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Address: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
Phone Number: 01799 513779
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Great for art enthusiasts

A small art gallery featuring local artists. Very well presented. We were greeted by a lovely lady who offered information if required. Some treasures to see. Would highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A small art gallery featuring local artists. Very well presented. We were greeted by a lovely lady who offered information if required. Some treasures to see. Would highly recommend. Will return.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

my first time in Saffron Walden and what a treat. A very short walk from the Swan carpark and off a lovely little street, the Fry gallery is one of those hidden little gems off the beaten track. Beautiful location amidst a lovely garden, I wanted to have a look at the collection before going to the Ravilious exhibition in... More 

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East Anglia UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This art gallery is the home to many works by the Great Bardfield artists who lived in that village in the late 50's, and 60's. These include Edward Bawden, Eric Revillious, John Aldridge etc. There are often special exhibitions and it is free to go in.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a super gallery! It specialises in local artists of the 20th century, in particular Eric Ravilious and Edward Bawden, but with many other extremely attractive works. I went with a friend, because we had seen the Ravilious exhibition at the Dulwich Art Gallery, which credited some of their paintings to the Fry Gallery. I am so thankful we decided... More 

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Marlborough
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149 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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208 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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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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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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35 attraction reviews
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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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