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Bear Steps Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Amazing! So Perfect!

What a wonderful little place. I felt like I’d stepped back in time. It’s so relaxing and time... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
KezGoCats
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Castlemaine, Australia
Fascinating small collection

I wandered into this small gallery while wondering where to grab a tastysandwich (see the excellent... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Gillyjasper
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Nov 9, 2018
“Amazing! So Perfect!”
Aug 14, 2018
“Fascinating small collection”
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A vibrant Art Gallery set in a stunning medieval building in the heart of Shrewsbury. Whether you appreciate art or architecture there's free entry, art that's refreshed every fortnight, with respective artists present in a stunning timber frame...more
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| St Alkmund’s Place, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH, England
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

What a wonderful little place. I felt like I’d stepped back in time. It’s so relaxing and time seems to stand still here. The service was fabulous and the coffee unbeatable. 150% :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KezGoCats
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I wandered into this small gallery while wondering where to grab a tastysandwich (see the excellent Bear Steps Coffee House) . It was free and very interesting. The artist, Gill Stokes, was there and we had a chat - about the North York Moors, a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gillyjasper
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited this gallery with a friend. There were a few exhibitions set out and it was free to visit. The main gallery was found during a restoration project. There is another gallery upstairs where the restoration is explained.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Very interesting art on show. There is art here for all tastes, so I'm sure you could find something you like. :)

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Good use of restored buildings. Regular changes of exhibition including those where the artist is present. The ground floor is reasonably accessible but no lift so can only see half the exhibits.Can usually buy cards or prints of the exhibits or paintings.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gary B
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Visited this gallery for the first time. They have some beautiful original paintings. The paintings are also very reasonably priced for original art work. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This art gallery hidden in the heart of historic Shrewsbury town displays high standard and affordable work completed by local and international artists. It also shows the unexpected, I would fully recommend the current exhibition, 'Horrorfest.' This covers a wide subject range and materials in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank pauljanczykowski
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Paid a visit this afternoon with my stepdaughter as we were in the neighbourhood. Art by Gill Stokes. The pictures were very good. We both liked quite a few of the oil paintings. If I earned plenty more would of bought one. The gallery is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed August 5, 2015

lovely nice old town and clean that's been able to keep its old great features and the bear steps really seems to take you back in time was a lovely romantic walk with me and my husband

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank kirsty g
Reviewed March 24, 2015

How many 15 century buildings can you walk into free of charge and experience the fine tudor architecture on view. it is always a pleasure to pop into The Gallery and view the changing exhibits which are very varied. I also like the newly vamped...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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