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Address: 13-15 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1845 522479
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Superb venue for quality contemporary art

With several displays set out over 2 floors, the Zillah Bell gallery offers a superb collection of Norman Ackroyd Etchings alongside visiting exhibitions. Beautifully presented in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
artywen
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

With several displays set out over 2 floors, the Zillah Bell gallery offers a superb collection of Norman Ackroyd Etchings alongside visiting exhibitions. Beautifully presented in a somewhat quirky but historic building.

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Thank artywen
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This hidden gem has some fantastic work in it - a real range of paintings and prints. Plus they sell books, jewellery etc. Great for a quick present buying, but also lovely to wander around if I have more time. Great work in there and the team always happy to help!

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Thank dingdong37
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Every time I go back to North Yorkshire I make sure to save some time for this incredible little gallery in Thirsk. I am so delighted that they have expanded and opened up a second floor which they dedicate to etchings. To be the only place outside of Norman Ackroyd's studio where you can buy any of his etchings just... More 

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1 Thank zilby2015
Sarah B, General Manager at Zillah Bell Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback about the gallery, and specifically to our new upstairs gallery. We hope that you will come and see us again soon! More 

Northumberland
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139 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Small from the outside, but lots of rooms and two floors of really good quality, interesting and eclectic paintings, etchings and pottery.

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Thank boppsey
Sarah B, General Manager at Zillah Bell Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to the gallery last year. Come and see us again soon! More 

York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

I have frequented this gallery for at least 15 years and I love it, the staff,if that's the right word, are easy going, communicative, helpful and unpretentious people, I have signposted friends to this gallery for that reason alone. I've quite a few paintings from Zilah Bell but the one I love is the view from a tractor cab of... More 

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Thank Westy3151
bilsdalea
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Well organized, friendly and lots of time and space to browse. Welcoming all round so why not open a tiny space for coffee and cakes - you'd provide a lot more pleasant visit than most other venues in town

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Cortez, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

There is plenty of art to be found in this gallery that is thought provoking... I found it to be a very nice experience, with different media and artists to choose from.

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Thank Caitlyn-Martin
Thirsk
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178 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

A totally random mix of 'exhibits', from the classic oil painting to the pieces of conduit forming a lamp. Prices from the reasonable to the 'what the heck, I could make that with my eyes closed.....and I'd get what for it' level. Occasional exhibitions, well worth a visit.

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Thank Geepster
Beverley East Yorkshire
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

Was planning on a flying visit and bought some lovely etchings and a jug. Very welcoming and laid back. All the works very well presented. Irresistable!

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New York
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131 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

My husband and I stopped in this little gem of a gallery on a day trip to Thirsk. We were so glad we did. I loved walking around looking at all the beautiful works of art from local artisans.The girls working there were very nice and friendly which made our experience even better. I purchased a beautiful necklace made of... More 

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