March is an extremely busy month at the Bluecoat! The team are preparing to say goodbye to some of the winter exhibitions but are eagerly preparing to welcome a new season of events. Expect poetry readings, film screening and free family workshops! For more details, keep on reading:
Peggy Poole Award Reading
Wednesday 13 March – 6.30pm
→ The Poetry Society presents a special event with Yvonne Reddick, winner of the inaugural Peggy Poole Award. Her reading and a Q&A are accompanied by the judge of this year’s competition, celebrated poet and critic Deryn Rees-Jones. Tickets can be purchased here.
Family Workshop: Mini Studios
Saturday 9 March – 1.00pm – 4.00pm
→ Taking inspiration from artists who currently have an exhibition at Bluecoat, the team have creating their own mini studios based on these artists! Families are invited to take part in the creative free activities!
Funny Looking Kids: Comedy Club
Saturday 16 March – 2.30pm
→ Liverpool’s first regular comedy club for kids crashes back to Bluecoat with its usual jokes, sketches, quizzes and mayhem! Featuring some of Liverpool’s best comedians, the show is non-stop fun from the first sketch to the final joke. Tickets can be purchased here.
Blue Room Exhibition Launch at Norton Priory
Sunday 17 March – 12.30pm
→ Join Bluecoat for the launch of Blue Room at Norton Priory, a new branch of inclusive arts project developed in partnership with Norton Priory Museum and Gardens in Runcorn. Blue Room members are creating art in response to the natural environment and collections at Norton Priory and the contemporary arts programme at Bluecoat. The exhibition features drawings, prints, textiles and sculpture and documents the creative experiments of the developing group. If you wish to attend, RSVP by Friday 15 March here.
Family Art Activities
Sunday 17 March – 1.00pm – 4.00pm
→ Delivered by Bluecoat artists and the team at Norton Priory, families are invited to get involved and make clay mushrooms, create mythical creatures, design medieval tiles and try out printmaking!
Thursday 21 March – 6.30pm
→ The Incidental Unit explores the impact and themes of the Artist’s Placement Group (APG). APG identified ways that artists as Incidental Persons could disrupt and improve patterns in education, administration, planning processes and countless areas of public life. Tickets are free, but booking is required. Book here.
Under the Rose: The Architecture and Acoustics of Secrecy at Speke Hall
Saturday 30 March – 6.30pm
→ Discover the secrets behind the making of Serena Korda’s new work Under the Rose in this artist’s talk. Tickets can be purchased here.
For further details about any of the above events at Bluecoat, or any other upcoming events please click here.