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Small, but charming gallery dedicated to the work of Stanley Spencer. It has a rotating selection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, England
Stanley Spencer Gallery

A small gallery with a good selection of Spencer's work , including his last, unfinished... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dudley, United Kingdom
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The Stanley Spencer Gallery is a very special place for all generations of the family to enjoy. Devoted to the work of one of Britain's greatest twentieth century painters, Sir Stanley Spencer, the Gallery was named by ArtFund last year (2014) as...more
High Street, Cookham SL6 9SJ, England
+44 1628 471885
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, but charming gallery dedicated to the work of Stanley Spencer. It has a rotating selection from an extensive permanent collection along with temporary exhibitions of his work. It has a good selection of books, catalogues, postcards etc available for sale. A friendly atmosphere, with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small gallery with a good selection of Spencer's work , including his last, unfinished piece. There are approximately 36 pieces there and the cost of entry is 4.00 GBP. There is an audio guide available and a computer program showing his wok.

Thank Reynard999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The current exhibition about his patrons is most interesting with a good catalogue. Have a walk round the town as well

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't know much about Sir Stanley Spencer this would be good place to start; a tiny converted chapel dedicated to Spencer's work where you can see some of his paintings, read about his life and appreciate his talent.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small gallery but a very important and the largest collection of works by the artist Sir Stanley Spencer. It is worth arranging a guided visit (for an additional fee )if you want to get an insight into his life and work. Parking available nearby...More

Thank Footlooseatlast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lived in Cookham for 17 years and although I was aware of Stanley Spencer (he was a friend of my grandmother), I never visited the gallery of his work. His style is hard to pin down, but he was very talented and his work is...More

Thank LesterP476
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We walked from Maidenhead to Cookham specifically to find this little gallery in an old Methodist Church where a small selection of Stanley Spencer's wonderful paintings can be found. Then went on to the little church where one of his most famous paintings is supposed...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a charming volunteer run gallery dedicated to the wonderful local artist. The gallery sits so well in the village and knowing that the works were all based on what is just outside or portraits of local people added a special extra dimension. It...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The gallery is tiny and you can basically see most of the exhibition as you step in. £6 is too expensive- £12 for a couple and it took us less then 10 mins to look around reading everything. Felt ripped off £3 would be more...More

Thank F V
Shelagh C, Trustee at Stanley Spencer Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear FV I'm so sad to hear your account, but you do provide me the opportunity to assure you on a number of points. Every year it is a real challenge to break even financially. We have no permanent grant funding and operate solely on...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

So interesting to learn so much about this iconic C20th artist. Focussed on an entirely fresh WW perspective Really uplifting

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10 January 2015|
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Response from Elcadobes | Property representative |
I do hope you enjoy your visit to Cookham, it is a very special village. The Gallery will be open on the Sunday 1 March for you. You can also see more about Cookham on the Cookham village website.
Julia R
9 January 2015|
Response from tedsmum2013 | Reviewed this property |
google Spencer Cookham for website OPENING TIMES SUMMER: 1 April 2015 - 1 November 2015 EVERY DAY 10.30 am - 5.30 pm WINTER: 6 November 2014 - 29 March 2015 Thursday to Sunday only 11.00 am - 4.30 pm
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9 January 2015|
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Response from mahonia2013 | Reviewed this property |
Winter (6 Nov 2014 - 29 March 2015) open Thursday to Sunday only, 11am to 4.30pm Summer (1 April 2015 - 1 Nov 2015) open every day, 10.30am to 5.30pm. Current exhibition is "Paradise Regained: Spencer in the Aftermath of... More