October Half Term

This half term, drop in with the family for a spooky Halloween treat, get creative with our new activity pack and explore our free exhibitions, where our friendly staff will be on hand to help.


11:00am - 5:00pm


Wed 27 October - Sun 31 October 2021

Halloween Special Offer!

Kids dressed in Halloween costumes will receive a free hot chocolate and spooky cake! Available during half term, from Wed 27 Oct - Sun 31 Oct.

Our dedicated children’s area is full of a variety of books exploring Black History Month. Let the little ones play with a new magnetic busy board, specially commissioned by the artists Playset.

Our cafe serves a range of kid-friendly food and provides a great spot for children to play while you relax.

Bluecoat's new cafe and Hub, 2021.

Throughout the Autumn the Bluecoat is host to three new exhibitions exploring identity in the 21st Century by artists Deborah Roberts, Rosa-Johan Uddoh and Sumuyya Khader.

Find out more about planning your family visit to Bluecoat below.