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Henry Paddon Contemporary Art

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A small gallery packed with local gems

Henry has great taste and has a wide range of excellent work by local artists. It is well worth... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
A Gem of a Place

We have been visiting He ray Paddon for many years and have some wonderful local art from his shop... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Henry has great taste and has a wide range of excellent work by local artists. It is well worth taking time to browse around his gallery and talk to him about the artists and their work.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TrevorH226
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We have been visiting He ray Paddon for many years and have some wonderful local art from his shop from big and small, to quirky and cute. I love Arrington and can always find something to go with a new outfit here. Henry himself is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank SuzanneCruse
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Henry Paddons art studio is a unique and amazing environment as well as a showplace for local artists, jewellers, sculptors and so much more. A wonderfully inspiring destination if you are looking for that special gift or a piece of original art for yourself. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Jane E
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to see Henry for many years and have purchased several stunning pieces mainly by Sam Fanaroff. Even the sister in law has acquired several items of Sams work over the years. There is always a great mix of art in every...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank SussexmeetsYorkshire
Reviewed January 23, 2017

A great place to go for something unique and original, for a special gift with a wow factor, or even just for a birthday card that's different to the usual boring stuff from the big shops. A nice place to browse around, with items to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank GeoffreyF143
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

I'm always coming here for presents or just to treat myself! Henry has a calm relaxed nature, which transfers into the ambience of his gallery and to spend time looking through the items is a joy as there's no hard sell, just useful suggestions should...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Popped in for a look round, lots of fascinating and enticing stuff. Fell for a pair of earrings which were beautifully wrapped by Henry himself.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank PatP1681
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Henry has supplied both our houses and those of our friends and family with art, jewellery and ceramics over the years. There is always an appropriate and unique gift - and not all pieces are expensive. Original jewellery and small artefacts from local artists which...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank SamanthaTW
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This gallery is just exciting to visit, the variety of amazing local art is simply stunning and from the moment you enter its difficult to know where to look first! If you are seeking that special piece then begin your search here, I found the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank KEITHFH
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a little gem in South Street. Henry is always welcoming and you feel under no pressure to buy. He knows all his artists well and can tell you about them and their pieces. You can buy a very small cheap item or treat...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 911juneb
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