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The Minories Galleries, Colchester
(3.9/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
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 Garden Cafe.
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  • The wife and I had a very interesting visit to this art gallery which was so original in there ideas. 
  • The contrast with Firstsite is huge to building, furnishing, and kitchen collection. Moderate amateur work, with a single outlier in the main rooms, a magnificent terrace with a delicious lunch cuisine. Worth and much better food and control than with the modern neighbors.
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  • This review relates specifically to the Minories as an exhibition space and gallery. When visiting, the gallery appeared to have two exhibitions. The first floor was an exhibition of printmaking stude...  more »