The Bluecoat: Music in the Garden: The Halcyon Syncopators

18 July 2014 6-9pm FREE This week's Summer Session features live music from the Halcyon Syncopators. Every week will differ, featuring a combination of live music, unique...

Music at the Bluecoat

30 August 2014 Free Add some live music, food and drink and the School Lane arts centre becomes the perfect place for those wanting a blissful...

the Bluecoat: Antix 2

8 & 9 December, 2 & 3 December 2014 and 8, 9 & 10 January 2015 12pm to 3pm Free Performance by Brian Catling in the Bluecoat...

The Bluecoat: 3am – Angela Kingston in conversation with Graeme McGrath

12 October 14.00 Free, Booking required 3 am curator Angela Kingston talks about the exhibition with Graeme McGrath, retired doctor and adult psychiatry specialist with an ongoing...

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 – The Tiny Touring Round The World Exhibition

The Tiny Touring Round The World Exhibition24 May - 6 June 2010 For the fourth part of The Royal Standard's contribution to Global ...

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...

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: Young DaDa Presents…

29 November 2014 All day Free Programmed by young people, this weekend is packed full of events, workshops, films and lots of other fun stuff for everyone...

the Bluecoat: Record Fair

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

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: Filippos Tsitsopoulos- The Cabinet of Mr. Bonsai

30 January 18.00 - 21.00 Free, but booking is essential Filippos Tsitsopoulos presents: Cabinet of Curiosities of Mr. Bonsai - performance, video installation and lecture at the Bluecoat. Later this year, Filippos...

The Bluecoat – What’s On: December 2009/January 2010

What's on at the Bluecoat December 2009 / January 2010 Listings   Throughout December 2009Christmas shopping at the BluecoatOur creative community of independent retailers will...

The Bluecoat: Stig of the Dump – a collective read

1 February 12.00 - 16.00 For National Storytelling Week and responding to the Soft Estate exhibition, join us for this reading of Clive King’s classic children’s...

The Bluecoat: Open Studios

The Bluecoat: Open Studios 3 March 11-17:00 Artists, galleries and studio groups in Liverpool, Manchester and Cumbria/Lancashire are creating a critical mass of visual arts happenings -...

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: 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: The Ugly Girl

26 November 2014 7.30-9.30pm A wildly comic twist on the stereotype of a queer, disabled, intellectual trouble-maker. This no holds barred play is full of...

the Bluecoat: Syndrome 3.1: Brain/Music Experiments

28 November 2014 7.30-9pm £6 / £4 - Buy tickets Dave Lynch and The Frozen Music Collective Coders and neuroscientists from The Frozen Music Collective present their new work...

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: Record Fair

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

Tour: James McNeill Whistler at the Bluecoat

2 August 2014 2pm Free, booking required Simone Mair, Assistant Curator at Liverpool Biennial leads this tour of the exhibition. Outspoken and argumentative, dressed in his black patent...

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: 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: DaDaFest International Congress on Disability Culture and Human Rights

2 & 3 December 2014 9.30am-5pm The DaDaFest International Congress will enable disability’s unique cultural perspectives to shine a light on the multiple ways in...

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: Carmel College Exhibition

14 May - 1 June 2014 10.00 – 18.00 Free Life through a digital lens: How has technology changed throughout your lifetime? An exhibition of work created by...

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 – 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...

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.  

Bluecoat – Arabicity: Such A Near East

Arabicity: Such A Near East2 July - 5 September 2010The opening of Arabicity coincides with the Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, a 10 day celebration...

The Bluecoat: Sander/Weegee Selections from the Side Photographic Collection

18 May - 14 July 2013 10.00 - 18.00 In collaboration with Amber/Side, Newcastle, we present classic works by August Sander (1876-1964) and Weegee (1899-1968), two...

The Bluecoat: Sparkle

7 - 8 December 2013 10.30 - 17.00 The Bluecoat will be twinkling with “Sparkle” when the Mersey Jewellers and Metal Artists Network display their jewellery...

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...
Double Act: Art and Comedy

Bluecoat: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Saturday 9 April - Sunday 19 June 2016. Double Act: Art and Comedy explores how comedy helps us to shape meaning and negotiate the complexities of everyday life. Drawing together artists from diverse cultural and political contexts, each of whom share an interest in humour as a resource to animate their art practice.

The Bluecoat: Liverpool Poetry Café presents Paul Muldoon

23 January 19.30 - 21.30 Tickets: £5/£3 An opportunity to hear one of Ireland’s leading contemporary poets. Former Professor of Poetry at Oxford, he has lived in...

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: 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...

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: Archiving the Arts Centre

22 April - 5 May Daily 10.00 - 18.00 Free For two weeks the Bluecoat is turning its galleries into an archive space to reveal its century-long...