Date: 1951

Many events have been broadcast by the BBC from Bluecoat, including a 1951 concert by trad jazzers, The Merseysippi Jazz Band, and Yoko Ono's performance in 2008, shown outdoors on the Big Screen. In 2017, Elaine Mitchener's Sweet Tooth was recorded for broadcast by Radio Three, and Front Row was presented live from the venue.