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Address: Blackpool Central Library Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1253 478170
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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SMALL ART GALLERY.

Recently I visited this art gallery, it's next to the central library, Blackpool and really I missed all these days, because I am a regular to the library! Without special... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Prem K
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently I visited this art gallery, it's next to the central library, Blackpool and really I missed all these days, because I am a regular to the library! Without special exhibitions, not much to see here, just some paintings only. But for Blackpool it's fine!

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Thank Prem K
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A great little gallery, and well worth a visit. They had a display of neon art when we visited, but I understand that they have a series of exhibitions. It's next to the main library. It's not that big, so great for an hour's diversion when in Blackpool. In the heart of town, too, so easy to get to.

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Thank Bruce B
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is well worth a visit. They show a very good variety and I have enjoyed many visits. It does not take up much of your time,.So if you have a bit of time on your hands have a wander in and take a look you will be surprised

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Thank xfile70cs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This gallery has a really impressive contemporary art programme of exhibitions which everyone can enjoy. You can view art on many different levels here and for FREE!

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Thank Kerry V
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I adore Neon lighting and so this was a 'must see' for me, but it was also a big hit with the rest of the family. The staff were so knowledgeable and explained the various exhibits - which made all the difference. Even just to wander and absorb all the colour would be fab. Tracey Emin has a piece here... More 

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Thank Sandra M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Showing a little of the history of the illuminations and neon lights . very close to the north pier and tower a little off the front but worth the walk to find . very interesting

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Thank nmjon21
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The NEON exhibition is a wonderful collection of installations. We enjoyed looking at the exhibits so much that we are now looking to purchase one for our dinning room.

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Thank _writetopaulhere
Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The gallery is a bit on the small side but if you're into creative uses of neon then the Neon exhibition is worth a look with some good art from famous artists. The upstairs was a bit disappointing as it's quite small and just filled with a few old photos but considering the entry was free it's hard to be... More 

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Thank James P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The gallery was nice enough but somewhat spoilt by the staffs condescending and some what insulting comments on our leaving. As a young open minded group of 12 individuals who enjoy art, we went to the gallery to see the neon exhibition and upon leaving overheard insulting comments about ourselves, criticising where we're from and the way we looked. This... More 

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Thank Dean R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Though small this gallery always has something interesting to see. I particularly liked it when they had the history of Blackpool exhibition in the little room upstairs, and think they should bring that back. The exhibitions in the main part of the gallery are varied, and often include very modern artworks, which are interesting and amusing. I only visit Blackpool... More 

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