Liverpool Art and Design

Tour Information

Explore and compare the differing ideas, methods and approaches used by the world’s most acclaimed masters and contemporary artists on this fascinating study tour. Tate Liverpool’s excellent curriculum focused sessions and workshops give a valuable insight into its outstanding selection of modern works.

The Walker Gallery’s fine collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts allows students to engage with a range of images and artefacts from different contexts.

Itinerary

Day Itinerary
1Depart campus. Check in accommodation. Visit Tate Liverpool. Evening meal at local restaurant
2Walker Art Gallery followed by a visit to view Antony Gormley’s 'Another Place'. Evening at the Cavern
3World Museum, depart for campus

What's Included

  • Return scheduled coach
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Accommodation

Our accommodations are hand-picked, with safety, comfort and service in mind. We’ll provide accommodation solutions to meet your budget and location preference.

We undertake health and safety checks on our accommodations, so you can book your tour with confidence and help meet you own due diligence.

YHA Liverpool

YHA is a member of Hostelling International, an international federation of hostel associations. It works in various fields, e.g. youth activity, the environment, education, in partnership with other organisations within the voluntary sector, national government, and local government.

The shared accommodation is in single-sex rooms, typically with four to eight bunk beds, at lower prices than smaller rooms. Many YHA hostels now offer private rooms for couples and families and there are a number of rooms provided with en suite facilities.

IBIS

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We are pleased to partner with the IBIS hotels brand. Throughout the world, IBIS hotels provide the same standard of modern, comfortable and safe accommodation at great value. With over 1000 hotels to choose from you can rest assured that you’ll receive the same standard of service worldwide.

 

For our groups who need to travel for less IBIS Budget hotels offer a simple, no-frills solution.

Remember to Visit

Subject Related Visits + -

  • Tate Liverpool is a part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall, Tate Britain, London, and Tate Modern, London. The museum was an initiative of the Merseyside Development Corporation and was created to display work from the Tate Collection which comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and international modern art. The gallery also has a programme of temporary exhibitions.

     

  • One of the finest art galleries in Europe, the Walker Art Gallery is home to renaissance masterpieces, Tudor portraits and one of the best collections of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art in the country.

    For 130 years it has housed Liverpool’s most outstanding art collection. Many of the gallery’s most important works have been on display in the city for nearly 200 years.

  • Another Place is a piece of modern sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley. It consists of 100 cast iron sculptures of the artist’s own body, facing towards the sea spread over a 2 mile stretch of the beach between Waterloo and Blundellsands

  • One of Wirral’s hidden gems, the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is minutes from the heart of Birkenhead, on the edge of the picturesque village of Oxton. This elegant venue now provides space to display masterpieces, ceramics, and sculptures. Housing the largest public collection of Della Robbia pottery in the UK.

General Visits + -

  • The Beatles Story is the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Located in their hometown of Liverpool, the Beatles Story takes visitors on an atmospheric journey through the lives, times, culture and music of The Beatles.

  • The Magical Mystery Tour bus is a fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool. You’ll see all the places associated with John, Paul, George and Ringo as they grew up, met and formed the band that would take the pop world by storm.

  • The ferry service operates on the River Mersey, between Liverpool and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral Peninsula. Ferries have been used on this route since at least the 12th century, and continue to be popular for both local people and visitors.