Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Welcome to <br />the Bluecoat

Welcome to
the Bluecoat

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature.

As the oldest building in Liverpool’s city centre, the Bluecoat houses a creative community of...

Double Act: Art and Comedy

Double Act: Art and Comedy

Sat 9 Apr - Sun 19 Jun

Bill Woodrow //  Mel Brimfield // Peter Land // Common Culture //  Bank //  Gemma Marmalade // Jo Spence and Terry Dennett // Sarah Lucas //  Maurice Doherty // Alex Bag // Thomas Geiger // David Sherry //  Erica Eyres // Peter Finnemore  //  Kara Hearn  // Pilvi Takala

Double Act: Art and Comedy explores how comedy helps us to shape meaning and negotiate the complexities of everyday life. Curated by David Campbell and Mark Durden, the show brings together artists of diverse cultural and political contexts, connected by their use of comedy to animate their practise and connect with an audience.

Gallery open daily from 10am - 6pm

Exhibition Launch: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Exhibition Launch: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Fri 8 Apr

Join us in celebrating the launch of our new exhibition, Double Act: Art and Comedy. Mingle with the artists and curators, enjoy a drink and music in the bar and see the work for the first time. The gallery will be open until 9pm to give you a chance to explore the works, followed by music and drinks until 11pm.

Gallery 6 - 9pm

Bar and DJs 6 - 11pm

Explore

Explore

Every Saturday in the Hub,

1-4pm

Free

Join the Bluecoat's Engagment team for free, fun creative activies for all the family.

Comma Press Short Story Writing Course with Sarah Schofield

Comma Press Short Story Writing Course with Sarah Schofield

Wednesday, 06 Jan 2016 - Wednesday, 01 Jun 2016

This course is now sold out. For further information regarding Comma Press and their workshops ...

Explore in the Gallery

Explore in the Gallery

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 - Tuesday, 31 May 2016

  Visit the trolley in the gallery where our Engagement Assistants have trails and other ...

Record Fair

Record Fair

Saturday, 12 Mar 2016 - Saturday, 04 Jun 2016

Find that elusive vinyl, plus CDs, DVDs, music books, and posters in one of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Print Club

Print Club

Monday, 21 Mar 2016 - Monday, 30 May 2016

Print Club offers the opportunity to try your hand at printmaking in an informal ...

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 ...

Double Act: Art and Comedy

Double Act: Art and Comedy

Saturday, 09 Apr 2016 - Sunday, 19 Jun 2016

Artists: Bill Woodrow //  Mel Brimfield // Peter Land // Common Culture //  Bank //  ...

  • Tickets: Free entry

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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