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Ted Coney's Family Portraits

46 Waterside, Ely CB7 4AU, England
+44 1353 650038
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A wonderful tour

We found out about Ted's gallery on an online page here on Trip Advisor. He was very helpful when I... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Alison H
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Derby, United Kingdom
Fascinating and inspirational visit

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Ted's home. I often go to London to visit galleries and was... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
ginamead
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Ely, United Kingdom
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2 Oct 2017
“A wonderful tour”
16 Oct 2016
“Fascinating and inspirational visit”
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46 Waterside, Ely CB7 4AU, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We found out about Ted's gallery on an online page here on Trip Advisor. He was very helpful when I made contact and arranged for myself and friend to visit. The work is outstanding, and the descriptions and explanations of the thoughts behind the paintings...More

Thank Alison H
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Ted's home. I often go to London to visit galleries and was thrilled to be able to enjoy a tour of excellent work and fascinating tour with detailed explanations of each piece of work - right on my own...More

Thank ginamead
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Ely on a rainy day is still worth a visit - as is Ted Coney's very personal trip down Memory Lane. Not simply a gathering of 'faces from the past', [although there are some] but with fascinating representation of times gone by - both happy,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

We came across this attraction when researching what do to in Ely for a weekend and were directed to watch the virtual tour. This short video gave us a sneak peak into the world of Ted Coney's family portraits. What a fascinating world it is....More

Thank Max C
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Ted is a wonderful, charismatic man who is passionate about what he does. The gallery is in his house which makes the experience very personal. His work is all about his family and provides a thought provoking and emotionally rewarding experience. I recommend a visit.

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

I watched the virtual tour a few months ago and was inspired to go on the actual tour. The video just made me want to find out more about this unusual house in the middle of Ely. Truly inspiring and enlightening. Ted has a great...More

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

If you decide to go to Ely, you definitaly should visit the pop-up gallery of Ted Coney! But don't forget to make an appointment in advance! When you enter his gallery, which is situated in his his house, you immediately immerse yourself in the atmosphere...More

Thank Tami E
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

Over the summer I have toured Ted's family portraits 4 times. Each time I am astonished by the quality of the artwork and the variety of unusual ways he uses to express the multifaceted family experiences.He uses layers of fragments, and symbols which come together...More

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

Having read the reviews here, I booked my wife and I on a weekday - Ted doesn't always do this, but agreed readily. I was half expecting to be disappointed - it seems almost too good to be true - but we were both blown...More

1  Thank Carpentr
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

For the smallest of entry fees you can spend a very enjoyable hour entering the fascinating world of Ted Coney. For those of you that might worry that you will have to purchase a work of Art rest assured you wallets will not be under...More

Thank Jonty62
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