Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Help Celebrate Bluecoat's 300 Anniversary

Help Celebrate Bluecoat's 300 Anniversary

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...

Public View

Public View

Until Sun, 23 Apr 2017

Free

Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition Public View brings together works by 100 artists who have previously exhibited at Bluecoat.

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Until Sun 09 Apr

Free

This exhibition explores the central role of art at Bluecoat, which started over a century ago, through key personalities, exhibitions and organisations that found a home here, contributing to the unique history of the UK’s oldest arts centre.

Image Credit: Julia Carter Preston in her studio. © The Times

Narvik: a new play with songs

Narvik: a new play with songs

Mon 27 Feb - Fri 3 Mar, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Written by acclaimed playwright Lizzie Nunnery, Narvik tells the story of a Liverpudlian man and a Norwegian woman pulled together and torn apart by war.

£12/£10

Public View exhibition tour

Public View exhibition tour

Sat 11 Mar, 2pm

Free, booking advised

Following International Women’s Day (Wed 8 Mar), Public View artists Nina Edge and Claire Weetman lead this tour with Liverpool artist Flis Mitchel, focusing on the importance of art by women to the gallery’s exhibition history.

Bluecoat Exhibitions History: Northern Peripheries

Bluecoat Exhibitions History: Northern Peripheries

Wed 15 Mar, 6.30pm

£4/£3

Presented in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University Exhibition Studies, this panel discussion considers key strands of Bluecoat’s gallery programming since the 1970s.

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Friday, 01 Apr 2016 - Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Liverpool based poet and artist Sean Borodale will be Bluecoat’s Artist-Writer in Residence over ...

Comma Press Short Story Course

Comma Press Short Story Course

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017 - Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017

The Comma Press short story course returns to Bluecoat for another 6 months of ...

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CI Sundays

Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 - Sunday, 19 Mar 2017

Liverpool Improvisation Collective (LIC) and our INHABIT project welcomes you to our regular CI SUNDAY! These ...

  • Tickets: £8 - £2
Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Saturday, 28 Jan 2017 - Sunday, 09 Apr 2017

This exhibition explores the central role of art at Bluecoat, which started over a ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Cities: a course in urban sociology

Cities: a course in urban sociology

Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 - Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Lectures are every Tuesday, 10 - 11am Led by Dr Paul Jones, Bluecoat's Sociologist-in-Residence for ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
Public View

Public View

Saturday, 04 Feb 2017 - Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition Public View brings together works by 100 ...

  • Tickets: Free

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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