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Turnpike Gallery

Civic Square, Leigh WN7 1EB, England
+44 1942 484420
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Gallery on the up!

Turnpike looke weird on the outside as a lump of concrete adorns the front of the building, which... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
slejee56
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Turnpike rooms and presentations

Visited the Turnpike on many occasions for meetings, presentations and exhibitions. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
DavidJSykes
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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The Turnpike Gallery is situated on the first floor of the Turnpike Centre and is the home of art, theatre, music, film, dance and craft for the people of Leigh. In 2014 the Gallery changed hands from WLCT to CreativeLEIGH, part of the umbrella charity Trust In Leigh. The space will continue to host a rolling programme of exhibitions focusing on the work of local artists and community groups, especially young people. The Gallery will also host an Arts Awards hub, music, dance and drama activities delivered in partnership with some of the region's best arts organisations (including the Octagon Theatre and the Ludus Dance Company) and a Film Society.
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14 Apr 2017
“Gallery on the up!”
26 Jul 2016
“Ideal venue”
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 15:30
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Civic Square, Leigh WN7 1EB, England
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+44 1942 484420
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Turnpike looke weird on the outside as a lump of concrete adorns the front of the building, which also houses the local library. The Turnpike is upstairs but accessible by lift too. The main function room hosts events with a mix of art and culture...More

Thank slejee56
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited the Turnpike on many occasions for meetings, presentations and exhibitions. It's a great place for community get-togethers but does suffer a little from sound problems unless an appropriate PA is used. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. They do their best with the...More

1  Thank DavidJSykes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Went here to go and view a collective piece from the children's school, the gallery is above the library with a collection of art work

1  Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is an ideal space for music, art, and large meetings, they have temporary seating and tables, there is a sound system and a projector and screen etc.

1  Thank davidshallcross2016
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Since Trust in Leigh took over running the turnpike gallery it has been amazing , Creative Leigh have brought class artists to Leigh should have happened years ago

Thank James h
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Always good for kids activities, other events like exhibitions are a nice touch of art/culture for the town like Leigh. And there's always a very friendly library downstairs to pop in as an alternative.

Thank azbestowa
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Just keep your eye out for what is going on. They had a display by U2's lighting designer - Willie Williams. Great stuff. Then more local stuff as well. Good exhibition space

Thank Andrew-Leakey
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I have visited the Turnpike Gallery many times over the years, there are lots of interesting exhibitions on there throughout the year. The staff on duty are always helpful and the library downstairs is a welcome visit anytime. Inside the library is a free internet...More

3  Thank Lewis K
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I've been to the children's workshops every month and they are brilliant at getting children involved and learning something new. I definitely recommend it and to go again. :)

2  Thank Wendy B
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