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Address: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
Phone Number: 01799 513779
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A Perfect Small Art Gallery

A delightful art gallery, free to visit. This time the small room had a series of prints by Richard Bawden. The larger gallery features a changing display by artists such as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2016
Enidstephenson
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Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

A delightful art gallery, free to visit. This time the small room had a series of prints by Richard Bawden. The larger gallery features a changing display by artists such as Keith Vaughn, Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious and others who lived in and around Great Bardfield. They have a well chosen selection of books to buy plus postcards and some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a great gallery down an alley way. It is based around the 20th Century Great Bardfield artists such as Edward Bawden & Eric Ravilous. It also has regular selling exhibitions.

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Thank Wacarare
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Small gallery, in lovely surroundings, with a lovely collection of art. Volunteer staff are friendly and helpful. It really is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Went to see exhibition including works by Eric Ravilious and Edward Bowden. Small gallery run by welcoming and enthusiastic volunteers who helped everyone to engage with the great collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The Fry Art Gallery is modestly sized but the collection is of excellent quality. I particularly enjoy their paintings by Eric Ravillious and Edward Bawden. The gallery also hosts concerts, talks and art sales.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

It's taken me years to get round to visit the Fry and I live locally. I do recommend it – especially if you're at all interested in Bawden and the rest of the Gt Bardfield artists. It's not a big gallery, actually quite diminuitive, but in a very interesting building and with a friendly volunteer staff. While I was there... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

My visit came with high expectations as a big fan of Edward Bawden but there was no need to be apprehensive as its hard to imagine a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon to view his work and many other increasingly important local artists hailing from the Great Bardfield and Saffron Walden area. The gallery is small but packed... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

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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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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Great Bardfield, United Kingdom
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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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