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small is beautiful

Went to The Stanley Spencer Gallery on a beautiful autumn day. This is a very small gallery but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
Informative body of the man

Great little gallery with some strange opening times but a very insightful look into the life and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hurley, United Kingdom
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The Stanley Spencer Gallery is a very special place for all generations of the family to enjoy. Devoted to the work of one of Britain's greatest twentieth century painters, Sir Stanley Spencer, the Gallery was named by ArtFund last year (2014) as...more
High Street, Cookham SL6 9SJ, England
+44 1628 471885
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very small gallery not worth making an effort to visit. However are is subjective and taste of everyone is not the same.

Thank BigdSuffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to The Stanley Spencer Gallery on a beautiful autumn day. This is a very small gallery but it really is worth a visit as it makes up for its size in the quality of its display and the quality of its staff. The day...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little gallery with some strange opening times but a very insightful look into the life and the man his veiws and patterns of colours.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Stanley Spencer Gallery in Cookham provides me with further evidence that the smallest attractions are often the most satisfying. It occupies a former chapel and crams into the limited space not only paintings by the man himself but also an insight into his life...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Have always been very intrigued by Stanley Spencer hence visit to Cookham. The small perfectly built and maintained gallery is a joy. A lovely exhibition on Spencer and his patrons. Lots of detail. Glorious art. And the ever intriguing Stanley. The lady in the gallery...More

1  Thank shakirayork
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This bijoux gallery -- not much bigger than my living room -- has new exhibitions every six months or so, all of them focused on local boy Stanley Spencer. The one we saw was about the patrons who made Spencer's artistic life possible, and had...More

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a small, intimate gallery and exhibition with a wealth of interesting information about Spencer and his patrons. I especially enjoyed the video material about his life in Cookham and his place in the local community. Fascinating, and well worth the train trip from...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Whether you are a fan of Spencer or not this little gallery is full of interest. It explains the source of patronage for many of his paintings. There are concessions for seniors. It’s worth combining a visit with a look at Trinity Church where his...More

Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We went here to see the patrons who supported Stanley Spencer. The paintings are very engaging and it is clear they have had a significant impact on the development of art think over the last century. His portrayals are amusing and insightful. There is an...More

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is small gallery with an insightful display of Stanley Spencer works. Quite expensive for such a limited display

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11 January 2015|
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Response from Elcadobes | Property representative |
I do hope you enjoy your visit to Cookham, it is a very special village. The Gallery will be open on the Sunday 1 March for you. You can also see more about Cookham on the Cookham village website.
Julia R
9 January 2015|
Response from tedsmum2013 | Reviewed this property |
google Spencer Cookham for website OPENING TIMES SUMMER: 1 April 2015 - 1 November 2015 EVERY DAY 10.30 am - 5.30 pm WINTER: 6 November 2014 - 29 March 2015 Thursday to Sunday only 11.00 am - 4.30 pm
Julia R
9 January 2015|
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Response from mahonia2013 | Reviewed this property |
Winter (6 Nov 2014 - 29 March 2015) open Thursday to Sunday only, 11am to 4.30pm Summer (1 April 2015 - 1 Nov 2015) open every day, 10.30am to 5.30pm. Current exhibition is "Paradise Regained: Spencer in the Aftermath of... More