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...

the Bluecoat: Record Fair

21 - 23 August 2014 10am - 6pm Free Find that elusive vinyl, plus CDs, DVDs, music books, and posters.

Eight Days a Week – Ulrike Oeter

EIGHT DAYS AT THE BLUECOAT PROJECT SPACE. 13-19 October 2008. Ulrike OeterEight Days A Week is taking out a 3 month lease...

Bluecoat – Now Then

Bluecoat - 'Now Then' - Alec Finlay, Janet Hodgson, Hew Locke, Paul Morrison, Yoko OnoExhibition Mar 15 to May 4 2008Now Then celebrates the...

Look11: ‘CONFINED’ at the Bluecoat

Sat 14 May – Sun 10 July 2011 daily 10.00 - 18.00 at the Bluecoat, Look 11: International Photography Festival CONFINED, featuring Juergen Chill...

The Bluecoat: GALÁPAGOS EXHIBITION TOUR with BERGIT ARENDS

The Bluecoat: GALÁPAGOS EXHIBITION TOUR with BERGIT ARENDS 12 May 2012 14-15.30  FREE Bergit Arends, co-curator with Greg Hilty of the Galápagos exhibition, and Curator of Contemporary Arts...

the Bluecoat: To Hell with Culture: A film by Huw Wahl

23 October 2014 7pm Free, booking recommended This film is a portrayal of the life and work of Herbert Read (1893-1968), influential art critic, poet, anarchist and co-founder of the...

the Bluecoat: The Ethics of Portrait Photography

16 May 2015 5.30pm Free, booking required Tricia Porter and Othello De’Souza-Hartley (L8 Unseen, Museum of Liverpool, 8 Apr - 6 Sept) discuss their experiences of documenting Toxteth /...

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: 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...

Bluecoat: RESOURCE

Saturday 18 July - Sunday 27 September 2015. An exhibition examining the usefulness of art and twenty-first century arts centres, featuring work from a wide range of UK-based artists.

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...

The Bluecoat – Under the Volcano: an exhibition for Malcolm Lowry...

Under the Volcano: an exhibition for Malcolm Lowry (1909 – 1957)25 September - 22 November 2009 The Bluecoat celebrates Lowry’s centenary with an ambitious...

The Bluecoat: ART Valley Exhibition

18 January - 2 February 2014 10.00 - 18.00 Over the last five years the Bluecoat, with Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, has worked with people...

The Bluecoat: The Day of the Dead of Night

2 November 10.00 - 03.00 Sunday 3 November A special night-themed marathon responding to the exhibition themes. During the day experts talk on a variety of...

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: 2dartmarkets

16 August 2014 11am - 5pm Free This initiative at the Bluecoat sets out to provide opportunities for showcasing emerging and established artists by offering opportunities to...

The Bluecoat: The Critter Shed

3 - 16 March 2014 Open daily 10.00 - 18.00 Free The exhibition will contain work from The Critter Shed's first project ‘Creatures from the Deep,’ and...

The Bluecoat: Juniper Press Open Day

15 March 2014 11.00 - 17.00 Free Juniper Press is an exciting new community letterpress studio based at the Bluecoat. Run by a group of letterpress enthusiasts,...

The Bluecoat: Galápagos

The Bluecoat: Galápagos 4 May - 1 July Viewing: 3 May 18:00-20:00 Exhibition continues until Sunday 1 July 2012 10am – 6pm daily. Free. 12 international artists visited Galápagos....

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 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: Listening

24 January - 29 March 2015 Open daily 10am - 6pm Free Exhibiting artists: Laurie Anderson, Ed Atkins, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Mikhail Karikis, Ragnar Kjartansson,...

The Bluecoat: Deep Hedonia presents Lucky Dragons, Drawing Ensemble #1 +more

2 July 19.00 Lucky Dragons invite you to manipulate their sound, connect with the music and other spectators, or simply sit back and take in their...

the Bluecoat: Joyce in June

Sun 29 June 2014 15.30 - 17.30 Free Joyce in June Join Leopold Bloom  to remember his odyssey through Dublin on a sunny June day in 1904. James Joyce's...

the Bluecoat: Philosophy in Pubs

10 February 2015 1 - 2.30pm Free, just turn up Our resident philosophers debate the important questions. All welcome to join in some deep thinking.  

LightNight Projections Announced at the Bluecoat and Metropolitan Cathedral

16 May 2014 21.30 Free For LightNight, two light projections will shine a spotlight on two beautiful buildings; the Bluecoat, the oldest Grade 1 listed central Liverpool building...

The Bluecoat: Vide Exhibitions: Ordinary Women – Extraordinary Lives

15 - 28 April 2013 Free entry, open daily Portraits by students from Childwall Sports and Science Academy, Liverpool, celebrate global women who are inspirational role...

the Bluecoat: Philip Jeck: Vinyl Requiem (Replayed)

21 September 2014 2.30pm and 7.30pm Tickets £6/4 - book here Liverpool-based artist Philip Jeck revisits his acclaimed 1993 collaboration with Lol Sargent, a performance that...

The Bluecoat: Edgelands Film Night

22 January 19.00 Echoing some of the themes of the Soft Estate exhibition, this programme comprises several recent films that explore aspects of our overlooked urban...

The Bluecoat: Leaving Traces: Reflecting on the Value of Art

27 November 18.30 In her inaugural lecture, the Bluecoat’s Philosopher in Residence, Dr Panayiota Vassilopoulou (University of Liverpool), will explore the meaning and value of art...

the Bluecoat: Philosophy Day

15 November 2014 11am-5pm Free The Bluecoat's philosopher in residence Dr. Panayiota Vassilopoulou celebrates a year in post and the venue is holding a day of philosophy to...

the Bluecoat: Listening Exhibition Tour

7 February 2015 2-3pm Free Artist, editor, curator and music publisher Alan Dunn leads a tour of the Listening exhibition. Find out more about the exhibition by clicking here.  

the Bluecoat: Talking Poetry

12 February 2015 6 – 8pm Free, booking required Monthly series exploring spoken poetry, through recordings on vinyl, audiotape and CD. Listen to and discuss great poetic...

The Bluecoat: Cris Cheek: Writing, Sound, Movement and Performance

25 June 19.00 In a rare visit to the UK, Cris Cheek - poet, artist, interdisciplinary performer and creative writing director at Miami University, South West...

The Bluecoat: Adam Lee – Identity Documents

17 May - 16 June 2013 Part of LOOK/13 Photography Festival Exploring identity through still life, Liverpool photographer Adam Lee creates large-scale prints, which document everyday...

the Bluecoat: Liverpool Poetry Cafe

26 June 2014 19.30 - 21.30 Tickets: £4/£3 Liverpool Poetry Café : Monthly readings by the very best contemporary poets continue with Sean Street and Alicia Stubbersfield with music by Dominic Williams.  

The Bluecoat: Soft Estate – Edward Chell

6 December - 23 February Open daily 10.00 - 18.00 Soft Estate: Edward Chell with invited artists Tim Bowditch & Nick Rochowski, Day Bowman, Jan Williams & Chris...