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Address: Wills Lane, St Ives TR26 1AF, England
Phone Number: 44 1736 795 723
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Wills Lane Gallery in St. Ives, Cornwall specialises in bringing...

Wills Lane Gallery in St. Ives, Cornwall specialises in bringing exceptional contemporary fine and applied art to the South West. Artists and designers of national and international significance are exhibited alongside new talent, including artists, paintings, drawings, watercolours, prints, photography, sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, glass, weaving, jewellery.

The gallery's exhibition changes as works are sold and new works come in, and from time to time there are solo exhibitions.

Wills Lane Gallery is the only gallery in Cornwall to be invited to exhibit at the renowned 'COLLECT' International Art Fair for contemporary objects.

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If you do not have style visit here, if you have style comfort yourself with a like minded decor. This is a emporium that oozes essence of life

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lindafood
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Leedstown, United Kingdom
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Leedstown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you do not have style visit here, if you have style comfort yourself with a like minded decor. This is a emporium that oozes essence of life

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Thank lindafood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Having visited St. Ives a couple of weeks ago on holiday, I came across a wonderful new and very stylish lifestyle shop called "Sweetlime" . It stocks homewares and gift items all sourced from around the globe, together with thier own collection of statement jewellery and bags, beautifully designed by Elspeth Walker who is in the store to offer all... More 

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Thank Marlyn C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Another excellent gallery given over to tourist tat! I have visited St Ives since the early sixties and always called in to see "Gilly" the original owner. He loved each picture in the gallery as if it were his own work. Even if you did not purchase he was full of interesting tales about artists of St Ives past and... More 

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Shifnal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

See the new gallery space and view the exciting new work in this spectacular location - a designated area of outstanding natural beauty just off the coast path. For directions and parking e-mail petronilla@petronillasilver.co.uk or call Petronilla on 0774 043 6242.

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Thank Annshropshire
Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This was a lovely gallery, but sadly it is now closed. We miss popping in here on our annual visit. Such a shame that it has gone. If you liked this gallery, the Penwith Gallery on Back Road is lovely, as is the Belgrave Gallery (very close to the Barbara Hepworth Museum). The New Craftsman (a few doors down to... More 

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Thank Birdingtons
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wills Lane Gallery has a long standing pedigree of quality and promotes serious local and national artists, including many represented in national and international museums and galleries. It's easy to miss but it's right in the centre of St.Ives, it's worth a visit.

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Thank Ladyrhodes
Fergus D, Owner at Wills Lane Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of the Wills Lane Gallery. We strive to keep the standards as high as possible and the art interesting and inspiring. Please come back and visit us again if you are in St. Ives. Best Wills Lane Gallery More 

Beccles, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The most knowledgeable and perceptive gallery in town.deepl committed and dependable. She knows her stable and gets the best.

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Thank mickthepotter
Fergus D, Owner at Wills Lane Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you Mickthepotter Your thoughts mean a lot to the gallery. We have some really interesting installations for 2015 already up and in the planning so do visit again if you get the chance. Best wishes Wills Lane Gallery More 

Nunnington, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We were thoroughly impressed with the ceramics and some of the paintings/prints. Absolutely loved one set of prints but was short of £4k at the time! Rare to find a gallery who didn't mind the children too.

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Thank Nick B
Fergus D, Owner at Wills Lane Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you Nick B Yep children and well behaved adults are always welcome at the gallery :) So glad you liked the work on display, please do visit again if you get the opportunity Best wishes Wills Lane Gallery More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

A small, contemporary gallery offering ceramics, textiles, jewelry, painting and works on paper -to mention the ones that just spring to mind- by carefully selected artists using traditional and digital techniques. The owner is happy to chat, interesting and knowledgeable. One of the top 3 contemporary galleries in St Ives,this is a gem.

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Thank Ilovefoodandfun
Fergus D, Owner at Wills Lane Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you Ilovefoodandfun We are so lucky in St. Ives to have many wonderful galleries, so your saying that we are in the top three makes us very proud. Best wishes Wills Lane Gallery More 

Silver Spring, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Petronilla Silver, the proprietress of this gallery, has a fine eye. The ceramics were first rate, as was the jewelry and the paintings. I thought it was the best in St. Ives (apart from "The Gallery", a pink building with heaps of drawings curated by Paul, I don't know his last name, but he has an eye and a half.)

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Thank Redshino
Fergus D, Owner at Wills Lane Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you Redshino for your kind words Best wishes Wills Lane Gallery More 

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