Situated in the very heart of Liverpool, on Seel Street, the Arts Club is a highly popular hub amongst arts and culture enthusiasts, regardless of whether they are locals or visitors of the city. Its formal name is East Village Arts Club, EVAC. The club, which is a great venue for concerts, live music, artistic and scientific events, as well as occasional dining, was established inside an old edifice dating back to the 1800s, which used to house the Royal Institute of Arts & Science. The Arts Club of Liverpool has an overall capacity of 420 people (220 upstairs and 200 downstairs). Some bands and singers that played live music here are The Sherlocks, Slaves
, Iggy Pop, The Stooges or Grimes
The Arts Club is located in the centre of Liverpool. You can get there by train, car and bus.
By train and tube: The Arts Club of Liverpool can easily be accessed by train, seeing as it takes you just 7 minutes to walk from the Liverpool Central railway station.
By bus: the closest bus stations are adj Wood Street (3-min walking distance), serving bus routes 82, 82B, 82D and TX1A, Bold Place jct (3-min walking distance), serving bus routes 82, 101 and TX1A and adj Roscoe Street (5-min walking distance), serving bus routes 75, 80, 80A, 86, 86A, 86C and 86D.
By car: You’ll have no trouble getting to the Arts Club by car, as it’s located not far from the major route M62.
International: a car journey from the Liverpool John Lennon Airport will only take about 27 minutes. As an alternative, you should know there’s a bus stop right at the airport.
Visitors of the Arts Car can use the on-street parking spots, some of which are for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
While the Arts Club in Liverpool takes good care of the needs of physically challenged people and allows the presence of a personal assistant for free. The Loft, however, is not wheelchair accessible.