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The Watergate Street Gallery

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great little gallery with friendly, busy staff!

Well worth a visit in the heart of the city - look very closely at all the wonderful artwork... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Claire B
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Like others was passing by , spotted the original art in the window , had a look see isnside and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Dundee, United Kingdom
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The Watergate Street Gallery opened in 1992 with a philosophy to bring new, fresh, different, yet affordable art to as many people as possible. We source work from not only local and national artists but throughout the World.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
60 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 345698
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Well worth a visit in the heart of the city - look very closely at all the wonderful artwork - especially downstairs fairy tales and the ice cream van!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Like others was passing by , spotted the original art in the window , had a look see isnside and was impressed by the display of art on show,many nooks and crannies to explore.well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Broughtybill
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely gallery, set in the very heart of historic Chester. There are hundreds of original works, by scores of new and established artists and you are sure to find something to your taste.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Howi58
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We visited purely because we were attracted by the original art in the window. We saw some most attractive sketches of Chester as line drawings and colour pictures, and eventually settled on one to take home with us. The service was patient and helpful, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Called in for a browse and was so impressed with the range of art available and how well it is presented. It's a rabbit Warren of delights so don't miss any nooks and crannies! I think the art on show has something for everyone -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank RichardS290560
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Hubby and I went in here on a recent rainy Tuesday afternoon. The Manager was very welcoming. We wandered around FREEly to admire the various collections of paintings. I particularly liked Sir Quentin Blake's illustrations of Roald Dahl characters. Hubby liked the pop/urban art pieces...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Well presented gallery with an interesting range of Art. Located in a lovely building. Great to see quality, individual businesses.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A great gallery with quality pieces of modern art with some classics. Friendly staff make this a pleasant time wandering round having a browse.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A visit to this small gallery is well worth the time. Watergate Street has a good collection of works by local artists including many fine views of Chester. I wish we weren't in the middle of our trip or we would have purchased something to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wonderful cross section of art in several mediums. A very helpful young lady was ready to tell us about the artists and the gallery. A really worthwhile place to visit if you like paintings. Good size gallery to wander through and enjoy the exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RJojacks
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