bring alive the building’s heritage to help celebrate Bluecoat turning 300.

Find out how you can contribute to the heritage programme here...

Bluecoat: at the Heart of Liverpool Culture

Bluecoat: at the Heart of Liverpool Culture

Friday, 21 Apr 2017 - Sunday, 25 Mar 2018

Our popular heritage display continues with an additional focus on the building’s architectural developments. ...

dot-art: Artist Workshops at Bluecoat

dot-art: Artist Workshops at Bluecoat

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 - Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

dot-art run a programme of art classes and courses for adults, in a wide range ...

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Life Drawing (10 Week Course)

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 - Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Roy Munday leads a 10 week programme of evening lessons developing your skills in ...

Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Beginners Acrylic Painting (10 Week Course)

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 - Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Explore and investigate a broad range of traditional and contemporary painting processes and practices, ...

Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Jewellery Making in Metal (10 Week Course)

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 - Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making and make a piece of jewellery each ...

  • Tickets: £180
Record Fair

Record Fair

Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 - Saturday, 02 Dec 2017

Sat 7 Oct & Sat 2 Dec 10am - 6pm Turn on, tune in and pop ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in

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

Tickets & Information

0151 702 5324 | info@thebluecoat.org.uk

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