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Beecroft Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very Few Paintings on Display

I think my visit must have been between exhibitions as much of the gallery was cordoned off... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The_Coach55
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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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Prehistoric Britain

Went on a special event day with my young son. Very knowledgeable presenter with lots of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
nicolanoycewilliams
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Re-opened in it's new home on Victoria Avenue, Beecroft Art Gallery sits beside Central Museum and showcases the best in art and costume.
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Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think my visit must have been between exhibitions as much of the gallery was cordoned off, including what seemed a good photographic display. I managed to glimpse Constable's On The Stour over the cordon and I also liked the paintings of Gloria Jackson. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Coach55
SouthendLibsMus, Promotions & Events Team at Beecroft Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, Unfortunately we are currently in the process of de-installing a number of exhibitions but Subcultures in the costume gallery on the first floor will open on the 15th of December and run until the 5th of October next year. Apologies that we are...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a special event day with my young son. Very knowledgeable presenter with lots of interesting artefacts. Definitely worth a visit. Only downside is the massive amount of time it over ran and we had to rush back to the car before it finished.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nicolanoycewilliams
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I visited the Beecroft 2 weeks ago to see a small exhibition. It was my first visit to the new building. It's a great space, has plenty of room, and holds some interesting works. It's also now the home of Jazz UK, and there's an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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SouthendLibsMus, Promotions & Events Team at Beecroft Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We look forward to seeing you again, thank you for your review.

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Magnificent 1950s building with some paintings and things rather lost within. Worth a distracting half and hour or so.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikebJ4923IT
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Beecroft Gallery has a good selection of art and also exhibitions by various different artists over the year. There is a also a film venue area, where films can be watched and also a Jazz centre in the basement with films being shown and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

M and I were intrigued by the building itself, but after our visit I found out that it used to be the library, and the layout and interior make more sense now we know that (it felt very much like a 'civic' building rather than...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank EH-in-York
Reviewed 22 January 2018

good leg room and I think comfortable seating enhances your evenings entertainment, friendly staff will help you to your seat, toilets are fine and there are enough, but as usual its timing for the use of the toilets just be aware of that, no different...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I Visited today with our 12 year old Granddaughter and 4 year old Grandson. The weather was very wet and a visit indoors was best plan. The carpark adjacent is convenient and we paid £4.30 for 4 hours. The gallery was free...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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SouthendLibsMus, Promotion & Events Team at Beecroft Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your review - we are very glad you enjoyed your visits with us, and look forward to seeing you again in the future! Kind regards, Promotion & Events Team

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Dull sparse and thoroughly uninviting What a waste of a great facility poorly executed as a gallery visit the pallant gallery in Chichester see how a gallery should feel and look. Am ashamed to think of visitors to Southend even contemplating a visit. For goodness...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Angela R
SouthendLibsMus, Promoton & Events Team at Beecroft Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear Angela, Thank you for your review- we always appreciate feedback. Your comments will be passed on to management for future planning. Kind regards, Promotion and Events Team.

Reviewed 13 October 2016

I always used to visit this venue at its previous venue and it was wonderful to visit it in its new venue. This new venue is great for loght and airy and it is great to walk around and enjoy the space.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank HelenChristmas
SouthendLibsMus, Promotion & Events Team at Beecroft Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello, Thanks for your review - we are so glad you found us again and enjoyed your visit to Beecroft Art Gallery. Pop in any time! Kind regards, The Promotion & Events Team

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