COoL is a collective of 30 key arts organisations
based in the Liverpool City Region.

Economic Impact

COoL contributes at least 
£8 million to the economy of Liverpool City Region every year


COoL members’ activities have a collective audience of over 2 million people annually


Over 800 newly commissioned artistic projects and 4,000 events each year, with work winning awards and critical acclaim worldwide


Every year COoL creates over 800 full-time, part-time, freelance and volunteer opportunities within the Liverpool City Region

“COoL is a great legacy of 2008. The collaborative working of arts organisations ensures a joined up offer for the city that is unparalleled across the country”

Councillor Wendy Simon, Cabinet Member for Culture and Tourism Liverpool City Council


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COoL is supported by:

Liverpool City Council