the Bluecoat: The Art of Shopping Walking Tour

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5 & 19 October 2014


This event is free but booking is recommended*

This tour looks at the history and architecture of Liverpool’s iconic department stores and retraces the rich tapestry of the City’s colourful retail traditions.

Hear how resourceful entrepreneurs built their empires, overcame adversity and adapted their businesses to meet modern demands. Discover why Liverpool’s maritime prosperity gave rise to a shopping culture that still exists today in the bustling high streets and successful Liverpool One complex.

Please contact Tickets & Information on 0151 702 5324 or email: to reserve your place


This circular walk starts and ends at the Bluecoat, School Lane, L1 3BX

Duration: Approx 1.5 hours Distance: Approx 1.5 miles.