The Bluecoat

School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

Tel: +44 (0)151 702 5324

The outside of Bluecoat with their colourful platform in the right hand corner.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Entry to the BluecoatFree

Tickets and Information: 0151 702 5324 or visit the website

About

​​​​​​A Grade I listed, 300 year old building in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and family activities. You can also explore Bluecoat online here.

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s contemporary arts centre, a working home for artists, and a place where audiences can experience art in new ways. With a city centre location and striking, Grade I listed building, the Bluecoat offers a dynamic programme of exhibitions and events, an award-winning programme for families and children and a bustling café serving delicious homemade meals. Our legendary garden is open all year round, it's the perfect spot for a coffee break.

We're also home to several independent retailers and creative businesses. From wedding dresses and handmade gifts to vintage records and hand-tied bouquets, get your shopping fix while you're here.

Our exciting year-round events programme has something for everyone, from literature readings and dance performances to print courses and family workshops.

Be inspired by our free exhibitions in our gallery, showing work by artists from all over the world, and just around the corner.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Other

  • Disabled Access
  • Free Admission
  • Large Parties
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop

Catering

  • Licensed Bar

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      153
    • Very Good
      90
    • Average
      40
    • Poor
      6
    • Terrible
      8

    Recent Reviews:

    • 293neilk
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Stunning building
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th July 2021
      If you enjoy great architecture then Liverpool is most definitely a city to explore, one of its most stunning buildings is Bluecoat . Constructed between 1716 - 1717 with further work in 1718 and... Read full review
    • B8644YGharrym
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      A very pleasant meal
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th July 2021
      I was treated very well by the staff and I will be going again. The food was of the highest quality and the drinks are superb. Read full review
    • Mossman19
      Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Quaint Old Building
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th September 2021
      It's a lovely old Georgian building tucked away behind Liverpool One with a few shops as well as the contemporary arts centre. Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    WednesdayClosed*
    Thursday11:0017:00*
    Friday11:0017:00*
    Saturday11:0017:00*
    Sunday11:0017:00*

    * General Opening Text

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

    Awards

    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
    • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Gradings

    • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
    VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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