The Minories Galleries, Colchester

3.7
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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 has continued and now ensures the Colchester School of Art provides contemporary art and design in one Colchester’s most distinctive buildings.

The Minories Galleries also include the Shop and a Tiptree Tea Room.
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  • Intimate spaces in this old house, with exhibits given plenty of space and light. The building is an old house so there are stairs and some steps so, not ideal for some less mobile. There is an...  more »
  • Lovely selection of healthy food.Helpful staff and beautiful surroundings.Close to city centre but still quiet and peaceful.  more »
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  • Very good exhibition of Peter Smith, a Bardfield artist, interesting mix of paintings, prints and stained glass pieces. Great garden and tearoom as well.
  • Cafe. Two things I wanted told not now available. Very long wait. When asked told that there was 30 minutes wait which I was not told on ordering. All for not a very good toasted sandwich. My advice don't bother.
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