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“Great mosaics, fun walk, a must for Blake lovers!”
Review of Southbank Mosaics

Southbank Mosaics
Ranked #1,098 of 1,869 things to do in London
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We found out about Southbank Mosaics through a blog by the Gentle Author. We looked it up on line, and decided it was definitely worth seeing. We also got a map on line of where to see the mosaics. With the map as our guide we saw about six sets, each with about a dozen mosaics, usually on walls running parallel to streets, and often under bridges. Highlighted among them are copies of many Blake works, which makes seeing the mosaics a must for Blake lovers. You can see Blake works at the Tate Britain, and then do the mosaics walk. They also have an installation on the north-side of the Thames just East of St. Paul's. These mosaics run about 75' and show the history of London. The office of Southbank Mosaics is in St John's Crypt, 73 Waterloo Road A visit to the office is definitely worth doing because there are many mosaics there.

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Along the bank of the river Thames an excellent mosaic depicting the history of the city of London. Apparently put up for the Queens Jubilee.

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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem during a walk around south London. We weren't even sure if it was open due to the big imposing door being shut. A tentative press of the buzzer saw us allowed entry. A quirky warren of mosaics on the walls, some thought provoking pieces. It didn't take too long to look around but given that it was free and interesting I'd recommend a quick visit if you are over that way.

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Reviewed 29 January 2015

We regularly travel through Waterloo and know the area quite well, but had not heard of the Southbank Mosaic Gallery until stumbling across it on the Internet. With time to spare we crossed to St John's Church and found the Gallery which is in the Crypt, the entrance marked outside the Church on the left. This leads you down into a fascinating world of Mosaic art, some political, some educational and some simply visually attractive. A number of the works from this studio can be seen in London venues, but to get up close and study the workmanship, this is the place. A notice on the door indicates that weekday opening is 1000 until 1600 and it is well worth a detour

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We enjoyed seeing the 'View of Old London Bridge at Night Circa 15th C' mosaic piece situated found at Riverside, just outside Hay's Galleria. This is a nice thing to see when visiting the attractions in this area of the city.

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