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The Lightbox

Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA, England
+44 1483 737800
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The Sean Henry Exhibition was amazing

We went to see the Sean Henry Exhibition last week. We had previously seen a few of his sculptures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Surrey, United Kingdom
Just a wander

Been with local School but enjoyed my personal visit. Such friendly staff, superb exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Lightbox gallery and museum is one of the most fun and exciting cultural spaces in the South East. Three galleries host a range of exhibitions from contemporary art to nationally famous artists which change regularly. The building is also home to the interactive museum 'Woking's Story', a canal-side Cafe and a unique Gift Shop. Venue hire is available and the building is fully accessible.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (9 reviews)
“local history” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA, England
+44 1483 737800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Sean Henry Exhibition last week. We had previously seen a few of his sculptures dotted around Woking and, thank goodness, realised that the Lightbox had many more! The space was excellent and well laid out with a film and books...More

Thank Sheil01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been with local School but enjoyed my personal visit. Such friendly staff, superb exhibits & coffee shop well worth a visit. Be visiting again soon

Thank BlobSurrey
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There is always something going on at this excellent gallery. This visit was to catch the Sean Henry exhibition. Sean Henry is a Sculptor from Woking, now internationally famous. His true to life figures are remarkable, with full size sculptures to be found around Woking...More

Thank chargle
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is an oasis of culture just a few steps away from Woking's centrepiece of rampant consumerism (i.e. the Shopping Centre) and as such is a welcome antidote. It's hard to believe this place is now (September 2017) celebrating its tenth anniversary, everything about it...More

Thank OffshoreAlan
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Lightbox in Woking was designed by the couple who designed the London Eye. It offers refreshments and facilities. The gallery supports local artists and has a number of excellent exhibitions on a London scale. Activities are provided for children during the school holidays. There...More

Thank laneyrandell
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A great place for a quick coffee - hidden away but great ambiance - a quiet spot, good service and good coffee

Thank GregReeve
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A good venue for a visit to discover the history of Woking and how it grew up around the railway and unique features such as the Mosque, Brookwood, Crematorium, Asylum etc. Allow at least 90 mins.

Thank AnthonyandAna
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I left my mobile there and the next day I found it with the staff members. The place is in a good location close to town centre and the art exhibitions upstairs are regularly changing. I am using this place for lunch breaks and business...More

Thank Pavelfabianmurarik
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is clearly a vanity project or a council with more money than sense. Most of the exhibits are pointless. I don't know how much it costs to run this place but that money could be better spent somewhere else. If you can spend more...More

Thank deric
The_Lightbox, Public Relations Manager at The Lightbox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your trip to The Lightbox. With three temporary gallery spaces, a local history museum and a Shop and Café we do find that most visitors like to spend 1 - 2 hours with us. We also offer...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to pass a couple of hours with the kids while in Woking. Great exhibitions throughout the year and some good children's workshops during the holidays. Try it!

Thank Mermaid1977
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28 April 2016|
Response from The_Lightbox | Property representative |
Hello, General admission is free. To enter our Main and Upper gallery exhibitions requires the purchase of a £5 Annual Pass (including for Senior Citizens). This Pass lasts for a whole year from the date purchased. The... More