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20-21 Visual Arts Centre

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Lovely welcome

The cafe in this great art centre is clean and comfortable,with staff who meet customers with a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
judy2755
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Winteringham, United Kingdom
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Always fresh, always exciting

I love 20-21. Visit every few months and you’ll be treated to a new experience each time with a new... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
927christophero
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“local artists”(3 reviews)
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North Lincolnshire's leading venue for the contemporary visual arts, offering a range of creative exhibitions, activities and events.
Closes in 16 min
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St. Johns Church Church Square, Scunthorpe DN15 6TB, England
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+44 1724 297070
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cafe in this great art centre is clean and comfortable,with staff who meet customers with a friendly welcome. Reasonably priced food and drink ( best scones in town!) are well presented and quickly served. They cater for all tastes and are child friendly too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank judy2755
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love 20-21. Visit every few months and you’ll be treated to a new experience each time with a new exhibition to dive into. Visit more regularly than that and enjoy the fab cafe and prowl the gift shop. What I love especially is that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 927christophero
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Popped in as we had not been for a while.Had coffee and a scone food was fresh service excellent staff friendly and polite. Had a wander round very interesting and excellent hand made items for sale attractive prices. Plenty of advertising as to what’s happening...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elaineparkes1
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Really enjoyed our visit here. Had a good lunch in the cafe which is modern and light. The exhibits were very interesting, much better than the Hepworth, Wakefield we visited the day before. The shop there has some great stuff made by artists that are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TerryJ278
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We took our grancchildren to the pumpkin decorating activity, which was free of charge! The staff were really helpful and engaged with the children, advising on how they might decorate their pumpkins. In addition, the gallery had several good exhibitions (one a local artists competition,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Last time we visited we popped in for lunch and have returned again, but this time we just stopped for a coffee and a piece of cake we were so impressed with the selection on offer and the cakes were all home made by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john s
Reviewed 10 September 2018

we went primarily to see the Grayson Perry 'vanity of the small differences' exhibition, and it was fantastic. You could easily spend 2 or 3 hours on this alone . I finished on 9th Sept, so we were there for the last day. However the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin K
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Saw the incredible Grayson Perry "The Vanity of Smal Differences" exhibition. The 6 huge, stunning tapestries are hung in the old nave of the church to great effect. The setting is so intimate ans you can get really close to the work. When we arrived...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hebejebe
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Spent two and a half hours in the exhibition looking at six tapestries with my partner,part of which was an audio visual while sitting in 1950s armchairs as Grayson explains his work. Studio is in an old church and adds to the atmosphere. Lovely cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place!! Wish it was open on Sundays as we tend to visit family in Scunny on Sundays. The exhibitions are always really interesting. What an amazing surprise today to find that they’re hosting an exhibition of woven scenes designed by Grayson Perry!!!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank pinkie1990
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