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

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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    129
  • Very Good
    77
  • Average
    36
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • liverpoolguide
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    A welcome oasis close to shopping central!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    The Ropewalks Quarter of Liverpool is home to the city centres oldest and possibly most attractive building in the guise of the Bluecoat Chambers. This Grade 1 Queen Anne gem, built between 1717 and... Read full review
  • Tony H
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Good coffee and service with a smile
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th September 2018
    I met a friend here and it is the first time I have been in, this is a sin seeing as I live in Liverpool, I did not even know they had a coffee shop. it is a nice bright place with good choice, great... Read full review
  • Marjorie W
    North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    lovely bistro in the heart of the city
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th August 2018
    lovely food in a beautiful location tucked away in the heart of the city. staff very friendly and helpful 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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