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South London Gallery

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consistently interesting exhibitions, good bookshop and great coffee!

this is a lovely if small galley, bookshop is eclectic with great selection of arts mags, cafe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
simon h
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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
A little treasure buried in scaffolding & plastic

Hidden amongst the scaffolding of adjacent buildings is the entrance to this fully functioning art... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Sotontraveller
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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The South London Gallery (SLG) was founded in the 19th century by philanthropist William Rossiter to ‘bring art to the people of south London’. Today the gallery comprises its original site at 65 Peckham Road; the Fire Station at 82 Peckham Road...more
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Before you plan a visit to the South London Gallery (or SLG as it's affectionately know), make sure you understand what this suburban gallery is all about. It's an art space which hosts various exhibitions throughout the year, rather than a gallery with a permanent...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a lovely if small galley, bookshop is eclectic with great selection of arts mags, cafe serves fantastic cappuccinos which will restore your faith in the concept! friendly and curious staff.

Thank simon h
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Hidden amongst the scaffolding of adjacent buildings is the entrance to this fully functioning art school and gallery. One large room and two upstairs small rooms housed works by the Brazilian artist, Luiz Zerbini. The main works were an 8-metre long sculpture installation, surrounded by...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Galleries are supposed to be at the forefront of contemporary thinking, which is why it saddened me to noitice the cafe/restaurant using plastics straws in their cold drinks. Since it’s so terrible for the environment maybe management should re-consider this.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Small beautiful gallery with a nice coffee shop and gifts shop supporting local and non local artists. Worth a visit!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Before you plan a visit to the South London Gallery (or SLG as it's affectionately know), make sure you understand what this suburban gallery is all about. It's an art space which hosts various exhibitions throughout the year, rather than a gallery with a permanent...More

4  Thank 997briant
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing rare pearl within high end shopping area. Two floor, small gallery variety of great bronze sculptures of Bruno Catalano.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

My friend and I tried to have lunch here today, but had to leave because of the terrible service. When we arrived, we asked a member of staff whether to order at the table or the counter. He said: It's easier for us if you...More

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South L, Public Relations Manager at South London Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

We are incredibly sorry for your experience at the South London Gallery's cafe The Habit. We aim to deliver the best service possible and in this instance we have failed. We would love for you to return so that we can arrange for this to...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have been here twice - last year for the Latin American Art exhibition and this year for 'the Place is Here' exhibition by Black British artists in the 1980s, both of which were excellent. The former also used space in the former fire station...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Opened originally in 1898 as the Passmore Edwards South London Art Gallery and Technical Institute, the Gallery is now surrounded by buildings of the Camberwell College of Art and is carrying out the redevelopment of a former Fire Station Building across the road, which will...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The South London Gallery is an attractive space in a Victorian house exhibiting innovative and cutting-edge art. Take its latest offerings, for example: three video installations by Erik van Lieshout featuring cats in tunnels beneath the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, family relationships, a deceased man...More

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