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Address: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
Phone Number: 01799 513779
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super gallery in a gem of a town

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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144 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 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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28 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 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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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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 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 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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Address: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
Phone Number: 01799 513779
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