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Fry Art Gallery

Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
+44 1799 513779
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Interesting collection

Was astounded to walk in and find Ravilious hanging on the walls surrounded by other amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helen J
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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A tucked away treasure

If visiting Saffron Walden find time to visit the Fry Art Gallery. It is tucked away down a small... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Caroline J
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Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1BD, England
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+44 1799 513779
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was astounded to walk in and find Ravilious hanging on the walls surrounded by other amazing artists. There is a permanent collection and a temporary exhibition. Staff very welcoming.

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If visiting Saffron Walden find time to visit the Fry Art Gallery. It is tucked away down a small path between Castle Street and Bridge End Gardens and is easily missed. I had lived in the town for a couple of years before I found...More

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gallery focuses on artists from the pre-war and wartime artists colony who settled in the area, principally Bawden and Ravillious. If you're local it's one of those places that becomes an old friend, good for dropping in to see favourite pictures, especially prints, when...More

Thank AlandeWalden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eric Ravilious is one of my favourite artists and along with Edward Bawden and other Essex artists the exhibition was first class. We staid so long we were the last people there and met a delightful lady who had known Edward Bawden.

Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed 21 June 2017

you will find this on the walkig guide to the town that you get from the tourist office. it is near the church ( well worth a visit) and some medieval streets that are really photogenic. The gallery is tucked away but it has a...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It's only small, but within it's parameters, it's superb. Drop in when visiting the Bridge End Gardens PS. try and spot Grayson Perry's "Wh**e of Essex" which is legitimately hiding there. (Tripadvisor has blocked the official name, hence ** !!!)

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Home of the North West Essex Collection of art work by local artists the gallery displays a range of works each year from the collection. This year from 2nd April to October the work of George Chapman is on show. It is a little gallery...More

1  Thank vuepoint
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very friendly staff and beautifull work on display. They recently put on an exhibition of my grandfathers work and were so welcoming and managed to fit over 30 family members in and put on a brilliant show for us. would absolutely recomend it to anyone.

1  Thank Rory C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The gallery specialises in the works of the Bardfield Group of painters, in particular Edard Bawden. Run by volunteers it is a real gem in the lovely town of Saffron Walden.

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a small public art gallery which displays the artworks of a number of Essex artists and designers, but mainly ones who live, or have lived, in/around Great Bardford and Saffron Walden since the 1930's; people such as Edward Bawden, Richard Bawden, James Ravilious...More

1  Thank Marty B
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