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Loved it so visited twice!

We loved the gallery and spent ages chatting with the people on duty! Really really helpful to us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Wonderful work on display

Having wanted to see the gallery for ages, we nearly missed it as opens at different times each... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seaford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the gallery and spent ages chatting with the people on duty! Really really helpful to us for planning other visits locally. Hope the plans for larger display space come to fruition. Loved the Bawfen exhibition. Many thanks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having wanted to see the gallery for ages, we nearly missed it as opens at different times each day. Custodians very welcoming and we loved the Bawden prints on display this time. Will go again if I get chance as exhibitions change. The space Is...More

Thank christel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned to lovely Saffron Walden for the Edward Bawden show at this excellent gallery. Busy but still plenty of time and space to enjoy the many exhibits.

Thank martico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lot of time in this fantastic gallery. Lots of interesting information and lovely pictures. Well worth the visit and detour to find out.

Thank ScoobyDoo2012
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Decided to visit the Fry Gallery after reading a review in the Times about the Edward Bawden exhibition. Having been to the exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery earlier this summer and enjoyed it this seemed a good thing to do. The Fry Gallery is...More

1  Thank Alun J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I confess I hadn't known of Edward Bawden till reading the Sunday Times' review of an exhibition at the Fry Art Gallery and at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition about Edward Bawden is delightful, and I realise I recognise from the past so many of...More

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 17 June 2018

A tremendous Edward Bawden exhibition at present. It is always a joy to come to this wonderful gallery.

Thank MichaelJReiss
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Wonderful, free exhibition of work by Edward Bawden, illustrator, artist, painter... who lived locally. Great collection of a range of his work, including book covers and illustrations, and don't miss his scapbooks. Lovely building with its own history. What made the visit really special were...More

Thank KentUk_reviewer
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Edward Bawden exhibition was excellent and I believe it runs until October. It is a small gallery but there was an extensive display of his work. There were numerous books, ceramics, postcards for sale. If you're a fan of Bawden, this is a super...More

2  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Paintings, prints, books and ceramics by artists who have lived in and around Great Bardfield and Saffron Walden. Very helpful and informative volunteers

1  Thank loubyloo123
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