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The Bluecoat

School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

Tel: 0151 702 5324

Fax: 0151 707 0048

The Bluecoat

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, the Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and live art.

In addition, the Bluecoat is home to a wide range of artists and creative businesses, ranging from jewellery and ceramic ware at the internationally recognised Display Centre, to hand-made accessories, boutique clothing and specialist hand-engraving and silversmith services.

Visitors to the Bluecoat are welcome to engage in exhibitions, participate in performances, relax in the tranquil garden with a coffee and a cake from our Espresso bar, or indulge in a delicious, locally sourced meal in the beautiful Upstairs bistro.

The Bluecoat offers something for all the family – the garden, courtyard and galleries are the perfect place to bring your little ones to explore (and baby changing facilities are available).

Explore our free art Saturday activities for all the family, or take our heritage trail and learn more about the Bluecoat’s history.

Images:

- Gates: Ian Lawson
- Bluecoat Biennial Exhibition (Garden): Brian Roberts
- Bluecoat Biennial Exhibition: Brian Roberts
- Bistro: Alex Wolkowicz

NEW ARRIVAL

After a successful Crowdfunder campaign, Jacob Epstein's iconic Genesis statue is returning to its rightful home at The Bluecoat; 86 years after it was first displayed here. For more information on the incredible sculpture, visit here and keep an eye on The Bluecoat's website to see when she returns. 

Facilities

Other

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

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Catering

  • Licensed Bar

Payment Methods

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

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    119
  • Very Good
    67
  • Average
    34
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • Karen B
    Wrexham, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Not what it used to be
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th October 2017
    The Bluecoat was always my favourite building in Liverpool wonderful history and a magical garden you could find a little peace and quite away from the hussle and bussle of the main shopping areas... Read full review
  • Melanie J
    Lovely location for a wedding reception
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    Was recently a guest at a wedding reception in the Bistro bar. From the welcome drinks reception in the Courtyard through to the evening party,the food, service and location were great. All staff... Read full review
  • inapickle89
    Missing something.
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st October 2017
    I was excited to visit this place being an art lover and it was high on my to do list when in Liverpool, but I only spent 20mins here and found it very uninteresting and lacking excitement and... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017)
DayTimes
Monday08:0018:00*
Tuesday08:0018:00*
Wednesday08:0018:00*
Thursday08:0018:00*
Friday08:0018:00*
Saturday08:0018:00*
Sunday10:0018:00*

* The Bluecoat is open every day except 25, 26 December and 1 January.

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

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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