Sidney Cooper Gallery

Image showing front entrance to Sidney Cooper Gallery

The Sidney Cooper is a fantastic gallery space profiling high quality work rooted in a sense of tradition/the aesthetic. Staff and students from Canterbury Christ Church University, local and national artists exhibit throughout a varied yearly programme.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Exhibition Opening Times:
Tues - Fri 10.30am - 5.00pm
Sat 11.30am - 5.00pm

Please note: The gallery is closed Sundays and Mondays.

Admission charges

Free admission to all exhibitions

Additional info


The Gallery is located between St Peter’s Street, which is an historic pedestrian streetscape and Westgate Hall Road. The pedestrian access to the grade 2 listed building, built in 1868 is via three steps in St Peter’s Street.

Wheelchair user access is via the Westgate Hall Road entrance (opposite Westgate Hall) and is close to the Pound Lane public car park. There are informal drop kerbs from the car park to the Gallery. Wheelchair lifts with a maximum load of 250kg have been installed within the building to provide access to the Gallery level. Please contact Gallery staff in advance by telephone (01227 453267) or email to arrange access.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Crafting the light

  • 29 April 2017 *on now

This hands on workshop with artist Nigel Breadman, uses simple materials and photographic technologies to craft optical tools and cameras in an innovative and creative way.

No experience of photography is needed. Suitable for older children (10 years+) and adults.


Sidney Cooper Gallery
St Peter's Street




01227 453267

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