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Bankside Gallery

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A lovely find.

I was so pleased to see this gallery as I walked along the Southbank. I was also pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
O189UZsylvias
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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Lovely Riverside Stop

Stopped in unexpectedly on a riverside walk and so glad we did. Really wonderful works on paper... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MeandHeTravel
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so pleased to see this gallery as I walked along the Southbank. I was also pleasantly surprised that entry was free. Lots of paintings lined the walls not all of them watercolours. Each painting showed who the artist was and how much each...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in unexpectedly on a riverside walk and so glad we did. Really wonderful works on paper with a selection of originals offerings on sale, reasonably priced and competently matted for perusing. A good resource for local art that would make perfect gifts and souvenirs....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am so in love with this gallery, and there are pricepoints all across the board for people who want to own really good art. There's a wide variety of sizes and techniques from pen and watercolor to avant garde styles of painting, but you'll...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Finding this gallery nestling along the Thames Path just alongside Tate Britain was a complete and lovely surprise. It's the showcase for the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. It's only a small gallery, but its walls are crammed with high quality...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Excellent gallery on the banks of the river and two minutes' walk from Tate Modern. Full of interesting paintings!

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Worth a trip or combine with a visit to Tate modern. Check and see what is on, we saw a very good exhibition of watercolours. Good selection of books on sale

Thank helenswan61
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I have to own up to being biased about this lovely gallery situated next to Tate Modern. I had a painting selected to be in their exhibition and so went along to the Private View. The gallery is airy and spacious and all the works...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

It is free entry and had a rather interesting contemporary paintings and prints exhibition. It has beautiful curation. IMHO it definitely worth a visit.

Thank D L
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I like galleries this size as unlike the Tate next door they are not over imposing and they encourage you to concentrate on the exhibits themselves. I notice the previous reviewer was disappointed not to find any watercolours but my visit coincided with a watercolour...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Enjoyed my visit to the gallery. My only disappointment was that there were no watercolours on display.

Thank Margaret D
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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
...More
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