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The Black-E is fully wheelchair accessible

The Black-E is fully wheelchair accessible

Youth Arts Programme

Our regular   PlayScheme  on Saturday will run from 11am to 3pm.

The Black-E will be holding its Easter Playscheme in early April. The Playscheme will run on Saturday 4th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th of April.

Each day will start with a breakfast club between 10am and 11am, the playscheme will than begin at 11am and run until 3pm.

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The after school project is a Free Fun creative arts project that focuses on stimulating all the senses through the Arts.

The project is aimed at children and their siblings with neurological conditions.

The after school club will not run on good Friday April 3rd. It will be on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8 April. Each session will start at 10am with a breakfast club, activities will begin at 11am and run until 1pm

Please contact ADDvanced Solutions on 0151 486 1788, or The Black-e 0151 709 5109, for further information

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For the next six weeks the youth circus will be running on Thursdays from March 24th, from 5pm until 7pm at the Black-E.

The youth playscheme will continue as normal on Saturdays from 11am to 3pm.

Performance Events

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During March and April 2014, we will host an exciting festival programme of circus for all ages,...

Live A Better Life! event posterSaturday 11 April 2015, 10 am - 4 pm

Our massive event in Liverpool! Helping you to Live A Better Life with 100 stalls offering everything from delicious vegan food and drink to natural beauty and fairtrade clothing!

A daring piece of dance, music and spoken word that sees three characters explore and unravel  their relationship. Gesundheit! is an intimate gathering  of individuals coming from different paths of  life stepping  in and stripping off conventions.

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Creative and co-operative games sessions take place weekly on Friday afternoons.  Please contact us by phone or email for an invitation to join in.

Tai-Chi-class-with-Chinese-teacherThese classes provide an ideal opportunity to learn the art of Tai Chi. Charles Tsang is a highly experienced teacher who specialise in the Yang style and is also a member of The Liverpool Chinatown Tai Chi group, founded in 1986.

Sundays 11.30am – 1pm.


The Black-E Choir – founded by Sally Morris – Coming Soon!  The Autumn programme begins in September.


Games-of-Art-Dotto-apples and worms. Acrylic on board

The Games of Art exhibition presents a selection of imaginative artworks created over the last 40 years of 'Artful Games'; and texts explaining the nature and philosophy behind the art of 'creative and cooperative' games : 'Absolute freedom within very definite limits'. This follows a principle that Paul Taylor, American Choreographer once explained as : 'give yourself a set of simple limitations and do the best you can'.

YG and On Track Abdal Hadi formerly stevie SmithCelebrating forty years of the Black-E, the exhibition researches the lives of dozens of Black-E ‘alumni/ae’ (former youthful participants, volunteers and apprentices), to create an extended exhibition of the youth of the past to inspire the youth of the present. The project aims to identify the
impact that The Black-E has had on alumnae, paying particular
attention to their potential as role models for young
people currently in our community.

painting-of-female-figure-in-ecstacyVoices from The Song of Songs, a series of 12 paired prints, 373 mm x 300mm, created 1997-99 by Judy Chicago, on display in Liverpool for the first time, with a contextual exhibition of her life's work in the arts to date.

For over four decades, as a renowned artist, writer, feminist and intellectual, Judy Chicago's influence has been far-reaching within and outside the art community internationally. She has made the female point of view a part of mainstream art.