the Bluecoat: Adrian Henri: Total Art book launch

20 September 2014 6pm Free, just turn up Celebrating the life and work of Adrian Henri, Occasional Papers launch Adrian Henri: Total Art. A fully illustrated catalogue about the Liverpool-based...

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: Record Fair

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

the Bluecoat: Radicals & Renegades Literary Walking Tour

3 August 2014 2pm Free, Booking required here A literary walking tour looking mainly at Liverpool’s role in post-war literature and how the city’s energetic and anarchic...

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 – What’s On: February-March 2010

What's on at the Bluecoat February - March 2010 Listings   Exhibitions and events at the Bluecoat February – March 2010 Exhibitions Sonia Boyce:...

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: 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: Record Fair

4 October 2014 10am-6pm Find that elusive vinyl, plus CDs, DVDs, music books, posters.

The Bluecoat – Four Corners 2009

Four Corners 09 at the BluecoatFrom Wednesday, 22 July 2009 to Wednesday, 29 July 2009 | 10:00am - 6:00pm - Free As part...

The Bluecoat: Public Debate – Should living, consenting adults be allowed...

The Bluecoat: Public Debate "Should living, consenting adults be allowed to donate their own human tissue to art?" Date: 8 February Time: 18:00 - 20:00 pm “Should...

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 – Fine Art Students Exhibition

21 - 28 March 2013 Open daily, Free Entry First year Fine Art (BA Hons) students from the School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores...

the Bluecoat – Underwater

Underwater 11 December 2010 - 13 February 2011 The Underwater exhibition  sees painting, sculpture, photography and video by ten international artists, including Bill Viola,...

The Bluecoat: Juxtavoices – a concert celebrating the creative voice

The Bluecoat: Juxtavoices - a concert celebrating the creative voice 17 March 19:30 £5/3   Frakture are pleased to present an evening of radical voice-works, featuring a 20 plus anti-choir...

The Bluecoat: Night Run

10 November 3.00 (3am) The night will be illuminated by a band of local runners as they take to the streets of Liverpool for this 10k...

the Bluecoat: FEST JAM

28 May 2014 19.30 - 21.00 Free Part of Physical fest 2014 Fest participants and performers join in this improvised jam with live music. An exciting, hilarious evening...

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 – Dadafest: Objects of Curiosity & Desire

Dadafest 2010: Objects of Curiosity & Desire. 18 November - 3 December 2010Exploring the human body, its quirks, questions and endless fascinations, Objects of...

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: Scrips

16 Oct
ober 2014 1-2.30pm Free, drop-in Informal meetings for anyone interested in creative writing, from poets to short storywriters, to read their own work and give each...

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: The Art of Business

10 July 2014 18.00 Free Inspired by Liverpool's International Festval of Business, management specialist Peter Bond discusses how art and artists can provide solutions to some of the thorny problems...

The Bluecoat: Blue Room Exhibition

4 February - 2 March 10.00 - 18.00 daily Free An exhibition in a variety of media created by learning disabled artists, members of our Blue Room...

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...

the Bluecoat: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2014

6 - 29 June 2014 For more information and complete festival listings please visit www.arabartsfestival.com. 6 - 29 June: Choose Your Own Adventure 10.00 - 18.00 Free A major commission...

the Bluecoat: Lispn! James Joyce: Finnegans Wake

1 February 2015 2pm Finnegans Wake is considered to be among the most challenging works of the English literary canon, but those who enjoy the book consider...

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: 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 – 4×4

4 x 4.  6 March – ENDS Sunday 10 May 2009Free admissionFour galleries, four exhibitions. 4x4 is the first in an occasional series of...

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: 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: The Gathering

11 February 2015 7.30 - 9.30pm Free, drop in A monthly space for musician to meet and improvise together.    

The Bluecoat: The Negligent Eye Exhibition Tour

8 March 14.00 - 13.30 Free, just turn up. Join curator Jo Stockham and artists as they reflect on their work and the themes explored in the...

the Bluecoat: Art of the Lived Experiment Conversation

9 January 2015 6pm Free - booking required* Includes BSLI Join Aaron Williamson (Curator - Art of the Lived Experiment and Artist), Ruth Gould (Artistic Director - DaDaFest), Bryan Biggs (Artistic Director - the...

Look11: Rezz

13 May - 14 June 2011 at Upstairs at the Bluecoat, Liverpool 'REZZ' by Peter Carr. This exhibition is part of the Look11...

the Bluecoat: Liverpool Irish Festival Dubliners 100 UK Book Launch &...

29 October 2014 7-8.30pm Tickets: £4 - book now This event is the UK book launch for Dubliners 100 and will feature readings by some of the...

the Bluecoat: Christmas Print Workshop

16 December 2014 6-9pm Tickets: £30 Fancy making your own christmas cards & decorations this year whilst learning a new skill? On this one night workshop you will...

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 – The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing

The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing22 May - 19 July 2009 The End of the Line: Attitudes to Drawing is a Hayward...