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“Not very big” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castlefield Gallery

Castlefield Gallery
Ranked #118 of 171 things to do in Manchester
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Castlefield Gallery is one of Northern England’s most active and successful organisations/agencies for developing emerging contemporary artists and practice. Its ambitious curated exhibitions programme responds to national and international trends, promoting artists at key stages of their careers, including subsequent Turner Prize nominees/winners and exhibitors at international festivals. Central to CG’s activities is an artist development programme that has launched major commission winning artists. The gallery's opening hours during exhibition are Wed- Sun 1-6pm (free entry). The gallery is closed during exhibition changeover, please visit our website for current information.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Not very big”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

Not a very big gallery.
A hidden gem.
No longer than a 20 minute visit - unless there happens to be an artistic video display on.
No gift shop.
Good for transport.
Not great for parking - parking meters and often busy.

Visited July 2012
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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“Contemporary Venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2012

Castlefield Gallery is tucked away down a back street, out of site, it hosts regular temporary exhibits of contemporary artists in it's bright open and airy rooms. For the connoisseur

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“LAND OF MAGIC”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2010

This out of the way fantasy land, will bring your imagination alight with pictures of historical battles. You can see the wonders of how hard it was to storm a rampart. How shear the walls are, how many trenches there were to slow the enemy and tons more. Its the land the writers talk about and if your a fan of David Gemmell or Raymond E Feist or David Eddings.

You have to go here and let your imagination run free. I go to this place regular, I enjoy the relaxation. You can do what you like there. I play cards with my friends who are really the only people who go. I recommend this place to anyone who likes the time of old.
Remember this place is in the middle of Manchester's City and is almost out in the country. This is an ideal place if you work in the city and have a spare lunch break. It's just off Dean's Gate before the bridge.

Don't worry the people who go there are nice and polite. Mostly. If your interested in Roman times this is the place for you. Theirs a portcullis and loads of things that refer back to Roman times.
On the Hattonus scale this magical land reaches 10/10. It's peaceful, relaxing and is stuck in the middle of a massive city. Don't miss this extraordinary place. You don't know what your missing. Otherwise you will never know what a great place you have missed.

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