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Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy life and just experience some quality art.

I went to the Jerwood gallery to get away from everything and I was pleasantly surprised by how... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Excellent Seafood

I find the gallery a bit on the bare side, but of course its the contents that matter, and some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Situated next to the historic fishing beach in Hastings’ picturesque Old Town, the award winning Jerwood Gallery is home to the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British art, and a diverse temporary exhibition programme.
Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, England
+44 1424 728377
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find the gallery a bit on the bare side, but of course its the contents that matter, and some very fine exhibitions have found their way here. The roof terrace and restaurant are excellent for a genteel and elegant lunch- the seafood platter I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Gallery and Hastings for the first time with my teenage son. WE were both excited about our visit and travelled from Hove for a new experience. Hastings itself was fine, the pier was really fun and a great space but the Jerwood was...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Visited over recent bank holiday and loved it, especially the upstairs window overlooking the harbour.

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

went here but didn't see much, the displays seemed pretty limited but the space was modern - quite quiet on a busy august day

Thank BigG1
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Surrounded in controversy, and perhaps a touch expensive, however the building is stunning (in and out), with incredible views out to the fishing huts, and a brilliant cafe/work space on the top floor. The exhibition itself was great and changes regularly. Always worth supporting your...More

Thank Perry M
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Really like the building and it was great that it seemed to merge in with the local fish shops on the beach. The staff were super friendly and informative. We enjoyed the exhibitions and loved the space.

Thank MiffyMo7
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Really interesting exhibition of photos of people jumping off Hastings pier, photo shopped with different sky effects. Quentin Blake exhibition was really great, I have always loved his drawings. Nice café, loved the warning sign about the seagulls trying to steal your food if you're...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Fantastic gallery we visited with out 10 year old daughter and thoroughly enjoyed it. Quentin Blake exhibition was on the ground floor when we were there, upstairs more diverse artwork from other artists which the whole family enjoyed too.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Waste of money a big building with nothing in it. Hastings know how to waste money. Once been never again

Thank annebchappell
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I went to the Jerwood gallery to get away from everything and I was pleasantly surprised by how quiet and peaceful it was inside. The art works were fantastic and I am surprised that it was not more busy. I myself enjoy art trips because...More

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Response from Mavbe | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is for the benefit of gallery visitors. Eat @ Stade close by is for those who need a cafe only.
27 April 2016|
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Response from MarciaBrown | Reviewed this property |
The design of the building I think was intended to blend in with the other prominent buildings there which are the net huts.