The Bluecoat: Alzheimer’s Society: A Festival of Creativity

7 March 12.30 - 16.30 Free, just turn up Join us in celebrating the achievements of people with dementia and their carers. Find out more about our...

the Bluecoat: Analogue Heaven, Digital Hell

21 September 2014 6-7pm Free Analogue Heaven, Digital Hell: From Sonic Materialism to Infinite Revolution/s As part of Philosopher in Residence Dr Panayiota Vassilopoulou’s Philosophy in the Gallery talks, sponsored by...

The Bluecoat: Talking Poetry

Thursday 9 January 18.00 20.00 The Bluecoat is pleased to start the New Year with the first monthly Talking Poetry of 2014. Introduced by Alex Scott-Samuel of Liverpool Poetry...

the Bluecoat: Above the Beaten Track

30 August 2014 2pm Free Above the Beaten Track festival returns this August bigger and better than ever!  Following a two-year hiatus, the event is back at...

The Bluecoat: Diva Debates – Let’s Talk About Sex Baby!

7 November 18.00 Jane Czyzselska, Campbell X, Paris Lees, Caroline Walters, Dr Meg Barker. According to sex writer Emily Dubberley there is nothing forbidden in the realm...

Bluecoat – Re-Opened

The Bluecoat reopened on Friday 23rd May - Hurrah! Reopening after a temporary closure following a fire, with an exciting programme of exhibitions, talks...

the Bluecoat: Heritage Weekend

13 & 14 September 2014 11am-5pm Free. Book for the building tours Find out about the Bluecoat’s transformation from charity school to contemporary arts centre on this...

the Bluecoat – What’s on Spring 2011

The Bluecoat, Spring 2011 Listings What's on at the Bluecoat in Spring 2011. Exhibitions, Festivals, Literature, Paticipatory events, Music, Live art, Comedy, Dance, Printmaking and...

the Bluecoat – Opens March 15

the Bluecoat re-opens March 15 2008. Currently recruiting tenants for the retail, office and studio spaces. ...

Bluecoat – Four Corners

Four Corners3 July - 6 July. FreeFour Corners is a unique exhibition, a series of intimate interventions and extraordinary events which places the people...

the Bluecoat: Interactions Mini-Symposium #1

19 September 2014 4.30—6.30pm £6.50 / £4.50 Book now Be part of the conversation on socially-engaged performance practice by attending Interactions’ Mini-Symposiums. Gillian Dyson and Gisele Bone will make...

the Bluecoat – Airports for the Lights, Shadows and Particles –...

Airports for the Lights, Shadows and Particles - A survey exhibition by Jyll Bradley 25 February – 1 May 2011 It has been 20 years...

the Bluecoat: MothMan Comic Book Stand

7 July - 26 October 2014 Free Visit the Bluecoat's Mothman Comic Book stand where you can pick up a free edition of the latest comic....

The Bluecoat: The Negligent Eye

8 March - 15 June Free Private View: 7 March 18.00 - 20.00 Digital technology and its impact on how we picture the world is the subject...

the Bluecoat: The Art of Shopping Walking Tour

5 & 19 October 2014 2pm 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...

The Bluecoat: If Only…! Ding! Ding! Round 4

The Bluecoat: If Only...! Ding! Ding! Round 4  15 March 19:00 £5/3 A diverse array of sporting and artistic endeavours; what is the distinction, if any,...

The Bluecoat: Paul Farley & Michael Symmons Roberts: Edgelands

6 February 19.30 The book Edgelands explores marginal, in between spaces - themes echoed though visual art in the Soft Estate exhibition, with its focus on...

the Bluecoat: Liverpool String Quartet: TV Heaven

17 Oct
over 2014 7.30-9pm Tickets: £10/£5* *half-price concessions for under 17s The Liverpool String Quartet play a superb programme of favourite classical themes from the small screen.

The Bluecoat: Book Fair

18 - 19 April 2014 10.30 - 17.00 Collectible books and lots of bargains. The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool www.thebluecoat.org.uk

The Bluecoat: Print Studio Artist in Residence Exhibition

19 April – 11 May 2014 10.00 - 18.00 Free During March and April our Print Studio hosts an artist in residence, selected from a national open...

the Bluecoat: Immix Ensemble ft. Ex-Easter Island Head and Joseph Hillyard

7 May 2014 19.30 - 21.00 Tickets: £8/£6 Immix is a collaboration of innovative musical voices from across Liverpool and the North West. Drawing on the talents...

the Bluecoat: Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74

4 April - 5 July 2015 Open daily Free Launch event: 10 April 6-8pm Taken by photographer Tricia Porter a decade before the area was in the media...

