Housed in a former 19th-century convent building, surrounded by our artist studios, the Nunnery Gallery is our not-for-profit art space. Our programme pushes boundaries with an original and creative approach that explores the stories of east London and celebrates today’s artistic talent.
Open to the public Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm, all exhibitions are free to enter.
Getting to the Nunnery Gallery
Opening hours: Tues to Sun 10am – 4pm
Address: Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away.
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area.
The Nunnery Café
Enjoy a coffee and a toastie in our cosy Nunnery Café, serving a selection of locally-made cakes, pastries, toasties, soups and other delicious treats. Tucked away down Bow Arts Lane and adjoined to the Nunnery Gallery, it’s the perfect place to unwind or meet friends.
Support the Nunnery Gallery
Help us to secure the future of the Nunnery Gallery, so future generations can have access to art, right on Bow’s doorstep.
Hire the gallery
Interested in hiring The Nunnery Gallery? From exhibitions and workshops, to drink receptions and weddings, our venue is the perfect setting for a unique event, and all fees support our gallery’s work. We’d love to hear from you!