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The Black-E is fully wheelchair accessible

The Black-E is fully wheelchair accessible

Youth Arts Programme

Black-e youth programmeOur regular   PlayScheme  on Saturday will run from 11am to 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.

After School Play 11am -2pm 2015
Wed 29th July Thursday 30th July Friday 31st July.
Wed 5th August Thursday 6th August Friday 7th August.

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

Black-E Youth Circus

For the next six weeks the youth circus will be running on Tuesdays from 4.30pm until 6.30pm and Thursdays from 4pm until 6.30pm at the Black-E.

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

Performance Events

Carmen, a Flamenco Performance 4th and 5th DecemberCarmen is an exciting new combination of Flamenco music  and Dance. Travel with us, as we tell her epic tale through multiple flamenco styles and specially selected songs and compositions to explore the character of the sultry Carmen and her tragic story.



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.

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Company of Friends in New York 2014


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.