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Address: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
Phone Number: 01799 513779
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Jewel of a gallery

This dear little gallery has an excellent collection of famous local artists - Eric Ravillious and Edward Bawden in particular. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable - a really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Marlborough
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Marlborough
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140 reviews 140 reviews
40 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This dear little gallery has an excellent collection of famous local artists - Eric Ravillious and Edward Bawden in particular. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable - a really excellent experience.

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Devizes
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Travelled for the weekend to see the exhibition - and not disappointed. If you like Ravilious and Bawden, then you will love this little gallery. Great collection - make sure you see the pictures in the drawers ...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I knew some of the artists featured in this gallery but had not placed them in this location. It was a joy to see the work of famous printmakers working between the wars. Its worth a visit to SW just to visit this place. The selection of items for sale is good and their main source of income so buy... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
82 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Difficult for me to add to the comments already made by recent reviewers, other than to say ("I agree"). We came across an artist we'd not heard of before, who my wife loved; Bernard Cheese. Entrance is free and the supervisors are so knowledgeable and friendly. It doesn't justify a trip to SW just to see this gallery, but there... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Very well organised gallery and good selection of works by local artists Edward Bawden and Eric Ravilous. If you are visiting Saffron Walden well worth a look along with Bridge End Gardens and the parish church

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Dropped in on the way to Bridge End Garden, as you walk pass here following the town trail. Plenty to look at & to talk about as the artistes style very between each other, so some will suit you others will not. Tuck away in a small side room is to touch screen computers, one adult height the other child... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Having dropped some friends off at Stansted Airport we were taking a scenic route back to London and decided to stop off at Saffron Walden. Whilst wandering the streets we came across this beautiful gem of a gallery. Although small it still packs a punch with its stunning permanent collection of works by Ravillious and Bawden and imaginative temporary exhibitions.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
59 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Fry Gallery in quintessentially English, both in its focus on an essentially East Anglian ‘school’ of painting, drawing and print-making and in being one of those quirky places and collections so beloved of English towns. Though a small gallery and collection, the space is perfect for quiet contemplation and the range is catholic (including a ceramic work by Grayson... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Brilliant little gallery of local artists. Ravilious and Edward Bawden well featured. Regular sales of work of high quality.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
52 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This is an utterly charming gallery. There are only two rooms: one displays pictures from the permanent collection of "North Essex" artists while the second houses temporary exhibitions. On our visit this exhibition contained (among other delights) some original staging and costume designs for 1930s British ballets - these thrilled my wife who has a particular interest in this subject.... More 

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