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A hidden gem of a gallery

This is a delightful little gallery in Wivenhoe near Colchester. There is a frequently changing... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Colchester, United Kingdom
A must visit in Wivenhoe

Great affordable art from local artists. Interesting and various paintings, photography... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Martin S
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2 Oct 2017
“A hidden gem of a gallery”
27 Feb 2017
“A nice little gallery”
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6 Chapel Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9DX, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a delightful little gallery in Wivenhoe near Colchester. There is a frequently changing exhibition with works of art for sale including paintings, prints, textiles, sculpture, jewellery and a lovely range of art ceramics (which are also usable as plates, bowls, jugs, etc etc...More

2  Thank MontyColchester
Reviewed 27 February 2017

From outside it's difficult to see the gallery, and is bigger than we imagined from outside. The gallery space joins the workshop, where a potter or two are creating. The exhibition was on Wivenhoe, so the exhibits were a mixture of paintings, sculptures and photos...More

Thank AndyE402
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great affordable art from local artists. Interesting and various paintings, photography, sculptures and pottery. Make sure you take your credit card or you will be disappointed

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The exhibitions shown at this gallery have never been less than excellent, featuring in the main talented local artists. But for me, the main attraction is the pottery. I have bought quite a few pots from here over the years. This must surely be one...More

Thank AnnWivenhoe
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Modern building which is light and airy. Not too large but shows interesting exhibitions which are well displayed. Also houses a Pru Green pottery and shop. Well worth a visit if in the area. They also have a program of interesting talks by the artists...More

Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a lovely gallery, small but perfectly formed. They have very interesting and varied exhibitions and have a lovely shop (great for special presents/pottery/jewellery and other locally made items). I have also done drawing classes here and it was a an interesting and intimate...More

Thank AndPoochMakes5
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

My son and I purchased jug from a local gallery in Long Melford to give as a gift on mothers day. Bought for its lovely vibrant colours and design the gift went down a storm. We then researched the artist now known to be Pru...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Sentinel gallery is really worth visiting. Because there is every month a different main exhibition together with the permanent "pot room", which features a variety of ceramicists, I visit on a regular basis. The gallery manages to have something for every wallet so always...More

Thank Nel M
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

This is slightly hidden but worth a visit. The standard of art on display is always good and the exhibitions change regularly.

Thank Team27
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The Sentinel Gallery is quite simply a jewel in Wivenhoe's crown. After many years in the making it opened this year and now provides centre stage for so much of the artistic talent that abounds in the town and surroundings. We've been to two of...More

Thank Ian G
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