The Minories Galleries

The Minories Galleries
74 High Street
Colchester
Essex
CO1 1UE
England

Website

E-mail

the.minories@colchester.ac.uk

Telephone

01206 712437

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The Minories Galleries
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A listed Georgian building, The Minories is of local importance within the historic town of Colchester. The Friends of the Minories and Victor Batte-Lay Trust have ensured the building be used to the benefit of the local arts community. This continues with Colchester School of Art providing contemporary art and design in one of Colchester’s most distinctive buildings. As well as studios for the MA students, the site also houses a public gallery and café surrounded by a walled garden. The Minories is next door to firstsite, Colchester’s new contemporary art space, in the centre of the town’s cultural quarter.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive, Gallery, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday
10.00am - 5.00pm

Admission charges

Free Entry - Open to the Public.

Getting there

By Road:
Coming from either Colchester bus station or Colchester Town Station follow Queen St towards the Castle Park. Before you get to the castle park you will see a side entrance to the Minories which is signed. If coming from the High St please follow the road to end, we are on the right hand side just past the Castle Park.


Accessible by Public Transport : Colchester Town station

Additional info

Cafe / Shop
Accessibilty: Disabled access via the garden entrance

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.
The Minories Spring Art & Design Fair poster

The Minories Spring Art & Design Fair

  • 19 April 2014 10am-4pm *on now

Each year at the Minories Spring Art and Design Fair we are joined by talented artists and makers selling a wide variety of goods across many disciplines. It is our aim to promote the work of contemporary art and craft by designers, makers and artists from our region.
Our Spring Art & Design Fair will be on Saturday 19th April in the Easter Weekend. A great time at The Minories, where we'll have a range of wonderful artists, traders and makers, lovely local food and drink in our Garden Cafe, Easter activities for youngsters and families, and exciting, interesting exhibitions in our galleries

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • Any age
  • 16-17
  • 11-13
  • 5-6

Admission

Free Admission

Website

http://colchester.ac.uk/art/minories/exhibitions/spring-easter-art-fair

Getting there

By Road:
Coming from either Colchester bus station or Colchester Town Station follow Queen St towards the Castle Park. Before you get to the castle park you will see a side entrance to the Minories which is signed. If coming from the High St please follow the road to end, we are on the right hand side just past the Castle Park.


Accessible by Public Transport : Colchester Town station

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