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Elizabeth James Gallery

10 Portland Road | South Norwood, London, Croydon SE25 4PF, England
+44 20 8676 1151
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Fabulous, friendly gallery gives a much-needed lift to local area

The Elizabeth James Gallery opened in December 2016 and immediately became a focal point for... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Zoe P
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London, United Kingdom
Breath of life into the community

Fantastic addition to the local community. I've only lived in the area for a few years and this is... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Natalie C
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Contemporary art gallery & boutique giftshop in the heart of South Norwood, SE25 ​ Hosting exhibitions with guest artists, workshops for all skill levels and ages, along with Live Art Saturday's; From time to time we invite selected artists come along to the gallery and create art in the window of the gallery. They get to expand their portfolio and you guys can come along, have a chat and watch t
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3 Mar 2018
“Fabulous, friendly gallery gives a much-needed lift to local area”
24 Feb 2018
“Breath of life into the community”
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10 Portland Road | South Norwood, London, Croydon SE25 4PF, England
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Elizabeth James Gallery opened in December 2016 and immediately became a focal point for everyone in the area in search of something fresh and new. The gallery has become a meeting point for art lovers, families, and for anyone who fancies trying something new,...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review Zoe! We love having you at the gallery it’s always a pleasure and we are so please you enjoy your visits.l!! See you again soon, best wishes😊

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Fantastic addition to the local community. I've only lived in the area for a few years and this is the first time I've seen all of these local creatives come together! Elizabeth is hugely supportive of local talent and has great international connections; her own...More

Thank Natalie C
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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hello Natalie Thank you so much for your lovely review, it is always a pleasure when you visit the gallery and we look forward to seeing you in the near future! Many thanks!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Elizabeth james art gallery is a breath of fresh air. Having lived in the area for many years, elizabeth james art has breathed life back into the community, enabling a beautiful cultural experience that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. An inspirational accolade...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoy your visits. Please come again soon!!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I have visited this gallery numerous times with my daughter since it's opening and have always been blown away by the artworks on display. We recently took part in a workshop and it was absolutely brilliant! This place brings a real magic to Portland Road.

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for the review, we are really happy you enjoy visiting the gallery and taking part in the workshops. Please come again soon

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

A wonderful addition to the local community created by a fascinating lady. Since Elizabeth opened her gallery a little more than a year ago, SE25 has become a much more colourful place, bringing all types of people together for the mutual appreciation of some exceptional...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for a lovely review Dylan, I’m so glad we have made such an impact on SE25. It’s always a pleasure having you both at the gallery and we look forward to seeing you both in the near future!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

As I walked along Portland Avenue lost in my thoughts ,clouded by the cold steel grey of London winter, a brightly coloured painting caught my eye.It was an oil ,almost 3D like rendition of what once was my home ,The Arnos Vale Waterwheel In Tobago...More

Thank Philip B
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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Yes that was a very memorable day and it was lovely to meet you and find out the fascinating story behind the piece. You offered us an insight like no other, thank you! Please keep in touch and do come again soon.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to find the perfect place in London for an afternoon with art, joy and colourful experiences you will love Elizabeth James Gallery! Having lived in Hungary, Sweden and Paris and experienced many wonderful art galleries this small but warm and welcoming corner...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you very much for such a lovely review! We are really glad you enjoy the CaribArt Project activities for the children, please stay tuned for further information on upcoming workshops and exhibitions at the gallery!

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

An unique concept, I have nicely surprise of the choice of colours and paintings techniques. It was a full experience that I really enjoyed. It's always nice to come back from time to time, the gallery is always alive. cosy with a nice atmosphere!

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you very much for your review, we are so happy you have had a full experience on visiting the gallery and enjoy the gallery atmosphere! Please come again soon.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is the place to come to when you want inspiration and something a little different. Its not just a gallery for you to look at the exhibits but somewhere to come to participate in the many different workshops, regardless of your ability, All are...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for a lovely review. We are very please you enjoy the workshops and exhibitions, please come again soon!

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Have been to 3 workshops now & I am not at all arty! The gallery is full of all types of art, jewellry, cards & unique gifts.......theres something there for everyone. When doing a workshop the time flies by & you leave with something made...More

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Elizabeth J, Owner at Elizabeth James Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you very much Julie, we love having you at the gallery. We hope you will continue to visit and explore your creative side!

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