Iconic sculpture returns to Bluecoat as part of 300th anniversary finale

An iconic sculpture is returning to Bluecoat 86 years after it was first displayed there thanks to a Crowdfunder campaign.Jacob Epstein’s ‘Genesis’ statue attracted 49,687 people during its controversial first appearance at the Liverpool city centre arts hub in 1931.The dramatic sculpture of a heavily pregnant woman will be unveiled ... Read More...

Prince Edward to visit Bluecoat

Prince Edward will attend a special tour of Bluecoat later this month to mark the arts centre’s 300th anniversary.The Earl of Wessex will be given a tour of Liverpool city centre’s oldest building – meeting with staff, artists, tenants and members of the public.The tour, which will culminate HRH unveiling ... Read More...

Auto Agents heading to Bluecoat

A special art exhibition curated by a group of artists with learning disabilities is heading to Liverpool’s Bluecoat.‘Auto Agents’, which enables learning disabled artists to develop a curatorial practice, opens at the arts centre later this month.The exhibition explores what it means to be independent by making your own decisions, ... Read More...

Unity Theatre and Bluecoat awarded Arts Council grants

Liverpool’s Unity Theatre and Bluecoat have been named among the recipients of Arts Council England's Catalyst: Evolve funding.The Unity has been awarded a £133,900 grant to help bankroll its £230,000 creative and organisational development programme, with its fellow arts venue picking up £150,000 for future development.The funding will allow the Unity to ... Read More...