What’s on at the Bluecoat this week

Credit: Brian Roberts

Artist talk with Simeon Barclay

Wed 12 Jun | 6.30pm

Join artist Simeon Barclay for a conversation about the themes of his work in the Bluecoat’s current exhibition Survey. He’ll be in conversation with Liverpool artist Rory Macbeth.  

Tickets: £3/2


Printmaking for Beginners

Sat 15 Jun | 11am-6pm

This workshop will introduce you to some of the most important principles of printmaking. Working within the Intaglio studio you will create prints that you can print by hand and prints that use an over 100 year old etching press. The session offers something for everyone with a broad range of techniques from the painterly to the blocky and bold to the linear drawing based techniques.

Tickets: £60/50

Funny Looking Kids: Comedy Club for Children

Sat 15 Jun | 2.30pm

Liverpool’s first regular comedy club for kids crashes into the Bluecoat with its usual jokes, sketches, quizzes & mayhem.

Tickets: £5/3

Trout Mask Replica

Sun 16 Jun | 2.30pm

Marking 50 years since the US release of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band’s Trout Mask Replica is a celebratory event with a discussion from Beefheart biographer Mike Barnes and an illustrated talk by artist Derek Tyman.

Tickets: £6/5