Get involved with creative activities and events at the festival as well as at home with all the family and friends.

Education & Family Programme

Granby Gardening Club at Kingsley Community School

Every Saturday from 14th July until 22nd September, 2-5pm
Kingsley Community Primary School, 71 Granby Street, L8 2TU (next to the adult learning centre)
Free drop in family workshop, no booking required

Gardening and growing drop in sessions for the whole family at Mohamed Bourouissa’s Garden of Resilience. Activities include: gardening, watercolour painting, games, plant potting, seed bomb making and more.
Please be aware this can be a messy activity, so appropriate clothing should be worn.


Family Day at Bluecoat

Saturday 18th August 1-4pm
Performance Space, Bluecoat
Free family drop in workshop, no booking required

Join us for an afternoon of free, creative fun suitable for all the family. Inspired by the work of Ryan Gander, we will create a range of artworks including sculptures, large scale drawing and dens.
You can explore the rest of the Biennial exhibitions, and enjoy Bluecoat’s café and garden. Bluecoat’s Children’s Corner is also open for self-directed activities for the duration of the Biennial.


Victoria Gallery and Museum Family workshops

Thursdays 2nd, 16th and 30th August, 1-4pm
Victoria Gallery and Museum
Free family drop in workshop, no booking required

Explore the Biennial exhibition and take part in exciting and creative workshop activities, designed by artists in response to the works.
Explore the rest of the Biennial and the fascinating collections in the museum for free, and enjoy the cafe.


Do Something Saturdays

Every Saturday from 14th July until 27th October, 12-4pm
FACT Foyer
Free drop in workshop, no booking required

Every Saturday, discover a different way of experiencing the exhibition. Drop-in sessions designed for families to make, do and be creative together.


Prototype Camps

31st July -2nd August, 7th -8th August, 14th -16th August, 10am-3pm
£60 per session, booking is required, please contact

Our Prototype Camps offer young people a range of digital and creative skills. At these camps, children will learn about designing and prototyping, whilst making surreal Virtual Reality 360 films.
Limited spaces are available free of charge for families of children eligible for free school meals. Participants aged 11 and over will also have the change to gain Bronze Arts Award by attending additional day at no extra cost.


Get Creative with Family Collective

Sunday 30th September, 1-3pm
Tate Liverpool
Free drop in workshop, no booking required

Get creative with Tate’s Family Collective, try out hands-on activities, learn new techniques, explore artworks from Tate’s displays and work as a group to help us plan and shape our next family activity.


Half-term activities at Tate Liverpool

Monday 22nd until Thursday 25th October, 1-4pm
Tate Liverpool Clore Studio
Free family drop in workshop, no booking required

Drop in to our fun free family activities this October half-term designed by Tate Liverpool’s family collective and inspired by Tate Liverpool’s Biennial exhibitions.


Family Tours

Sundays 29th July, 26th August, 30th September, 28th October, 3pm
Venues vary each month, please check Liverpool Biennial website
Free family tour, no booking required

Explore and learn more about the Liverpool Biennial exhibitions with our mediation team on a family friendly tour.