A Liverpool Father Willis – an instrument for all

The 1874 Father Willis organ in the Shirley Hall of The Liverpool Blue Coat School, in its present condition. The Liverpool Blue Coat School has a national treasure in its assembly hall - a 1874-built Father Willis organ.  It was originally installed in the former Liverpool Blue Coat School building (now the Bluecoat Arts Centre) in Liverpool city centre, and was later moved to the school’s current Grade II* listed premises at Wavertree, south Liverpool. The organ is a rare school chapel instrument, made even rarer by being in a state school (and would have been…

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