The Bluecoat: La Carta: The Letter Written and Directed by Francisco...

26 June 18.30 Through music and words inspired by a letter that tells of the emptiness felt by those who leave their homeland, La Carta is...

The Bluecoat: The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things – An exhibition...

16 February - 14 April 2013 Free Entry, open daily Turner prize-winning artist Mark Leckey explores in this exhibition how our relationships with artworks and common...

The Bluecoat: The Proof Principle

The Bluecoat: The Proof Principle 20 February - 11 March 2012 The Bluecoat to stage first public viewing of ‘The Proof Principle’, a photography project celebrating...

The Bluecoat: Art:Connect Liverpool

The Bluecoat: Art:Connect  Liverpool 14 March - 15 April  Daily 10 - 18:00 An exhibition at the Bluecoat from 14 March – 15 April 2012 daily...

the Bluecoat: Céline Condorelli in Conversation with Rosie Cooper

3 June 2015 6.30pm Free - book here Artist Céline Condorelli joins Rosie Cooper, Liverpool Biennial's Head of Programmes, in discussion at the Bluecoat. They will talk...

Liverpool Biennial Long Night at the Bluecoat

19 October 2012 Stay up late with the Bluecoat during the Long Night of the Biennial.   Visit our galleries into the night and soak up the...

The Bluecoat: Liverpool Poetry Cafe: A Sonnet Evening

24 April 2014 19.30 - 21.30 Tickets: £3/2 Continuing its excellent programme of monthly readings by the very best contemporary poets, join us this month for a celebration...

the Bluecoat: Paul O’Keeffe: Whistler v Ruskin: the ‘Pot of Paint’...

15 October 2014 7pm Free, booking TBC Whistler’s famous court case with John Ruskin is brought to life in this illustrated talk with Paul O'Keeffe. One of the...

Bluecoat: ‘Do not yet fold your wings’ – Bisakha Sarker

Saturday 17 October - Sunday 6 December 2015. This new multi-media video installation explores dancer and choreographer Bisakha Sarker’s search for a late style which embraces the demands of a body changing with time.

the Bluecoat: FLUX Liverpool: Hope Street Ltd presents Sense & Sustainability

19 July 2014 5-8pm Free A three hour interactive performance extravaganza, taking over the Bluecoat’s much loved spaces in new and unexpected ways, this event will discombobulate...

The Bluecoat: Robin Tarbet Exhibition

22 March - 13 April 2014 Open daily 10.00 - 18.00 Robin Tarbet presents a selection of work, which examines the material residue of technological progress...

The Bluecoat: 3am: wonder, paranoia and the restless night

28 September - 24 November 10.00 - 18.00 daily Francis Alÿs, Tonico Lemos Auad, Jordan Baseman, Sandra Cinto, Dorothy Cross, Dornith Doherty, Anthony Goicolea, Marc Hulson, Rachel Kneebone, Nathan...

the Bluecoat: Art of the Lived Experiment

8 November - 11 January 2014 Free Conceived by DaDaFest, curated by Aaron Williamson and delivered in partnership with the Bluecoat, Liverpool. The exhibition addresses the idea...

Bluecoat: Niamh O’Malley – Glasshouse

Saturday 10 October 2015 - Sunday 10 January 2016. The Dublin based artist works across video, drawing, painting, print & sculpture often using reflective surfaces through which images are constructed, revealed and obscured.

the Bluecoat: University of Liverpool: Horatio Clare

18 October 2014 5-6pm Free, booking advised
 Horatio Clare is an award-winning writer, author of A Single Swallow (travel with migrating swallows), The Prince's Pen (a novella),...

the Bluecoat: You Are My Sunshine – A Kind of Love...

27 November 2014 7.30-9pm Experience Terry Galloway’s comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane exploration of what happens after a woman literally regains her senses. Followed by...

The Bluecoat: Malcolm Lowry walku

26 June 18.00 A city centre walk following the footsteps of celebrated Wirral-born writer Malcolm Lowry (Under the Volcano), led by Colin Dilnot. Free

The Bluecoat: i-Scan

26 April 2014 10.00 - 18.00 Free, just turn up. i-Scan responds to the exhibition which reflects artists’ experimentation with computers, rapid-form and 3D scanning and digital multiplication. ‘Scanning is...