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The Contemporary - CLOSED

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Well worth a look

We chanced upon this on a rainy day, and found it really interesting. Nice to just wander around... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Peter G
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
The best Art Gallery in Chester

3 floors of Contemporary art suitable for everybody's taste. Situated in a perfect location on... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
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10 Feb 2018
“Now closed”
20 Oct 2016
“Well worth a look”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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92 Lower Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LN, England
+44 1244 950533
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This place has now moved to Altrincham so don't walk down to it as we have just done! Don't waste time looking for it in Chester.

3  Thank Cl1ve
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We chanced upon this on a rainy day, and found it really interesting. Nice to just wander around, and sit down for a bit to watch the film showing. Recommended.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 9 July 2016

3 floors of Contemporary art suitable for everybody's taste. Situated in a perfect location on Lower Watergate Street, there is nothing like it in Chester! It has a welcoming feel and the prices are reasonable. A definite must when visiting Chester.

2  Thank ParrisB10
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Just visited the contemporary again to collect our third print from them. I chanced upon them last year and have been back several times. As other reviewers have said, if you like contemporary art or would like to know more about it, this is just...More

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 28 January 2016

If you have no idea about contemporary art, this is the best place to start. Its cool and avant-garde, the latest art you can buy or even rent, which is a bonus. There are three floors to have browse and staff are knowledgable and friendly....More

1  Thank Giles L
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Great city, loads of interest,due to museums, the wall, cathedral plus much more. I would like to visit in summer to appreciate all the things we missed

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The contemporary staff were very welcoming and there is a lot of interesting art to see. Some great artists featured in this gallery. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

If you have an interest of any kind in contemporary art, this is the place in the North West to check out. They cater for both art lovers and art makers! For the consumer, they have a diverse range of art by a gamut of...More

1  Thank Frank3142
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A great space with fresh, contemporary artists; knowledgeable and friendly staff and a great variety for all tastes. Very impressive! A culturally sound asset to the Chester art scene....Keep up the good work guys

1  Thank Holly H
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Great art space. Loads of different artists, sizes & prices. You can rent the art too and they teach you how to graffiti at the weekends, you need to book that tho.

Thank Jonathan S
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