21 May 2021 5pm – Late

LightNight 2018 at Bluecoat

17:00 – 22:00


NB: This event is from our 2020 calendar.

School Lane
L1 3BX

0151 702 5324

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This LightNight, Bluecoat will be embracing the 2018 theme of Transformation, by turning their spaces into a truly immersive, engaging and interactive realm.

Family activities will take place from 18:00—21:00 and include masking making and folktale storytelling, which will transport little ones and their adults to a magical and enchanting world.

Between 18:00—18:30 & 19:00—19:30 POP-UP Duets perform a series of contemporary dance duets that will transform Bluecoat’s building and exterior spaces into performance for ‘accidental’ audiences.

19:40—20:00 See street theatre from the Dung Beetles’ Cosmic Journey in the courtyard. The gallery will be open until late, with visitors being able to view spring exhibition from Emma Smith. Euphonia transforms Bluecoat’s gallery into a sonic chamber, enabling the viewer to turn into a participant who is invited to contribute by adding their own voice to the exhibition.

Relax in the garden to the sound of the Halcyon Syncopators (19:45), take part in hands-on screen print activities in the Print Studio and meet the artists who work behind the scenes at Bluecoat (18:00—19:30).  The garden bar is also open for the evening, serving up local craft beers, glasses of fizz and soft drinks. Grab some great food for all the family from the BBQ, freshly prepared by the Bluecoat kitchen.