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
    126
  • Very Good
    75
  • Average
    36
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • tracylott
    Malvern, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    BRILLIANT!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 27th June 2018
    A very unusual and interesting exhibition when we visited. Lovely cafe/restaurant and fantastic old building with beautiful architecture. Look out for the painted bird boxes! Read full review
  • moretonhouse
    england
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Wedding reception
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th June 2018
    Our son had his wedding reception here in the courtyard which was very disappointing as it stayed opened to the public we asked if we could go upstairs to the room that was also booked to find they... Read full review
  • DEP3
    Binghamton, New York
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    A haven of tranquility , lovely shops, and fascinating contemporary art installations
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th June 2018
    Love this place - oldest building, they say, in Liverpool. Right in the City Centre shopping district, but a bit hidden if you don’t know about it. Fascinating Emma Smith Euphonia installation going... 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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