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The Bluecoat

School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

Tel: 0151 702 5324

Fax: 0151 707 0048

Photo credit: Brian Roberts Photography

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

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
    125
  • Very Good
    71
  • Average
    35
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • zenamayes
    Birkenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Oldest Building in Liverpool
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th April 2018
    The actual building is amazing and all of the shops. Went to meet friends for lunch and the food is excellent. Would highly recommend. Read full review
  • CharMaher
    Trip type:
    Couples
    My favourite place in the city
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th April 2018
    This is my favourite place in liverpool. It is a little haven in the middle of the city. There are beautiful gardens at this venue and they often have performances on. The art gallery is also lovely... Read full review
  • Elizabeth N
    East Anglia, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful architecture
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 31st March 2018
    I read on Trip advisor that a visit to the Bluecoat school was recommended and we were pleased we visited. The buildings exterior is really lovely and well designed. Inside we found a small cafe... Read full review

Gradings

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Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
DayTimes
Monday09:0018:00*
Tuesday09:0018:00*
Wednesday09:0018:00*
Thursday09:0018:00*
Friday09:0018:00*
Saturday09:0018:00*
Sunday11:0018:00*

* 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

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