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Side Gallery

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Photographic gallery

The quality of displays is outstanding being married to a photographer we have been many times. The... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
suzi c
Skelton-in-Cleveland, United Kingdom
Great Photography

You can take in some wonderful exibits while taking in this gallery, so many wonderful pieces. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Abbotsford, Canada
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“insight”(3 reviews)
“poverty”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The quality of displays is outstanding being married to a photographer we have been many times. The gallery has been improved and more accessible with toilets. Staff very welcoming .

Thank suzi c
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

You can take in some wonderful exibits while taking in this gallery, so many wonderful pieces. Well worth the visit.

Thank 649briank
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you've any interest at all in Newcastle's history and the lives of its people then this photography exhibition is a must. It shows in close up, from the harrowing (scenes from the miners' strike in the early 80s still make me shudder) to the...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Tucked away between a bar and restaurant, in the shadow of the Tyne Bridge is this wonderful place. It is a small space but across three floors there is ample space to display a variety of photos. The gallery is the base of the Amber...More

Thank liverpoolfan2016
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Fascinating art exhibition over 2 floors, depicting the North, in much poverty, over the past 40 years. Recent enough, but seemed like a different world! Exhibition was free to enter, but donations were welcome.

Thank nigeljcook
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Loved this but especially the 3 videos. Some people were crying with laughter. On 3 floors with lift.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The Side Gallery puts together strong, inspirational exhibitions with a sense of purpose to educate as well as entertain. It can be challenging stuff at times. Exhibitions feature both black & white and colour images from some of the best photographers around; past and present....More

Thank ThamesAngle
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This small, fascinating gallery is independent and reached by a flight of ancient worn stone steps. Not sure about lifts etc. Constantly changes so go anytime for great photos and exhibits that provide an insight into some aspect of somebody's life somewhere on the planet.

Thank robsonmccabe
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great wee space with fascinating exhibitions a showcase for iconic local and international photography.

Thank 588phoebe
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was last in the gallery in the late 70s in my student days. I loved it then and wasn't disappointed by my recent visit with some friends. It's small, but has always had interesting and thought-provoking exhibitions. The men on reception were also extremely...More

Thank annecboyd
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