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Allen Gallery

Church Street, Alton GU34 2BW, England
+44 845 603 5635
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Varying displays

Just viewed the Ghurka display, interesting. I often pop into the gallery and the displays in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
495mia
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Alton, United Kingdom
Interesting

Small local gallery, don’t expect to see paintings as we did. However there is a huge selection... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Isabel W
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Alton, United Kingdom
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“lovely garden” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“local artists” (2 reviews)
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Church Street, Alton GU34 2BW, England
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+44 845 603 5635
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"local artists"
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"fascinating collection"
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"tea and cake"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just viewed the Ghurka display, interesting. I often pop into the gallery and the displays in the back room change. Also it has a garden you can only access from the gallery which sometimes has sculpture on displays. Everything is free to see, there is...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Small local gallery, don’t expect to see paintings as we did. However there is a huge selection of ceramic painted tiles. Nice to see local items. Nice little cafe and volunteer staff friendly and helpful. Nice place to pass an hour or so.

Thank Isabel W
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

A hidden gem, a must for everyone, friendly ,relaxing and like i say a hidden gem in alton, easy parking nearby, free to get in, tearoom has lovely cakes

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

What a treat. Friendly welcome, wonderful art and pottery. Even team and cake in small eating area. Garden is also worth a look.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went on a wet Feb day, they were welcoming and helpful. We had 11people in our party, with 4being small children. They let us have our picnic in their cafe as long as we bought some drinks. It was so relaxing. The gardens are...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I find Allen Gallery a great place to view the amazing array of ceramics right up to modern works by Lucie Rie. The art nouveau tiles as a must to look at. The gift shop has interesting and well priced gift ideas. You can sit...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A very well run gallery worth a visit, very often there are evenings of talks, the Alton Brewery one very good, also the one on Alton, having lived here all my life still found out many interesting things. Also good to pop in for a...More

Thank heidipuss
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A gorgeous gallery which display various mediums of work each month and quirky arty Bits you can buy. They also have a really lovely garden where they really do spend a lot of time maintaining it. You can also have a coffee ☕️ and piece...More

Thank Aprilpink
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

This gallery/museum is situated just off Alton High Street & contains a large number of ceramics - tiles, pottery etc. It is arranged over two floor & there is also a separate temporary exhibition area on the ground floor where changing exhibits such as paintings...More

Thank David E
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Came here to meet a friend for tea and sat out in their beautiful garden full of flowers and herbs . The volunteers were so friendly and the location is amazing . It's like A little oasis in the middle of Alton

Thank Ruthybab
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